Project: “Happiness” in Bhutan

  • Asia

Bhutan, Tibet. Bhutan is said to be the world’s happiest country. While most of the world is determined to move quickly towards modernization, Bhuta ... more >


Project: Ceramic Art in Kyoto

  • Asia

Kyoto, Japan. In Kyoto, the old capital of Japan, where the heart of traditional art still beats firmly, Kiyomizu Ceramics have been made since before the ... more >


Project: Cuban Music

  • South America

Havana, Cuba. In the Burkina Faso project, I learned the key to understanding the African music is “clave” (rhythmic pattern used for temporal ... more >


Project: Wudang Kung Fu

  • Asia

Wudang, China. Wudang in the Hubei province of China is the capital of Wudang Kung Fu, and its Taoist monasteries and buildings are known as one of the UNE ... more >


Project: African Music

  • Africa

Bobo-Dioulasso, Burkina Faso. In search for the key to understanding African music, I went to meet my percussion master in Bobo-Dioulasso, a city known as ... more >