Traditional Japanese ORIGAMI is one of the oldest folk arts still practiced today. Drawing its roots in a fascinating culture, full of symbolism, the art of folding is a concrete and accessible disciplin, both gestural and intellectual. Discover the art of origami, its gestures and its particular vocabulary through a variety of models full of history and meaning. During this workshop you will admire some of the Institute’s ancient origami pieces specially displayed for the occasion.
FUROSHIKI refers both to a square piece of fabric and to the traditional Japanese discipline, more than 1200 years old, which consists in wrapping books, gifts, clothes with the help of a square of variable size. The furoshiki is accessible to anyone, the first steps are easily acquired. Simple and concrete folds are detailed and repeated in order to acquire a certain autonomy to be able to use it on a daily basis.
The master for this workshop is Mr MichaÃ«l DAVID, the only professional origami artist in Belgium and certified instructor of the Nippon Origami Association in Tokyo.
First session of this workshop : 12 September 2020 from 14.30 to 17.30 am.
Your registration will be validated by your payment of 20 â‚¬ per person (material included).
to account BE 05 0018 5198 0075 in the name of MWI.
Registration is required by email to: email@example.com. Please mention your name, first name & mobile phone number. Places are limited.
The workshop is also accessible to young people over 12 years old.
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