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CONTEMPORARY JAPANESE CRAFTS ? MATERIAL AND WAY OF FORMATIVE THINKING

26 March – 26 May 2002, Galeri Petronas, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

The Japan Foundation organises a fascinating exhibition with Malaysia’s Galeri Petronas and Indonesia’s Galeri Nasional. It consists of contemporary work by eighteen Japanese craft artists in ceramics, textile, lacquer, wood, bamboo, metal and glass. The exhibition aims to introduce a range of frontiers in contemporary Japanese craft art, and we plan to hold related events, such as public lectures and workshops.

Chief curator: Mr Kenji KANEKO, Crafts Gallery of the National Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo, Japan

Curator: Ms Yoko IMAI, Crafts Gallery of the National Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo, Japan

Participating artists: BABOO: YohtaTANABE; CERAMICS: Sueharu FUKAMI, Akihiro MAETA, Harumi NAKASHIMA, Etsuko TASHIMA; GLASS: Tomohiro KANO, Ryoji SHIBUYA,
Yoshihiko TAKAHASHI, LACQUER: Tsukasa KOFUSHIWAKI, Yoshiaki TAGUCHI; METAL: Masayuki HASHIMOTO, Yasushi TANAKA; TEXTILE: Yasuko FUJINO, Shigeki FUKUMOTO, Shigeo KUBOTA, Michiko UEHARA, Harumi YAHATA; WOOD: Teiji MIYAMOTO.

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