Conversations 3: Transnationalism in Porcelain Ceramics
Sun, Sep 20, 2020Online
Two Zoom talks will take us on a pilgrimage of sorts with Edmund de Waal and examine how Korean porcelains inspired Yanagi Soetsu's formulation of mingei theory.
A Taste for the Exotic: The Samurai and a World of Commodities
Mon, Oct 5, 2020Online
Drawing on the AGSA exhibition Samurai, this lecture will present the continuing interest in foreign commodities during a period when Japan is often described as ‘closed’.