Kaoru Furuko Artist, Handmade animation and Illustration



2017   Anim!Arte – 13th International Student Animation Festival of Brazil 
2017   Void International Animation Film Festival (Copenhagen, Denmark)
2016   Bogotá Music Video Festival 2016
2016   Locomoción Experimental Animation Festival 2016 (Mexico city, Mexico)
2016   6th StopTrik International Film Festival (Maribou, Slovenia, 27-30.Oct.) (Łódź,Poland, 11-12. Nov. )
2016   BANJALUKA 2016 International Animated Film Festival (Banja Luka, Bosnia and Herzegovina)
2016   European Animated Film Festival BALKANIMA 2016 (Novi Beograd, Serbia)
2016   33rd Tehran International Short Film Festival (Tehran, Iran)
2016   Music Festival O Sol da Caparica (Lisbon, Portugal)
2016   Music FestivalO Sol da Caparica (Lisbon, Portugal)
2016   Fest Anča International Animation Festival (Zilina, Slovakia) 
2016   London Shows International Film Festival (London, England)  
2016   MONSTRA Lisbon Animated Film Festival, (Lisbon, Portugal)
2016   Rundgång, Royal Institute of Art, Stockholm, (Sweden)
2015   “Tryptokos” solo, November, Šopa gallery, Košice (Slovakia)  
2015   “Kaoru Animation”  Bielanoc 2015, October, Kino Usmev, Košice (Slovakia) 

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Tryptokos is an experimental collaboration work, in which Japanese animation artist Kaoru Furuko has interpreted and visualised the music of Swedish music producer Nimway into an animated video by combining several different animation techniques.  An audiovisual trip through the mechanisms of an unexplored organic world. 
The materials and inspiration collection and the production was done in Kosice, Slovakia. 

Custom-made kaleidoscope, brown sugar, lentils, clay, Slovak bobbin lace, drawing on washi paper, leafs and flower collected in Slovakia,
color ink, oil, water, Indian glitter, transparent paper, acrylic, cotton, crayon, oil on canvas, plastic bag from Slovak local grocery store, liquid dish soap

Stop motion, drawing animation, painting on glass, cut-out animation, animated with oil on canvas, animation in kaleidoscope

Big thanks to : Miriam Ivanoff, Šimon Mészáros, Tomáš Tikoo Bachura


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