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51st Directors’ Fortnight May 15-25, 2019

Hiroshi Teshigahara

Hiroshi Teshigahara was born as the son of Sofu Teshigahara who was the founder of the Sogetsu School of Ikebana (Flower arrengement). In 1950, he was graduated from Tokyo National University of Fine Arts and Music in oil painting. In 1958, he became the director of Sogetsu Art Center and took a leading role in avant-garde activities in all fields of art. Since 1980, acting as movie director, he has been the Iemoto (Headmaster) of the Sogetsu School of Ikebana.