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Carl Randall's work on display at ArtInternational Istanbul, 4-7 September 2015

Posted on 3 September 2015, under Scholarships

Daiwa Scholarship alumnus, Carl Randall’s ‘Hibakusha Triptych’ (a series of a three paintings of  survivors of the Atomic Bomb Hiroshima) and a series of his Japanese ink drawings, are being exhibited at ARTINTERNATIONAL Istanbul 2015, September 4th – 7th. The works are being shown through his gallery Berloni London, which hosted his solo exhibition ‘Shozo’ in 2014. Drawing on its

Carl Randall's work on display at ArtInternational Istanbul, 4-7 September 2015

Pureism Supperclub Review

Posted on 17 August 2015, under Scholarships

Thanks to Pureism Shojin Ryori supperclub, I got the unique chance to sample beautifully presented Buddhist inspired cuisine whilst enjoying traditional Japanese music in a cosy North London venue.

Pureism Supperclub Review

"white", a project by Edmund de Waal

Posted on 11 August 2015, under Grants

white
a project by Edmund de Waal
26 September 2015 — 3 January 2016

Lafcadio Hearn: Exhibition and Symposium in Durham, September 2015

Posted on 11 August 2015, under Events, Grants

Lafcadio Hearn: Exhibition and Symposium - at Teikyo University of Japan in Durham / Ushaw College in September 2015.

Lafcadio Hearn: Exhibition and Symposium in Durham, September 2015

Exhibition by Ichijoh Shimotani at the Double Tree by Hilton West End in London, 2-5 October 2015

Posted on 11 August 2015, under Art & Exhibitions

This London exhibition is Ichijoh Shimotani’s first ever show outside of Japan.

Ichijoh Shimotani is a Japanese Bokusai painter based in Osaka, Japan.  Born in Tokushima, Japan, Ichijoh graduated from the The Osaka University of Pharmaceutical Sciences in 1965 and soon discovered her love for painting. In 1974, she ventured into the world of oil painting and has had a presence in the Japanese traditional and modern art scene ever since.

Exhibition by Ichijoh Shimotani at the Double Tree by Hilton West End in London, 2-5 October 2015

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Manga Jiman 2015 - The UK's best manga-writing competition is back!

Posted on 10 August 2015, under Education, Events

Create a short story with the theme of ‘bright young things’ to win fantastic prizes such as

Manga Jiman 2015 - The UK's best manga-writing competition is back!

The Fukushima Youth Sinfonietta Comes to Tokyo

Posted on 28 July 2015, under Grants, Music

Following the huge success of their concert at the Queen Elizabeth Hall in London in March 2014, the Fukushima Youth Sinfonietta is performing at Opera City in Tokyo on August 20th 2015 at 7pm. The concert is the culmination of this year’s project, organised by the UK-based charity Keys of Change. Internationally acclaimed concert pianist Panos Karan, the founder of Keys of Change, has been working with young musicians from middle schools in Fukushima for the past four years.

The Fukushima Youth Sinfonietta Comes to Tokyo

FellSwoop Theatre perform Toshiki Okada's Current Location from May to August

Posted on 28 July 2015, under Events, Grants

Award-winning theatre company FellSwoop Theatre present the European Premier of Current Location by Japanese playwright Toshiki Okada.

FellSwoop Theatre perform Toshiki Okada's Current Location from May to August

Deconstructing Boundaries: Is 'East Asian Art History' possible?; 10 & 11 October at SOAS

Posted on 27 July 2015, under Art & Exhibitions, Events

The aim of this symposium is to give insight into the changing boundaries and concepts of ‘art’ in Japan and East Asia and to illuminate the exchanges and dialogues that took place among the artists of Japan and other East Asian nations.

Deconstructing Boundaries: Is 'East Asian Art History' possible?; 10 & 11 October at SOAS

Hiroshima Dispersed - International play readings to commemorate Hiroshima Day on 6 August in Deptford

Posted on 24 July 2015, under Events, Grants

Members of London Bubble Theatre and local people will take part in a public play reading to commemorate Hiroshima Day, on the 70th Anniversary of the atomic bombing of the city. The reading will take place on Thursday, August 6, at 8.30 pm at Creekside Discovery Centre, Deptford, SE8. A lantern making workshop will accompany

Hiroshima Dispersed - International play readings to commemorate Hiroshima Day on 6 August in Deptford
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