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Beauty of Synthesis, Meditation and Traces (Ma) by Toshihiro Hamano

Beauty of Synthesis, Meditation and Traces (Ma) by Toshihiro Hamano

By absorbing diverse, sometimes contradictory, elements of cultural influences from East Asia, Japanese art has always encompassed within itself inconsistency and…

Nama Ato: Japanese Outsider Art

Nama Ato: Japanese Outsider Art

Nama Ato: Japanese Outsider Art is a touring exhibition of three Japanese visual artists whose work is being presented in the…

Make Your Movement: Korean Contemporary Objects, A New Approach

Make Your Movement: Korean Contemporary Objects, A New Approach

The Korea Craft and Design Foundation presents Make Your Movement: Korean Contemporary Objects, A New Approach (1 August to 17 September),…

Koki Tanaka: Liverpool Biennial 2016

Koki Tanaka: Liverpool Biennial 2016

Koki Tanaka is an artist based in Los Angeles and Kyoto whose diverse practice spans video, photography, site-specific installation and interventional…

Existing City/New Resource

Existing City/New Resource

The Korean Cultural Centre UK (KCCUK) is proud to present an exhibition entitled Existing City/ New Resource from 20 June –…

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Seminar View all

The case records of the British Consular Courts in Treaty Port Japan (1859 – 1899) cover the whole gamut of…

This event brings together Edo kiriko artist Toru Horiguchi and British glass historian Sally Haden to discuss the tradition from…

Written by multiple authors over a period of approximately one hundred years, The Tales of Ise is one of the…

Since the 1990s, Japan has been caught up in a boom in interest in haikyo (ruins) that extends from literary…

In old Edo, the past was never forgotten. It lived alongside the present, in dark corners, and in the shadows.…

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Confucius in Tokugawa Japan: Unofficial Ceremonies of Worship, with James McMullen

Hawaiian History with Britain and Japan

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London Korean Film Night: No.3

London Korean Film Night: No.3

This is an action comedy that harshly criticizes society, through the complaints that lower-class people have against a world where the privileged win everything. Tae-Ju is a wandering gangster of the Do-Gang Family. He becomes the Number Three for…

Shining Stars: Idols in Japanese Cinema in the 1980s and 1990s

Shining Stars: Idols in Japanese Cinema in the 1980s and 1990s

‘Idol’ is a term which has become a ubiquitous feature of Japanese culture. Packaged as cute, adolescent starlets, idols appear on both in film and TV and are known for their singing and acting in often equal measure. While…

London Korean Film Night: Save the Green Planet (2003)

London Korean Film Night: Save the Green Planet (2003)

The feature debut by director Jang Joon-hwan mixes elements of multiple genres such as comedy, science fiction, thriller and horror. The main character, Lee Byeong-gu (Shin Ha-kyun) is a beekeeper and mannequin maker, somewhat an ordinary young man. He,…

London United Korean Fan Club

London United Japanese Fan Club