Kintsugi : The Art of Impermenance
The Japanese art of repairing broken pottery by mending the areas of breakage.
- 3 hr3 hours
- From 65 US dollarsFrom $65
All levels welcomed. All supplies provided. This Includes a ceramics piece to work on. Feel free to bring your own if you have one. ~ Clay Teachings ~ Kintsugi is the practice of repairing broken objects, highlighting the cracks with gold. Bringing forward the narrative, and serving to honor impermanence. Kintsugi is used as an analogy for people to practice resilience. Transform, and recover from past experiences. It can serve as an analogy for the duality of life, life’s tendency to both be incredibly beautiful and challenging at the same time. Wabi Sabi, is the ancient Japanese art philosophy, of finding value in imperfection, impermanence, and incompleteness. It invites a new perspective drawing on ancient Zen truth’s like non- attachment, impermanence, and awareness. As well as finding beauty in the insignificant, and unconventional, finding value in impermanence. And drawing inspiration from the incomplete. In this intimate workshop, we have tea and introductions, and then we will break and restore your own teacup, provided by the workshop using modern Kintsugi techniques. We’ll learn the centuries old Japanese art philosophy Wabi Sabi, and reflect on thought provoking questions. ~~ What to bring~~ Please bring clothes you don't mind getting dirty, and your open minds, we look forward to meeting you. You are welcome to bring your own ceramics piece to mend but we will have some provided. ~~ About The Instructor ~~ This event is hosted by Ryley Gaulocher @stonegoldcrafts on Instagram, a ceramicist of 13 years, and teacher. He Loves Kintsugi, and Wabi Sabi, for their parallels to everyday life, and the analogy th
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