News tag: Jōmon

11 February 2013

'Rebirth' on at the Royal Academy of Arts until 17 February 2013

Mariko Mori’s exhibition at Burlington Gardens, the annexe to the Royal Academy of Arts, centres on the themes of life and rebirth and references to Buddhism and the Jomon culture (around 14,000 to 300 BCE). It is a luminous, playful and uplifting experience which mixes lights, works on papers, digital technology and installations. Burlington Gardens,

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3 December 2012

Jōmon-inspired Music from Aomori at the British Museum on Friday 7 December, 6:30pm

Jōmon-inspired Music from Aomori Japan at the British Museum on Friday 7 December 2012 at 6.30pm in the Stevenson Lecture Theatre | £5 (members/concessions £3). Booking is essential. The Jōmon, Japan’s oldest known culture, are the inspiration behind Yamagami Susumu’s ethereal music, which he performs on a shakuhachi (traditional Japanese flute) and a tsugaru shamisen

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