Soil, fire and myself. The moment you can be innocent is interesting
Ichisui kiln in Yomitan Village in Okinawa Prefecture is located just off the road from the seaside. Occasionally the fragrance of the tide drifts
In the workshop, Shinya Takahata faces the soil and kiln fire and continues to make vessels.
The origin of the name "Ichisu Midori Kiln" was named, "I think the sound of the sound is good." The moment when the name should be incorporated in the name of kanji and phrases. The light sensation is also familiar with Takahata's way of dealing with Mr. Takahata's work, "I always want to change and be free, rather than stick to tradition or format."
When he was a young man, he went on a wandering journey to Southeast Asia such as India and Nepal, who wanted to feel something that could not be expressed in words. In Okinawa, which I stopped by in the middle of the route, I touched the gentle flow of time different from the city, and I intuitively fits my skin, and eventually start living in Okinawa.
"I thought it would be nice to have a coffee shop, and while looking for a delicious drinker, I liked the cups that remained the color and touch of the soil without glaze. It is handmade. I met a vessel. "
And I jump into the traditional Yachimun studio to make it myself. However, I was faced with too much harsh training every day. On the day I decided to stop and return, a large typhoon came and I couldn't move. In the days of facing the kiln with innocence, I eventually decided to make a primitive handicraft that has not changed since the Jomon period, using soil and fire to make vessels.
Spinning the scenery, the sound of the sea breeze, and the feeling as it is.
Mr. Takahata's work, who wants you to feel a happy and bright feeling, is full of various designs, such as colorful colors, bold lines, and delicate patterns. The vessels with different expressions from traditional Yachimin, how are they born?
"All experiences that have lived so far, such as memories of travel and music, exist as nutrients in myself."
Stock notes, sketches, photos, etc. that wrote down past experiences. They are always in one corner of their heads, acting over time, and connecting them to nature, creating an image of a new work. Even though the design is designed, it is often trial and error in combination with the three -dimensional effect of the vessel, and it often takes a long time to become a work. He says he wants to update and change his senses without staying in the completed design.
How to face a vessel is free. Unlock your heart with the bowl
Mr. Takahata says his job is how to express creative elements that resonate with the heart rather than pursuing the ease of use of the vessel. You should be able to enjoy the excitement of the color, shapes, and motifs studded in the bowl, and the richness of the vessel.
"When you come back tired, you drink tea with your favorite bowl. I want you to feel a happy and happy time. You can put small items as a dish to cook. I want you to enjoy using it. "
Now that there are a lot of anxiety every day, why don't you release your heart freely by touching the kind of vessels filled with Takahata's gentle wishes?
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