Azuma Makoto combines with plants, deceives appearances and alters our vision. The flower is frozen in time, he creates duration with ephemeral. For the Japanese, nature is an integral part of existence. Here, his creativity gives eternal life to plants.
It was for the fashion designer Dries Van Noten that Azuma created great floral compositions taken from blocks of ice. Artist? Designate ? Azuma Makoto is all that. But when asked to define himself, he replied: florist.