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'Sound and Vision' at LGLondon - curated by Jonathan Watkins and featuring work by Yukio Fujimoto and David Cunningham

Posted on 23 February 2015

Sound and Vision at LGLondon is on from 21 February to 11 April 2015

This exhibition, curated by Jonathan Watkins, Director of the Ikon gallery in Birmingham,  focuses on the nature of human perception. The circumscription of our aural and visual experience – simply, through the way our bodies work – is played on by David Cunningham (b. Ireland, 1954) and Yukio Fujimoto (b. Japan 1950) in order to achieve compelling artistic outcomes. They make the most of the truism that we only hear what we can hear, and see what we can see. This is the first time Cunningham and Fujimoto, both equally acclaimed and influential internationally, have exhibited together.

'Sound and Vision' at LGLondon - curated by Jonathan Watkins and featuring work by Yukio Fujimoto and David Cunningham

'Fog invites people' - Fujiko Nakaya, 'Fog Bridge' artist, was in conversation at Tate Modern on 17 February 2015

Posted on 18 February 2015

Over a career spanning 40 years, Fujiko Nakaya has pioneered the use of water vapour as a sculptural media. Nakaya has fabulous English, so it was not surprising to hear that she had gone to school in Chicago. Later on she returned to New York to study. In her entertaining talk at Tate Modern yesterday, 17 February 2015, she gave an overview of her work and also engaged in a question and answer session. She is effortlessly charming and humorous.

'Fog invites people' - Fujiko Nakaya, 'Fog Bridge' artist, was in conversation at Tate Modern on 17 February 2015

Former Daiwa Scholar, Guy Mayman, is taking part om DATAMOSH at Oriel Wrecsam until 21 March 2015

Posted on 17 February 2015

Former Daiwa Scholar, Guy Mayman is taking part in DATAMOSH at Oriel Wrecsam until 21 March 2015.  DATAMOSH came about when artists Paul R Jones and Guy Mayman discovered a large archive of 35mm slides, audio cassettes and A4 booklets earmarked for destruction at the Art School where they were working. This material was no longer wanted because of a perception that it had been rendered obsolete by the digital hardware and Wi-Fi access ubiquitous in the 21st Century.

Former Daiwa Scholar, Guy Mayman, is taking part om DATAMOSH at Oriel Wrecsam until 21 March 2015

Edmund de Waal's 'Atmosphere' is showing at Turner Contemporary until 8 March 2015

Posted on 16 February 2015

Former Daiwa Scholar Edmund de Waal has transformed Turner Contemporary’s Sunley Gallery with his new work, Atmosphere. The work, overlooking the North Sea, has been created in response to the changing landscape and clouds viewed from the gallery and the architecture of the space. Vessels are suspended in the gallery, capturing the changing light.

Edmund de Waal's 'Atmosphere' is showing at Turner Contemporary until 8 March 2015

Carl Randall will talk about his 'Hibakusha' portraits at UCL on Tuesday 3 February , 6:30pm

Posted on 23 January 2015

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.

Carl Randall will talk about his 'Hibakusha' portraits at UCL on Tuesday 3 February , 6:30pm

Fog Bridge by Fujiko Nakaya in Bristol, 13 to 22 February 2014

Posted on 15 January 2015

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?

Fog Bridge by Fujiko Nakaya in Bristol, 13 to 22 February 2014

Carl Randall discussing art, identity and migration at The Business Design Centre, Islington on Fri 23 January, 1-2pm

Posted on 14 January 2015

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.

Carl Randall discussing art, identity and migration at The Business Design Centre, Islington on Fri 23 January, 1-2pm

New film about 'Flash of Splendour' a pioneering creative arts organisation headed by a former Daiwa Scholar

Posted on 8 January 2015

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.

New film about 'Flash of Splendour' a pioneering creative arts organisation headed by a former Daiwa Scholar

'Greetings From a Place in My Heart', an exhibition by Yoshitomo Nara at the Dairy Art Centre, 3 October to 7 December 2014

Posted on 2 December 2014

Looking forward to Greetings From a Place in My Heart, an exhibition by Yoshitomo Nara at the Dairy Art Centre in London from 3 October to 7 December 2014.

'Greetings From a Place in My Heart', an exhibition by Yoshitomo Nara at the Dairy Art Centre, 3 October to 7 December 2014
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