Interview with Mari Ishikawa – German Based Artist and Artisan

Please introduce yourself and your background. Why did you move to Germany? I am a Jewellery and photograph artist in Munich, Germany. I was born in Kyoto. I studied art education in Japan. I worked at first as an interior architect and designer. In 1994 I came to Munich and enrolled in Professor Otto Künzli’s […]

Interview with Hidemi Asano – Jewellery Artisan using the Japanese Tradition of Minimalism

By Mike Sullivan Please introduce yourself and your background. I was born in Osaka, the second largest city in Japan until we moved to a town called Takarazuka which is in Hyogo prefecture. At first, I hesitated that I’d been thrown into a rural envelopment but gradually I settled. I suppose my source of inspiration […]