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…

The Art of the Potter

Examining footage from "The Art of the Potter."

A visit to Duke University

LECTURE Marty Gross Film Producer and Director Film Archive to speak on the Mingei Potters of Japan Thursday, January 28, 2016 4:00–5:30 pm Center for Documentary Studies (1317 Pettigrew Street), Durham, NC Over the past 35 years,…

Documenting Mashiko in 1934

In this article in Impressions Magazine, Marty Gross recounts his first meetings with Bernard Leach and how Leach agreed to give him the original 16mm film he had made in Japan in 1934 and 1935. Download the article as a .pdf

Dialogues in Clay

by Elaine Tierney | Victoria & Albert Museum This post was written by Susan Newell, a second-year student on the V&A/RCA MA in History of Design, who works part-time in the V&A’s Ceramics and Glass Department. A…

Leach Pottery Visit

Marty Gross gives an update on the Mingei Film Archive Project at the Leach Pottery. Images courtesy of the Leach Pottery. Photo by: Matthew Tyas.

Tamba Pottery Museum December 2014 Research visit to the Tamba Pottery Museum and the workshop of the Ichino Family, Tachikui Village, Hyogo Prefecture, Japan

Ceramic Review

Article originally published in Ceramic Review, Issue 268 | July/August 2014 The Leach Pottery, St. Ives and Marty Gross Film Productions, Canada are working together to restore, digitise and re-release films from the 1930s to 1970s…

Visit to Daisei Pottery Visit to Daisei Pottery Mashiko, Japan | This climbing kiln was featured in the film Mashiko Village Pottery, 1937

Fujiya Sakuma Interviewing Fujiya Sakuma about the film Mashiko Village Pottery, Japan 1937 which was made at his family’s workshop.