News for March 2013

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16 January 2018

'Do Insects Actually Taste any Good?' by Daiwa Scholarship alumna

Charlotte Payne, a former Daiwa Scholar and Japanese Government (MEXT) Scholar, is a PhD candidate based at the Department of Zoology, University of Cambridge. She is investigating the potential impacts of increased consumption of edible insects and  looking at the potential of edible insects to meet the current need for a protein source that is

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15 December 2017

Carl Randall work featured in 'Small is Beautiful' at Flowers Gallery until 6 January 2018

The featured two miniature paintings are included in the group exhibition Small is Beautiful at Flowers Gallery, Cork St. Central London, 14th December 2017 – 6th January 2018. Flowers is one of the UK’s leading commercial galleries, with galleries in New York, Central London and East London, representing prominent British figurative painters such as Peter Howson, Ken

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29 November 2017

Daiwa Foundation funds projects ranging from fish rubbing to neuromuscular disorders

The Daiwa Anglo-Japanese Foundation has published details of grants awarded to support UK-Japan projects in its latest funding round (September 2017). The Foundation will support artists Eleanor Morgan and Sam Curtis to travel to Japan to enhance their skills in “gyotaku” or fish rubbing, after which they will run workshops in London to encourage people to learn about ocean ecology.

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23 November 2017

JETAA UK Academic Special Interest Group (SIG) University of East Anglia, Norwich, Friday 8 December 2017

For information on attending, submissions of current research, and about potential funding available for accommodation and travel expenses, please contact this year’s convener Simon Kaner, Director of the Centre for Japanese Studies at the University of East Anglia and Head of the Centre for Archaeology and Heritage at the Sainsbury Institute via S.Kaner@uea.ac.uk. There is now a Facebook group called ‘JETAA UK Academic Special Interest Group’; to join, search for it by name via facebook and request permission.

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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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