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The Tea House in Kyoto – A History of Design Exhibition

The Tea House in Kyoto – A History of Design Exhibition

From the cultured court of Shogun Ashikaga Yoshimasa in the eastern hills or ‘Higashiyama’ above Kyoto in 15th century Japan, sprung…

Jiro Takamatsu: The Temperature of Sculpture

Jiro Takamatsu: The Temperature of Sculpture

The Japan Foundation is delighted to support the first institutional solo exhibition of Jiro Takamatsu to take place outside of Japan,…

‘Rehearsals from the Korean Avant-Garde Performance Archive’

‘Rehearsals from the Korean Avant-Garde Performance Archive’

Korean Cultural Centre UK, 1-3 Strand, London, WC2N 5BW Dates: 27 June – 19 August, 2017 The Korean Cultural Centre UK…

A History of the Japanese Print

A History of the Japanese Print

Tiger Tanuki presents a unique sales exhibition, tracing the history of the Japanese print from the classic ukiyo-e (‘pictures of the…

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Seminar View all

This workshop will kick-off a research-based investigation into how contemporary Japanese arts have been shaped by political forces, from wartime…

We increasingly hear references to ‘FinTech’ in our everyday. No longer solely a topic of interest to the financial or…

This is the concluding day of an international conference titled ‘Japanese Cultural Studies outside of Japan – its current status…

An influential artist, theorist and teacher in the 1960s and 1970s, Jiro Takamatsu (1936-98) is central to the development of…

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I’M OK, I’M PIG! by Kim Hyesoon

How to become a Benshi! Silent Cinema and the Art of Live Narration

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London Korean Film Night: It’s Not Her Sin

London Korean Film Night: It’s Not Her Sin

Produced during the ‘golden age’ of Korean cinema, It’s Not Her Sin tells the story of Seong-hui, wife of the diplomat Baek Sang-ho. After shooting at her husband’s mistress, Yeong-suk, Seong-hui is arrested by the police. With the media…

Barefoot Gen (はだしのゲン)

Barefoot Gen (はだしのゲン)

Gen Nakaoka is in the second grade at the local elementary school. He is living with his parents, an older sister and a younger brother. His mother is pregnant and is expecting to give birth soon. Although the family…

The Japanese House: I Was Born, But… with live piano and Benshi narration

The Japanese House: I Was Born, But… with live piano and Benshi narration

In conjunction with the exhibition The Japanese House and Benshi event on 23 June, Barbican present a screening of Yasujiro Ozu’s early comedy I Was Born, But…, one of the few surviving examples of Ozu’s silent period filmmaking, featuring…

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Hansik, It’s a Global Brand Now

Hansik, It’s a Global Brand Now

“We will promote the Hansik, pride of the Hallyu, at the PyeongChang Winter Olympics 2018” Korean Food Foundation (KFF) announced ’10 Global Hansik Dishes’ to…

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

‘The Heart of Diplomacy’ through Hansik (Korean food) _ Director, Sook Ja Yoon, of Korean Food Foundation

London United Korean Fan Club

London United Japanese Fan Club