Author Talk: Emily Freidenrich "Almost Lost Arts"

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Western Washington University Art History alumna Emily Freidenrich’s new book “Almost Lost Arts: Traditional Crafts and the Artisans Keeping Them Alive” profiles artists and artisans working in all-but-forgotten crafts from globe-making to kintsugi - the Japanese art of mending broken pottery with lacquer.

In all, “Almost Lost Arts” examines the labor 20 artisans who have devoted their lives to preserving traditional techniques. In‐depth profiles of the artisans illuminate the philosophies and histories behind their work, while gorgeous photographs transport readers to their studios—in Oaxaca, Kyoto, Milan, Tennessee, and other locations around the globe.

Emily has been giving talks all over the US regarding the book and recently appeared on King 5 to discuss her latest work.

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