A residency by artist Atsuko Kamura at the Edge, 1st-4th May 2022. Book your place on eventbrite 2022
Hanami (花見, “flower viewing”) is the Japanese traditional custom of enjoying the beauty of flowers (hana). Atsuko Kamura and Friction arts brings blossom to The Edge through a series workshops and a flowery installation.
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PROGRAM OF EVENTS
Day 1: Sunday 1st May 2:00pm-5:00pm
Cherry blossom sweet making workshop: Make Cherry blossom biscuits and
Japanese sweets with Ubuntu Bakery and Kamura. Japanese tea will be
Day 2: Monday 2 May 6:30pm -8:30pm
Words and music improvisation workshop: Create improvised poems and
music together. Kamura introduces methods and games to create improvised
music, poems and dance. All musicians, poets, and dancers who are
interested in improvisation are welcome. For musicians, please bring
Day 3 Tuesday 3 May 6:30pm-8:30pm
Talking about Haiku and Renga by Harry Gilonis, a Haiku poet, and Renga
Renga is a genre of Japanese collaborative poetry in which alternating
stanzas, or ku, of 5-7-5 and 7-7 sound units per line are linked in
succession by multiple poets. Harry and Kamura introduce a modern
version of improvised Renga making.
Day 4 Wednesday 4 May 6:30 pm-8:30 pm
Meditation and Butoh workshop 6:30 pm-8:30 pm:
Kamura introduces Japanese self-massage, relaxation, meditation and
Butoh; a style of modern Japanese dance.
From Monday to Wednesday from 3 pm to 5 pm, Kamura invites you to join
us to create Cherry Blossom inspired installation at the Edge. Pop in,
see and take a part in the transformation of the space with Japanese tea
and sweets to accompany with.