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Artist Talk by Keiko Takemiya

Artist Talk by Keiko Takemiya

Keiko Takemiya is arguably one of the most influential manga artists in Japan. Starting her career as an artist in late 1960 while still a teenager, her fame rapidly grew to stardom. This reached a new height in the 1970s when she became a seminal member of “the Fabulous Year 24 Group” – a new wave […]

Origami Soundscapes X The Crane

Origami Soundscapes X The Crane

Origami and music. A multi-media opera installation. Verity Lane‘s two-part project draws on her 10 years’ experience of living in Japan, exploring classical Japanese traditions with a uniquely avant-garde twist. A brand-new performance project with music, stories and concept by Verity Lane, Origami Soundscapes: Flower, Bird, Wind & Moon explores ancient symbolism and Japanese birdsong, […]

EVENT: Tenugui Wrapping Workshop

EVENT: Tenugui Wrapping Workshop

On Friday 23 August Japan House London wrapping expert will showcase the art of Japanese wrapping techniques at The Rubens at the Palace Hotel. In Japanese culture, wrapping is not simply a means of masking the object from the recipient, but an art form in itself. Sophisticated methods of wrapping in Japan began in the […]

EXHIBITION: Anno’s Journey: the World of Anno Mitsumasa

EXHIBITION: Anno’s Journey: the World of Anno Mitsumasa

This exhibition explores the work of Anno Mitsumasa, one of Japan’s greatest children’s book illustrators and authors, who is best known for his picture books, with few or no words, published from the late 1960s onwards. The display illustrates the story of Anno Mitsumasa’s life and creative journey, features a reading library with many of […]

The Citi exhibition Manga マンガ– private view of the British Museum exhibition with curators

The Citi exhibition Manga マンガ– private view of the British Museum exhibition with curators

The Citi exhibition Manga マンガ at the British Museum (23 May – 26 August 2019) has been the Japanese art sensation of the summer in London and beyond, with thousands of visitors and a full public programme of events (including our monthly lecture with manga critic Fusanosuke Natsume on Monday 19 August and the Manga Symposium at the […]

SCORED IN SILENCE

SCORED IN SILENCE

“Scored in Silence” is an intimate new solo digital performance artwork for 40 people that unpacks the untold tales of Deaf hibakusha – survivors of the A-Bombs that fell in Hiroshima in 1945.  “Scored in Silence” has been developed alongside partners VibraFusionLab in Ontario, Canada. Audience members wear Woojer© straps feeling the sound composition through […]

Kabuki Theatre: Narukami Thunder God at the Edinburgh Fringe

Kabuki Theatre: Narukami Thunder God at the Edinburgh Fringe

KabukiMA is a theatre troupe committed to spreading Japanese theatre to Western audiences. We intend to perform a rendition of the 17th century Kabuki play entitled “Narukami” at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival for a week this August. “Narukami” is a household classic of the Kabuki repertoire which recounts the tale of a princess’s quest to […]

‘Ainu Othello’ and Ainu cultural exhibition

‘Ainu Othello’ and Ainu cultural exhibition

The Shakespeare Company Japan and Ainu Dance group Piricap will present the play ‘Ainu Othello’ and an Ainu cultural exhibition at Tara Theatre in London.  Buy tickets at https://www.tara-arts.com/whats-on/ainu-othello Date: 7 Aug 19:00; 8 Aug 19:30; 9 Aug 14:30, 19:30; 10 Aug 14:30Venue: Tara Theatre, 356 Garratt Lane, Earlsfield, London SW18 4ES

London United Korean Fan Club

London United Japanese Fan Club