“Wagokoro The Art Of Modern Japanese” Exhibition

Tenri Cultural Institute

poster for “Wagokoro The Art Of Modern Japanese” Exhibition

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From Tokyo, Japan, MEDEL GALLERY SHU presents an exhibition featuring traditional Japanese craftsmanship recreated into modern art. Many exhibitions that feature cultural art of Japan usually only features the traditional view. However, through the years, the cultural art continues to evolve to the modern days while retaining the traditional techniques passed down for generations.

We will be featuring renowned artists & craftsmen from Japan to continue the legacy of delivering the traditional “Soul of Japan” (Wagokoro) through their collections using obi from kimono, bamboo charcoal art, chabako (tea box), incense, fiber arts, flower arrangements, and more.

Hakama | Bamboo Charcoal Painting |
Mimimi Konjyaku | Incense
Nobuko Tsuruta | Fiber Art / Textile |
Shuko Katami |Accessories / Flower Installation |
Yu Orihime | Decorated Kimono Tea Box |

Performance: Bugaku - Japanese traditional dance by Maki Yamamae
Costume by Nobuko Tsuruta
Ikebana - Japanese Art of flower arrangement by Shuko Katami



from November 16, 2019 to November 21, 2019

Opening Reception on 2019-11-15 from 18:00 to 20:00

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