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​Photo by Yoshimi Yokoyama

Yumi Hayashi

Yumi Mraz Hayashi

1979 Yokohama, Japan

2002   Graduated from Tokyo Zokei University, Graphic Design, Bachelor Course

2004   Graduated from Tokyo National University of Fine Art & Music, Department of Design, Master Course

2007 Entered DAMU, Academy of Perfoming Arts in Prague Department  of Alternative and puppets theatre, Stage design, Master Course

2008 - 2009 Fellowship by japanese POLA Art Foundation

2010 Graduated from DAMU with special prise from university president  for „Unique approach in a creation of puppets and connecting of  influence from japanese and central european culture“

2011 Fellowship by japanese Ministry of Culture, work experience at  the DRAK Theatre in Hradec Králové

2014   Founded, Toy and Puppet brand "Petao - Design"

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