kyoto ddd gallery the 220th Exhibition TAMON YAMAGI -engawa: the open book veranda
March 30, 2019 - June 19, 2019
At this exhibition you can hold in your hand and browse all 500 plus books Tamon has designed so far. In addition, his rough sketches are on display and the design process is explained in detail. There are also descriptions of his various past projects such as work with the Indian publisher Tara Books, renowned for its handmade picture books; launching of the small press Ambooks with the concept “create small, deliver small”; bookmaking workshops for primary school kids about “why do people make books”; and trips to the various sites of paper making home and abroad. Please stop by at “The Engawa of Books” where the pleasure of bookmaking is complemented by a sense of new possibilities lurking in the vicinity of books.