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Venue: Funaya Duration:Permanent exhibit Open hours:12:00-15:00 (15 min) Reception opening hour:11:00-15:00 (bookable) fee:Adults 700 yen Children (3-12 years old) 350 yen (including tax) (including original postcard) 2014

Hayama transformed a two-room space at the Japanese inn Funaya. In the tatami room visitors were surrounded by traditional gyosōmon (fish-in-seaweed) designs. The gyosōmon design symbolizes the wish for the prosperity of one’s clan. A basin decorated with the fish design was also placed in the center of the room. The room was furnished with some of the artist’s original ceramic tiles and panels.

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Yuki Hayama

Born in 1961 in Saga Prefecture. He joined a kiln in the region in 1975. He opened his own pottery studio in Saga in 1985. He held a solo show at Spiral in 2007, which then toured to the Design Museum in Helsinki. He participated in a residency at a pottery manufacturer in Helsinki. He is also a writer and novelist.

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