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Rosetsu’s One-Inch Square Picture and the Culture of Exhibitions in 18th Century Kyoto

Rosetsu’s One-Inch Square Picture and the Culture of Exhibitions in 18th Century Kyoto

In 1798 the painter Nagasawa Rosetsu painted an image of five hundred disciples of the Buddha (arhats) on a piece of…

Van Gogh and Japan: The Provence Years

Van Gogh and Japan: The Provence Years

For Van Gogh, Japan held great appeal, particularly its woodblock prints. In 1888 he left Paris and headed south, to the…

Artist Talk: Mari Katayama

Artist Talk: Mari Katayama

In the photographic self-portraits of Mari Katayama, the artist’s body features prominently, surrounded by painstakingly arranged objects, both in intimate settings…

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Seminar View all

he Early Cases of Akechi Kogoro presents four stories by Edogawa Ranpo’s recurring character, the great detective Akechi Kogoro. Akechi first…

Bodyscapes is a collection of new films by Japanese artists whose use of the body is central to their work –…

Following a popular and successful event in 2015, the Japan Society is delighted to present ‘Come and Sing’, a second…

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Author Talk: Kyoko Nakajima

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Bodyscapes – New films by Japanese artists

Bodyscapes – New films by Japanese artists

Bodyscapes is a collection of new films by Japanese artists whose use of the body is central to their work – either as a landscape, a political metaphor or method of expression – the body acts as a vehicle and…

Afternoon Tea and Film Screening with Director Keisuke Yoshida

Afternoon Tea and Film Screening with Director Keisuke Yoshida

Keisuke Yoshida is a Japanese film director and screenwriter. While he was still studying at Tokyo Visual Arts he started making his own independent films and participated in the films of Shinya Tsukamoto. His debut feature Raw Summer (2005) won the Fantastic…

Japan Foundation Touring Film Programme 2019

Japan Foundation Touring Film Programme 2019

Love, in all its semblances and dimensions, is a state so universally experienced by humankind that it has provided a perpetual source of inspiration in the long history of global cinema. Japanese cinema is no different. Love and the…

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‘I hope food can boost inter-Korean relations’

‘I hope food can boost inter-Korean relations’

Bibimbap mixed rice with meat, and some greens with an eobok jaengban (어복쟁반) boiled meat platter. ’ These are the menu items that Director Yoon…

Hansik, It’s a Global Brand Now

’10 chosen Korean Food’ for Pyeongchang Olympic to attract Foreign Guests

London United Korean Fan Club

London United Japanese Fan Club