T R A C E S | ト レ イ サ ズ

For the T R A C E S | ト レ イ サ ズ  exhibition at All The Shapes (2017) Naomi unfolded rituals and processes inherent in Japanese arts and craft and poetically and playfully reinvented their application to reveal their philosophical essence as visual traces.

ORIGAMI

Japanese art of paper folding.

IKEBANA

Japanese art of flower arranging/giving life to flowers. A kenzan is used to support the stems.

KINTSUKUROI

Japanese art of repairing broken pottery with golden lacquer.

KATAKANA

Phonetic lettering system used in Japanese, primarily for words from foreign languages.