Category: self-produced film

IPP4 DREAMS OF FIRE “INSPIRING PEOPLE & PROJECTS” SCREENING & EXHIBITION IN 台北

(This film is presented only in Japanese.)
“INSPIRING PEOPLE & PROJECTS” 致力於發掘許多具啟發性的人、事、物。透過創作紀錄片,思考這些人們在創作及製作的理念。”DREAMS OF FIRE” 是IPP第4個專題,紀錄執著於重現「古伊賀燒」技法的前田幸一。「古伊賀燒」僅存於日本戰國安土桃山時代,在那之後幾乎完全消失的夢幻陶器。2015年,來自日本的IPP團隊,決定從台北開始,試著跨越文化及語言,瞭解彼此的世界、建立起深遠的友誼。將在台北Boven舉辦上映會及展覽。4年目を迎えたIPPは、台北からプロジェクトを開始することを決定しました。新作、Meeting04 “DREAMS of FIRE”の上映と、4年間を振り返る展示を台北、Bovenにて行います。

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Meeting04 鶴來窯 古伊賀 “DREAMS OF FIRE” [Trailer]

(This film is presented only in Japanese.)
IPPの新作映像のテーマは「古伊賀焼」。安土桃山時代に、たった数十年間だけ焼かれ、製法と共に歴史から忽然と姿を消した幻の陶器。2014年、IPPは、淡路島ににて一人の男に出会う 「1300度を超える炎と対話する男、陶工 前田幸一 」。IPP4 “DREAMS of FIRE”は、侍の時代から400年以上の時間を経て、その技法を現代に復刻させ作陶を続ける陶工 前田幸一氏と、彼の恩師 杉原哲彦氏、そして乱舞する炎に魅せられた人々の物語。古伊賀との出会い、恩師との別れ。ものを作ること、伝統とは、文化とは、生きるとは何か。古伊賀を通して浮かび上がる様々な普遍的なテーゼに、私たちは向き合うことになるだろう。

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chap.#00 OKA SKATEBOARDS ”Trailer”

We feature OKA SKATEBOARDS on the first trailer of “Inspiring People & Projects”.
OKA SKATEBOARDS is a handmade skateboard collaboration between Furniture Maker Yoshiro Mizokami
and Art Director James Gibson.

Creating a beautiful product utilizing the know-how of furniture making, overcoming the language barrier,
skateboard riding in a quiet leafy green town surrounded by [...]

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chap.#03 OKA SKATEBOARDS ”Presentation”

Yoshiro Mizokami says, having an OKA board in your living room creates a nice atmosphere while outdoors it’s like
a piece of furniture you can get around on.
Furniture and skateboard, although products of different categories, have no border in Yoshiro’s mind.
Enjoy the wind hitting your body, the feel of gravity. Sit on the pleasant wood grain if in a tired sweat. There, the
scenery [...]

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chap.#02 OKA SKATEBOARDS ”Process”

OKA SKATEBOARDS are delivered having been carefully crafted by the hand of Furniture Maker Yoshiro Mizokami.
As opposed to normal skateboards that use beech plywood etc, OKA SKATEBOARDS use furniture grade oak which
means the boards will age beautifully with riding and maintenance.
According to Yoshiro, in comparison to furniture making, skateboards production is quite easy.
However, [...]

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chap.#01 OKA SKATEBOARDS ”Person”

Started in a quiet leafy green town surrounded by mountains in Otsu-city, Shiga prefecture, OKA SKATEBOARDS is
a handmade skateboard collaboration between Furniture Maker Yoshiro Mizokami and Art Director James Gibson.
Yoshiro, after seeing a classic skateboard blog sent by James decided to work on a creation that went
beyond the boundaries of furniture making.
With a passion for board [...]

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