Two former Daiwa Scholars, Edmund de Waal and Merryn Somerset Webb are taking part in the Financial Times Seasonal Appeal auction
Posted on 10 December 2014
Two former Daiwa Scholars, Edmund de Waal and Merryn Somerset Webb, are taking part in the Financial Times Seasonal Appeal auction (a tour with Edmund and lunch with Merryn). The Financial Times Seasonal Appeal is supporting the International Rescue Committee.
Posted on 9 December 2014
We were very touched and honoured to receive an oil painting from former Daiwa Scholar, Carl Randall as a gift to the Daiwa Anglo-Japanese Foundation. Once his exhibition at Berloni Gallery ended on 15 November, Carl had the time to drop by at the Foundation on 1 December 2014 and to present us with ‘Taro’. Carl met Taro in Tokyo when both were students at the Tokyo University of the Arts.
Former Daiwa Scholar & New Generation Thinker, Dr Chris Harding on Freud and psychotherapy in Japan & India - Sunday, 16 Nov at 18:45 on BBC Radio 3
Posted on 11 November 2014
This Sunday, 16 November at 18:45 on BBC Radio 3, you can listen to former Daiwa Scholar and New Generation Thinker, Dr Chris Harding exploring the influence of Freud on psychotherapy in Japan and India. The programme will then also be available on BBC Iplayer.
Posted on 3 November 2014
Do not miss this opportunity to apply to take part in Sir Peter Parker Awards. Former Daiwa Scholar Louis Barson won in 2008! A wide range of fabulous prizes are available, including a Return Air Ticket to Japan, and many many more!
Posted on 28 October 2014
You are invited to Carl Randall’s Artists Talk, in conjunction with his solo exhibition Shōzō [肖像] at Berloni London on Saturday 8th November, 3 – 5pm. Carl will talk about the paintings and drawings in the exhibition as well as about his time spent in Japan, followed by a Q & A session. The talk is free of charge and there is no need to book, please just pop along.
Posted on 22 October 2014
Carl Randall’s large canvas Tokyo Portrait (pictured) has been purchased for the permanent collection of the prestigious Fondation Carmignac in Paris, France. The painting (acrylic on canvas, 182 X 227cm) was made in Japan and required painting over 200 residents of Tokyo, each painted one by one directly from life at his studio in Tokyo.
Posted on 30 September 2014
Posted on 29 July 2014
We are delighted to announce that the National Portrait Gallery in London is now selling prints of Carl Randall’s Japan work.
Carl Randall's 'Tokaido Highway Portraits' to be displayed in Japan for the first time, 8 July to 11 September 2014.
Posted on 23 July 2014
Carl Randall’s Tokaido Highway: Portraits from Edo to the Present will be displayed in Shizuoka, 8 July to 11 September 2014.
Posted on 27 June 2014
Eluned Gramich completed a BA at the University of Oxford, and an MA in Creative Writing at the University of East Anglia. She participated on the Daiwa Scholarship 2012 programme, to explore Japan’s literature and culture. Her first published short story, Oku Hanafu was published in ‘Rarebit’, edited by Susie Wild in 2014.