Polishing The Earth

Photograph by Tanya Cottingham

Behind A Shadow


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Photograph by Tanya Cottingham

The current Tea Project uses Wabi-Sabi as an approach to activating space. Wabi-Sabi embraces transience and the acceptance that nothing lasts, nothing is finished, and nothing is perfect.

How silent my tatami mat.
Echo
of thousand of years,
unchanged.
of grass!
sublime form
at once
unit and
floor and
bed and
history.











A List of Silence
















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  • air
  • light
  • wind
  • water
  • droplets
  • waves
  • rain
  • mist
  • fog
  • glass
  • ice
  • clouds
  • frost
  • sand
  • soil
  • feathers
  • paper
  • leaves
  • grasses
  • cliffs
  • caves
  • mould
  • the sun
  • the moon
  • snow
  • ashes
Photograph by Tanya Cottingham
Photograph by Tanya Cottingham
Photograph by Tanya Cottingham
Photograph by Tanya Cottingham
Photograph by Tanya Cottingham
Photograph by Tanya Cottingham
Photograph by Tanya Cottingham
Photograph by Tanya Cottingham
Photograph by Tanya Cottingham
Photograph by Tanya Cottingham
Photograph by Tanya Cottingham
Photograph by Tanya Cottingham
Photograph by Tanya Cottingham
Photograph by Tanya Cottingham