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Obi-Tying Demonstration at Metropolitan Museum of Art

October 19, 2014 (Sun) 4:00pm-4:30pm at The Grace Rainey Rogers Auditorium
At Metropolitan Museum of Art, I presented “Obi-Tying Demonstration”. It was a related event of Japanese exhibition,Kimono: a Modern History. Also it was a part of Sunday at the Met program.

Please come & enjoy an art of Obi-Tying technique!
MET Obi-tying demonstration video (from 34 min.)

Sunday at the Met (Sunday, October 19)
Kimono:a Modern History

Welcome and Introduction
3:00–3:05 p.m.
John T. Carpenter, Curator, Department of Asian Art, MMA

Free Lecture
Kimono and Modernism: Old Is New Again
3:05–3:30 p.m.
Sharon S. Takeda, Senior Curator and Department Head, Costume and Textiles, Los Angeles County Museum of Art

Free Lecture
Imagination and Creation: The Kimono’s Influence on Fashion
3:30–4:00 p.m.
Akiko Fukai, Director and Chief Curator, The Kyoto Costume Institute

Free Lecture
Obi-Tying Demonstration
4:00–4:30 p.m.
Emi Kikuchi, Kimono Experience

1.Furisode (traditional) -model: Mako Ito

2.Furisode (contemporary) -model: Yuko Nagasue
3.Homongi -model: Akiko Tokuoka
4.Shiromuku (bridal) -model: Azumi Tsutsui

Michiko Sipell (Assistant)
Akiyo Koyama (Hair & Makeup)
Yumiko Sensui (Hair, Makeup & Dressing)
Yukari Mizuuchi (Hair & Dressing)