I have long been
fascinated by the Awaji dolls with their classical,religious style and their
rich headdresses and costumes.Thefigures of the dolls act as a catalyst for the
discovery of the beautiful conscousness of the self.
With my work,I have
attempted to portray the world of the Ningyojoruri, the Japanese puppet dolls.
TheBunraku puppet is based on the original Ningyojoruri, but I hope to
create a new Awaji Ningyojoruri world which further incorporates a present-day
I am pleased to take this opportunity to be a guide in the world of
the beautiful Awaji Ningyojoruri, the puppet dolls of Awaji.
|BUNRAKU/Ningyo Joruri/The Gaiiery of Komei Terasaki and World of the Awaji