Archives de l’auteur : Atelier de poterie

Nativité Bigourdane

Nativité Bigourdane – Nativity set with Bigourdan style costumes Crèche en grès fait main à l’atelier, chaque sujet est sculpté à partir d’un morceau d’argile. Couleurs traditionnelles, fer et bleu de cobalt. Hand made in Lourdes at the Atelier, each … Continuer la lecture

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Kamakura – Oribe

October 2006, Kamakura, Japan. French version    In the workshop in Kamakura there are no machine, the bowls are turned by hand. I was taught to first dig the interior of the clay ball with both thumbs and then to start working inside and … Continuer la lecture

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The workshop of Kamakura

August 2006, Kamakura, Japan. French version Located by the sea, not far from Tokyo, in the Shonan area, today city of artists and writers, birthplace of Zen Buddhism at the time of the Shoguns, Kamakura has been the capital of … Continuer la lecture

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Uji – Asahiyaki and new green tea

April 2007, Uji, Japan. French version Uji is a small town south of Kyoto. The city is crossed by a river that flows through a very wide bed before it disappears from our eyes amidst the surrounding mountains.  In Srping time … Continuer la lecture

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The hermitage of the fallen persimmons

November, Kyoto Arashiyama, Japan. French version    Originally coming from East Asia, China, Japan and Korea, the khaki is the fruit of the persimmon.    In autumn the persimmon comes as a gift and in Japan there are many ways to … Continuer la lecture

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The tea bowl of the Zen monk Ryokan

September 2008, Izumozaki, Japan. French version On my way back from Sado island, before getting onto the fast train to Tokyo, at Niigata station, I decide to make a detour to Izumozaki, the city of Ryokan, the monk who is famous for his travels and calligraphies. … Continuer la lecture

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Hagiyaki – first encounter

September 2003, Hagi, Japan. French version I visited Hagi for the first time travelling with a group of musicians I had followed fromTokyo for a Koto concert in the provence of Yamaguchi. It was the season of the cosmos and the higanbana, the equinox … Continuer la lecture

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First bowl

August 2006, Karatsu, Japan. French version Squeezed between sea and mountains, Karatsu is a small city on the northern part of the Kyushu Island in the prefecture of Saga. Karatsu is one of these places, as many in Japan, where time … Continuer la lecture

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Bernadette in Bartrès

« I only knew my rosary. » Version française In the small village of Bartrès, Bernadette was missing her family. Her parents and siblings had found a shelter at the Cachot, a place previously used as a prison, in the rue … Continuer la lecture

Publié dans Lourdes, Ste Bernadette | Commentaires fermés

A Karatsu landscape

August 2010, Karatsu, Japan Version en Français Another way to travel. How to capture all these landscapes that wander inside my head, just an idea to share them maybe?     ?          The landscape comes to lay down … Continuer la lecture

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