ARTS - 284
Catalog Year: 2017
This travel seminar to Japan focuses on Japanese arts and culture, particularly traditional handicrafts in the Kumamoto Prefecture of Japan. Students will visit artists' studios, ceramic kilns, art museums, temples, shrines, and historic gardens and sites in Tokyo, Kyoto, Shugraki, Nagasaki, and especially in Kumanoto on the island of Kyushu. Students will engage in workshops in several disciplines: Yaki (ceramics), Shodo (calligraphy), Chanoyu (tea ceremony), Ikebana (flower arranging), and Kataezome (textile and indigo dye process).