The studio and kiln are located in the hamlet of Ogami, on the outskirts of the town of Sasayama. Sasayama was the capital of the old fiefdom of Tanba. Tanba is one of the Six Ancient Kiln sites. The center of Tanba pottery in is the village of Tachikui, about a twenty-minute drive from Ogami.
The studio and kiln in Ogami are part of a larger non-profit organization called Fieldwork. The idea behind Fieldwork is to rejuvenate rural settings by creating an environment where people of various backgrounds and nationalities can work together on a common interest, In Ogami it is pottery. For more information, please take a look at the Fieldwork page.
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