Kazuaki Tanahashi is a calligrapher, painter, Zen scholar, and writer. Originally from Japan, he has had solo exhibitions worldwide. As a peace worker, Kaz is founding director of A World Without Armies. Kaz is the editor of a two volume translation of Dogen’s Shobogenzo, Treasury of the True Dharma Eye: Zen Master Dogen's Shobo Genzo
, published in July 2011. His book Sky Above, Great Wind: The Life and Poetry of Zen Master Ryokan
was published in October 9, 2012. The Essential Dogen
, edited with Peter Levitt, was released in 2013.
- For more information on Kaz and his artwork and other publications, visit his web site: www.brushmind.net.
- See Kaz discuss and demonstrate the immediacy of his work and one-stroke brush technique in this video made during a previous Tassajara workshop.
- Read an interview with Kaz and Peter Levitt on The Essential Dogen.