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Midori Komachi and Duport Ensemble, concert at St James's Piccadilly on 2 May at 7:30pm

Posted on 17 April 2014, under Other News

Come and enjoy an evening of chamber music with Midori Komachi and the Duport Ensemble on Friday, 2 May at Saint James’s Piccadilly at 7:30pm.

Midori Komachi and Duport Ensemble, concert at St James's Piccadilly on 2 May at 7:30pm

Yukako Shibata exhibition in Roppongi, 26 April to 24 May 2014

Posted on 17 April 2014, under Other News

Yukako Shibata, a London-based artist who had a show at the Daiwa Anglo-Japanese Foundation in 2008, will be having an exhibition in Tokyo, at Gallery MoMo Projects Roppongi.  The exhibition, Ethereal, will be run from 26 April until 24 May 2014.

Yukako Shibata exhibition in Roppongi, 26 April to 24 May 2014

Toshiba International Essay Contest, apply by 30 October 2014

Posted on 10 April 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. 

Toshiba International Essay Contest, apply by 30 October 2014

Yoshitaro Nomura Film Season at the ICA, 18-23 April 2014

Posted on 10 April 2014, under Uncategorized

“A hugely revered, popular filmmaker in his home country of Japan, Yoshitaro Nomura’s (1919 – 2005) film career spanned more than 50 years during which he directed 89 films.

Considered one of the pioneers of Japanese film noir, he is best known in Japan for his adaptations of mystery and detective novels, several of which were based on stories by best-selling left-leaning crime writer Seicho Matsumoto (1909-1992), who was the most popular and highest paid writer in Japan in the late 1950s.

Yoshitaro Nomura Film Season at the ICA, 18-23 April 2014

BAJS Advanced Postgraduate Conference (Friday 25 April) - Registration Deadline extended

Posted on 9 April 2014, under Other News

The British Association for Japanese Studies (BAJS) and the Japan Research Centre (JRC) at SOAS announce that registration is still open for the Advanced Postgraduate Conference to be held at SOAS, London on Friday 25 April 2014.

BAJS Advanced Postgraduate Conference (Friday 25 April) - Registration Deadline extended

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Shinichi Adachi photography exhibition at Camera Cafe in Bloomsbury, 26 April

Posted on 9 April 2014, under Uncategorized

Shinichi Adachi’s solo photography exhibition, Calling is a collection of portrait photographs centring around the relationship between people and a classic telephone. The models were encouraged to express themselves and this allows the viewers imagine the circumstances in which the models found themselves. The exhibition will be held on Saturday 26 April at the Camera Café in Bloomsbury.

Shinichi Adachi photography exhibition at Camera Cafe in Bloomsbury, 26 April

Young Fukushima Musicians to perform at Queen Elizabeth Hall on 2 April 2014

Posted on 1 April 2014, under Uncategorized

On Wednesday 2 April at 7:30pm, the Fukushima Youth Sinfonietta, comprised of young musicians from schools in Fukushima, Japan will perform a concert at the Queen Elizabeth Hall, Southbank Centre.  

 Young Fukushima Musicians to perform at Queen Elizabeth Hall on 2 April 2014

'Haiku Prelude – Haiku Kami 2014', 7 – 12 April 2014 in London

Posted on 25 March 2014, under Art & Exhibitions

Project Haiku Prelude – Haiku Kami is dedicated to the victims of the Great Eastern Tohoku Earthquake at 11th March 2011. It consists series of paintings inspired by haiku. The project’s publication, proceeds from which are donated annually to Momo – Kaki Orphans Fund, is chaired by Tadao Ando (www.momokaki.org). It is the first publication of its kind and as such it has received support and encouragement from all the living authors, whose haiku is included in the project as well as institutions and organisations.

'Haiku Prelude – Haiku Kami 2014', 7 – 12 April 2014 in London

'Richard Hawkins: Hijikata Twist' at Tate Liverpool until 11 May 2014

Posted on 24 March 2014, under Uncategorized

Discover the work of contemporary American artist Richard Hawkins in Richard Hawkins: Hijikata Twist, his first museum exhibition in the UK. The exhibition at Tate Liverpool brings together new works by the artist, exploring the ways in which classic Western figurative painting can be interpreted or ‘twisted’ to create ideas far beyond the established ideas of art history. 

The Daiwa Anglo-Japanese Foundation is delighted to be supporting educational activities related to this exhibition. 

'Richard Hawkins: Hijikata Twist' at Tate Liverpool until 11 May 2014

Akio Suzuki and Aki Onda to take part in Field Studies 2014 at the John Cass Faculty of Art this April

Posted on 21 March 2014, under Other News

This spring’s FIELD STUDIES 2014 Spring Worskhops at the Sir John Cass Faculty of Art, Architecture and Design (London Metropolitan University) include masterclasses with sound artist, AKIO SUZUKI and electronic musician, composer and visual artist, AKI ONDA

Tickets are still available, but applications need to be submitted by 1 April 2014.   

Akio Suzuki and Aki Onda to take part in Field Studies 2014 at the John Cass Faculty of Art this April
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