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2014 Chinese Visual Festival

2014 Chinese Visual Festival

* Guest directors Jia Zhangke and Pema Tseden * More than 40 cutting-edge films, including world and UK premieres * China Independent Film Festival 10th Anniversary event and guests * Wang Xin’s daily experimental art installation project The Gallery * Local filmmakers showcase, panel discussions and public lectures with key industry figures and academics, including […]

Asian Chairshot 2014 UK Tour

Asian Chairshot 2014 UK Tour

“Chairshot” is a kind of foul shots in wrestling and the name that has been in “Asian” in front of “Chairshot”. So “Asian Chairshot” is. Eventhough “Asian Chairshot” plays Rock Music as western music, they`ve formed to shock same impact to peoples like Chairshot with unique Korean melodies. These energy blowing on the stage in […]

Asia House announces Spring Fair 28-30 March, 2014

Asia House announces Spring Fair 28-30 March, 2014

Come and explore our lively pop-up Asian marketplace, bringing the buzz of the Silk Road to Marylebone for one long weekend. A chance to shop for unique jewellery, textiles, arts and crafts either from or inspired by Asia. Asia House’s magnificent London headquarters just north of Oxford St will be transformed into a bustling bazaar […]

DVDBANG: Famous Movie Story

DVDBANG: Famous Movie Story

DVDBANG blurs on and off-screen discoveries in an immersive celebration of South Korean culture. From March 24 – 30 an empty shop front at Birmingham’s Custard Factory will be transformed into a Korean lounge and screening room. Guests can browse the film library, slurp some noodles, hang out and find out what it’s all about […]

Weekend art course: Japanese ‘Sumi-e’- Traditional art form of Japanese ink Painting with tutor Takumasa Ono

Weekend art course: Japanese ‘Sumi-e’- Traditional art form of Japanese ink Painting with tutor Takumasa Ono

Tutor: Takumasa Ono Dates: 14 – 16 March (course code X14AR07N13) An introduction to Sumi-e, the ancient art of creating Japanese ink pictures, or Japanese brush painting. Traditionally, these paintings feature subjects from the natural world such as flowers and birds. The Japanese experience painting as a form of meditation that brings peace and harmony […]

SOAS East Asia Society Student Conference 2014: Working with China, Japan and Korea

SOAS East Asia Society Student Conference 2014: Working with China, Japan and Korea

THIS EVENT IS OPEN TO ANYONE, in or out of SOAS, lecturers, professionals, staffs and students. In 2 short hours we introduce Jeremy Gordon, Jang Daehan (Jacob), and Yuki Sumner as our speakers. Strategy consultancy of China, Creative Industries (Animation and Games) of Korea, Journalism (in architecture) of Japan: Find out more here so you […]

Japanese Plus: See Japan through Video Game Characters with Tomohiro Sasaki

Japanese Plus: See Japan through Video Game Characters with Tomohiro Sasaki

Tomohiro Sasaki is a theatre director and former video game planner / scenario writer, with particular expertise in character design. In a special two-day Japanese Plus course, Sasaki will offer advanced Japanese language learners the opportunity to uncover the true essence of Japanese culture while practicing their Japanese by learning about characters in Japanese games. By looking at example […]

Cocktails, Karaoke and Japanese games… (Retrotainment)

Cocktails, Karaoke and Japanese games… (Retrotainment)

Established in June 2013, REZtron is a pop-up Japanese retrogaming entertainment brand (or retrotainment!) that was inspired by the fusion of 80’s chic,Japanese otaku culture and retro games from the 80s and 90s. The concept behind REZtron came to mind by an ex games industry exec who first witnessed the popularity of a similar form […]

London United Korean Fan Club

London United Japanese Fan Club