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Mountain View, California 55 Fairchild Drive, Mountain View, California 94043
03 - Dec
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Where:Montalvo Arts Center, 15400 Montalvo Road, Saratoga, California, United States, 95070

"Wabi-sabi is the beauty of things imperfect, impermanent, and incomplete, the antithesis of our classical Western notion of beauty as something perfect, enduring, and monumental." --Leonard Koren

In a time of meticulously curated social media feeds and services that want you to be the "best" version of you, it's hard to take a step back and appreciate reality. How can we be satisfied with what we have if we're always seeking the unattainable? Wabi-sabi pushes back against this purity, focusing on minimalistic, monochromatic, and asymmetric concepts. In this workshop, you will learn to arrange modern Ikebana flowers using wabi-sabi aesthetics.About the instructor, Yuko Tiernan:

Yuko Tiernan's passion is creating ikebana that blends Japanese simplicity with Western vibrancy. She aims to promote wellness by bringing the therapeutic effects of mindful ikebana to the community.

In addition to teaching sensory stimulating ikebana to young autistic adults, Yuko also creates arrangements for offices, restaurants, and the Asian Art Museum in San Francisco.

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