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Lecture by Yoshiko Wada at LongHouse Reserve: East Hampton, NY, USA

 

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Hello East-Coasters! Save the date, because Yoshiko Wada will be giving a lecture on the art of boro at the famous LongHouse Reserve this August.

Founded by renowned textile designer, author, and collector  Jack Lenor Larsen, The LongHouse Reserve is an organization dedicated to supporting art in all forms. The LongHouse Reserve is home to a wide range of artwork collections, including gardens and sculpture and supports various educational programs open to the public. For more information, please visit their website: https://www.longhouse.org/about-us/mission

About the Lecture (from the LongHouse Reserve):

Boro is a deeply cherished folk tradition admired for its beauty and revered for the story each swatch, so tenderly incorporated, tells. Who better to share the story than LongHouse tour leader extraordinaire (Insiders Tours to Japan 2007, 2009, 2011, 2013 and India 2012) acclaimed lecturer, author and curator – Yoshiko Wada. Considered one of the most important teachers of textiles in the world, Ms. Wada single-handedly introduced the art of Japanese shibori to the United States. She is the founder of the Slow Fiber Studio and served as a trustee for the American Craft Council, Haystack Mountain School of Crafts and the San Francisco Museum of Craft and Folk Art.

Lecture: Tattered Rags (click link to purchase tickets)

Saturday, August 02

10:30 AM

LongHouse Reserve, East Hampton, NY

Members $20; Non-members $30

 

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