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Sheer Pleasure: Frank Brangwyn and the Art of Japan

Sheer Pleasure: Frank Brangwyn and the Art of Japan

To mark the 150th anniversary of the birth of Anglo-Welsh artist Frank Brangwyn RA (1867-1956), William Morris Gallery is staging a…

2017 KCCUK Open Call II_1:60 by Jeongwon Eom

2017 KCCUK Open Call II_1:60 by Jeongwon Eom

The Korean Cultural Centre UK (KCCUK) presents Jeongwon Eom’s first solo show in the UK entitled 1:60. As the finalist of…

The Japanese House: Architecture and Life after 1945

The Japanese House: Architecture and Life after 1945

In an exhibition co-organised with the Japan Foundation, Barbican presents the first major UK exhibition to focus on Japanese domestic architecture…

Flora Japonica exhibition – private view

Flora Japonica exhibition – private view

Botanical art has always been an important part of Japanese culture and continues to flourish, with both professional artists and also…

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Seminar View all

In Northeast Asia, four nuclear-armed states joust for position. Three other regional actors also once tried to join the nuclear…

Six years after the Tohoku earthquake and tsunami of 2011, the Japan Foundation presents a screening of Vegalta: Soccer, Tsunami…

Following the result of the EU referendum in June 2016, Prime Minister Theresa May has committed to trigger Article 50…

The Ainu are the indigenous people of northern Japan. This may appear a straightforward statement; after all, the subordination and…

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Talk: Love and Perverted Desires in Four Centuries of Japanese Literature

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Films at the Embassy of Japan: River of Fireflies  蛍川

Films at the Embassy of Japan: River of Fireflies 蛍川

The story is set in beautiful scenery in Toyama prefecture, Japan’s Hokuriku region. During the winter of 1962, a junior high school boy, Tatsuo, is distracted from preparing for his high school entrance exams by thoughts about his dream…

Memories of the Ainu Past and Present

Memories of the Ainu Past and Present

Co-organised by the Japan Society and the Royal Anthropological Institute (RAI), this is the third and last in the current series of screenings that revisit Japanese films housed in the RAI’s collection. On this occasion, we are delighted to…

Filmmaker Talk: Naotaro Endo, director of Tsukiji Wonderland

Filmmaker Talk: Naotaro Endo, director of Tsukiji Wonderland

Naotaro Endo is a Japan-based filmmaker and director of Tsukiji Wonderland, a documentary featured in this year’s Japan Foundation Touring Film Programme. Following the film’s sell-out screening at the ICA in early February 2017, Endo will join us for…

London United Korean Fan Club

London United Japanese Fan Club