Carl Randall will be giving a talk at University College London Museum about his ‘Hibakusha’ portraits – a series of six drawings of survivors of the atomic bomb in Hiroshima. The works are part of the Museum’s permanent collection, and will be on display during the talk.
Tuesday, 3 February, 6.30-7.30pm. Free entry.
Lord Brittan, a long-standing Trustee and supporter of the Daiwa Anglo-Japanese Foundation, has died
Posted on 22 January 2015, under Other News
We are very sad to report that Lord Brittan, a long-standing Trustee and supporter of the Foundation, has died. Our heartfelt condolences to his family.
The British Association for Japanese Studies and the Japan Foundation are delighted to announce that the annual Japan Foundation / BAJS Post-Graduate Workshop will be held on Wednesday 11th March, 2015 in Leeds.
Fog Bridge by Fujiko Nakaya, part of: IBT15 Bristol International Festival. Watch Pero’s Bridge disappear behind a veil of fog… The world is getting warmer – but how will this change our weather? And how might a changing climate disrupt our lives?
Carl Randall discussing art, identity and migration at The Business Design Centre, Islington on Fri 23 January, 1-2pm
Carl Randall, former Daiwa Scholar, has been invited to be part of a discussion panel at The London Art Fair, on the theme of Art, Identity and Migration on Friday 23rd January, 1- 2 pm at The Business Design Centre, Islington.
Kentaro Kobayashi, the award-winning Japanese comedian and playwright, will unveil his new show in London in February 2015
Posted on 8 January 2015, under Events
Kentaro Kobayashi, the award-winning Japanese comedian, playwright, performer, is coming to London in February 2015 to unveil his brand new show Mr Potsunen’s Peculiar Slice of Life. Mr Potsunen’s Peculiar Slice of Life (UK Premiere) will be shown on at 7:30pm on 3 and 4 February 2015 at Leicester Square Theatre, London.
New film about 'Flash of Splendour' a pioneering creative arts organisation headed by a former Daiwa Scholar
Posted on 8 January 2015, under Scholarships
Founded in 2009, Flash of Splendour is a groundbreaking non-profit organisation, working to empower marginalised, disabled and institutionalised children and young people through the arts. Inclusivity is key to its practice. As a pioneering children’s creative arts organisation, it works with music, literature and poetry, the visual arts and theatre to transform lives.
Posted on 6 January 2015, under Grants
The artist, Fujiko Nakaya will be giving a talk at Tate Modern, Starr Auditorium . Tuesday 17 February 2015, 18.30 – 20.00 (£8, concessions available). This event coincides with Fujiko Nakaya’s Fog Bridge installation presented by In Between Time running from 13 to 23 February 2015 in Bristol.
Two former Daiwa Scholars, Edmund de Waal and Merryn Somerset Webb are taking part in the Financial Times Seasonal Appeal auction
Posted on 10 December 2014, under Scholarships
Two former Daiwa Scholars, Edmund de Waal and Merryn Somerset Webb, are taking part in the Financial Times Seasonal Appeal auction (a tour with Edmund and lunch with Merryn). The Financial Times Seasonal Appeal is supporting the International Rescue Committee.
Posted on 9 December 2014, under Scholarships
We were very touched and honoured to receive an oil painting from former Daiwa Scholar, Carl Randall as a gift to the Daiwa Anglo-Japanese Foundation. Once his exhibition at Berloni Gallery ended on 15 November, Carl had the time to drop by at the Foundation on 1 December 2014 and to present us with ‘Taro’. Carl met Taro in Tokyo when both were students at the Tokyo University of the Arts.