KYOTO CRAFTS

I visited the workshops of Kyoto, the heart of Japan’s craft culture, and recorded various scenes in the workshop, as well as the expressions and techniques of the craftsmen who worked there, through photography and film. The film featured 18 workshops and their craftsmen who were making I made this video to promote Kyoto craftsmen, and their superb techniques and long history, to the world in order to start forming a solution to the problems they face, such as closure and a lack of successors.