aki yamamoto
"Two faces", The whole piece is carved. 360 degrees. As you turn the head between your fingers a more complete picture of the character is revealed.

Aki's carved pit heads are images of people she's encountered on the streets of the city.
Hand carved caricatues.
"What", (Two faces).
Wood, pit, antler and bone carving.
"Make Me Laugh", (Two faces).
Hand carved.
"Down, UP, Down" set of three, (One face).
The family
"Reunion", set of four. (One face).

A cigar box full of carved characters.
"On the Street", set of seventeen in a cigar box

The characters.
A unique perspective in character depth.
Carvings.
Carvings that are aware of you.
Each head comes in a handstitched leather pouch.