From Cocoons

From Cocoons

Miyako ISHIUCHI

Publisher: Seigensha

In this book, internationally renowned photographer Miyako Ishiuchi presents vibrant, luminous images of the world of silk, evoking traces of the dreams of modern Japan. Shot on location in the city of Kiryu in Gunma Prefecture, the images in this volume depict meisen silk textiles, cocoons, and the many silk mills still in existence.
A masterful intertwining of the artist’s personal life story and the history of modern Japan.

Keywords: Fashion Snapshot

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