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Shigeo Nishida School “Spirited face of wooden puppet”(Awa Puppet Theater)

Genre:
Visual
Category:
Visual

“Spirited face of wooden puppet” photo exhibition of Shigeo Nishida School is held at Artisan Japanesque From Tue., Nov 7 to Sun., Nov 19 2017.


The head used in the Awa Ningyo-joruri (puppet theatre) which is an Important Intangible Folk Cultural Properties was made by the first Tengu Hisa, Ningyo Tadashi and etc, and has been still used in the puppet theatre. It also is bigger than Bunraku's neck. We try to express the breath of the craftsmen through about 70 pictures of the Awa Wooden puppet which their spirit lives.


Artist Profile

Shigeo Nishida
Member of the Japan Professional Photographers Society (JPS) Come to the forefront by serialization an article “Shikoku Oukan-ki” in Asahi Shimbun with Mr. Akira Hayasaka for two and a half years. In 1993, he won the Tokushima Prefectural Publishing Culture Award in his book "Awa no Nouson Butai”. In 2013, his wide range of photography activities were awarded the Tokushima Arts and Culture Prize.

https://www.artsy.net/photo-gallery-artisan

Date / Term

November 7, 2017 (Tue.) - November 19, 2017 (Sun.)
11:00~18:30(Lastday17:00)

open everyday
Venue

[Higashiyama-ku]
Kyoto Museum of Photography / Artisan Japanesque

Kyoto Museum of Photography 374-2 Horiikecho Higashiyama-ku Kyoto 605-0038,Japan

Nearest station: 5 minutes from Higashiyama station, Tozai subway line on foot, 10 minutes from Sanjo station, Keihan railway on foot.

Admission Free
URL http://www.artisan-tokyo.com/wp/news/nishida_school
Organizer Kyoto Museum of Photography / Artisan Japanesque
Contact MAIL: info@artisan-tokyo.com

*For more information, please contact the each organizer.

初代天狗久の「悪婆頭」

Shigeo Nishida School “Spirited face of wooden puppet”(Awa Puppet Theater)

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