Japanophiles - Rogier Uitenboogaart

Feb 27, 2014 on NHK at 12:30 AM


Washi - handmade Japanese paper - has long been indispensable to the Japanese way of life. Rogier Uitenboogaart came to Japan from the Netherlands in 1980, and he has dedicated his life to making washi in the mountains of Shikoku. Amid a rapid declin... (more)e in traditional paper-making, Uitenboogaart continues to uphold centuries-old cultivation and production techniques.

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