Short film on the art of Yuzen Dyeing

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Keikou Tanabe is taking part in the tradition of Yuzen Dyeing, a technique that was introduced to Japan from the continent in the 8th century. This process is part of the Kimono making process and requires the artist to apply dyes to the fabric in order to depict cultural life in Japan. Although there are very few craftsmen left, Keikou is still using her skills today and creating one of a kind garments that are sure to stand the test of time and bring joy to the wearer and viewer.

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