episode thirteen | craig anczelowitz

Published 30 april 2019


episode thirteen | craig anczelowitz of Awagami factory

In this episode of pine|copper|lime Miranda speaks with Craig Anczelowitz from Awagami Factory, a paper mill which has been making washing by hand for eight generations. Awagami is located in Yoshinogawa Village on Shikoku island, the smallest of the big islands which make up Japan. Craig has incredible information to share about what they’re up to over at Awagami. They have artist residencies, a paper lab, an onsite museum and open calls for traveling exhibitions. He also talks about the nitty gritty details about the difference between Western and Washi paper, the history of the factory, and the environmental sustainability of their practice.