Adelaide 2018

Four years after our inaugural event in Reykjavík, we’re very happy to be on our way to Adelaide, Australia to create a second large-scale World Tea Gathering. From 2-9 November 2018, tea activists from France, Japan, Brazil, Germany and Australia will converge on the Art Gallery of South Australia and Adelaide City surrounds, and in conjunction with the OzAsia Festival, to connect people through the playful art of tea.

 

Participating tea artists include:

 

Adam Wojciński

Mai Ueda 

Yumi Umiumare

Erika Kobayashi

Ying Christin Le 

Tame Masahito

 

 

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PROGRAM

FRIDAY 2 NOVEMBER

17:00 – 21:00

AGSA FIRST FRIDAYS 

 

ICHI GO ICHI E・YOLO (one time, one meeting / You Only Live Once) 


Journey to the gallery for unique encounters with the World Tea Gathering artists through tea. Tonight marks the informal start of the World Tea Gathering. 

Impromptu tea rituals take place throughout the gallery as well as scheduled performances inspired by the spirit of tea.

 

Cost: Free 

Where: Whole Gallery 

 

More info.


SATURDAY 3 NOVEMBER

11:00 – 16:00

WORLD TEA GATHERING SYMPOSIUM

 

- TOGETHERNESS THROUGH TEA -

 

A timely discussion on tea as a global culture and global artistic/philosophic tradition that unites all cultures, all people. The symposium follows a dynamic format. Academic presentations are punctuated by tea ritual, performance and tea flowing from pot to audience.

 

Cost: Free 
Where: Radford Auditorium, behind the Art Gallery of South Australia

 

Program and more info.


SUNDAY 4 NOVEMBER

11:00 – 15:00

START AT THE GALLERY - Children & Families 


- TEA AND TOGETHERNESS -


Discover the art of tea at this START event. Be introduced to tea traditions with globe-trotting tea artists and experience the joy of togetherness expressed through ritual, art, music and more. 

 

Cost: Free 
Where: Whole Gallery 
  
Enquiries: agsa.information@artgallery.sa.gov.au