Art & Design

Illustrated Talk by Obi Impresario Genbei Yamaguchi X

9 November 2016, London

collaboration with V&A, are proud to invite Genbei Yamaguchi X to deliver an illustrated talk on the art of obi (sashes worn with kimono), on Wednesday, 9 November 2016 at Asia House. The tenth-generation head of a Kyoto family that specialises in making obi, Yamaguchi will discuss his career and collaborations with artists, architects, actors, fashion designers and clothing manufacturers.


Date: 9 November 2016 from 7.00pm

Asia House, Fine Room 1
63 New Cavendish Street, London W1G 7LP


This event is free to attend but booking is essential. To book your place via Eventbrite, please visit:

9 November 2016, from 7.00pm

Asia House, Fine Room 1, 63 New Cavendish Street, London W1G 7LP

Tel: 020 7436 6695

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