Beautiful Handicrafts of
Tohoku, Japan in Chiang Mai
|Kite “Kintaro to Yamauba”,
Shiko Munakata, “The Cave of Lion”,
Colored, wood block print 1953
Exhibition Gallery, Thailand Creative & Design Center Chiang Mai
Sunday 8 March – Thursday 30 April 2015
From 10.30 am – 6.00 pm(except on Mondays)
Saturday 7 March, 16.30 pm
Visitors 2,687 people
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The Japan Foundation, Bangkok in cooperation with Thailand Creative & Design Center Chiang Mai and Consulate-General of Japan in Chiang Mai presented “Beautiful Handicrafts of Tohoku, Japan”, a traveling exhibition from Japan planned to mark the March 11 anniversary of the 2011 Tohoku Earthquake and Tsunami. The Tohoku region, known for its beautiful sceneries and its rich local culture and history was highly suffered by the destruction. Local people were affected, however, have been working closely together to rebuild, restore peace and normality to their lives as soon as possible.
The exhibition showed 70 works which was traditionally crafted by high level techniques nurtured in the Tohoku region. The display presented works of various genres – ceramics, lacquer ware, textiles, metalwork, wood and bamboo crafts, etc, allowing visitors to appreciate the folk wisdom in daily implements used since ancient times in Japan.
The panorama view of the exhibition.
Exhibit items with the panels
Colorful ceramics on display in line at the exhibition.
Visitors read the description at the panel.
The exhibition attracted foreign visitors as well.
The Japan Foundation, Bangkok
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