Aya Okawa

Photographer, Visual Anthropologist
   
Musical Instrument Master Workshop
Location: San Francisco, California.
Nationality: American
Biography: Aya Okawa is an award-winning aerial and environmental photographer and visual anthropologist who enjoys shooting landscape transformation, abstract patterns, and documenting the interaction of natural and human systems. Aya's work has been... MORE
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Musical Instrument Master Workshop
Copyright Aya Okawa 2023
Date of Work Dec 1969 - Dec 1969
Updated Apr 2022
Location San Pablo, CA
Topics Art, Arts & Entertainment, Community, Culture, Documentary, Essays, Music, Photography
Summary
Short series of images documenting the craftsmanship and workshop of the multi-instrumentalist and woodworking master, Gari Hegedus, as he performs repairs on instruments such as the 'oud (of North Africa & Turkey) and the tar (Iran).
Workshop of the multi-instrumentalist and woodworking master, Gari Hegedus, as he performs repairs on instruments such as the 'oud (of North Africa & Turkey) and the tar (Iran).

In these shots, he is replacing the shamsiyya, the decorative circle on the face of the 'oud, and replacing the sheep skin across the mouth of the tar.
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