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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

Daiwa Foundation Art Prize 2015 - shortlist announced

Posted on 13 November 2014

The three shortlisted artists for the Daiwa Foundation Art Prize 2015 are Mikhail Karikis,  Oliver Beer and Julie Brook. In June 2015 the shortlisted artists will exhibit at the Daiwa Foundation Japan House Gallery, London. The winning artist, who will be announced during the exhibition’s opening night, will then exhibit at the Aoyama | Meguro Gallery, Tokyo in autumn 2015. For further details please refer click here. The press release can be viewed here:

Daiwa Foundation Art Prize 2015 - Press Release, shortlist announced, PDF Daiwa Foundation Art Prize 2015 - shortlist announced

Shinro Ohtake at Parasol unit foundation for contemporary art 12 October to 12 December 2014

Posted on 30 October 2014

Parasol unit foundation for contemporary art is delighted to present a solo exhibition devoted to the work of Japanese artist Shinro Ohtake, from 12 October to 12 December 2014.  

Shinro Ohtake at Parasol unit foundation for contemporary art 12 October to 12 December 2014

Major Teabowl Exhibition in Oxford,24 October - 20 November 2014

Posted on 29 October 2014

The teabowl, or chawan, is at the heart of the Japanese tea ceremony – an object of beauty, simplicity and contemplation. Taking this as its inspiration, this exhibition presents a remarkable variety of teabowls and small vessels, with some 300 pieces by more than 60 makers from all parts of the world. These range from traditional pieces by legendary Japanese and British potters to contemporary vessels – functional and conceptual – by leading European ceramists. On show at Oxford Ceramics Gallery from 24 October to 16 November 2014, the exhibition is complemented by an exciting programme of events at the Ashmolean Museum, Oxford.

Major Teabowl Exhibition in Oxford,24 October - 20 November 2014

Dan Fern's 'Katsura' on display at The Coningsby Gallery, London until 30 October 2014

Posted on 24 October 2014

Former Daiwa Foundation Award recipient, Professor Dan Fern is holding an exhibition at The Coningsby Gallery, 30 Tottenham Street, London until 31 October 2014. The show, entitled Katsura,  displays images largely inspired by the Katsura Imperial Villa in Kyoto, Japan.

Dan Fern's 'Katsura' on display at The Coningsby Gallery, London until 30 October 2014

Talk by Kiyoko Mitsuyama Wdowiak at Parasol unit on Shinro Ohtake and post-war Japanese contemporary art

Posted on 24 October 2014

Given the huge interest that the current Shinro Ohtake exhibition at the Parasol unit foundation for contemporary art has attracted, you may be interested in art historian, Kiyoko Mitsuyama Wdowiak’s talk on post-war Japanese contemporary art, placing Shinro Ohtake’s practice in a broader context. The talk will take place at the Parasol unit foundation for contemporary art (near Old Street and Angel Stations) at 7pm on Tuesday 28 October 2014.

Talk by Kiyoko Mitsuyama Wdowiak at Parasol unit on Shinro Ohtake and post-war Japanese contemporary art
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