Visit An Artist: En Iwamura


Saturday, October 31, 2020, 10:00am to 11:00am


Ceramics Program, Office for the Arts at Harvard—Online

We are off to Japan to visit with the incredibly prolific sculptor En Iwamura! 

En Iwamura's current research investigates how he can influence and alter the experience of viewers who occupy space with his installation artworks. When Iwamura describes the space and scale in his works, he references the Japanese philosophy of Ma. Ma implies meanings of distance, moment, space, relationship, and more. People constantly read and measure different Ma between themselves, and finding the proper or comfortable Ma between people or places can provide a specific relationship at a given moment. Through his work, Iwamura intend to create such an encounter with site-responsive installations, and provide through entering the space, an opportunity for viewers to recognize Ma themselves. 

Free for Harvard Undergraduates
$25.00 for Harvard Graduate Students, Harvard Staff, and Adult Community

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