Artifact #VII

Ini ArchibongTsugaru Nuri

Tsugaru lacquerware is traditional lacquerware produced in the Tsugaru region and has been known as Tsugaru nuri since 1873.The technique used in Tsugaru nuri is a method in which layers of lacquer are applied and then polished to a smooth surface to create a pattern.This the repetitive process produces a complex and beautiful lacquer pattern and a sturdy, solid feel to the touch.
Year: 2024
Material: FRP, Wood, Urushi (Lacquer), Modular synthesiser
Size: L60 x W60 x H110 cm
Tsugaru lacquerware is traditional lacquerware produced in the Tsugaru region and has been known as Tsugaru nuri since 1873.The technique used in Tsugaru nuri is a method in which layers of lacquer are applied and then polished to a smooth surface to create a pattern.This the repetitive process produces a complex and beautiful lacquer pattern and a sturdy, solid feel to the touch.
Year: 2024
Material: FRP, Wood, Urushi (Lacquer), Modular synthesiser
Size: L60 x W60 x H110 cm

TSUGARU NURI

Tsugaru lacquerware is traditional lacquerware produced in the Tsugaru region and has been known as Tsugaru-nuri since 1873.The technique used in Tsugaru-nuri is a method in which layers of lacquer are applied and then polished to a smooth surface to create a pattern.This the repetitive process produces a complex and beautiful lacquer pattern and a sturdy, solid feel to the touch.

Designer

Ini Archibong

Designer / Artist. His works have been exhibited globally at design events and in galleries including the Victoria & Albert Museum in London, Museo Bagatti Valsecchi in Milan, Dallas Museum of Art, and the High Museum of Art in Atlanta, amongst others and has experience working with leading brands such as Hermès and Knoll.

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Artisan

Kenichi Ishioka

Chairman of the Aomori Lacquerware Cooperative Association Union. President of Ishioka Kougei LLC. Tsugaru lacquerware, with a history dating back 400 years since the Edo period. At Ishioka Kougei, we are committed to producing Tsugaru lacquerware that suits modern lifestyles, preserving tradition while creating new innovations. We aim to receive recognition for Tsugaru lacquerware's traditional techniques internationally.

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