In the Heart of Aizu
In the Heart of Aizu from Taylor Hawkins on Vimeo.
The creation of traditional Japanese lacquerware, or shikki (漆器), is a beautiful, deliberate and heartfelt process. In the Heart of Aizu, a reflective video from Emmy Award-winning filmmaker Taylor Hawkins, introduces us to three artisans in the former samurai town of Aizuwakamatsu, who continue to work together to bring this ancient tradition to life.
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Awe-Inspiring Scenery & Crafts
Take a journey with artist Frankie Cihi who was able to bring her signature style of "organic symmetry" to the traditional craft of Aizu lacquerware. In this video, you'll also get to explore Hanitsu Shrine, Nishiaizu International Art Village and even witness the process of creating Aizu momen (cotton).
Read More: https://allabout-japan.com/en/article/4986/