BUAISOU are indigo farmers and dyers based in Tokushima, Japan and pride themselves on controlling the whole process from start to finish by using traditional techniques.
Thanks to the tone in this short documentary piece by Boyter & Pope they were really able to capture the urgency needed to protect the different crafts that are slowly dwindling in Japan.
This short video series by Edwin Lee focuses on Japanese craftsmen, which this particular piece on craftsman Kinzaburo Kitamura who makes incense sticks and fragrances in Osaka, Japan.
Gangolf Ulbricht is one of the last makers left in Europe producing paper by hand. This short film gives us a glimpse inside his studio in Berlin where he talks about the craft and his work.
Robert Wiezorek is a German filmmaker who undertook the project of documenting the work of a traditional pottery workshop called Asahiyaki in Uji, a city just south of Kyoto in Japan.
Keikou Tanabe is taking part in the tradition of Yuzen Dyeing, a technique that is part of the Kimono making process and requires the artist to apply dyes to the fabric in order to depict cultural life.