A piece created by The Pranks acts as the key visual for the Enoshima Art Festival official website. The Pranks, along with the writer Margaret Boy, were also commissioned to create “Dancing with the Celestial Maiden,” an illustrated tale inspired by the legend of the celestial maiden of Enoshima.


Dancing with the Celestial Maiden


Second Enoshima Art Festival

Booklet – “Dreams You Dream When You Grow Up”

Booklets of the picture book “Dreams You Dream When You Grow Up”(2019 edition) will be sold exclusively at the Nuit Blanche Kyoto 2019 venue at the special price of ¥1,500 (plus tax).

The A5-sized booklet is in both English and Japanese and comprises 58 pages. It features 20 offcut-printed original pictures. With the addition of “Boy growing up” on the front cover, this edition has been long-awaited by The Pranks fans.

Nuit Blanche KYOTO 2019

Nuit Blanche KYOTO is held every fall by Kyoto City and the Institut Francais Kansai. The Pranks will participate in the modern art festival; their exhibit, “Dialogue compliqué par The Pranks”, comprising original pictures, lithographs and a Japanese washi paper installation, will be shown at the Sfera Exhibition. We hope you enjoy a real dialogue with these works.

For more details

Nuit Blanche KYOTO official website

Dreams You Dream When You Grow Up

“Dreams You Dream When You Grow Up”. This is a new world of expression that is sure to delight not only music and art fans, but everyone else as well. We hope that you will take this valuable opportunity and experience this for yourself.

Dreams you dream when you grow up

Date: January 31, 2018 (Wed) 18:30 (doors open) / 19:00 (start)
(composer’s talk prior to the concert begins at 18:40)

Dreams you dream when you grow up official website