Saturday Spotlight: Kintsugi - Mending, A Broken Art | University of Oxford

Saturday Spotlight: Kintsugi - Mending, A Broken Art

Muneaki Shimode, Takahiko Sato, Tim Toomey
14:30 - 15:30
Pitt Rivers Museum
South Parks Road
Oxford
Oxfordshire
OX1 3PP

Entry via the Oxford University Museum of Natural History

Gallery tours / talks
Free entry
Yes
Not required

Artists-in-residence Muneaki Shimode and Takahiko Sato from Kyoto, along with Tim Toomey from the UK Kintsugi Project, will talk about the ethos behind Kintsugi, the Japanese art of repairing broken ceramics with urushi (Japanese lacquer) and powdered gold. The talk will also include a demonstration of the process. This Spotlight marks the culmination of a 10-day Kintsugi project at the Pitt Rivers Museum.