Tag Archives: Makoto Fujimara

More Beautiful for Being Broken – Mending Trauma

A few years ago I saw a bowl repaired with veins of gold in the Kintsukuroi art form of Kintsugi. It prompted me to post, “More Beautiful for Being Broken: Kintsukuroi“. Recently I came upon the Japanese artist Makoto Fujimura explaining … Continue reading

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The Art of Vengeance

“Art goes to where words cannot reach.” James Romaine This reminded me something Odysseas Elytis said so long ago (note: “Wanting to be Heard“): The lack of synchronicity between nature and man caused the lack of synchronicity between body and soul. … Continue reading

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More Beautiful for Being Broken: Kintsukuroi

“The Japanese art of Kintsugi, or Kintsukuroi, repairs broken pottery with seams of gold. This repairs the brokenness in a way that makes the object even more beautiful for being broken.” This is a powerful metaphor of the beauty of restoration – … Continue reading

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