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Yoko Daihara

Born in 1989, Chiba, Japan

Lives and works in Tokyo, Japan


Yoko Daihara is a textile artist who creates mesmerising woollen tableaux. Using a weaving technique called tufting, Daihara will stretch a piece of canvas onto a large wooden frame and pierce yarn through this material using a tufting gun. Like a painter initially drafting sketches onto canvas, Daihara will outline the various forms and gestures that populate her woollen works. Returning to these silhouettes, Daihara will add different colours and textures to the initial outline. Merging abstra...Read more