In a group of professional ceramists formed the Noord Limburgs Pottenbakkers Collectief (NLPC), in a region in the Netherlands with a centuries-old ceramics tradition, thus laying the foundation stone for the Keramisto Pottery Fair
The first Contemporary Kogei Art Fair on March 5 and 6 at Tokyo International forum is an extensive exhibition where 55 outstanding Japanese Kogei artists in ceramics, metal works, pottery and Japanese lacquer will get together.
Kintsugi (golden joinery) Japanese art of repairing damaged pottery w/ gold. Restores functionality to a broken vessel; also adds beauty & worth. Turns brokenness into the most valuable part of the piece.