Mayumi Takeguchi had been working as decorater for many years.
As she was a hat lover herself, she decided to study in Paris atelier, then returned back to Tokyo to open her own studio, and works alone to create sculputure by fabric, leather and fur, feather, every material she finds.
Since bigining of her activity, Mayumi Takeguchi is always interessed by water, the rivers, as it flows. Her first collection was made with the theme « Jeux d’eaux », coming from the title of the music of Ravel.
Mayumi Takeguchi is based in Tokyo, but had participated in many international hats contests, and received many prizes as Prize Hermes, J.P. Gaultier in France, and Borsalino in Italy, Growing hats in Netherlands, or Biennale International at St Etiennes in France.
In 2017, her successful exhibition in Paris brings her to the other possiblitys in France,
In this year she has some other exhibitions in Paris.
We show at this exhibition in Dubrovnik, her works of the pleat series, mainly in fabric pleats, seem like objets when they are put on the table, but they are all to wear as hats.
We wanted to show you the possibility of creation from fabric, to make some objets, sculptures.