Kintsugi: The Art of Embracing Damage

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by Jay, 5 years ago
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On the Japanese mending practice of Kintsugi. To discuss this further, follow me on tumblr and use the Ask Me Anything feature here: http://thenerdwriter.tumblr.com/ And you can follow me on twitter here: http://bit.ly/Sk3b5H WORKS CITED: Christy Bartlett, "The Aesthetic of Mended Japanese Ceramics" http://bit.ly/1hFUUj7 Kintsugi, The Art of Broken Pieces http://www.thisiscolossal.com/2014/05/kintsugi-the-art-of-broken-pieces/ Blake Gopnik, "'Golden Seams: The Japanese Art of Mending Ceramics' at Freer" http://wapo.st/1mF2sa2 Shoppers World: Japan's Ancient Art of Lacquerware: http://www.nytimes.com/1985/09/22/travel/shopper-s-world-japan-s-ancient-art-of-lacquerware.html Wikipedia page: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kintsugi Kwan, Pui Ying, "Exploring Japanese Art and Aesthetic as inspiration for emotionally durable design" http://www.designedasia.com/2012/Full_Papers/Exploring%20Japanese%20Art%20and%20Aesthetic.pdf