Wabi Sabi: the Japanese Aesthetic of Impermanence and Imperfection

Below are the materials you will need for IMD 540:


Reading Packets:

Zen, Nature, Art

All That Is Solid Melts Into Air - Introduction

13 Poems by Saigyo

13 Poems by Richard Brautigan


Books to purchase:

Wabi Sabi: The Japanese Art of Impermanence by Andrew Juniper

Wabi-Sabi for Artists, Designers, Poets & Philosophers by Leonard Koren

The Book of Tea by Kakuzo Okakura

In Praise of Shadows by Jun'ichiro Tanizaki

Moment to Moment: Poems of a Mountain Recluse by David Budbill

This page is for students to access various class materials:

IMD 520 - Interactive Paradigm

IMD 540 - Century of the Self

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