Raku: the ancient art of Japanese ceramics

United States, 1972

Film
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The raku process began in the 12th century in Japan growing out of a Zen Buddhist religious ceremony. Raku firing offers the potter many advantages over other techniques, and provides an intimacy and immediacy more deeply felt than any other ceramic process. Narrated by Ann Dumaresq.

Credits

co-producers/directors

G Roy Levin

Charles Cahill

Language

English

Duration

00:09:27:00

Colour

Colour

ACMI Identifier

27750

Subject categories

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Workmanship

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Rites and ceremonies - Japan

Crafts & Visual Arts → Art, Japanese

Crafts & Visual Arts → Arts - History

Crafts & Visual Arts → Arts - Study and teaching

Crafts & Visual Arts → Arts and crafts movement

Crafts & Visual Arts → Ceramics

Crafts & Visual Arts → Glazing (Ceramics)

Crafts & Visual Arts → Pottery - Japan

Crafts & Visual Arts → Workmanship

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Rites and ceremonies - Japan

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Zen buddhism

Education, Instruction, Teaching & Schools → Arts - Study and teaching

Educational & Instructional

Educational & Instructional → Educational films

Educational & Instructional → Instructional

History → Japan - History

Short films

Short films → Short films - United States

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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