Madoka TAIRA

TAIRA graduated from La Cambre Institute of Visual Arts with a degree in bookbinding and gilding in 2000 and remained through 2001 conducting research in the paper materials section of the conservation department. Today, she lectures for the Reliure Workshop at Ikebukuro Community College and supervises the bookbinding classes at her personal workshop.

Her individual exhibits include "Madoka Taira Exposition ~Reliure d’art-" at Morioka Bookstore. She participated in the Belgium French-sphere Government Collection in 1999; the group exhibit 「Neuf Ecoles des Arts du livre exposent leurs reliures」which toured four European countries in 2001; the Double Bush Binding Aus/France/Japan traveling exhibition in 2006; and the UK Designer Bookbinders International Convention in 2009.


Taeko Tomioka "collection of poems -a return call-"

Leather bound
Slip case
Title embossing: Minako NAKAMURA




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