wamono art

Mie Kodama

  • Corona of the sun, 2018
  • Bamboo (Madake)
    H 34.8 x 34.8 x 10 cm
    Edition 5
  • Water Moon II, 2016- Archive -
  • Bamboo (Madake), rattan
    H 35 x 35 x 9.5 cm
    Edition 5
  • Kodama’s series is inspired from the beautiful nature shown in the reflection of the surface of a lake. In this work, the shadow of the moon and the water ripples seem as though they are in resonance.
  • Water Moon III, 2016- Archive -
  • Bamboo (Susutake and Madake), leather thread
    H 14 x 23.5 x 23.5 cm
  • The middle layer expresses the water surface and depicts the reflecting shadow of the moon. The dappled brown bamboo found in the upper and lower layer is called Susutake, a precious bamboo in which its color is made by being smoked in an old Japanese house for over several hundreds of years.
Mie Kodama
Biography
1976
Born in Saitama, Japan
2010
Graduated from Oita Prefectural Technical Institute, Department of Bamboo Arts, Oita, Japan
2013
Emerging Bamboo Exhibition, TAI Gallery, USA
2014
Oita Bamboo Art: From the Modern to the Future exhibition, Beppu City Museum, Oita, Japan
Oita’s Art Moment, Japanese American Cultural Community Center, Los Angeles, USA
2019
Next Generation, Beppu City Traditional Bamboo Crafts Center, Oita, Japan
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