In order to see the type and variety of projects that the Daiwa Anglo-Japanese Foundation fund, please take a look at the successful projects from previous roundsSeptember 2014 Round, PDF March 2014 Round, PDF September 2013 Round, PDF March 2013 Round, PDF September 2012 Round, PDF March 2012 Round, PDF September 2011 Round, PDF March 2011 Round, PDF March 2010 Round, PDF September 2010 Round, PDF
The ‘Hare with Amber Eyes’, courtesy of Edmund de Waal, photo: Ken Adlard © International Netsuke Society, featured in a display of netsuke (‘In a Nutshell’) at the Embassy of Japan, London, 4 April-12 June 2013.
A selection of current & forthcoming events and activities supported by the Foundation
- The installation of Fujiko Nakaya’s Fog Bridge on Harbourside, Bristol 13-22 February 2015 coinciding with an exhibition of her work at the Arnolfini (13 Feburary to 14 March 2015) and the biennial ‘In Between Time’ festival and Bristol having been chosen this year’s European Green capital.
- Adapt & Evolve, a conference aimed at exploring East Asian paper conservation and sharing innovations in techniques, 8 to 10 April 2015 at SOAS, University of London; organised by the Institute of Conservation, Book & Paper Group, UK.
- To celebrate theatre director Yuko Ninagawa’s 80th birthday, the Barbican are staging his version of William Shakespeare’s Hamlet and an adaptation of Haruki Murakami’s Kafka on the Shore, 21 to 30 May 2015.
- A Study of Modern Japanese Sculpture, an exhibition of Taisho and early Showa (1912-41) works will run at the Henry Moore Institute from 28 January to 19 April 2015 and then at Musashino Art University, May to June 2015.
- Dr Alexander Weiss, Senior Lecturer at the University of Edinburgh’s School of Philosophy, Psychology and Language Sciences, has recently written below about his collaborative research into chimpanzees. He was awarded a Daiwa Foundation Small Grant in 2007. HIs article can be read here.
- King’s College London, NIHR King’s Patient Safety and Service Quality Research Centre UK-Japan Project, March 2011 onwards
- HeadSpace’s Artistic Residencies in Japan
- The British Association of Japanese Studies’ ‘Discover Japanese Studies’ website for those interested in pursuing Japanese Studies at university
© Takahiro Watanabe, courtesy of The Barbican (Kafka on the Shore at the Barbican, 28 to 20 May 2015)
Daido Moriyama, Misawa, 1971, © Daido Moriyama
Ryoji Ikeda, spectra (2014). Photograph Thierry Bal.
'Guitar Girl', © Yoshitomo Nara; on display at the Dairy Art Centre until 7 December 2014
Kotaro Takamura, 'A Couple of White Paddy-Birds' c.1931, Painted wood, Private Collection, Photo: Tadashi Takamura, courtesy of the Henry Moore Institute (Part of the 'A Study of Modern Japanese Sculpture' exhibition, 28 January to 19 April 2015)l