Ukiyo-e videos highlighted at RISD exhibit

Keiji Shinohara gave demonstrations of Ukiyo-e techniques during RISD's exhibit: PROCESS AND FUNCTION: Traditional Japanese Printmaking Technique, January 19-May 27, 2007.  As a complement to Feathers, Flowers, Talons, and Fangs: Power and Serenity in Japanese Nature Prints, this exhibition features works of art that address technical issues in traditional Japanese printmaking. The show presents a brief survey of the evolution of technique and types of artistic practice… The uses and purposes of prints in Japanese society is also addressed.

The videos created for the site were played throughout the demonstrations.