S. O. S. PROJECT (SAKURA 'O SUKUU)
S. O. S. PROJECT (SAVING Of SAKURA) The New Life Of SAKURA (Cherrywood) Reincarnated as SuiGeneris FUNCTIONAL SCULPTURE
My feeling about my collaboration with nature is in essence Zen: simple yet profound; functional yet beautiful. My approach is a deliberate, conscious endeavour to minimize altering the shape of the materials I work with. The slight alterations performed are for the express purpose of highlighting the utilitarian aspect of the entity: aesthetically pleasing and simultaneously functional. The simplicity is thought provoking and emotionally stimulating; the functionality is understated; the beauty is as satisfying to the senses as the most pleasing aroma... Wabisabi...