Trailblazers

Sakan Plaster Artisan Kusumi Naoki

Aired: May 19, 2023 (UTC)


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Japan's sakan plaster artisans use mud, plaster, and other natural materials for interior and exterior finishes, and their techniques have been recognized as a UNESCO Intangible Cultural Heritage.
Sakan artisan Kusumi Naoki is applying a fresh take to the age-old craft and is known worldwide for his works featuring nature motifs, including the wind and waves. We take a glimpse into his creative process.


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