News for April 2013

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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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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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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 April 2013

Japanese Language Talking Tour at the ICA for the Bernadette Corporation Exhibition 6.30pm May 9

Erica Shiozaki, a curator and writer who lives and works in London, will give a free Touring Talk of the ICA’s Bernadette Corporation Exhibition in Japanese on Thursday 9 May at 6.30pm. Erica’s recent exhibitions include The Unethical Anthropologist, FOLD Gallery, London 2012, and recent publication includes  LABOUR ≠ PROSPERITY, in Misery Connoisseur, London, UK.  Register online at the RCA’s

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11 April 2013

Aomori Project at Borough Hall, Greenwich

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. This

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10 April 2013

Netsuke Exhibition at the Embassy of Japan

In a Nutshell, Japanese netsuke from European collections

Unmistakably Japanese, yet sourced exclusively from European collections, this exhibition at the Japanese Embassy reflects the burgeoning interest for netsuke in the Western world, giving an insight into some of the finest collections of these miniature carvings to be found on earth.

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4 April 2013

Japan v MCC Cricket Match, Lord’s Cricket Ground on Sunday 28 April

The Japan national cricket team will play a match against the MCC at Lord’s Ground on Sunday 28 April. There will be no charge to attend the match but you must have a (free) ticket. How to get tickets: apply direct for free tickets to the MCC. Ticket Office (stating your name, address and the number of

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