A drawing, essay, and photo of a French artist, Philippe Weisbecker, visiting 12 places in Japan to make local toys related to the Japanese zodiac .
Based on the monthly magazine “Art Shincho” (Shinchosha) and the serialization (October 2017-September 2018 issue) of Nakagawa Masashichi Shoten’s web media “Sanchi ~ Crafts and Exploration ~” (sanchi.jp) Re-edited with corrections.
At the end of the book, a luxurious collection of valuable coverage notes by Philip Wisebecker himself.
- Release Date:
- November, 2018
Born in 1942. An artist based in Paris and Barcelona. He has many activities in Japan such as advertisements and exhibitions.
He stayed at the French government’s artist-in-residence program “Villa Kujoyama” (Kyoto) for four months and drew a collection of carpentry tools “HAND TOOLS” and “Philippe Weisbecker Works” which is the culmination of his activities so far. Many publications such as “in progress”.