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Alberto Burri, 1915-1995, http://formforce.files.wordpress.com/2014/01/burri-alberto-015.gif

The life work of Alberto Burri was born in an American POW camp in Gainesville, Texas, where he was interned after the capture of his unit by the Allied forces in Tunisia in Defeated and conf…

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"tear and repair", cloth made with khadi silk leftover pieces and Japanese cotton, hand stitched (sachiko style) onto linen. the back is left 'unfinished' and shows the hand stitching. to lay down or hang on the wall. size 57 x 90 cm.

The Library of Lost Books Modern English Writers 1890 - 1914 By Harold Williams Sidgwick and Jackson, London 1918 2013, Mixed media

The Library of Lost Books Modern English Writers 1890 - 1914 By Harold Williams Sidgwick and Jackson, London 1918 2013

kintsukuroi : the art of repairing something with gold or silver lacquer understanding that it is more beautiful for having been broken.

The Kintsugi Effect: Lit From Within! Paige Bradley broke a wax sculpture she spent 6 months making - cast the broken pieces in bronze, then reassembled them with a lighting engineer to produce this startling sculpture in NYC

The Japanese art of kintsugi turns brokenness into beauty. The method of repair, using golden seams to rejoin shards, draws the eye to the what was once a point of failure and is now a more beautiful whole.  Having spent the past several months deeply imbedded in the issues around social care provider failure, I think there are some clear parallels. Councils that have experienced a problem with care providers have often come out stronger, with more robust procedures...

The Japanese art of kintsugi turns brokenness into beauty. The method of repair, using golden seams to rejoin shards, draws the eye to the what was once a point of failure and is now a more beautiful whole.