EMPTINESS AT HEART: interventions in the art of asia exhibition

International Shakuhachi Festival Prague (ISFP) in cooperation with The National Gallery in Prague,presents artefacts linked with traditional Japanese music and the playing of the shakuhachi flute at its permanent exhibition in the Kinský Palace.

Examples of various types of shakuhachi flutes and their X-rays graced exhibition halls featuring Japanese painting and prints. In addition to contemporary Japanese woodcuts, the exhibition had a large present-day work of calligraphy by Vlastislav Matoušek, ethnomusicologist, musical composer and founder of the ISFP, and calligraphy master Izan Ogawa.