Exhibition: 12 Jun 2015 – 17 Jul 2015
The Daiwa Foundation Art Prize 2015 exhibition features three shortlisted artists: Oliver Beer, Julie Brook and Mikhail Karikis. The artists are exhibiting their work at the Daiwa Foundation Japan House Gallery, London until 17 July 2015. The overall winner, Oliver Beer, will then exhibit at the Aoyama | Meguro Gallery in Tokyo in Autumn 2015.
Seminar: 6 July 2015
This event at the Foundation is timed to coincide with the week of a Zen master’s 80th birthday, and will follow a larger exhibition of his calligrahpy at Yugagyo Dojo in south London. Daizan Rōshi will introduce Zen Master Shinzan’s artworks, giving some art-historical and cultural background. This will be followed by a demonstration of the art of the Zen brush.
Talk: 21 July 2015
Natasha Pulley (Daiwa Scholar 2013) will read from her novel ‘The Watchmaker of Filigree Street’. Set in London in 1883, the novel centres on a watchmaker who is a Japanese immigrant at the time of the Fenian bombings of Whitehall.