News for August 2013

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14 May 2018

CLOD ENSEMBLE presents 'Snow' as part of the Noh Reimagined Festival, 30 June 2018 at King's Place

CLOD ENSEMBLE is pleased to present ‘Snow’, a twenty-minute sound piece inspired by the restless spirits in Japanese Noh Theatre. ‘Snow’ will be one of three short pieces shown as part of ‘The Transformative Power of Mugen Noh’ during ‘Noh Reimagined’ Festival at Kings Place, London on Saturday 30 June 2018, 7.30pm. In a pre-show talk, Suzy Willson and Paul Clark will talk about their recent visit to Japan, which was supported by the Daiwa Anglo-Japanese Foundation.

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8 May 2018

Carl Randall exhibiting at The Royal Society of Portrait Painters Exhibition, May 10th-25th

Daiwa Scholarship alumnus and artist Carl Randall is exhibiting his portraits of animator Nick Park (‘Wallace & Grommit’, ‘Shawn the Sheep’, ‘Chicken Run’, ‘Early Man’) and author/illustrator Raymond Briggs (‘The Snowman’, ‘When the Wind Blows’, ‘Ethel & Ernest’) at The Royal Society of Portrait Painters Exhibition 2018, May 10th till 25th, at The Mall Galleries

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30 August 2013

'Women of the Pleasure Quarters: A Japanese Painted Screen' Review

Located in London’s famous British Museum, this rare and exquisite screen is one of the last of its kind remaining as it reflects the life of courtesans (female sex workers) at Kado-Tamaya, the Jewel House on the Corner, in Yoshiwara, a licensed pleasure quarter in Edo (modern-day Tokyo) during the early 1780s. The Edo Era

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14 August 2013

Cultures of Care, Bridging Arts and Healthcare in Japan and the UK

The University of Tsukuba is initiating a pilot ‘Arts in Hospital’ project in the newly-renovated University of Tsukuba Hospital. The Art Environment Support Programme at the University of Tsukuba is cooperating with the School of Literature, Drama and Creative Writing at the University of East Anglia (UEA); the Centre for Japanese Studies at UEA, and

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14 August 2013

Update from Aberystwyth University, a Daiwa Small Grant Recipient

We gave a Small Grant to Aberystwyth University in March 2011 to support reciprocal UK-Japan visits by four sports science academics initiating a cross-cultural project on coaches’ leadership styles and athletes’ impression management patterns. This project also has resulted in workshops and publications. We are very pleased to have received an update from Dr Joann Hudson, and there seems

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6 August 2013

CLOTH & MEMORY 2: OPENING 18th AUGUST 2013

Cloth and Memory 2 is a site-specific exhibition located in the UNESCO World Heritage Site: Salts Mill, Saltaire Yorkshire UK, which is also an anchor point in the European Route of Industrial Heritage. The exhibition will feature 23 artists drawn from a UK and international cohort and will run from August 18th to November 3rd 2013.

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2 August 2013

'Ainu, Portrait of the Wind' Review

Situated at the back of London’s National Geographic Store, the Ainu exhibition, whilst small in size, conveys a whole new world, one which many people aren’t accustomed to. The range of photos, all of which are captured by Makiko Ui during her time spent in the Ainu community, show their way of living, their community

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