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Japanese Cultural Studies outside of Japan – its current status and future perspectives

Japanese Cultural Studies outside of Japan – its current status and future perspectives

This is the concluding day of an international conference titled ‘Japanese Cultural Studies outside of Japan – its current status and future perspectives’ organised by the Sainsbury Institute for the Study of Japanese Arts and Cultures (SISJAC) and Centre for Japanese Studies, University of East Anglia (UEA), in association with the Global Exchange Organisation for […]

Jiro Takamatsu: The Temperature of Sculpture

Jiro Takamatsu: The Temperature of Sculpture

The Japan Foundation is delighted to support the first institutional solo exhibition of Jiro Takamatsu to take place outside of Japan, presented by the Henry Moore Institute. Comprising over seventy sculptures, drawings and documents loaned from collection in Japan, USA and Europe, the exhibition celebrates the work of this leading figure of post-war art, tracing […]

The Life and Work of Jiro Takamatsu – Talk by Yumiko Chiba

The Life and Work of Jiro Takamatsu – Talk by Yumiko Chiba

An influential artist, theorist and teacher in the 1960s and 1970s, Jiro Takamatsu (1936-98) is central to the development of sculpture in Japan and is considered to be one of the most important Japanese artists of the post-war era. A founding member of the legendary collective Hi Red Center and key figure of the Mono-ha […]

Mr Potsunen’s Peculiar Slice of Life by Kentaro Kobayashi

Mr Potsunen’s Peculiar Slice of Life by Kentaro Kobayashi

The Japan Foundation is delighted to support Mr Potsunen’s Peculiar Slice of Life, a one-man show by the award-winning performance artist Kentaro Kobayashi. Following the show’s sold-out run in London in 2015, Kobayashi will return to the UK for a limited run of this imaginative and magical show. Following the daily existence of one man, […]

I’M OK, I’M PIG! by Kim Hyesoon

I’M OK, I’M PIG! by Kim Hyesoon

The Korean Literature Night (KLN) is a monthly discussion group that explores various themes and topics relating to that month’s chosen book. This month we will read I’M OK, I’M PIG! by Kim Hyesoon who Korea’s most important contemporary poets. Event Date: 28 June, 19.00-21.00 Venue: Korean Cultural Centre UK Entrance Free – Booking Essential […]

2017 KCC House Concert with Samson Tsoy Choi

2017 KCC House Concert with Samson Tsoy Choi

DATE: Tues 27 June, 7pm VENUE: Korean Cultural Centre UK ARTIST: Samson Tsoy Choi piano Pianist SAMSON TSOY, described as “the most promising” by BBC Music Magazine, was named Laureate of the prestigious 2012 Santander International Piano Competition. At the invitation of Elisabeth Leonskaja, Samson performed alongside Jörg Widmann and the Doric String quartet, at […]

‘Rehearsals from the Korean Avant-Garde Performance Archive’

‘Rehearsals from the Korean Avant-Garde Performance Archive’

Korean Cultural Centre UK, 1-3 Strand, London, WC2N 5BW Dates: 27 June – 19 August, 2017 The Korean Cultural Centre UK (KCCUK) is pleased to announce Rehearsals from the Korean Avant-Garde Performance Archive running from 27 June – 19 August 2017, as part of the 2017-2018 Korea/UK season. The exhibition explores the development of South […]

Miso Inspired Supper Club – With Japan Society and Clearspring – Hosted by Jay Morjaria

Miso Inspired Supper Club – With Japan Society and Clearspring – Hosted by Jay Morjaria

We are delighted to announce an informal Japan Society supper club, organised in partnership with Clearspring and chef, Jay Morjaria. Many members have said they’d like more social opportunities – so this event has been designed to combine an exciting dining experience with a relaxed opportunity to meet old friends and get to know new […]

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London United Korean Fan Club

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