Words by Marvin Maddix
Japanese Artist Yuka Wakamatsu unveiled a series of 20 different woolen and cotton handwoven chair mats, using “Kurashiki Knotting” process weaving. The artist uses large geometric patterns in bold colours to create the floor and chair mats that last 20 years of life. Wakamatsu learnt the techniques at Kurashiki Dyeing, Spinning and Weaving Studio, established by Tonomura Kichinosuke, who is an influential actor of Mingei folk crafts movement.
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