News category: Grants
Posted on 10 April 2013
In a Nutshell, Japanese netsuke from European collections
Unmistakably Japanese, yet sourced exclusively from European collections, this exhibition at the Japanese Embassy reflects the burgeoning interest for netsuke in the Western world, giving an insight into some of the finest collections of these miniature carvings to be found on earth.
'Souzou: Outsider Art from Japan' at the Wellcome Collection, Thursday 28 March - Sunday 30 June 2013
Posted on 26 March 2013
The Wellcome Collection’s spring exhibition brings together more than 300 works for the first major display of Japanese Outsider Art in the UK. The 46 artists represented in the show are residents and day attendees at social welfare institutions across Honshu, Japan’s largest island.
Posted on 12 March 2013
Japanese folk music group Abeya will be visiting the UK in March, supported by a Daiwa Foundation Small Grant, awarded in the September 2012 round. They will play two concerts, one at Durham University as part of the University’s Musicon Festival of East Asian Music on Wednesday 13 March at 7:30pm at the University Music
Posted on 8 March 2013
The choreographer and dancer, Sioned Huws, has been collaborating with artists from Aomori and Tokyo, including dancers, musicians, singers and visual/performance artists; and has held a variety of performances in Japan and the UK as part of the Aomori Project: Of Landscapes Remembered, which the Daiwa Anglo-Japanese Foundation was happy to support with a Daiwa Foundation Award. She
Posted on 25 February 2013
The Daiwa Anglo-Japanese Foundation was delighted to support Dr Nigel Sherriff, Senior Research Fellow at the University of Brighton, with a Daiwa Foundation Small Grant in September 2011, in order to assist with his collaborative research with Japanese academics at Nagoya City University and NGO practitioners in the field of HIV prevention and risk-reduction. An account of his project, kindly sent to us by Dr Sherriff, follows below.
Posted on 25 February 2013
The Basketry and Beyond Festival, May 2013 will celebrate all aspects of basketry with a focus on the themes of Fishing, Farming and Fashion and. It will be held in the inspiring setting of Dartington Estate in South Devon.
Posted on 18 February 2013
We gave Project Shizengaku a Daiwa Foundation Award in the September 2011 round of funding and the project members will present a series of events, including exhibitions and performances, in London over two weeks ( 24th Feb-9 March 2013 ). Project Shizengaku is a collaboration between the Music Department of Goldsmiths, University of London and Fine Arts Department of
“All You Need Is LOVE: From Chagall to Kusama and Hatsune Miku” from Friday, 26 April to Sunday, 1 September 2013 at the Mori Art Museum
Posted on 5 February 2013
To commemorate the 10th anniversary of its founding, the Mori Art Museum is pleased to present “All You Need Is LOVE: From Chagall to Kusama and Hatsune Miku” from Friday, April 26 to Sunday, September 1, 2013.
Posted on 18 January 2013
Mark-ing is an exhibition exploring the subtle differences and parallels between British and Japanese culture. The showcase presents work by 16 contemporary designers, eight from each country, alongside the ordinary objects that have influenced their careers. The exhibition has been curated by Tsuyoshi Matsuzawa and Max Fraser, was organised by the British Council and E&Y co., ltd, and received a Daiwa Foundation
'Exploring the impact of our culture on our design' - special talk - Thursday, 10 January 2013, 6:00 - 7:30 pm, Daiwa Foundation Japan House
Posted on 19 December 2012
This special talk is part of the programme of events accompanying the Japan-UK design exhibition Mark-ing.