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2s, 3s & 4s by Natsko Seki

2s, 3s & 4s is the first London solo exhibition of Natsko Seki, an established freelance illustrator known for her bright and playful style, which she often employs for travel-related illustrations and children’s books. Drawing viewers into her works, the artist creates a world where the differences in things have whimsical harmony as well as rhythmical contrasts.

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The Creation and Future of Japanese Traditional Music

Yuka Takechi has forged a unique career as a composer at the highest level, creating new classical music for Japanese traditional music and its instruments. In this talk, Takechi will introduce her works by using video and audio materials and consider the potential of Japanese traditional music, its creativity and its future. Takechi will be joined by award-winning violinist Midori Komachi, who will perform a selection of Takechi’s original pieces for violin.

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17 February 2017

Ikebana International London Chapter 6 are holding a demonstration on Tuesday 7 March 2017

Ikebana International London Chapter 6 are holding  a demonstration on the theme of ‘Early Spring, Basic to Landscape in Ohara Style’ by Ruriko Kojima, President of London Ohara England Chapter on Tuesday 7th March. All visitors are welcome, no need to prebook. Light Refreshments, Sales table, and Raffle Venue – Brompton Oratory Church Hall (Next to V & A) Brompton Road SW7

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1 February 2017

Japan Sound Portrait: Thursday 16th March 2017, 7:30pm Café OTO

Japan Sound Portrait – Thursday 16th March 2017, 7:30pm at Café OTO (18-22 Ashwin St, Dalston, London E8 3DL)

Japan Sound Portrait is a multimedia project building a variety of aural representations of the country, from a sound map phone application to virtual reality experiences, founded by BBC Radio 3 DJ and Musicity founder Nick Luscombe and KanZeOn film co-director/producer Neil Cantwell

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31 January 2017

That continuous thing: artists and ceramics studio, 1920 to today at Tate St Ives, 31 March to 3 September 2017

The ceramics studio has always been a place where tradition meets experimentation. Spanning 100 years, this exhibition explores the diverse forms, energies and locations that define the modern studio. Ranging from the rise of studio pottery in the 1910s to a number of new commissions by a young generation of UK-based artists, That Continuous Thing – a quote from the American artist Peter Voulkos – traces the changing shape of the ceramics studio over the last century. 

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