Sunday, October 4, 2015

Soju Projekt at Senses of Japan 2015 (1)

Soju Projekt's Kenneth E. Lawrence and Kumiko Negishi-Lawrence took part in Five Senses Japan's event 'Senses of Japan' at Fran's Chocolates in Georgetown this weekend.   

Interpreting for master lacquerware artist Shokan Matsuda.

A pre-performance lecture by Kenneth before a biwa (plucked lute) performance by Kyokumi Tashiro.

Giving historical background on the art of maki-e (literally 'sprinkled art').

A lecture-demonstration on the history and techniques used to create maki-e masterpieces.

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