Deborah Klugman – Stage Raw
Americans live in a culture which values the new, the shiny, the unimpaired. If a plate or cup chips, most of us throw it away.
In Japan, it’s a different story. A Japanese philosophy, wabi-sab, teaches that worn or imperfect objects may have great value.Kintsugi, the repairing of broken pottery, is a kindred art form that views imperfections in an object as part of their history and integral to their worth. Rather than discard the object, kintsugi instructs that it be cared for and treasured.
Now running through October 27