The journey, be it short or long, is necessary to feed my ongoing fascination. The two are interconnected, intertwined. Images stored subconsciously to unfold sometime in the future. Every day encounters or faraway discoveries.
An artist needs to know the world he lives in, the society, the good and bad that are deciding the destiny of all of us, with this knowledge and his creativity, he can create works that reflect the period he lived in.
I look for a distinctive sign in my own work by observing the response of metal to heat from the fire, the signs that could emerge from action upon the surface, and materials in which lightness and flexibility could coexist.
My concept is calm and beauty, because I think they are the essence of Japanese culture. I want people to feel the deepest Japanese spirit, not just the superficial one.
I have always been fascinated by the infinite potential that metals offer and the opportunity of transforming their original properties and aspect in order to stretch the scope of what can be achieved.
Something that has influenced me most in life is my relationship with the mountain . When hiking through the mountain one can experience the cycle of nature.
The material is always subject to changing its shapes going through entropy. But according to the physical laws that regulate its structure, at every following transformation it maintains a coherent harmony and aesthetical balance.
My work is certainly an adoration and dedication to the underwater world. I try to represent the beauty of sea creatures: presenting their incredible shapes and colours.