TAB Talks #12 “Japanese Aesthetics and Design”- Participate!

Kimiko Gunji from the University of Illinois will be our guest for the next TAB Talks. Ask your questions here!

poster for TAB Talks #12

TAB Talks #12 "Japanese Aesthetics and Design"

at Izakaya dharma Cafe
in the Tokyo: Others area
This event has ended - (2008-07-01)

In Tab Talks Talk Announcements by TAB Talks 2008-06-25

For the next TAB Talks we are inviting Kimiko Gunji, a professor from the University of Illinois. As Director of Japan House and an Associate Professor of Japanese Arts & Culture in the School of Art & Design, she teaches numerous classes such as “Tea Ceremony and Zen Aesthetics” and “Rigidity and Flexibility in Japanese Arts”.

What is it exactly about this Japanese aesthetic that continues to fascinate designers around the world? How does one go about explaining the manifestations of “Chado” rituals to foreign audiences?

Feel free to leave questions you would like her to answer in the comments section below or e-mail talks[at] We will have him choose his favourite ones, and part of the talk will be dedicated to answering those questions.

Thank you for your support and see you July 1st!

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