Rieko Karrer Sugihara

Buddhism and meditation occupy a very important place in the life of Rieko Karrer Sugihara who is of Japanese origin and lives in Lausanne in Switzerland. “I wish to feel the air that goes through the space in my work and gives out a light and calm energy. In using traditional Japanese materials, I try to create a refined atmosphere with concise strokes, breathing in a natural luminosity in order to awake our thoughts….” When the artist creates her works she enters in a particular state, immersing herself in her universe and she strives to attain the state of plenitude. The work of this artist is without ornament, it presents simplicity and authenticity and with an economic manner she uses symbols, lines and circles together with calligraphy and automatic drawing.