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Archipelago: Exploring the Landscape of Contemporary Japanese Women Filmmakers: Rent-a-Cat (レンタネコ)

Archipelago: Exploring the Landscape of Contemporary Japanese Women Filmmakers: Rent-a-Cat   (レンタネコ)

Sayoko lives alone in a one-story, traditional Japanese house. However, she is not really alone. Everywhere in the house, there is a cat, another cat, yet another cat… Since her childhood, Sayoko has had a way with cats. She shares her house with them and spends her time, taking care of the family altar for […]

Reimagining Nature: Hitomi Hosono’s Memories in Porcelain

Reimagining Nature: Hitomi Hosono’s Memories in Porcelain

Combining memories of her mother’s garden in Gifu with inspiration found in the parks of London, the work of Hitomi Hosono demonstrates a meticulous study of botanical forms. Hosono makes use of hand-carved models and plaster moulds, to make press-moulded and hand-carved individual porcelain plant forms. Hundreds of these porcelain leaves and flowers are then […]

London United Korean Fan Club

London United Japanese Fan Club