“For me, having grown up surrounded by mountains, I started wishing the cityscape had them too.” (Yoshikazu Yamagata)
(As of February 2021)
1: “Small Mountain in Tokyo” 2019, HOW TOKYO BIENNALE exhibition
2: “Big Bouquet Tree” 2019, COREDO Muromachi Terrace Keyaki Plaza
3: writtenafterwards 2020SS Fashion show “After All”
[Tokyo Biennale note] TALK: Fumio Tachibana, Yoshikazu Yamagata & Akira Aoki
Yoshikazu Yamagata (Fashion Designer, Artist, Educator)
Born 1980 in Tottori Prefecture. In 2005, Yamagata graduated from Central Saint Martins (London, England) with a BA in Fashion Design Womenswear. He served as design assistant to John Galliano during his studies. After returning to Japan, he started his own brand in 2007 called “writtenafterwards”. Yamagata was the first Japanese designer to be nomitated for the LVMH prize in 2015. In addition, he opened a space for fashion taught in a free and honest style called “coconogacco”.