The Beauty & Power of Ainu Patterns: Talk by Igarashi Satomi
About the speaker
A chief curator at Hokkaido Museum of Modern Art, Igarashi Satomi conducts research on Ainu art and Japanese contemporary painting relating to the Ainu people. She is also involved in the development of various exhibitions and events. Recent major projects relating to Ainu art include: 'AINU ART Contemporary Ainu Art and Crafts' (2012-2013), 'A World Full of Life: The Art of Fujito Takeki, an Ainu Master Carver' (2017-2018) and 'The Beauty of AINU Handiwork: From the Collection of Yanagi Sōetsu and Serizawa Keisuke' (2019-2020).