Milan - Tokyo: a round trip

Photo by KAWASE Kazue


About the artwork

This is a project to connect the embroidery culture of Italy, where the artist had grown up, and the textile culture of Tokamachi, by means of embroidery. She embroidered 50 scenes of her “trip to Japan” with local housewives, and displayed them in a garage resembling the passenger cabin of a plane. the artist says “I have never had such a wonderful experience in my career. Needles and thread did really sew two different cultures, European and Japanese.”


Artwork no. T096
Production year 2006
Area Tokamachi
Village City center
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