A thank you to Hosoo textiles for this beautiful video about handmade objects from Japan.Japan Handmade Digest from Hosoo on Vimeo....
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In her solo exhibition ‘I’ve Always Looked to the Sky’ at Aomori Contemporary Art Centre in Japan, Amélie Bouvier explores cultural memory and collective heritage through imagery, anecdotes, and studies of celestial bodies.
Masataka Hosoo, innovator and president of HOSOO, a Kyoto-based traditional kimono textile maker, is bringing Nishijin-ori weaving techniques and textiles to the forefront of the design and fashion scenes worldwide. TLmag sat down with him to talk about HOSOO Studies: an ongoing R&D project that aims to create a modern perspective surrounding the relationship between human beings and textiles since ancient times.
Having developed her own methodology of devitrifying and crystalising glass particles, Lada Semecká’s minimalist ‘glass pictures’ are as much a reflection of the mastery of her craft as they are physical manifestations of her dreamy inner landscapes.