Sat, 14 Sept|
Royal Museum of Mariemont
Lecture : " Stopover in Japan From the Way to the Golden Scar."
We have all heard of judo, aikido, and other sometimes lesser-known arts: kendo, iaido, kyudo. All carry in their name this “do”, this way. There is also the bushido, this way of the warriors, which populates our unconscious when we evoke Japan.
Time & Location
14 Sept 2019, 10:00 – 18:00
Royal Museum of Mariemont, Chaussée de Mariemont 100, 7140 Morlanwelz, Belgium
About the event
We have all heard of judo, aikido, and other sometimes lesser-known arts: kendo,
iaido, kyudo. All carry in their name this “do”, this way. There is also bushido, this way of
warriors, who populate our unconscious when we talk about Japan. But this "way" is found
also in other non-martial arts such as calligraphy (shodo), the art of flower arrangement
(ikebana), and of course in the tea ceremony (chado).
This Stopover in Japan will be devoted to this "way" in particular to better understand the
philosophy underlying these arts. To achieve this, the Stopover will consist of presentations and
demonstrations of different martial arts (kendo, iaido, kyudo).
10 a.m.: Welcome coffee
10:30 a.m. to 11:15 a.m.: Conference by Mr Baudouin Decharneux – philosopher, historian of religions, Professor at ULB : " Ways through the Japanese "do".
11:15 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.: Conference by Mr Charles Van Overstyns - qualified tea master in Japan : " La Voie du Thé - Chado".
1:45 p.m. to 3:45 p.m.: Conference Me Showzi Tsukamoto – Artist and master Kintsugi: “Wabi-Sabi: The world of beauty”.
Sensei Tsukamoto will tell us about the extraordinary history of Kintsugi and the extraordinary philosophy of Wabi Sabi.
4pm – 5:30pm (max): Martial Arts Demonstration : The Yo-shin club will show you Kendo which is a form of fencing.
Kyudo comes from warrior archery.
The conference will be given by Showzi tsukamoto with a French translation..€15.00