Members

Emma Ota

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A good listener who is keen to know what you are thinking and feeling.

Yoshiko Sano
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Graphic Designer. Member of Malpu Design. Taking an interest in the possibilities of dialogue and debate she initiated “Dialogue Lab” at kosaten in 2015.
Midori Miyakawa
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Currently undertaking postgraduate studies at Tokyo University of the Arts. Has specialized her research in American Abstract Expressionism and the issues of feminism and colonialism in art in Asia.
Tokin
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Artist and Illustrator. Referencing issues of mental health and social pressures she communicates her concerns through sensitive inner-landscapes.  She is also a member of “Counter Poetry Reading” and regularly presents live events as part of this group, making live painting/drawing as two poets speak of the difficulties of life. She also produces the freepaper “Zombie Training”  expressing everyday life with dissociative/bipolar disorder. http://tokinweb.jimdo.com/

 

Jong Pairez

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Ken

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Ken is interested in WRAP, patient research, coaching and mental health. If you share the same concerns please contact him any time. His life work is to explore how to connect people who face struggles in daily living, like himself, with wider society.

Ion Yamazaki

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A representative of the precariat of Kichijoji, Ion makes his way time to time to Kosaten and likes to think about how we can possibily change society for the better.

Takuya Shimada

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Born in Kanagawa.

Masaru Maesaka

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Susumu Tada

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Akio Yasunaga
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Organizer of “Patient Salon Zenpukuji” where local residents, patients and care workers come together to freely discuss their experiences.