Masakazu Akiyama

Kimono of indigo hanaori. “Aijōka”

  • Textiles
  • Presented in 2014
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Category Textiles
Year Presented 2014
Exhibition The 61th Japan Traditional Kōgei Exhibition

Masakazu Akiyama

photo Masakazu Akiyama

AKIYAMA is following in the footsteps of his father AKIYAMA Tokiwa and carrying on the family’s textile techniques, and with no compromise he has put all his passion into the creation of the very best fabrics. He has been designated as a “Contemporary Master Craftsman” by the Japanese government, received the Medal with Yellow Ribbon, and acknowledged as a holder of important intangible cultural property of Aya Town; his achievements are acknowledged at home and abroad, and he has been invited overseas to such regions as Europe and Africa.