Mitsunori Sakamoto Exhibition

Tenri Cultural Institute

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An exclusive look at fifteen new art works from photographer Mitsunori Sakamoto printed on Washi, Japanese paper. He will exhibit nature-oriented photographs and traditionally themed visual works. This event will promote and sell his works as well as Washi sheets from recognized by UNESCO’s Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity in 2014.

Born in Tokyo in 1950. From 1992, worked as Creative Producer for world famous advertising agency Dentsu in Jakarta and pursued work in television commercial development for the Japanese market. He started his next carrier with photography, graphic design and graphic imagery, expanding the medium as a freelance visualist in 1998.
[Awards] Tokyo Auto Salon Best Design Award (1988), the London International Advertising Award (1996), the Kobe Biennale Photographic Competition Award (2007), and was finalist of the National Photo Competition (2008 ~2011), Modern art Competition (2009), Asia Digital Art Award (2010), Nikakai Association of Photographers (2013)

What is Washi?
Handcrafted with environmentally-friendly natural materials, Washi is a traditional Japanese paper. Creating Washi has been a highly respected craft in Japan and was recognized as UNESCO’s Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity in 2014.

Why Washi today?
Washi has been rediscovered as green and sustainable. To support this growing interest in Washi a 5-day event will be in NYC. This event gives rare, direct access to a Washi studio in Japan renowned for its use of all natural, long fibers for increased superiority.

Show Highlights
-Fifteen new art works by photographer Mitsunori Sakamoto .
-Traditional papermaking demonstration appears at scheduled times
-The reception will feature Japanese Koto player, musician Etsuko Sakai



from October 01, 2016 to October 05, 2016

Opening Reception on 2016-10-03 from 18:00 to 20:00

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