Naoto Fukasawa Design

Homo Faber Event 2022

March 2nd, 2022
From April 10 to May 1, 2022, at HOMO FABER EVENT at the Fondazione Giorgio Cini (Venice San Giorgio Maggiore Island) will be holding an exhibition titled “12 Stone Garden”, curated by Naoto Fukasawa and Tokugo Uchida.

Homo Faber Event returns to Venice in 2022 to unveil an unprecedented cultural experience of craftsmanship with 15 immersive exhibitions. For its second edition, the event looks to highlight the excellence of master craftsmanship internationally. With a special focus on craftspeople from Japan, it spotlights the country’s venerated craftsmanship traditions and time-honoured skills, and showcases its influence on European creativity and craftsmanship.

”12 Stone Garden” Curated by Naoto Fukasawa and Tokugo Uchida. On display are objects by 12 Japanese National Living Treasures, master artisans whose mastery of traditional skills makes them a valued part of the country’s cultural heritage. Among the exquisite works are kimonos, an urushi lacquered harp and a bamboo flower basket. All the objects are displayed on 12 stone-shaped blocks designed by Naoto Fukasawa.

Organised by the Michelangelo Foundation