Officially designated Traditional craft products news
Archive: May, 2018
We inherit the skill from intangible cultural asset…Foreign armor teacher from NY! The "Japanese-style originator" new plan second "is there inheritor? Saitama edition"
"Japanese-style originator" who is broadcasting in subsidiary of TV Tokyo from 9:00 to stop by every Thursday (Television Osaka production). Program which rediscovers splendor of Japan under the theme of "Japan is good".
Thursday, May 31, 2018 from 21:00 to 21:54 "is there Japanese-style originator inheritor? Is Saitama edition various towns; "is there inheritor? It is the second of new plan to conduct a thorough investigation in are you not?! It is Saitama to have got information this time. We press thought and suffering of craftsmen conveying tradition to defense, coming ages.
The historical traditional skill of Japan is inherited in strange form…It is armor. Andrew whom we met in front of Warabi Station is charmed by Japanese armor technology, and he visits Japan while being from New York.
Before we are apprenticed to master of armor authorized by intangible cultural asset, Hiromichi Miura and deal with production and repair of arms as master of armor now now. The traditional skill inherited to him of Japan, how does teacher really think?
It is kimono and 78 points of obis of start living national treasure in "Traditional Craft dyeing and weaving exhibition in Japan" Okayama
Okayama venue of national eminent dyeing and weaving open call for participants exhibition "the 52nd Japan Traditional Craft dyeing and weaving exhibition" (Japan Kogei Association, sponsorship including Sanyo newspaper publisher) began in Omotecho, Kita-ku, Okayama-shi, the sixth floor of the Tenmaya Okayama shop reed river (we do not shirr) hall on 30th. It comes from living of each place, and culture of rich "batter" which has been inherited delights eyes of people who came.
We protect dyeing and the superior skill of texture and are held by aim to raise successor than 1964. We exhibit 78 points of kimonos, obis, obi cords which added work of holders of an important intangible cultural property (living national treasure) such as yuzen, embroidery, silk pongee to winning a prize, 69 points of winning works this time in total.
Of Haruko Uehara (Kyoto-shi) chosen as blue ribbon, Minister of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology Prize "rhythm and color gathered up impression that walked Kumano Kodo Street in design which overflowed silk pongee kimono "in autumn of paths of Kumano". Of Matsuyama enthusiast (Nabari-shi, Mie) not to form who got prize for encouragement, Sanyo newspaper publisher prize "it is said that braid "color play" was detonated by contact by line which grandchild pulls with colored pencil happily.
They keep excellent work that sensitivity of modern people blends with the traditional skill, and the visitors appreciate by one point relaxedly. Woman of Matsue-shi, Shimane "waits expectantly for holding like annual cherry blossom viewing of this season. All color and the feel of a material were beautiful and said, we become glad when they saw.
Until June 3. No charge for admission.
"Tree sculpture Museum, Inami" Japan inheritance authorized Zuisen-ji Temple which celebrates
Japan inheritance authorization memory ceremony of "tree sculpture art museum, Inami born from chisel one order of carpenter specializing in building shrines and temples" with Inami Chokoku of Nanto-shi as nucleus was performed in Inami Chokoku birthplace and done Inami annex Zuisen-ji Temple (Ichii wave) on 27th. Approximately 250 local people concerned shared joy and promised contribution to regional activation including sightseeing promotion.
We gather up various cultural assets on one theme, and Agency for Cultural Affairs authorizes inheritance of Japan. "Tree sculpture Museum, Inami" is composed of the Zuisen-ji Temple main gate of a Buddhist temple, 33 materiality including temple dedicated to Prince Shotoku in total, immaterial cultural assets mainly on Inami Chokoku. Around temple where sculpture studio and houses in the town formed a line formed space such as art museum, and story characteristics that influence of sculpture culture amounted to in large area including Mt. Goka were evaluated.
We appoint in the Hokkaido's first Officially designated Traditional craft products. What are Ainu Woven textiles, Nibutani at cow?
At cow is Woven textiles used for clothes of Ainu race well before cotton comes to be available. We met condition such as being daily necessities with skills and techniques which continued more than 100 years, and Nibutani at cow of Biratori-cho was appointed in the Hokkaido's first Officially designated Traditional craft products with Nibutani Ita (tray) in 2013.
Consideration production center conference is held in future Gifu, Takayama of manufacturing
Meeting "production center conference in 2018, Takayama" that thought about the future of Traditional Craft and manufacturing that manual labor played a key role was schedule of 2 days and was opened in Takayama-shi, Gifu, and approximately 400 people including craftsman of tradition industrial art object of whole country each place participated.
okaden*sanshacho of Hida Sangyo dealing with production of Hida furniture in local Takayama titles saying "we bring up artisan of Hida", and basic tone gives a lecture and introduces that we establish training school "Hida craftsman school building" to bring up craftsman from 2014. We said, "we want to support young person who bet on manufacturing with every effort from now on".
In panel discussion, chukawamatsurigotoshichikaicho and others of chukawamatsurigotoshichishoten (Nara-shi) dealing with Akito Akagi acting as painter of Wajima Nuri in Wajima-shi, Ishikawa, life miscellaneous goods industrial art object go on the platform.
We were depressed to a one-fifth of 1983 when the amount of industrial art object shipment of Japan was peak, and it was introduced problems such as lack of successor becoming serious by low birthrate and aging and the depopulation.
As for Akagi, in "the world of Traditional Craft, the personal work is the center. We become corporation as much as possible and we employ employee and point out, it is necessary to make frame receiving work from the whole country in succession to skill.
Chairperson Nakagawa told, "manufacturing to see face of creator is demanded", too.
Ceramist, east Ryu earthenware kiln and building of manufacturing school Kanazawa are completed in Cambodia
Ceramist east dragon intellect Umon of Kanazawa-shi moves to Cambodia pre-Avi here state and pushes forward maintenance of "manufacturing school". Developing Cambodian local inhabitants made use of creativity and wrestled with friend when we wanted to support to be able to bring about industry, and kiln and building which baked earthenware were almost completed. We operate kiln in earnest by August and enter in preparation for manufacturing that we made use of local soil and charcoal making technology in.
Pre-Avi here state is known as place with world heritage "Temple of Preah Vihear" called "remains of the heavens" located at the border with Thailand.
East Ryu was from Sendai-shi and we moved base in Ishikawa in 2006 and began activity as ceramist. We visited pre-Avi here state where we were interested in support to developing countries, and Thailand and dispute just terminated for 15 years.
We decided support through manufacturing while we talked with government people concerned whom we met locally and established "fair (PVVP) of world heritage pre-Avi here manufacturing" (Kanazawa-shi) with Master of Traditional Crafts Tsuyoshi Nakayama and others of Wajima Nuri which approved of purpose. We moved base in Cambodia from 15 years and pushed forward investigation for support project.
We borrowed land of the government in pre-Avi here state techo village in last July and started school maintenance. We got cooperation of approximately 50 residents of village and removed the trees and plants which grew thick and made charcoal kiln in reference to home charcoal kiln which there was in the field and finished building to use for workshop.
There is soil that earthenware similar to Suzu roast is finished and, according to east Ryu, pushes forward school administration that kept the skill that person should be to have techniques such as charcoal making and sculpture, furniture production in inhabitants alive in the field.
We tell, it "changes life to acquire technique of manufacturing, east Ryu helps" and make earthenware that local people keep sensitivity alive, and it is as souvenir, household use tableware and support so that it is possible for bread of life.
Expectation well-informed person and weaver work on Oshima pongee new brand to silken gut utilization from Amami
We interweave thread removed from cocoon of silkworm called sky silkworm in Oshima pongee, and attempt that it is said to connect with the making of new product advances in Amami Oshima. Approach that weaver of Amami-shi cooperated with researcher who knew a lot about insect. The person concerned considers that thread of sky silkworm distributed over Amami Oshima may be different from this souvenir in ingredients and expects for new brand creation.
Larva of royal moth that sky silkworm is distributed over the country. At approximately 10 centimeters in length, green is bright. Gathered silken gut (silken gut) is used for raw materials of Woven textiles and we are shiny and are said to be "diamond of fiber" because it is flexible and is wrinkle-resistant. Japanese binding that assumed silken gut raw materials, articles in Western clothing are manufactured and sold in Azumino-shi, Nagano where sky silkworm breeding began in the Edo era.
As for the study in Amami Oshima, Shinichi Samejima of teacher Amami municipal institution inn in a port town elementary school is cooperation in south Nobuo (Amami-shi Naze) of study group by four well-informed people including Associate Professor Gaku Yokoyama of the House of Tokyo University of Agriculture and Technology agriculture study and Oshima pongee weaver, Secretary General Amami insect club. We received the furtherance of Japan sericulture society and started in 2017.
Feel with the beauty, accessory of Kurume Gasuri, and is Sapporo / Hokkaido; event
It is opened "Torao Moriyama, *ko, Kurume Gasuri exhibition" that we put together after Traditional Craft of the Chikugo, Fukuoka district, the founder of Kurume Gasuri, the death of Den Inoue for 150 years storehouse gyarariihayashide of stone of Kita-ku, Sapporo-shi until 29th.
We display accessories such as dress and pants, porch, scarf of Moriyama cloth with splashed pattern studio having been continued since the early period of Meiji and sell. We can see document of Den Inoue. Akihiro Moriyama of the studio third generation told, "the most moving passage wants you to feel the touch of unprecedented cotton with work by all means".
In Nakano-ku Industry Promotion Center in "Traditional Craft exhibition" demonstration and experience-based corner, the tea-ceremony room ／Tokyo
"Nakano-ku Traditional Craft exhibition" (Nakano Traditional Craft Exhibition) is started on June 8 in Nakano-ku Industry Promotion Center (2, Nakano, Nakano-ku) for three days. Sponsorship is Nakano-ku Traditional Craft preservation party.
The exhibition to introduce mainly on Traditional Craft in coming Nakano-ku from the Edo era is the 27th in this year. We plan display such as "freehand drawing yuzen" by Traditional Craft craftsman playing an active part in the ward "kimono style" "Tokyo nothing dyed goods in the local area" "Nishiki, Saga" "bending" "Edo tree sculpture" "paper pattern sculpture" "Edo tortoiseshell" "ceramic art" "sum doll" "wood carving doll" "Edo mounting" "bamboo industrial arts" "lacquer industrial arts" "braid" "sculpture glass" "musical instrument music boxes".
Of work of bending craftsman other than display and spot sale society display and spot sale fair enters particularly of Yoshio Okawa and musical instrument music box, and provide "Matcha" belonging to Japanese confectionery in "tea-ceremony room" of vertical plank (500 yen).
Holding time from 10:00 to 17:00 (in the tea-ceremony room until 16:00). No charge for admission. Until June 10.
It is presented for general house by colorfully-dyed pattern, mincer wall paper
The J & S International (Urasoe-shi, Representative Toshio Takara) which dealt with business of graphic design and interior, exterior established wall paper brand "ryuso" which adopted quality of Okinawa. Unlike general design which existing maker published in catalogue, we drew Ryukyu colorfully-dyed pattern or Yaeyama Minsa texture to wall paper. Representative Takara says, "we wanted to make wall paper which can express quality of Okinawa".