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

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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

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VEr68_gTp_Y&feature=youtu.be 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

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=difBIAQ4twU&feature=youtu.be Visit to Daisei Pottery Mashiko, Japan | This climbing kiln was featured in the film Mashiko Village Pottery, 1937

Fujiya Sakuma

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xAFNvjJN4v0&feature=youtu.be Interviewing Fujiya Sakuma about the film Mashiko Village Pottery, Japan 1937 which was made at his family’s workshop.

The Mingei

An article (in Japanese) about the Mingei Movement project from 2014. Download the (.pdf) article.

CFILE post on the Mingei Project

From Cfile Blog. By Bill Rodgers - a Contributing Editor at CFile. Film | Marty Gross: Documentary Compendium on the Mingei (Japanese Folk Craft) Movement Filmmaker Marty Gross has been producing films about Japanese art, film,…