We are delighted to announce that the National Portrait Gallery in London is now selling prints of Carl Randall’s Japan work.
Posted on 24 July 2014, under Uncategorized
The Toshiba International Foundation are inviting young non-Japanese researchers engaged in Japanese studies to enter an essay contest to commemorate their 25th anniversary. Application deadline is 30 October 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.
Carl Randall's 'Tokaido Highway Portraits' to be displayed in Japan for the first time, 8 July to 11 September 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 23 July 2014, under Events
Dr Jonathan Mackintosh, Lecturer in World History at the School of Humanities and Performing Arts (Faculty of Arts & Humanities) took up his post in Plymouth in September 2012. Recently he has been busily involved with Japan400 Plymouth which will take place from 26 September to 1 October 2014. Here he tells us all about it.
Posted on 23 July 2014, under Art & Exhibitions
Having previously been included in the British Council’s group exhibition, Mark-ing at Gallery Libby Sellers in 2013, Nagasaka returns with a solo presentation of the Flat Tables series which has been in development since 2009.
Although most of the Japanese events are featured at The Edinburgh Fringe Festival, there are a few unmissable events at the Edinburgh Book Festival and International Festival. Be sure to check out Haruki Murakami’s new book release, and Midori 2′s concert recital in which she brings the two genres of classical and electronic music together, featuring Mario Davidovsky.
Here’s a roundup of events related to Japanese culture or have originated from Japan, featured in this year’s Edinburgh Fringe festival. With many different styles and genres, be sure to check out this exciting collection as there’s definitely something for everyone.
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
Posted on 18 July 2014, under Other News
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