Could the art of ‘sashiko’ help mend our post-pandemic world? | Curio
News and insights read out for you.
10,000+ audio articles. 50+ world-leading publications.

All in 1 subscription.

Psyche logo

Could the art of ‘sashiko’ help mend our post-pandemic world?

13 mins | Jun 23, 2020
story image
"In sashiko, the goal is not to hide the repair but to celebrate it." "Maybe midlife has made me cynical, or softened my expectations, but I suspect that Pinker is right, and I don’t think that this is any reason to despair. It might be enough to hope that what emerges from the pandemic is a sashiko world: patched but stronger, a world where the frays and tears are visible and, far from compromising the fabric, add beauty, integrity and strength."
Get unlimited access free for 7 days, then $6.67/month (billed annually)
Get started