Kazuto Yoshikawa 2021 (English)

An interview with Kazuto Yoshikawa 2021

For Mr. Yoshikawa, who grew up near a forest as a child and witnessed the life and death of living things, wood is not just a material with mass, but something that has the delicate texture of life that only materials that were once alive can possess. Wood has the beautiful potential to decay,’ he says. His works are  impressive for their warm look at life and smooth curves created from his observation of nature, such as the lines of animal bodies and the shape of water drops.

About three years ago, in addition to the workshop in Tokyo, he set up...