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Dan Fern's 'Katsura' on display at The Coningsby Gallery, London until 30 October 2014

Posted on 24 October 2014

Former Daiwa Foundation Award recipient, Professor Dan Fern is holding an exhibition at The Coningsby Gallery, 30 Tottenham Street, London until 31 October 2014. The show, entitled Katsura,  displays images largely inspired by the Katsura Imperial Villa in Kyoto, Japan.

Dan Fern's 'Katsura' on display at The Coningsby Gallery, London until 30 October 2014

Talk by Kiyoko Mitsuyama Wdowiak at Parasol unit on Shinro Ohtake and post-war Japanese contemporary art

Posted on 24 October 2014

Given the huge interest that the current Shinro Ohtake exhibition at the Parasol unit foundation for contemporary art has attracted, you may be interested in art historian, Kiyoko Mitsuyama Wdowiak’s talk on post-war Japanese contemporary art, placing Shinro Ohtake’s practice in a broader context. The talk will take place at the Parasol unit foundation for contemporary art (near Old Street and Angel Stations) at 7pm on Tuesday 28 October 2014.

Talk by Kiyoko Mitsuyama Wdowiak at Parasol unit on Shinro Ohtake and post-war Japanese contemporary art

'The Grandchildren of Hiroshima' - a London Bubble project

Posted on 11 October 2014

In May 2014, London Bubble Theatre Company was awarded a Daiwa Foundation Award to support our project The Grandchildren of Hiroshima. Following the success of our Grandchildren of the Blitz project in 2011 – in which we drew upon the stories and experiences of elders that survived the Blitz to create an intergenerational, community production – we wanted to use the experiences of this project to undertake a parallel project in Hiroshima.

'The Grandchildren of Hiroshima' - a London Bubble project

Shinro Ohtake at Parasol unit foundation for contemporary art 12 October to 12 December 2014

Posted on 30 September 2014

Parasol unit foundation for contemporary art is delighted to present a solo exhibition devoted to the work of Japanese artist Shinro Ohtake, from 12 October to 12 December 2014.  

'Greetings From a Place in My Heart', an exhibition by Yoshitomo Nara at the Dairy Art Centre, 3 October to 7 December 2014

Posted on 30 September 2014

Looking forward to Greetings From a Place in My Heart, an exhibition by Yoshitomo Nara at the Dairy Art Centre in London from 3 October to 7 December 2014.

'Greetings From a Place in My Heart', an exhibition by Yoshitomo Nara at the Dairy Art Centre, 3 October to 7 December 2014

Scottish Chamber Orchestra's 2014/15 opening concert is a Toshio Hosokawa Harp Concerto World Premiere on 9 October 2014

Posted on 16 September 2014

In the March 2014 funding round, the Daiwa Anglo-Japanese Foundation awarded a Small Grant to the Scottish Chamber Orchestra to help fund visits to Scotland by the composer Toshio Hosokawa and the harpist Naoko Yoshino for two performances of Aeolus, a harp concerto written especially for the SCO, and pre-concert talks, leading to further partnerships between the SCO and Japanese artists.

Scottish Chamber Orchestra's 2014/15 opening concert is a Toshio Hosokawa Harp Concerto World Premiere on 9 October 2014

Bashō and Wordsworth Exhibition - Dove Cottage, Wordsworth Trust until 2nd November 2014

Posted on 23 July 2014

Matsuo Bashō, renowned for his haiku poetry, is sometimes compared to William Wordsworth, a famous poet of the Romantic era. The two explored nature in their poetry, finding inspiration through long walks. Matsuo Bashō’s love for poetry began at an early age, though he initially worked as a teacher. In the late 17th century, Bashō

 Bashō and Wordsworth Exhibition - Dove Cottage, Wordsworth Trust until 2nd November 2014

Actinium at the Sappporo International Art Festival, from 19 July to 3 August 2014

Posted on 19 July 2014

For those in Japan or heading out to the Sapporo International Art Festival this July to September, you are invited to ‘Actinium – Nuclear Culture Exhibition & Forum’, a partnership between Sapporo-based S-AIR and the UK arts organisation The Arts Catalyst. Actinium forms part of the Sapporo International Art Festival Collaborative Programme 2014 and previews on  19 July 2014. The Actinium exhibition will close on 3 August 2014.

Actinium at the Sappporo International Art Festival, from 19 July to 3 August 2014

Royal Society's International Exchanges Scheme, next deadline is 1 July 2014

Posted on 27 June 2014

The next deadline to apply for the Royal Society’s International Exchanges Scheme, open to UK scientists, closes 1 July 2014. ‏

Royal Society's International Exchanges Scheme, next deadline is 1 July 2014

Toshiki Okada's 'Super Premium Soft Double Vanilla Rich' on at the Arts Depot, 10 and 11 June 2014

Posted on 4 June 2014

The Daiwa Anglo-Japanese Foundation is delighted to be supporting the production of Toshiki Okada’s Super Premium Soft Double Vanilla Rich with a Daiwa Foundation Small Grant awarded to the London International Festival of Theatre.

Toshiki Okada's 'Super Premium Soft Double Vanilla Rich' on at the Arts Depot, 10 and 11 June 2014
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