PAPER BRUT

I wonder 
what the current handmade paper is.
I want to know 
what the relationship is between the paper and us who live in the present.


PAPER BRUT
Kouhei  Kojima / Yuki

Creating artwork with familiar plants and barks.
Also, cultivation of kozo (paper mulberry) and other plants used as raw materials for paper, and production from papermaking to processing and design.

身近な植物や樹皮で紙や造形作品を制作
紙の原料である楮や植物の栽培、紙漉きから加工・デザインまで

Cultivation
We cultivate mulberry trees which are raw materials of paper.
We harvest paper mulberries and its epidermis is used for paper.
We also cultivate plants used for plant dyeing and collect them in a mountain.

Make paper
Paper is made at our studio.
All of raw materials used for making paper are natural materials.

Drawing
We dye the paper with the color of black ink and vegetation.

Design
We produce products with various papers.