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Yujiro Seki

Mar 16, 2022

On Busshi Sculpting, Filmmaking, and "Carving the Divine"

A Discussion with Yujiro Seki

New Books Network 2022

Born and raised in Japan, Yujiro Seki discovered his passion for filmmaking when he was in high school. Yujiro earned a BA Degree in Film from the University of California, Berkeley. His forthcoming documentary film, "Carving the Divine," offers a rare and intimate look into the life and artistic process of modern-day Busshi – practitioners of a 1400 year lineage of woodcarving that’s at the beating heart of Japanese, Mahayana Buddhism.

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