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.
Posted on 16 June 2014
A large painting made by former Daiwa Scholar, Carl Randall in Japan, Tokyo Portrait, is being exhibited at Art Volta 10, Basel, Switzerland, 16 to 21 June. Art Volta runs alongside Art Basel, one of the world’s largest and most prestigious art fairs.
Posted on 16 June 2014
Carl Randall’s ‘Hibakusha Portraits’ (a series of 6 drawings of survivors of the atomic bomb in Hiroshima), are now part of the permanent collection of University College London Museum. The drawings were inspired by John Hersey’s book ‘Hiroshima’, in which the American journalist interviewed 6 survivors just after the atomic bomb was dropped. Carl’s set of 6 portraits are intended as a visual equivalent of Hersey’s documentary account. They are being exhibited at University College London Museum on 18 and 19 June (1pm to 5pm) as part of the museum’s permanent collection.
Posted on 6 May 2014
The Executive Training Programme (ETP) is a business and human resources development programme financed by the European Union. ETP enables EU companies and their executives to develop their business plan and build knowledge of Japanese/Korean business practices, culture and language in order to succeed in these markets.
Posted on 20 January 2014
Renowned potter, author and former Daiwa Scholar, Edmund de Waal is showcasing his work at the Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge from Friday, 29 November 2013 to Sunday, 23 February 2014.
Posted on 8 November 2013
Tonight (Friday 8 November 2013) at 10:45pm on Radio 3, former Daiwa Scholar, Chris Harding’s talk on therapy versus prayer will be aired on BBC Radio 3 at 10:45 pm. Chris initially gave this talk on 26 October at the Free Thinking Festival 2013 at the Sage, Gateshead.
Posted on 5 November 2013
Rosa van Hensbergen, one of the 2012 Daiwa Scholars, is currently involved in a number of mixed-media dance performances taking place in Tokyo over the next two months (22 November, 30 November, 9 and 10 December). These are part of an ongoing collaborative project, INPUT PLACE, with ShaLeigh Comerford (American choreographer and director of ShaLeigh Dance Works) and Joe Snape (British electronic composer and researcher). All performances require advance reservation, and as seating is very limited, if you would like to come please book now to avoid disappointment. There is more information on events, times, and bookings below, and there will be regular project updates at the website inputplace.com, due to go live by 10 November 2013.
Posted on 14 October 2013
The artist talk on 15 October, connected to the Daiwa Anglo-Japanese Foundation’s current exhibition Acting Out of Nothingness: from the APT Collection included the Director of the APT Institute, Justin R. Merino, who will describe the work of his organisation and exhibiting artist Kanako Sasaki, who introduced her photography and the thoughts and processes that inform her work. London-based Japanese photographer Tomoko Yoneda whose work addresses similar themes led a discussion on journalism, history and contemporary photography.