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Patience and Dignity

‘Gaman’ means to endure the seemingly unbearable with patience and dignity.

Dana Tanamachi is a lettering artist and designer who enjoys living a quiet life and working with her hands. In this reflective talk, she walks us through her family’s history and how it inspires her creative process. Dana defines for us Gaman which is a Japanese term meaning “to endure the seemingly unbearable with patience and dignity.”

(Video by CreativeMornings/Louisville. Photo by Tim Harris.)


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