News for March 2013

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20 November 2017

Kyoto

Mind in World: A History of Distributed Cognition - lectures in Kyoto, Osaka & Tokyo from 8 to 14 December 2017

Distributed cognition means that the mind is not ‘brainbound’ but extends across brain, body and world. Our project examines evidence of distributed cognition from Classical Greece to Modernism in Europe. Now we want to look at Japan and Asia. Join Dr Miranda Anderson for the following lectures in Japan (8 December in Kyoto, 11 December in Osaka, 14 December in Tokyo) if  interested:

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10 November 2017

Experience Japan 2017: An introduction to study and work opportunities in Japan

The Experience Japan Exhibition is now in its seventh year. The event gets bigger each year with more and more people taking part to find out about the growing range of study and work opportunities available in Japan. Experience Japan 2017 will take place at the Royal Society, 6-9 Carlton Terrace, London SW1Y 5AG on Saturday, 18 November, 12:00 – 18:00. Admission is free of charge.

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7 November 2017

Butoh Training by Florencia Guerberof: 13 & 15 Dec 2017 at Siobhan Davies, The Roof Studio

Butoh Training by Florencia Guerberof: this Butoh Training will take place on the evenings of the 13th and 15th of December. The two three hours sessions will be preceded by a guided warm up starting at 5.45 PM, fifteen minutes prior the start of the Butoh training. Please note that arriving on time for the warm-up is essential. Be prepared for a very intense and physically demanding practice.

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30 October 2017

AREThe Festival: Japanese Ceramics and the Way of Tea - 5 November 2017

AREThé Festival: Japanese Ceramics and the Way of Tea – 5 November 10am-5pm. A study day celebrating Japanese ceramics and tea culture from talks, throwing demonstrations and Tea Ceremony in the Ashmolean to Raky Firing and Anagama Kilm opening at Wytham Woods (bus transport provided). With an evening reception at Oxford Ceramics Gallery. The programme of events is supported by the Daiwa Anglo-Japanese Foundation and the Great-Britain Sasakawa Foundation.

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21 March 2013

In Conversation With Hiraku Suzuki, New Exhibition at Daiwa Japan House Gallery

  The elegant Georgian rooms that make up the Daiwa Foundation Japan House Gallery have been transformed by Berlin-based Japanese artist, Hiraku Suzuki. Mystical swirls of hieroglyphic text, shimmering silver silhouettes and tomb-shaped graphite rubbings create an unworldly, primeval atmosphere for the new exhibition, Excavated Reverberations. The symbols that are a reoccurring motif in these

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12 March 2013

Abeya- Japanese Folk Musicians Visit UK Supported by the Daiwa Foundation

Japanese folk music group Abeya will be visiting the UK in March, supported by a Daiwa Foundation Small Grant, awarded in the September 2012 round. They will play two concerts, one at Durham University as part of the University’s Musicon Festival of East Asian Music on Wednesday 13 March at 7:30pm at the University Music

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12 March 2013

'Washi: The Art of Japanese Paper', exhibition in Norwich from 12 March

Exhibition at The Gallery at Norwich University of the Arts from 12 March to 20 April 2013 Washi: The Art of Japanese Paper The Gallery at Nowich University of the Arts will be showing two collections of international importance: the Parkes Collection (1869-70) from the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, and the 21st century washi lent

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8 March 2013

Dancer and Choreographer, Sioned Huws, exhibiting at the Centre 4 Recent Drawings until 23 March

The choreographer and dancer, Sioned Huws, has been collaborating with artists from Aomori and Tokyo, including dancers, musicians, singers and visual/performance artists;  and has held a variety of performances in Japan and the UK as part of the Aomori Project: Of Landscapes Remembered, which the Daiwa Anglo-Japanese Foundation was happy to support with a Daiwa Foundation Award. She

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