1 October 2011
The Sun, a poem, by Juda al Harizi (Toledo 1170-1235)
Look: The sun has spread its wings
over the earth to dispel the darkness.
Like a great tree with its roots in heaven
and its branches reaching down to the earth.
1 October – 23 November 2011
AIZU FUKUSHIMA URUSHI ART FESTIVAL 2011 会津 漆の芸術祭, Exhibition Hall of Aizuwakamatsu City, Japan
Female Urushi Artists' Solidarity with the People of TOHOKU, Kizuna Project
This special exhibition was organized in support of the people who live in the lacquer area of Tohoku (Northeast Japan) and who have been deeply affected by the nuclear meltdown in Fukushima. Twenty-seven international lacquer artists were sent lacquer boards produced in the Aizu region to create works encouraging solidarity and reconstruction.
Curated by Sakurako Matshushima and Fumie Sasai.