Entries by Lissa Mateus

St. Ives September Festival September 11th and 12th

For over 40 years, Canadian filmmaker Marty Gross has collected and restored films documenting crafts and the origins of Mingei, from its beginnings with Bernard Leach and seminal figures like Shoji Hamada. With a focus on Bernard Leach and the Leach Pottery, Marty will show films recently made from never-before-seen footage.         […]

Takashimaya Exhibition

Exhibition of Contemporary Japanese Mingei Takashimaya Department Stores, Japan 高島屋  用の美とこころ「民藝展」  

June 2017

Marty Gross visits the Leach Pottery and shows films to the current studio potters.  


The Film Compendium on the Japanese Mingei Movement  A presentation by Canadian film maker Marty Gross Monday 20 June 2016 6.45pm The Swedenborg Society 20-21 Bloomsbury Way (Hall entrance on Barter St) London WC1A 2TH The Japan Society Lecture