The Japan Society

Upcoming Events

09/09/2024Creating the Mingei Film Archive Project: Craft, History and Preservation


The Mingei Film Archive is an ongoing project to locate, restore and preserve films on the history of craftsmanship in Japan and beyond. For this lecture, filmmaker and potter Marty Gross will share with us how the Mingei Film Archive was created and developed showing films by Bernard Leach and other craftpeople in Japan.