ABOUT Inokakuru-yuki

藤戸 幸夫 

1949年生まれ。
アイヌの伝統的な木彫り職人である父親の死をきっかけに15歳からノミをふるい始める。60年代に日本各地を放浪したのち、現在に到るまで木彫作家として50年以上制作を続ける。ここ20年ほどはマキリと呼ばれるアイヌの伝統的な小刀をはじめ、アイヌ民具を中心に制作活動を行なっている。​北海道網走郡在住。



Yukio Fuzito

Born in 1949.
He got into wood carving with his father's dead, who is a traditional Ainu woodcarver, as a start since he was 15 years old.
After he led a vagabond life around Japan in the 1960's, He has been created a lot of works as a woodcarving artist over for 50 years until now. 
He has been created beautiful "Makiri", traditional knives of Ainu, with a focus on folk art of Ainu, like "Ikupasui", ritual objects of Ainu, "Tanpakuopu", traditional cigarette case, and so on for these 20 years. He lives in Abashiri-gun, Hokkaido, Japan now.