News for September 2014

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24 January 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 to nana.ota@dajf.org.uk by Friday 23rd February 2018.

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22 January 2018

The Little Mochi Man Tour, January to May 2018

The Little Mochi Man is A Thousand Cranes’ new show for children aged 4 -7, their family and friends. It tells the tale of the runaway Mochi Man who escapes from the larder in search of adventure across Japan. The production is on national tour from 28 January to 30 May 2018. Venues include Watermans, Half Moon, artsdepot, the egg, Nuffield, Greenwich Theatre, The Cockpit, Cambridge Junction, The Courtyard, Hereford, Polka Theatre,  Stratford Circus, The Civic Barnsley,  Little Angel and Salisbury Playhouse.

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30 September 2014

Yoi Kawakubo: Art after Fukushima and Tohoku (Talk at ICA at 2pm on 8 October)

Yoi Kawakubo is a photographer and artist, born in Spain and currently based in Tokyo.He bases his works on themes regarding the ontology of photography, light, and social issues such as disaster affected areas of Fukushima and Tohoku. On Wednesday 8 October at 2pm, he will give a talk at the ICA in London (in partnership with the University of the Arts London: Camberwell, Chelsea, Wimbledon).

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16 September 2014

Scottish Chamber Orchestra's 2014/15 opening concert is a Toshio Hosokawa Harp Concerto World Premiere on 9 October 2014

In the March 2014 funding round, the Daiwa Anglo-Japanese Foundation awarded a Small Grant to the Scottish Chamber Orchestra to help fund visits to Scotland by the composer Toshio Hosokawa and the harpist Naoko Yoshino for two performances of Aeolus, a harp concerto written especially for the SCO, and pre-concert talks, leading to further partnerships between the SCO and Japanese artists.

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11 September 2014

5 Additional screenings of "Love Hotel" at the ICA: 26 September to 2 October 2014

The UK premiere of acclaimed new feature documentary LOVE HOTEL was held at the ICA London on Wednesday 17th September at 8pm. Given the popularity of the film the ICA has announced additional screenings for the Osaka based feature documentary LOVE HOTEL after the UK Premiere on the 17th September and extra screenings  Saturday 20th September at 3.30pm and Sunday 28th September at 2:00pm sold out. The  additional dates are Friday 26th September 8.45pm; Saturday 27th September 2.00pm; Sunday 28th September 2:00pm; Tuesday 30th September 6.40pm and  Thursday 2nd October 6.40pm.  Please find more information at: http://www.ica.org.uk/whats-on/love-hotel.

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8 September 2014

Former Daiwa Award recipients working on recording Junzo Yoshimura's designs for the AUA campus

Last year we gave a Daiwa Foundation Award to a collaboration between Central Saint Martins (CSM), University of the Arts London and Aichi University of the Arts (AUA). The Project Leaders were Professor Graham Ellard (CSM) and Professor Yoko Terauchi (AUA).The Daiwa Foundation Award was used to support visits to Japan by academics from CSM collaborating with colleagues at AUA in a touring exhibition of new work, and a film screening at the Setouchi Triennale and the Aichi Triennale.

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