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Taiga Mori

森 大雅
Ceramic Artist • 1974 –

A ceramic artist living in Bizen City, Okayama Prefecture. He inherited the kiln from Furai Mori, his grandfather and Bizen ware artist. He aims for creations that reflects the strength of nature of Bizen’s clay and stone using the potter’s wheel and tebineri (hand-building) which is handed down by his grandfather.

BASED IN
Bizen, Okayama Prefecture
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POINT OF VIEW

A creation by Taiga Mori that makes us feel the soil of Bizen and the flames of nature, which looks like it is cut out from nature’s landscape. When place in our hands, we can feel the sincerity of the artist who respects the daily life that he has accumulated over time in this place.

EXHIBITION

Group Exhibition of Bizen Artists

Date: April, 2021
Venue: HULS GALLERY TOKYO

 

ARTIST BIOGRAPHY

1974

Born in Inbe, Bizen City, Okayama Prefecture

2000

After graduating from Bizen Ceramics Center, he inherited the kiln from Furai Mori, his grandfather and Bizen ware artist. Learned ceramic sculpture from Gyokushu Kimura

2013

Built Bizen style kiln in France with five Bizen ware artists

Exhibited and lectured at Musée national de la porcelaine Adrien Dubouché in Limoges, France

2014

Travelled to the United States with three Bizen ware artists. Held exhibition, kiln-firing instruction, conducted tea ceremony

2016

Exhibited Bizen ware audio speaker at Milano Salone in Milan, Italy

2017

Exhibition, lecture and tea ceremony at Ceramics Museum Berlin (Tea ceremony exhibition) in Germany

2018

Three-person exhibition in China at Tiantai Mountain National Museum, in Hangzhou and in Shanghai

Exhibited at Collect in UK

2019

Held exhibitions in Costa Rica, Taiwan and Korea

Started “gallery Kai” through joint management

2020

Exhibited at Art Taipei and Art Fair Philippine

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