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Back Issue -1 September 2007-
"ritual"
"ritual": TEAM 07 Mamoru Tsukada,
08 Satoshi Ohno, 09 Masaya Chiba
Jeffrey Ian Rosen
Organized by Wonder Site Director Yusaku Imamura, "ritual" featured the work of three emerging Japanese artists, Mamoru Tsukada, Satoshi Ohno and Masaya Chiba. Ohno and Chiba presented works in mixed media, while Tsukada presented two framed color photographic prints as well as a serial piece comprised of several uniformly sized and framed photographs. more...
Showcasing the Artisans of KyotoShowcasing the Artisans of Kyoto
Showcasing the Artisans of Kyoto
Thomas Daniell
Kyoto has been the source of so much of what is now considered to be quintessential Japanese culture. Yet sadly, the city's pool of traditional artisans is becoming increasingly smaller, older, and underutilized. This is particularly true for those carpenters specializing in sukiya architecture, a style that originated in the traditional teahouse and has dominated residential architecture for most of the last four centuries. In its materials and assembly, sukiya is inherently fragile, requiring frequent repairs and replacement of parts. To maintain this architectural heritage requires simultaneously maintaining its specialized techniques as living traditions. more...

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