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'The Beauty of Mended Ceramics' at BachmannEckenstein in Basel, Switzerland

Currently on display at BachmannEckenstein JapaneseArt in Basel, Switzerland is the exhibit "The Beauty of Mended Ceramics" featuring Kintsugi ("golden joinery"), the 15th and 16th century Japanese art of repairing broken pottery with a lacquer resin sprinkled with powdered gold. The Smithsonian's website has a good writeup of the technique, explaining that it became [...]

Plate Repair and Reinvention by Lotte Dekker at 'Pioneers of Change' on Governors Island

Photographs: Raphael Brion
Last week we wrote about the "Go Slow Cafe" at the "Pioneers of Change" exhibit on Governors Island in New York City (that continues over the coming weekend, Fri-Sun), and here's something else we thought we should bring to your attention: Designer Lotte Dekker's ceramic work as part of Platform 21's "Repair house." [...]

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