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Posts Tagged ‘Mashiko’

Posted in Blog on May 14, 2015

Support NEPAL SEEDS

Announcement of the Nepal Exhibition. Some of my ceramic works I had left with a friend in Kamakura, Japan. Now I donated everything to my friend Steve Tootell who organizes an exhibition at the International School of the Sacred Heart in Tokyo of ceramic works from many well-k ... Continue Reading

Posted in Blog on January 23, 2015

Firing One Kiln for Mashiko Potters

I finally returned after 2 years after moving out of Japan to Mashiko and met with Hamada Tomoo-san, the grandson of Hamada Shoji, a National Living Treasure who made Mashiko well-known. Hamada Shoji collected many historical items. They made a Reference museum, the Sankokan, ... Continue Reading

Posted in Blog on March 2, 2013

Moving out of Japan

My exhibition at the Yu Gallery was wonderful. This is KAN-ICHI Segawa who choreographed the dance and danced on music chosen by me for my “Wing: Love is a bird, she needs to fly” Exhibition at the Toko Gallery in Mashiko on November 27, 2010.     The Wings ... Continue Reading

Posted in Blog on March 31, 2012

Mashiko donation display

Mashiko is still in a difficult situation because of the earthquake. A lot of the noborigamas, anagamas and other kilns are still broken and also the “Sankokan”, Reference Museum of Hamada Shoji, a National Living Treasure of Mashiko who made Mashiko famous, is in bi ... Continue Reading

Posted in Blog on March 29, 2012

The Kamakura-Red Sakura Exhibition

Today, my Kamakura-Red “Sakura” exhibition opened. It was a good day. Some people came in to browse, others to talk and some other ones who bought some work. They are always amazed by this red color. And some think it is the Kamakura Bori wood art. And then of course ... Continue Reading

Posted in Blog on March 23, 2012

Return to Mashiko

Finally, I made it back to Mashiko. It was wonderful to see the rebuilt kilns from Matsuzaki Ken-san’s Anagama¬†http://youtu.be/2lDZDtb1KEM plus Noborigama http://youtu.be/DiGyWzCUmu8 and Hamada Tomoo-san’s Noborigama http://youtu.be/kUlcquYxWkQ and Salt ... Continue Reading

Posted in Blog on December 14, 2011

Mashiko Exhibition in the Netherlands 2

Last week I was in Holland. It was wonderful to be with my family especially after such a long time. On Friday December the 9th I went to the Opening reception of the Japanese Exhibition of 15 Mashiko potters at the Tiendschuur Museum in the city Tegelen. It was organized to hel ... Continue Reading

Posted in Blog on December 1, 2011

Mashiko Exhibition in the Netherlands 1

On March 11, 2011, Japan was hit by a significant earthquake. The world-famous pottery village, Mashiko, about 90km northeast from Tokyo was also heavily hit and the potters’ houses, kilns, workshops and their works were severely damaged. Mashiko has a 10,000 year old pott ... Continue Reading

Posted in Blog on May 5, 2011

Meeting Matsuzaki-san and Hamada-san

Yesterday, Adriaan and I went to Mashiko with Steve Tootell (Head of the Creative and Performance Department from the International School of Sacred Heart), who was driving up with 2 students to make a movie about the aftermath of the earthquake in Mashiko. Koichiro Isaka-san fro ... Continue Reading

Posted in Blog on March 29, 2011

Mashiko Award Vase in 500 Raku Book

My Mashiko Special Judges’ Award “Four Season” Horsehair Vase is published in the 500 Raku book with subtitle: bold explorations of a dynamic ceramics technique. The book is published by Lark Crafts in their “500” series of craft books: www.larkcraf ... Continue Reading

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