Renowned artist Yu Kobayashi will be visiting The Shop Floor Project in Cumbria for an evening event introducing her new ceramics and giving a talk about her work and philosophy; Live to make, make to live. Accompanied by hand made Japanese sweets, talks, films and music by Ryoko Akama. Here is a film which introduces the artist:
We wanted to be part of the JAPAN400 celebrations as Japanese design and culture inspires us in many ways here at The Shop Floor Project. Between July and December 2013, we have been launching seven new collections and collaborations with designers and artists as part of our WE LOVE JAPAN series.