From October 11th untill 18th Cesi Nolten and I will present the results of our Kyomachiya Artist-in-Residence 2014 in ‘t Japans Cultureel Centrum in Amsterdam. The same exhibition was on show in Kyoto in July.
After staying in the Nishijin area in Kyoto between May-July we would like to share our experiences with you! Please find the details on the website of Japans Cultureel Centrum.
On August 5th I received an e-mail from one of the workshops’ participants, Dairik Amae. He’s an architect but also offers tea ceremonies in his traditional machiya in the north of Kyoto. One day he decided to dedicate the tea ceremony to a different cause:
Fascinatingly, the Gion festival hides both centuries old mysteries and technical innovations. A month ago, one of these mysteries brought the Japan Broadcasting Corporation (NHK) to the Dutch town of Rijswijk.