The redisplay of the Iki-ngyo

Victoria and Albert Museum
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Redisplayed as part of the newly refurbished TOSHIBA Gallery of Japanese Art and Design at The V&A, this Life-size realistic figure is a Japanese model of a samurai in full armour called iki-ningyō or living doll. This film follows this object throughout the different conservation processes across different museum departments.

Filmmaker and photographer based in London since 2006.
MA Photography, Royal College of Arts, 2015.


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