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Surface Matters: Machine Drawings by Tetsuo Fujimoto

Surface Matters: Machine Drawings by Tetsuo Fujimoto

Venue: Daiwa Foundation Japan House, 13/14 Cornwall Terrace, London NW1 4QP Date: 12 November 2008 – 17 December 2008 (Monday-Friday, 9.30am-5.00pm) Organised by: The Daiwa Anglo-Japanese Foundation Fujimoto describes his work as ‘machine drawings’ which are created through layers of stitches upon stitches, covering the base cloth and building up an extraordinary surface which ultimately […]

Japanese Studies at SOAS

Japanese Studies at SOAS

Japanese Studies at the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS) at the University of London is one of the UK’s main centres for Japanese Studies. In a recent interview with the JICC, Dr. Barbara Pizziconi, Lecturer in Japanese Applied Linguistics and Head of the Japan section, described the development of SOAS, the courses currently […]

Masterpieces of Ukiyo-e

Masterpieces of Ukiyo-e

Date: 12 December 2008 – 15 March 2009 Venue: Victoria and Albert Museum, South Kensington, London SW7 2RL Julie and Robert Breckman Gallery and part of the Edwin and Susan Davies Galleries (rooms 90 and 88a). A smaller selection of prints will also be on display in the Toshiba Gallery of Japanese Art and Design […]

Membership Christmas Lunch: 15 December 2008

Membership Christmas Lunch: 15 December 2008

Speaker: Stephen Green, Group Chairman, HSBC Holdings plc Venue: Mandarin Oriental Hyde Park Time: 12.30 for 1.00 pm Cost: £65 per head Stephen Green is Group Chairman of HSBC Holdings plc. Green was educated at Lancing College and Oxford University and received a master’s degree from Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Green began his career with […]

Autumn Dinner: 4 November 2008

Autumn Dinner: 4 November 2008

Guest Speaker: Sir John Bond Venue: Cavalry & Guards Club, 127 Piccadilly, London Time: 7.30 pm for 8.00 pm (6.30 pm cash bar) Members of the Society will be delighted to hear that Sir John Bond, Chairman of Vodafone, will be the guest speaker at the autumn dinner. There will be a cash bar from […]

The History and Development of Japanese Pink Film

The History and Development of Japanese Pink Film

Date: 3 December 2008 from 6.30pm Venue: Japan Foundation, London The Japan Foundation will host this special lecture as a supplement to our successful series Japanese Cinema for Busy People II. In this event, Jasper Sharp will provide an insight into the history and development of one of the most intriguing genres of Japanese cinema, […]

Sounds of Water: An Exhibition of Japanese Contemporary Ceramic Sculptures by Masako Shiraishi

Sounds of Water: An Exhibition of Japanese Contemporary Ceramic Sculptures by Masako Shiraishi

Date: 11-26 November 2008, Mon-Fri 9.30am – 5.30pm Venue: Embassy of Japan, 101-104 Piccadilly, London W1J 7JT This exhibition features monumental ceramic and bamboo installations by Japanese artist, Shiraishi Masako. An example of her award-winning sculpture was last seen in the UK at this year’s RHS Chelsea Flower Show. Admission is free, but photographic identification […]

Kimono Fashion Show & Demonstration

Kimono Fashion Show & Demonstration

Date: Tuesday, 11th November 2008, 6.30pm to 8.00pm Venue: Lodge Room No.11, The Freemasons’ Hall, 60 Great Queen Street, London WC2B 5AZ Fee: £15 for members of The Japan Society £28 for non-members (Champagne reception to follow plus optional supper at Wolfe’s Bar and Grill) Tanaka Mineko, President of TONDAYA, a kimono wholesellers in the […]

London United Korean Fan Club

London United Japanese Fan Club