ONE CUT OF THE DEAD with Q&A from star Harumi Shuhama

ONE CUT OF THE DEAD with Q&A from star Harumi Shuhama

Harumi Shuhama the “POM” star of ONE CUT OF THE DEAD, will be in attendance for a one-off screening plus after-talk at the Prince Charles Cinema on Friday 12 July.  The film opens in a run-down, abandoned warehouse where a film crew are making a zombie film. Yet, this is no ordinary warehouse. It’s been […]

Music & Manga: A Vision of Sound

Music & Manga: A Vision of Sound

Shinichi Ishizuka is an award-winning manga artist who uses his personal experiences and pursuits to inspire the subject matter of his works. Together with his editor, Katsuki Dai (who has edited a number of manga magazines and worked with top manga artists), Ishizuka has created a wildly popular graphic series BLUE GIANT and BLUE GIANT SUPREME.  The series centers around a […]

An exhibition of three Japanese ceramicists

An exhibition of three Japanese ceramicists

The first British showing of two self-taught Japanese ceramicists alongside the return of a firm favourite, Shinichi Sawada, resulting in an exciting exhibition opportunity. The three artists’ ceramics feature bold visionary creatures and demons, alongside more recognisable animals. Date: 9 – 17 July 2019Venue: Sway Gallery London, 70-72 Old St, London EC1V 9AN

Avex Recital Series 2019 HONJOH Hidejiro Shamisen Recital

Avex Recital Series 2019 HONJOH Hidejiro Shamisen Recital

Bringing world-class Japanese classical artists to London’s iconic Wigmore Hall, the Avex Recital Series has proved highly popular. Avex Recital Series is presented by Avex Classics International, a division of Japan’s leading entertainment business, the Avex Group. Based in Tokyo and London, Avex Classics International is a global operation specialising in the planning and production […]

A Drunk Pandemic

A Drunk Pandemic

Manchester International Festival is the world’s first festival of original, new work and special events. From theatres, galleries and concert halls to railway depots, churches and car parks – MIF bursts across the city in established and found venues. The Festival is staged every two years in Manchester and the next edition is set to […]

SYMPOSIUM: Classical Arts x Digital Technologies

SYMPOSIUM: Classical Arts x Digital Technologies

Currently on display in the Citi exhibition Manga at the British Museum, ‘Yōkai Hikimaku’ is a kabuki theatre curtain painted by the famous artist KAWANABE Kyōsai (1831-1889), featuring various Japanese demons called yōkai. The Theatre Museum at Waseda University has recently digitized this piece in high-definition and converted the still images of the demons into […]

Artist Talk by Nobuko Tsuchiya

Artist Talk by Nobuko Tsuchiya

Nobuko Tsuchiya is a Japanese artist best recognized for her eclectic sculptures, seemingly freely assembled almost entirely out of discarded scraps of familiar household objects such as plastic tubing, disused cables, mop buckets and even a disused bath tub. Having studied art at the Accademia di Belle Arte in Florence and Goldsmiths, University of London, she […]

Films at the Embassy of Japan: Tokyo Story 東京物語

Films at the Embassy of Japan: Tokyo Story  東京物語

Wednesday 27 June 2019Open 18:00 / Film starts at 18:30 / No admittance after 19:00Directed by Yasujiro Ozu / 1953 / 135 mins(Japanese language with English subtitles) An enduring masterpiece created in 1953 by Japan’s legendary film director, Yasujiro Ozu. An elderly couple, Shukichi and Tomi, living in a small fishing village in Hiroshima, visit […]

THE鍵KEY PROJECT

THE鍵KEY PROJECT

A talk and taster performance event in collaboration with Powell Tuck Associates, featuring in the London Festival of Architecture, to provide insights of THE鍵KEY: Francesca Le Lohé ‘s new work inspired by Junichiro Tanizaki’s book of the same title ‘The Key’ (1956). During the talk we will explore how performing in a private house changes […]

London United Korean Fan Club

London United Japanese Fan Club