Fitzrovia Lates | Surface Tension

29 October 18:00 - 20:00

Venue: White Rainbow

Sawa Kindo Photo: Michelle Marshall © Sawa Kindo
Sawa Kindo
Photo: Michelle Marshall
© Sawa Kindo

Surface Tension is inspired by the idea of chouzetsu-gikou (superlative skill) – a phrase coined by Professor Yuji Yamashita – and brings together exquisitely skilful art works which draw on traditional techniques yet offer perspectives on life in Japan today.

For October’s Fitzrovia Lates event, White Rainbow is pleased to present a flower installation by London based florist Sawa Kindo in response to the exhibition. Combining Ikebana and English flower arrangement techniques with Japanese vases and found objects in flea markets in Europe, Kindo creates a spatial dialogue with the exhibition and art works on display.


Sawa Kindo

Born in Kanagawa, Japan, 1977
Lives and works in London, UK



MA in Art, Design and Visual Culture (by Project)
London Metropolitan University, London


Diploma in Design Crafts (Flower Design)
London College of  Communication, London


B.A in Human Relations
University of The Sacred Heart, Tokyo

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