Handcrafted Form: Traditions and Techniques

This exhibition introduces examples of traditional arts and crafts which have developed within the context of daily life such as ceramics, dyeing, metalwork, lacquer ware, woodand bamboo-work, and papermaking along with works by craft artists who continue to use traditional techniques to produce highly creative pieces at various locations around the country.

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November 24, 2017 - January 21, 2018
Expressions Whirnaki Arts & Entertainment Centre (Upper Hutt, New Zealand)

September 1 - October 30, 2017
Fiji Museum (Suva, Fiji)

July 20 - August 10, 2017
Tanoa International Dateline Hotel (Nuku'alofa, Tonga)

April 3 - 30, 2017
Malay Technology Museum (Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei)

December 18, 2016 - January 5, 2017
Assiut University (Assiut, Egypt)

November 27 - December 8, 2016
Fine Arts Museum - Hamed Oweis Hall (Alexandria, Egypt)

November 6 - 17, 2016
Gezira Art Center (Cairo, Egypt)

September 21 - October 11, 2016
Embassy of Japan in Morocco, Culture Hall (Rabat, Morocco)

July 7 - 27, 2016
Thapong Visual Arts Centre (Gaborone, Botswana)

April 14 - May 10, 2016
Kyrgyz National Fine Art Museum in the name of Aitiev (Bishkek, Kyrgyz)

Photo of Bizen ware
Bizen ware: Bizen black rectangular vase, Jun Isezaki

Photo of hand-drawn Yuzen
Tokyo hand-drawn Yuzen: Semi-formal kimono,“Fragrant Wind”Teruhiko Shiozawa

Photo of Takaoka lacquer
Takaoka lacquer: Serving dishes with maple leaf and radish motifs, Unshu Hannya

Photo of bamboo insect cage
Suruga fine bamboo basketry: Insect cage

Photo of Edo decorated hand-made papers: Lamps
Edo decorated hand-made papers: Lamps

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