Ainu Design: Past and Present (hosted by Maki Sekine, Xanat Vargas Meza and partially in Japanese)

This session took place on April 20, 2021.

Please note that this session is in both English and Japanese.

Session Recording

Session Description

The Ainu are one of the indigenous groups that live in Japan. This session will present a brief summary of Ainu Design (particularly textile design), current applications and the links of indigenous design with society and the environment in the Japanese context.