On the way home..

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Awagami Paper factory

Traditional washi paper making workshop, August 16-August 20

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the kozo fibre was soaked in water all night
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removing of dark bark

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beating the kozo after it was cooked and cleaned

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japanese book binding workshop
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indigo dying workshop
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dried indigo leaves
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washi paper dyed with indigo
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the museum has a beautiful collection of books in the library

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Open Studio in the Yorii-za theater in Kamiyama

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Yorii-za theater,Kamiyama
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please take off your shoes
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ceramic pieces found on Naoshima Island
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Japanese Kanji for Neumann at the top and chinese Kanji for Regine at the bottom.
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bowl, found ceramic on beaches in the Seto Inland sea
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paper stone, Tokushima newsprint
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Sculpture with Shirasu shikkui
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Remember the towel boxes in public toilets ? These lamps are made with these towels which I found in a recycling shop.
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shoelaces and projection of former installations on wall
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The walls of the theater are made with shikkui on bamboo

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detail

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