Author and tattoo artist Takahiro Kitamura (artist name Horitaka, apprentice to the revered Japanese master, Horiyoshi III) gives a talk about the centuries-old art of traditional Japanese tattooing. See live demonstrations of Japanese style tattooing by various tattoo artists using both traditional and modern techniques. Dip into the world of Zen among ancient Japanese Samurai warriors through a guided tour of the galleries, learn about Japanese alters through a talk with author John Nelson, sample Japanese teas by Ito En, and soak up the DJ’s aural offerings.
6-8:30 pm: Live tattoo demonstrations
7:00 pm: Talk by artist Takahiro Kitamura
Ongoing: Free raffle drawing and music
Official Website: http://www.asianart.org/matcha08october.htm
Added by davegolden on June 5, 2008