The Cinema Of Goddess - Eiko Ishioka

Eiko Ishioka

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Eiko Ishioka (石岡 瑛子 Ishioka Eiko, born July 12, 1939, Tokyo) is an Oscar-winning costume designer, known for her work in stage, screen, advertising, and print media. She won a 1992 Academy Award for costume design for Bram Stoker's Dracula.

Ishioka’s long list of credits includes the 1985 Cannes Film Festival Award for Artistic Contribution for her production design of Paul Schrader’s film Mishima, a Tony Award nomination for the stage and costume design of the Broadway play "M. Butterfly," and a Grammy Award the art work for Miles Davis’ "Tutu" album, to name just a few. Most recently, she brought her creative sensibilities to bear on the conservative opera world with her costume design for Richard Wagner’s "Ring Cycle," at the Netherlands National Opera.

Eiko Ishioka graduated from the Tokyo National University of Fine Arts and Music. Her work is included in the permanent collection of museums throughout the world, including the Museum of Modern Art in New York. In 1992 she was selected to be a member of the New York Art Directors Club Hall of Fame.

One of Eiko's famous works is in forCirque du Soleil: Varekai.

Ishioka is scheduled to do costume work for a musical called "Jim Steinman's Bat Out of Hell". This is expected to debut in 2008 or 2009. This is according to the official blog of Jim Steinman.

Eiko Ishioka's Portfolio

Cocoon by Bjork (2002), Music Video - Art director

Closet Land by Radha Bharadwaj (1991), Sci-Fi Drama
Music by Philip Glass and Richard Einhorn
- Stage and Costume designer

Varekai by Cirque du Soleil (2002),
Preforming Tour - Costume designer

Mishima: A Life in Four Chapters By Paul Schrader (1985), Drama,
Music By Philp Glass - Costume Designer

The Cell by Mark Protosevich (2000), Drama - Costume Designer

The Fall By Tarsems(2006), Drama - Costume designer

Bram Stoker's Dracula by Francais Ford Copolla (1992), Horror - Costume designer