Ma is a Japanese word which can be roughly translated as “gap”, “space”, “pause” or “the space between two structural parts.
The concept of MA is crucial to Japanese culture. Present in every art, craft and also in everyday behaviour. In the concept of Ma is all the Japanese attention for balance, aesthetic, efficiency, flow. Ma regulates time, space, rythm. But what is Ma exactly? How can we incorporate it in our bondage to accieve better aesthetic, technical and emotional result. Through theory and practice we will analize, explain and deepen our knowledge of one of Japanese culture most important and obscure concepts.