Conversations: A Potter and a Kyogen Actor

Core Kyoto

28m 00s
Broadcast on November 5, 2020 Available until March 31, 2023

Two professionals from diverse fields, potter Matsubayashi Hosai and comic actor Shigeyama Sennojo discuss what it means to carry on a tradition and the similarities and differences between their professions. Born into 400-year-old Kyoto legacies, both have an eye on the international stage and are searching for ways to pass on the crafts and skills they inherited. Explore what roles people in heritage professions should play in 2020, at a time when lifestyles are changing due to the pandemic.

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