PechaKucha Presentation

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Kazushi Tomita

Kimono Maker, Tomohiro in Tokyo

The Reason We Grow Silkworms

PRESENTED ON SEP 26, 2018
IN TOKYO @ VOL 159

Kazushi Tomita who works in his families 440-years kimono business, will present about sericulture, or silk farming, and natural-dyed hand-weaving kimonos. He’ll invite us to his shop, Aoyama Tomihiro, where every month he holds events, called YORIAI1-1-1, in order to facilitate discussion about handcraft and its value. 


創業440年の企業「とみひろ」を継ぐ冨田和司は、自社で始めた養蚕と、草木染め着物作りについてプレゼンテーシ ョンを行います。彼の店舗青山とみひろでは、毎月YORIAI1-1-1というイベントを通して、手仕事の魅力を考えるイベントを開いています。

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