Tohoku-Scotland Art Exhibition

Date: 18-25 October 2011, 10am-5pm
Venue: Sculpture Court, Edinburgh College of Art, Lauriston Place, Edinburgh EH3 9DF

Described as a thousand year event, it will take years for Tohoku and its people to recover from the earthquake and subsequent tsunami and nuclear disaster. The dignity of the Japanese response inspired the world. This exhibition aims to continue to inspire the international community and give some inspiration back to the people of Tohoku.

A 76 page, full colour catalogue of the exhibition is available.
All the art works are for sale: 40% of any sales will be donated by the artists to support projects with Tohoku artists working towards recovery in the regions devastated by the Great East Japan Earthquake and subsequent tsunami and nuclear disaster; as will 100% of any benefit from sales of the catalogue. This is a rare opportunity to buy work from some of Tohoku and Scotland’s top artists.

Price list available on request:
Contact: Kate Thomson info@ukishima.net for more information

List of artists:

Scotland: Boyle Family, John Hunter, David Mach, Bill Scott, John Hunter, Kate Davis and David Moore, Elspeth Lamb, Jacki Parry, John Taylor, Keith Rand, Peter Bevan, Campbell Sandilands.

Tohoku: Hisashi Momose, Takeshi Honda, Shigenobu Yoshida, Shinichi Mori, Sumiko Sawamura, Kenta Motomura,
Megumi Honda, Minako Ishikawa, Fumiaki Aono, Sachiko Hayasaka, Eiji Kido, Osamu Kouke, Hironori Katagiri,
Kate Thomson, Takuya Okada, Kazue Sato, Saiko Sato, Aeneas Wilder, Yoshitomo Saito, Takuya Onozaki.

Other exhibition projects produced by Kate Thomson and Hironori Katagiri already underway:

“Postcards FROM Japan”
An exhibition of A5 original art works by 22 artists from Tohoku, North East Japan. First shown in Edinburgh from 6th August until 4th September 2011 during the Edinburgh Festival. Opens at Japan Society Gallery in New York 7th October until 27th November. Future venues around the world will be announced soon on http://www.ukishima.net

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