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DESIGN TALKS

Magazine style intellectual aesthetic voyage, exploring art and philosophy in Japanese designs from antiques to high-techs, commodities and fashions.

Andrea Pompilio

Andrea is a citizen of the world. Born to an Italian father and a Japanese mother, he was raised in Tokyo and holds a Dutch passport. He is dedicated to promoting an open-minded spirit and intercultural ties. Andrea describes himself as a 'filter', helping to connect Japan to the rest of the world.

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Thu.1:30 - 2:00
7:30 - 8:00
13:30 - 14:00
19:30 - 20:00

Aug. 28, Thu.

Black

Since ancient times, the color black has been an integral part of design in Japan, from samurai armor and lacquerware to the plaster walls of buildings. Today's guest, the calligrapher Sisyu, describes how she uses traditional black ink to explore new forms of expression, and helps us answer the question of what exactly the color black means to the Japanese.

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