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Support to Revive Wajima 重建輪島

Latest update: 27.02.2024





北國新聞 20.02.2024 翻譯如下:


若宮隆志先生(60歲),領導輪島市的漆藝團隊「彥十蒔繪」 搬遷至金澤市內,在災後重新開始而奮鬥。 在團隊成員中,有些工匠在災難中去世,有些工匠失去了住所和工作場所。 儘管自己也正在與癌症作鬥爭,但他堅信「繼續工作將成為工匠們的希望」,他正在金澤努力復興業務,以實現重振漆藝的目標。


地震發生時,若宮先生正在金澤大學附屬醫院住院。 透過媒體報導等收集訊息,隨著了解到災情的嚴重程度,對損失的規模感到不知所措。 他的蒔繪辦公室和工房的建築物,以及大多數工匠將住宅用作工房的住宅,幾乎全部遭受了災害,無法居住。 朝市通街道被大火吞沒,輪島市河合町的漆藝家島田怜奈(36歲)自第二次地震後一直無法聯繫上,成為了永遠不會回來的人。


雖然痛心失去了有前途的年輕人,但在擔心恢復需要很長時間的情況下,若宮先生決定提供工作機會並繼續製作,這樣才能繼承傳統技藝並向前邁進。 與經紀人高禎蓮女士(49歲)一起,在他出院後積極行動,租賃了金澤的住房並設立了臨時辦公室。 大約在地震後一周時間內,他們設立了一個救濟窗口,以尋求日本國內外的支持,並呼籲輪島人前往金澤避難。 他們在金澤市內租了一間房子,設立了一個臨時辦公室。


他們雖然渴望在輪島恢復業務,但首先要在金澤重新站穩陣腳。他們之所以能夠迅速採取行動,是因為他們有2007年能登半島地震的災害經驗。 當時,由於地震的衝擊,他們大約三個月無法工作,一直對此深感後悔。若宮先生說,他能夠重建自己的事業,受惠於那些支持他舉辦展覽和購買他的作品的人給予鼓勵,在各方的聲音鼓舞之下,他再重建業務。若宮先生表示:「這次我不打算停止工作。」決定繼續前進,相信給團隊所有工匠提供工作,繼續創作,才能保留傳統工藝的技法。


目前,以避難在金澤的工匠為中心,他們整理了從受災的輪島工房救出的作品和工具,同時推進恢復工房的準備工作。 災後不久,一位曾計劃關閉業務的資深蒔繪師決定:「如果年輕人繼續工作,我願意傳授我的技術。」這也給予了他們巨大的鼓勵。

對於製作漆器工藝中某些工序的職人來說,例如需要使用機械來刨削雕刻木材的木胎職人,以及需要在密封塗漆室內中進行工作的上塗職人,因為需要控制室內溫度與濕度的環境,預估想要恢復所有業務可能需要更長時間。 但是若宮先生表示:「我們會逐步推進可以做的事情,希望有一天能回到輪島。」


Status of collaborators based in Wajima

  • Takashi Wakamiya, founder and director of Hikoju Makie. (Hikoju Makie Revival Project)

  • Wajima Kirimoto, his workshop and his family members (Their ancestral home is severely damaged - Please support to purchase Kirimoto family’s lacquer products directly from their online store.)

  • Akito Akagi (Please support his new book to launch. The Japanese version was originally scheduled to be released early this year. The exhibition originally scheduled for this year in Hong Kong has been postponed until further notice.)

  • Jun Anzai (The current display at Essence Kyoto in Kyoto will last until 14 January.)

  • Katsuji Kamata (The exhibition originally scheduled in Kyoto will be held at Nunuka Life.)

  • Hakose Atelier (The atelier is badly damaged and it may take a longer time for them to resume the production.)

曾與SOIL 合作的夥伴現況:

若宮隆志 彦十蒔絵創辦及主理人 (拯救延續輪島職人的技術計畫)

Wajima Kirimoto 桐本家族 (其祖屋破損至為嚴重╴請支持直接購買桐本家族的漆藝產品。)

Akito Akagi 赤木明登及其工房 (請支持赤木先生的新書,原定日文版今年初發行。原定今年在香港的展覽延期至另行通知。)

Jun Anzai 安西淳 (現時在京都 Essence Kyoto的展覽到1月14日。)

Katsuji Kamata 鎌田克慈 (原定在京都的展覽維持在1月京都的Nunuka Life 舉行。)

Hakose Atelier 箱瀨工房 (現時工房損壞甚大,需時重建。)



Snap shots of my first time visit to Wajima in 2016




After the earthquake in January 2024


Wajima's famous morning market is a symbol of this city's prosperity. Some old lacquer shops have been completely destroyed due to disastrous fire after the earthquake. As you can imagine, this natural disaster affected many families.   Historic buildings, cultural relics and infrastructure have been damaged. While it may take some time for people to return to normal life, many of these are impossible to restore.    At present, we have managed to be in touch with our collaborators who are based in Wajima. They all responded that they are safe with their families and co-workers.  However, their houses and workshops are ruined. Works, materials and tools have been lost.   No words can really help to comfort them and ease the loss they bear.  The only thing we can do is to support them firmly, to rebuild Wajima, revive the lacquer industry of Wajima, and carry on. I will personally make a donation and will follow up with them closely to enable them to resume working.

If you have any inquiries or specific ideas to support, please leave a message here.   

Please stay tuned with us for any update or activities aiming to support these ateliers and artisans in Wajima to recover and revive. 

輪島著名的朝市,是輪島繁華的象徵,有些漆藝老店,現在因地震後禍延至火災都完全破壞了。可以想像,這場天災影響了許多家庭。歷史文物、基礎設施都被破壞,需要長時間才能恢復正常。現時曾與SOIL 合作的夥伴我們都已經逐一跟進,全部都回應他們和同事們現時都是安全的,但許多房屋、作品、材料都遺散、破損,損失慘重,隔岸的我,什麼說話也無法可安撫他們的傷痛和苦惱。唯一可以,就是更堅定地支援他們繼續創作,重建輪島,復興和傳承輪島塗的漆藝文化。

若需查詢或建議 ╴請在下方留言 。我們亦會適時匯報他們的情況。

但需要協助的人不限於此,希望大家會持續關注相關資訊 - 讓輪島的漆藝人可持續地製作,就是最好的支持。

Susanna Pang

Director

The Gallery by SOIL





 

Message from Takashi Wakamiya  若宮隆志

Due to the earthquake on the new year day, 1 January 2024, Wajima has suffered unprecedented damage. The Hikoju Makie team has experienced the loss and complete or partial destruction of homes and workshops. In the current chaos, we are struggling to manage basic needs like food, and it is clear that soon, despair about the future will set in. As a result, more artisans might leave Wajima or their jobs, leading to the loss of valuable lacquer art techniques cultivated in Wajima. However, even in these tough circumstances, I believe that artisans will try their best to respond to any work orders they receive. At Hikoju Makie, we want to provide work to these artisans before they lose their spirit in the aftermath the earthquake, hoping to connect them to a future of hope.

We would like to raise support funds for this purpose.

The funds raised will be used to rebuild the living and working environments of the artisans at Hikoju Makie, to procure tools and materials, and to operate the workshop, so that we can once again create lacquer art pieces. Please let us know your wish to donate.

  • Support donation (without a return gift)

  • Support donation (with a return gift) However, the created pieces are undecided, and the details and timing will depend on the recovery progress.

If you agree with our purpose and would like to support us, please follow the steps below to donate.  Procedure for Supporting "Hikoju Makie Revival Project"

Step 1: 

Contact us via email (hikojumakie@gmail.com) or through the Hikoju Makie official website contact page https://hikoju-makie.com/contact/ with your "Name, Mobile, Address, Email Address, Transfer Amount, Scheduled Transfer Date, and Preference for Return Gift."

Step 2: 

Transfer the donation to: Beneficiary Bank: Hokkoku Bank  Ltd.(0146),Branch Name・Address Wajima Branch (323), SWIFT CODE(HKOK JP JT), Beneficiary Account Number: Ordinary Deposit, Account No. 0068471 (depending on the bank, the bank account number may be 323-0068471),  Beneficiary Name  : Takashi Wakamiya.Beneficiary Address:8-2-36, Shinbashidori, Wajima, Ishikawa 928-0061, Japan


(中文版轉載自彥十蒔絵經理高禎蓮Wawa )

2024年元旦,能登半島的地震震驚了我們也震壞了我們的家園,以漆藝興盛的輪島幾乎變成廢墟。 大家所熟悉的輪島朝市也面目全非。 美麗的海岸風景也因為地震海底攏起整個變容,古色古香的日式建築街景也消失殆盡,一起工作的職人夥伴們,團隊中有一半的人都失去了他們的房子,當然也失去了他們工作的場所。

要怎麼樣來鼓勵他們重建家園重新參與製作漆器!?

我思考了三天三夜,然後與彥十蒔絵若宮隆志先生討論之後,我們想還是以最初的由衷來協助職人們重建生活。

那就是「製作最好的漆器」!

彥十蒔絵是在設計上融合了日本文學與民俗文化,採分工制的方式製作漆器,理解每一位職人專精的漆藝技巧,每一個作品都有其單獨的故事,並主導監督製作的技術與品質,而且協助職人管理製作上所需要的日程,最後再統一企劃展覽會推廣販售漆藝品。

我們以每個月固定的提供職人們持續工作(製作)的機會,讓大家能夠有安定的收入,並且有安定的生活規律,才能夠換取穩定的心靈狀態,並且延續輪島的漆藝文化與日本文化。

輪島有著歷史悠久的漆藝技巧與文化、我真的很希望這個文化能夠被延續下去不要因此而消失。為何一個台灣人會在輪島為當地的漆藝文化做推廣,說真的我自己也不知道,但是我現在的直覺就是我應該做些什麼?

彥十蒔絵開始了這個募款活動,就是希望先籌備資金等到職人們生活穩定之後立刻可以開始工作。

希望大家能夠伸出援手協助輪島當地的漆藝文化繼續流傳!

彥十蒔絵 高禎蓮Wawa



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