ENSO - multimedia ikebana exhibit and performance

Event Type
Event Description

Enso, the circular Zen image that begins and ends at the same time and place.

An installation and performance piece featuring traditional Japanese arts of chado (tea ceremony), kado (ikebana) and origami fused with contemporary music, video, and dance. Two consecutive nights of exhibition and performance embody creation and birth, and destruction and death.

Ikebana by Charles Harris, Senior Professor of Ikenobo School of Floral Art
Video installation by Hunter Lewis
Origami by Ty Yamamoto
Dance performance by Ayako Kato
CLEAT sound installation and performance by Billie Howard

Supported by Japanese Culture Center and Elastic Arts

$15 per evening, $25 for both evenings

Running Time
Ikebana Exhibition and Sound & Video Installation: 7 - 9:30 pm, Music & Dance: 7:45 pm (-8:15 pm)
Dance Styles
Modern / Contemporary


Elastic Arts

3429 W Diversey Ave
Chicago, IL 60647
(773) 772-3616