TRANSFORMATION: THE WORK OF TAKAHIRO KONDO – TAASA Review June 2009
Trevor Fleming T he work of Takahiro Kondo draws one into the otherworldly sphere of Zen Buddhist transience.
One time, One meeting'-ichi-go ichi-e’ – from the philosophy of tea practice, holds that all encounters are unique and decisive.
As a chawan (tea bowl) presents as a physical metaphor for a pathway to enlightenment, so do Kondo’s works magically capture spiritual life energy and evanescence deriving from the transformation of clay. Orkney Monolith Series, 2008, Kondo Takahiro...