Starts 7 pm, free admission
Both silk and dyes from plants and fruits are starting materials and inspiration for SHIMURA Fukumis' art of weaving and dyeing. In 1990 she was awarded the title "Living National Treasure" for her achievements and dedication to preserving this traditional craftsmanship.
The Master along with her daughter SHIMURA Yôko will give a presentation at the JDZB about their world of color and their art of weaving.
The lecture will be translated simultaneously Japanese-German.
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Bröhan-Museum Berlin, Japanese Cultural Institute Cologne/The Japan Foundation, Pola Art Foundation, The Kao Foundation for Arts and Sciences, The Asahi Shimbun Foundation, TSUKI-KOBO, Office Yeeyo
The above presentation is part of a series of events accompanying the exhibition "Kimono. Fukumi and Yôko Shimura | Japonism" (19 June to 6 September 2015) in the Bröhan-Museum Berlin, where the works of SHIMURA Yôko and SHIMURA Fukumi will be displayed together with objects, photographs and graphics of Art Nouveau.
Another presentation "The Development of the Kimono from Antiquity to the Present and the Characteristics of Japanese Culture" by Prof. TAKEDA Sachiko will be held on 28 August 2015 at 7 pm in the JDZB.