Agnes Husz

Zsofia Karsai, “Sand Press I” (2005)

“Beneath the Cherry Tree – Reflecting on Influences from Japan”


There is a Japanese word: mederu. It means “to look,” “just looking.”
When sitting in a Japanese garden simply looking, not seeing, you can feel the inner emptiness. The study of Far Eastern philosophies seems to be a means of attaining this inner calm.

A brief introduction to Maria Geszler Garzuly, Zsofia Karsai, Julia Nema and Agnes Husz’s exploration of the impact of traditional Japanese notions to their work, these are examples of Europeans being enveloped in what might be called the “New Orientalia”.

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editorial N°1

This webpage is focused on the general theme of « New Orientalia – Functionality, Spirituality, Diversity ».

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