片桐功敦/Katagiri Atsunobu

片桐功敦/Katagiri Atsunobu

1973年大阪生まれ。華道家。1997年、24歳で大阪府堺市に続くいけなば流派、花道みささぎ流の家元を襲名。片桐のいけなばのスタイルは伝統から現代美術的なアプローチまで幅広く異分野の作家とのコラボレーションも多数。小さな野草から、長年のテーマでもある桜を用いた大規模ないけばな作品まで、その作品群はいけばなが源流として持つ「アニミズム」的な側面を掘り下げ、花を通して空間を生み出している。


Born 1973  in Osaka. In 1997, at the age of 24, He became the head of the Misasagi Ikebana school.  Known for incorporating both traditional and modern approaches to his ikebana works, as well as for collaborating with artists of different mediums.  Katagiri`s works ranges from small scale compositions to large scale compositions. The cherry blossom, a theme he has maintained for over a decade.  Through his ikebana works, he contemplates the concept of "anima" - the primary motif of ikebana - and through the use of flowers, he creates distinct aura in the space.