News for February 2013

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19 July 2018

Bristol Fish Project to celebrate Doyo no Ushi no Hi on 6 August 2018

On Monday, 6 August 2018, Bristol Fish Project is celebrating the Japanese tradition of Doyo no ushi no hithe day of the ox. The day (from 3pm – 8pm) will involve the sharing of a variety of Japanese traditions including eating Unagi – Eel provided by Kansai Kitchen (tickets for the day in general (free) and for the bbq (£10.02) here) and beer on sale from the New Bristol Brewery – ‘Japan’ Brewed with Jasmine and Green Tea! Entry is free though you are encouraged to reserve your free place here as this will help with numbers. 

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10 July 2018

Exhibition : Ohgetsu Fujita presents… Emoji & Jazz on 27th, 28th & 29th July 2018

Up-and-coming Japanese artist Ohgetsu Fujita visits the UK especially to present her unique take on the art of calligraphy. The result is an evolution of tradition which focuses on spatial beauty. Hundred Years Gallery is proud to showcase her collection of Emoji-inspired artwork, fusing both traditional calligraphy (*1), Zenei-Shodou (*2) and her own creative techniques, which Fujita-san has mastered over the course of her career.

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9 July 2018

Opportunity: Events Internships

We are looking to take interns to join the events team at the Foundation to assist in planning, preparing and coordinating our events. Our programme covers a wide range of events related to Japan, including lectures, seminars, book launches, culinary tastings and exhibitions. To apply, please send your CV and cover letter to rosalind.grubin@dajf.org.uk, copied to nana.ota@dajf.org.uk, by Friday 20th July 2018.

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25 February 2013

HIV Prevention and the 'Everywhere' Project: Small Grant report

The Daiwa Anglo-Japanese Foundation was delighted to support Dr Nigel Sherriff, Principal Research Fellow at the University of Brighton, with a Daiwa Foundation Small Grant in September 2011, in order to assist with his collaborative research with Japanese academics at Nagoya City University and NGO practitioners in the field of HIV prevention and risk-reduction. An account of his project, kindly sent to us by Dr Sherriff, follows below.

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25 February 2013

Two Years After: The Great East Japan Earthquake Press Photo Exhibition

Two Years After: Remembering the Devastation and Celebrating Hope  The Great East Japan Earthquake Press Photo Exhibition Comes  to London in March Opening Hours:  5 – 17 March 2013 (11am – 6pm) Location:Oxo Tower Gallery,  Oxo Tower Wharf, Bargehouse Street South Bank London SE1 9PH The Asahi Shimbun and Mitsubishi Corporation will co-host The Great

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22 February 2013

Carl Randall's encounters with the late Donald Richie

Since moving to Japan in 1947, the recently deceased Donald Richie (1924 – 2013) became recognised worldwide as a Western authority on Japanese culture and society, being described by Time Magazine as ‘the dean of arts in Japan’. He wrote over 30 books about Japan, befriended some of Japan’s foremost artists (including filmmaker Akira Kurosawa),

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22 February 2013

Tokyo Painting II at Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum from 24 February to 7 March 2013

Tokyo Painting II features eight young artists, including Toru Kuwakubo, past exhibitor at the Daiwa Anglo Japanese Foundation, from 24 February to 7 March 2013. A group exhibition featuring eight young artists supported by Tokyo Wonder Site will take place at the refurbished Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum that just reopened last year. Since 2001, Tokyo

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18 February 2013

Shizengaku: Project Update and Forthcoming London Events

We gave Project Shizengaku a Daiwa Foundation Award in the September 2011 round of funding and the project members will present a series of events, including exhibitions and performances, in London over two weeks ( 24th Feb-9 March 2013 ).  Project Shizengaku is  a collaboration between the Music Department of  Goldsmiths, University of London and Fine Arts Department of

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11 February 2013

Review of 'Total Immersion: Sounds from Japan' by Orlando Byron

Total Immersion: Sounds from Japan was a series of concerts at the Barbican on February 2nd. Instead of focusing on one composer as they have done previously, they focused on one country. There were a number of concerts and films celebrating both traditional and modern classical music from Japan. The largest of the events on

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11 February 2013

'Rebirth' on at the Royal Academy of Arts until 17 February 2013

Mariko Mori’s exhibition at Burlington Gardens, the annexe to the Royal Academy of Arts, centres on the themes of life and rebirth and references to Buddhism and the Jomon culture (around 14,000 to 300 BCE). It is a luminous, playful and uplifting experience which mixes lights, works on papers, digital technology and installations. Burlington Gardens,

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