The “HAFU” documentary - about Half-Japanese people’s experiences living in Japan - opens Saturday at Uplink Shibuya. Should be great.
Japanese Bird Cage 18th C. Black lacquer, gold and silver maki-e, silk netting. Cranes and poems refer to Wakanoura, revered as the “Bay of Poetry.”
“Yūgen (幽玄) is at the core of the appreciation of beauty and art in Japan. It shows that real beauty exists when, through its suggestiveness, only a few words, or few brush strokes, can suggest what has not been said or shown – hence awaken many inner thoughts and feelings.”
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