Dovecot Studios presents:

Japanese Textile Innovation from Sudō Reiko

Making NUNO Japanese Textile Innovation from Sudō Reiko Japan House London exhibition at Dovecot Studios in Edinburgh

The exhibition MAKING NUNO Japanese Textile Innovation from Sudō Reiko, shown at Japan House London from 17 May to 11 July 2021, is now available to see at Dovecot Studios in Edinburgh until 8 January 2022. Co-organized by Japan House London, the exhibition presents the extraordinary, innovative work of Sudō Reiko, the celebrated Japanese textile designer and Design Director of leading textile design firm Nuno.

Visitors to the exhibition at Dovecot have the opportunity to see five large-scale installations that combine NUNO textiles with art projections by the multidisciplinary creative agency Panoramatiks. Also on show is Maku Manmaku, a long horizontal curtain pieced together out of 288 different fabrics from 65 weaving and dyeing centres throughout Japan, originally created specially for the exhibition space at Japan House London.

Book your exhibition tickets on Dovecot’s website and take advantage of free guided tours available to ticket holders, taking place at 13:00 every Thursday until 30 December 2021.

MAKING NUNO is an exhibition by Centre for Heritage, Arts and Textile (CHAT), Hong Kong, produced in association with Japan House London.

About Dovecot Studios

Dovecot is a world-renowned tapestry studio in the heart of Edinburgh and a landmark centre for contemporary art, craft, and design. Established in 1912, Dovecot continues a century-long heritage of collaboration with international artists to make exceptional and engaging works of art.

Occupying an extraordinary building, formerly Victorian baths, Dovecot has an engaging programme of exhibitions and events, which expand the conversation around art, craft, and design. Dovecot first collaborated with Sudō Reiko and NUNO Corporation in 2012 and is delighted to be hosting MAKING NUNO Japanese Textile Innovation from Sudō Reiko in collaboration with Japan House London.

As a tapestry studio, Dovecot undertakes public and private textile commissions, with major tapestry projects including collaborations with Chris Ofili, Alison Watt, and Garry Fabian Miller. Also specialising in handcrafted rugs, Dovecot has worked with artists such as Linder, Jim Lambie, and Nicolas Party.