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Kei KASHIWAGI

Kei KASHIWAGI
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1957 : Born in Setagaya Tokyo
Several years before and after 1970 : spent in Paris and indulged going museum and flea market.
1980 : Graduated from molding department of a Tokyo Zokei University.
1984 : Exhibition「An opportunity of transfiguration, strange living together」at Gallery Kinokuniya Tokyo.
1984 : Set up to repair british second hand furniture.
1987 : Be independent in Kyuden Setagaya, Started woodworking shop including order furniture.
1991 : Moved to Omachi Nagano, have a studio in closed school.
1994 : Participated in Craft fair Matsumoto, then, participating every year.
1999 : Studio has burned down because of suspected case of arson at 29th April.
2001 : Be a chairman of Craft fair Matsumoto, then, served for 3 years. Studio reconstruction.
2006 : Exhibition「source and shapes」at Matsumoto museum in Nagano. Chopsticks case made of chestnut trees got accepted to exhibition of Japan folk craft museum.
2007 : Exhibition 「shapes・modern Japanese design」. Chopsticks case made of chestnut trees exhibited to The Museum of Applied Arts Frankfurt.
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