Experience Kyoto: A Celebration of Japanese Creativity and Making from Kyoto
Booking not necessary, free
Hosted by the Nobu Hotel Shoreditch, this exhibition gives visitors the opportunity to experience the beauty and sophistication of Kyoto. Through a display of crafted products from the region, ranging from textiles to ceramics and cuisine culture, the ‘wabi-sabi’ culture of Japan is celebrated and shared.
Kyoto was once the capital of Japan. The Imperial Palace was located in the city for over 1,200 years, and throughout this period master craftspeople gathered in Kyoto to meet the demands of Emperors. The skills, knowledge and experiences of the region were passed down over time.
In this exhibition, visitors experience traditional ceramics made for the art of tea ceremony, such as “Kyo-yaki and Kiyomizu-yaki” , rare silk fabrics “Nishijin Textile”, “Kyo Yuzen Textile Dyeing”, Japanese candle “Warousoku”, and The traditional cuisine of Japan “Washoku”.