Boro textiles are early examples of sustainability in fashion because of their innovative approach to recycling, and they embody the fundamental principles of wabi-sabi, the Japanese aesthetic that centers on the imperfection of objects.
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Films on the Fringes of the Japanese New Wave
A series at the Japan Society opening on April 5 further complicates the definition of the Japanese New Wave cinema, whose parameters are typically difficult to define.
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Woodcut Kitty Porn of the Edo and Meiji Periods
A new exhibition coming to the Japan Society this spring brings a different perspective to bear on our feline friends.