Ceramic Scar Tissue Talk, 12th Dec 2018

The findings and experiences of the residency in Japan will be presented on the 12th of December 2018. Ceramic Scar Tissue is ongoing artistic research on Kin Tsugi with life material.    Please join at the SOLU space of the BioArt Society,  Luotsikatu 13, Katajanokka, Helsinki Wednesday, December 12, 2018 at 7 PM – 9 PM The event is free of charge.    More info on … Continue reading Ceramic Scar Tissue Talk, 12th Dec 2018

The Animal Side of Japan

Of course, it is common knowledge that Japanese love cats. This has always been the case. Cats are believed to convey good luck – if they wave with their left paw they beckon people over, whereas the right paw invites wealth. Cats appear in advertisement, as sculptures, as logos, symbols, photographs, they are simply everywhere – except as animal in blood and flesh. During my … Continue reading The Animal Side of Japan

Finding Answers in Kyoto

With my friend Kaori, we went to visit a Kin Tsugi workshop in a hotel, in the centre of Kyoto. The friendly master was generously giving answers to many questions that I had and showed her toolkit as well as some of her pieces in process. Without translation, none of this would have been possible – and without any previous knowledge of how this craft … Continue reading Finding Answers in Kyoto

Ceramic Scar Tissue – Talk in Tokyo, November 2018

During a month long residency, new insightswere gained – on Kin Tsugi, the art of Urushi and what Tokyo hands are capable of . My final talk of the month long residency in Japan is organized on November 6th 2018, at 19:00, in BioClub Tokyo, Shibuya and is announced here. If you want to read more about the ongoing explorations, please have a look at … Continue reading Ceramic Scar Tissue – Talk in Tokyo, November 2018

Residency in Tokyo

Residency in Japan – October 7th to November 7th 2018 Artist Talk at metaPhorest / Waseda University: Fri, Oct 12th, 18:30 Welcome at BioClub Tokyo, Tuesday, Oct 16th, 19:00 Research Visit at YCAM, Yamaguchi, Oct 22nd & 23rd Goodbye Residency Presentation at BioClub, Tuesday, Nov 6th, 19:00   Brussels on and off at aPass – throughout 2019. More info soon. Reset: Mar Menor – un paesaje … Continue reading Residency in Tokyo