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The Philosophy of Wabi-Sabi: A Guided Discussion and Writing Workshop

Thu, Jan 28, 2016

The idea that human life is transient and imperfect is deeply embedded in the aesthetic culture of Japan. In recent years, the phrase wabi-sabi has become popularized in the Western world, especially in the world of design. Join MAD educators in a dialogue focused around understanding the aesthetic philosophy and the multiple meanings behind this elusive phrase. Visitors will also have the opportunity to capture their personal understanding of what wabi-sabi might mean to them through writing an original haiku.

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