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Machiko Agano was initially trained as a weaver, undertaking her education at the Kyoto City University of Arts in Japan. She now creates large installations using basic techniques and equipment and a wide range of materials. Her concern for the simplicity of her materials is contrasted to the...

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Born in 1952, Tetsuo Fujimoto initially trained and practiced as a weaver for many years before deciding to experiment with freer forms of expression. He now creates wall hung machine embroidered textile panels in a painstaking process that is closer to the act of drawing. Layering stitch upon...

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Shihoko Fukumoto studied painting but discovered that the medium was not suited to her ideas or ways of working. She has now turned her artistic skills to making wall-hung works and installations using indigo dyed textiles instead. She combines the traditional Japanese craft with her own invented...

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Asako Ishizaki creates free-standing, three-dimensional works, often using the materials of silk or linen. Central to her practice is the use of light. Although she trained as a weaver, studying at the Kyoto University of Education until 1969, she has since developed her own technique and way of...

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Harumi Isobe creates wall hung woven tapestries from linen, silk, cotton and lurex. Although she began her career as a textile designer for a fabric company, she decided later to train as a tapestry weaver. Tapestry is a relatively new medium for textile artists in Japan and it is perhaps for this...

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Naomi Kobayashi uses materials such as Japanese paper, cotton and paper thread to create installations that meditate upon and give powerful expression to the cycles of life, death and regeneration. An established artist in her own right, she has recently collaborated with her husband, artist...

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Born in 1947 into a family of traditional weavers, it perhaps comes as no surprise that Shigeo Kubota too decided to train as a weaver. Using humble materials and the most basic of techniques, he creates three-dimensional structures. Fundamental to his work are ideas of contradictions and of...

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Kyoko Kumai uses stainless steel fibre to create wall-hung works and installations. Her work experiments with the use of a man-made material to express the natural world, in particular the cycles of life and the movement of air.

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Chika Ohgi creates three-dimensional installations from silk threads and paper that she makes herself. A crucial aspect of her work is the relation between the objects she has constructed, the space they occupy and the physical presence of the viewer. The indistinct edges of her paper structures,...

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Koji Takaki trained as a dyer at Kyoto City University of Art but in his work he reverses the process, taking the finished cloth back to its original threads in order to reveal the structure of the textile. He uses cotton cloth, linen thread, water-soluble film and polypropylene to create...

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Yoshiko Tanabe trained as a weaver before making large-scale installations from materials felt and wire. She is interested in cellular structures and invisible webs of communication, and this is reflected in both her working process and her finished pieces.

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