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YOKO ONO: LOOKING FOR… – SKY PIECE TO JESUS CHRIST

YOKO ONO: LOOKING FOR… – SKY PIECE TO JESUS CHRIST

In Sky Piece To Jesus Christ (1965/2019), a group of musicians play a score, whilst another group of performers begin to wrap medical gauze around each member of the orchestra along with their instruments, as well as the conductor. Performed by students from Anglia Ruskin University and conducted by Dr Paul Rhys, Senior Lecturer in […]

Hikari Shimoda: Stand Up, Saviour

Hikari Shimoda: Stand Up, Saviour

The colourful and disarming artworks by the Japanese pop painter Hikari Shimoda will intertwine with the emotional and poetic Street Art by the Italian Millo, filling up Dorothy Circus Gallery’s walls. The intense dialogue between their artworks highlights their unique representation of adolescence and modern youth.  The Japanese artist Hikari Shimoda paints using bright colours […]

Touring Exhibition: This is Manga – the Art of URASAWA Naoki

Touring Exhibition: This is Manga – the Art of URASAWA Naoki

This summer Japan House London presents an exhibition on the popular form of Japanese illustrated literature – manga – through the work of internationally acclaimed manga artist, URASAWA Naoki. The exhibition immerses visitors in the iconic Japanese art form and introduces Urasawa’s ideas from inception through development, with more than 400 original drawings and storyboards […]

‘Japanese Should to English Could?’ – Sansho Living x Aoyama Flower Market Pop Up at Sway Gallery

‘Japanese Should to English Could?’ – Sansho Living x Aoyama Flower Market Pop Up at Sway Gallery

On Thursday 6th June 2019, Sansho Living will lead a seminar The Beauty of Imperfection to introduce the participants to the philosophy of traditional Japanese aesthetics wabi-sabi, which promotes the acceptance of transience and imperfection.  The head florist at Aoyama Flower Market will guide the Flower Arranging and Bonkei Classes, on four different dates, at […]

Reiwa – a new era in Japan

Reiwa – a new era in Japan

Japan will enter into a new era of ‘beautiful harmony’ from 1 May, a day after Emperor Akihito abdicates and is succeeded by his eldest son Crown Prince Naruhito, ending the imperial era Heisei. Since the Gengo system began in the 7th century, the country has adopted almost 250 eras. This one, however, will be […]

A Night of Music

A Night of Music

The Colchester Military Wives Choir are being joined by The Amici Mixed choir from Okinawa, Japan and the Bao-Lai junior High School Chorus from Taiwan, for A Night of Music. This is set to be a fine evening featuring talent from East and West. Tickets £12 are on sale in Mann’s Music, 123 High Street […]

Japanese Photography Revisited: Talk by Dr Lena Fritsch and Miho Kajioka

Japanese Photography Revisited:  Talk by Dr Lena Fritsch and Miho Kajioka

Japanese photography is without doubt one of the most admired art forms from Japan and has established its name as a respectable artistic genre from its introduction into the country. It has constantly evolved in technique, subject matter and even perception, both from the side of its creators as well as viewers. Photography in Japan […]

BUTOH RESIDENCY

BUTOH RESIDENCY

BUTOH RESIDENCY offers three days of live performances, films and a workshop that see Japanese and European musicians, dancers and artists working together to advance the global recognition of Butoh – both as a uniquely Japanese art form and as a vibrant international platform for communicating in or beyond all languages. Collaborating artists include pianist and […]

London United Korean Fan Club

London United Japanese Fan Club