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Noriko Kawamura

Born in 1947 in Hokkaido. Since the 1980s, she has been creating traditional Ainu clothing and deepening her understanding of the essence of Ainu people and their handworks. She developed an impressive tapestry that exudes a sense of liveliness in subdued colors. Her representative piece, “Spirit of the Ainu” (1998), was exhibited at the National Museum of Natural History, Washington D. C. in the United States in 1999. She’s been ambitious with her creations since then.


Video interviews with SIAF2020 participating artists are uploaded consecutively.
The summarized interviews are also available as text in PDF files along with the video interviews.
These PDF files are to be compiled into “SIAF 2020 Index”, a documentation book to share the full spectrum of SIAF2020 which will be published after February, 2021.

[About PDF file]
It is the edited text of the comments from the artist in the video interview to convey the projects within SIAF2020.
The QR code on the PDF file is linked to the video interview of the artist.
Please note that the linked URL is subject to change without prior notice.

Works (works that were to be exhibited, reference works, etc.)