The official catalog for three major 11 ISS exhibitions in Nagoya - "History of Japanese Shibori," "Nagoya Castle and Arimatsu-Narumi Shibori," and "Arashi Shibori," features a rare survey of historical Japanese shibori examples. Japanese text; translation in progress, to be released digitally.
This catalog for the Shibori Mini exhibition showcases 30 "mini” works by international artists from 10 countries. Prompted to demonstrate innovative methods of textile manipulation confined to a 30x30x30cm (roughly 12”x12”x12”) space, these artists evoked material "memory" to illustrate the myriad transformative possibilities of shibori.
Exhibition Catalog: New Beat International Student Competition
This catalog for the New Beat International Student Competition features exceptional student works from all over Japan and 6 additional countries. Prompted to present innovative 2D and 3D art inspired by material manipulation and cutting-edge technical application, students in the New Beat exhibition explored new directions for shibori, pushing the boundaries of contemporary art further into the future.