Japan-related Events in London

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Yayoi Kusama: Small Pumpkin Paintings
Yayoi Kusama: Small Pumpkin Paintings @ Omer Tiroche Gallery
Mar 2 – Jun 1 all-day
Yayoi Kusama: Small Pumpkin Paintings @ Omer Tiroche Gallery | England | United Kingdom
“I was enchanted by their charming and winsome form. What appealed to me most was the pumpkin’s generous unpretentiousness. That and its solid spiritual base.” (Yayoi Kusama) Omer Tiroche Gallery will kick off their 2018[...]
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Japan Tide presents Haruko Fujii
Japan Tide presents Haruko Fujii @ Leyden Gallery
Jun 5 all-day
Japan Tide presents Haruko Fujii @ Leyden Gallery | England | United Kingdom
When the cultural organisation Japan Tide approached Leyden Gallery with the concept of an exhibition of promoting older Japanese women artists (all in their 70s) it was a perfect match as Leyden Gallery has for[...]
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Sumire Kuribayashi & Friends 7:00 pm
Sumire Kuribayashi & Friends @ Hoxton Hall
Jun 6 @ 7:00 pm – 9:45 pm
Sumire Kuribayashi & Friends @ Hoxton Hall | England | United Kingdom
Yokohama Calling presents the debut UK performance by sensational Japanese pianist Sumire Kuribayashi and bass legend Hideaki Kanazawa. This performance features a collaboration with two of the UK’s finest jazz musicians, Jason Yarde (saxophones) and[...]
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Kimono x Komono きもの x こもの
Kimono x Komono きもの x こもの @ Sway Gallery
Jun 7 – Jun 13 all-day
Kimono x Komono きもの x こもの @ Sway Gallery | England | United Kingdom
Kimono x Komono きもの x こもの by MIYABI & PETIT KIMONO 7-13 June 2018 The history of kimono, the national costume of Japan, dates back to ancient times, and techniques such as spinning a cocoon,[...]
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The Japan Society Book Club 7:00 pm
The Japan Society Book Club @ The Japan Society
Jun 11 @ 7:00 pm
The Japan Society Book Club @ The Japan Society  | London | United Kingdom
Join us on the second Monday of each month for the Japan Society Book Club. The intention is simple: to explore the themes of the book, express personal opinions on the style and content, discuss[...]
Hosen Nakamura Exhibition
Hosen Nakamura Exhibition @ Leyden Gallery
Jun 12 – Jun 16 all-day
Hosen Nakamura Exhibition @ Leyden Gallery | England | United Kingdom
When the cultural organisation Japan Tide approached Leyden Gallery with the concept of an exhibition of promoting older Japanese women artists (all in their 70s) it was a perfect match as Leyden Gallery has for[...]
Tatsuo Miyajima 10:00 am
Tatsuo Miyajima @ William Morris Gallery
Jun 16 @ 10:00 am – Sep 23 @ 5:00 pm
Tatsuo Miyajima @ William Morris Gallery | London | England | United Kingdom
16 June to 23 September 2018 Open Wednesday to Sunday, 10am – 5pm; free Tatsuo Miyajima is one of Japan’s foremost contemporary artists. Through his work he explores the concept of time, incorporating original material[...]
Japanese Innovators
Japanese Innovators @ Barbican
Jun 20 – Sep 30 all-day
Japanese Innovators @ Barbican
A series of gigs featuring artists from Japanese underground scenes responsible for genre-defining music over the past 40 years. From the ground breaking electronics of Yellow Magic Orchestra to the sonic arts of Ryoji Ikeda[...]
SOU FUJIMOTO: FUTURES OF THE FUTURE 藤本壮介展 未来の未来
SOU FUJIMOTO: FUTURES OF THE FUTURE 藤本壮介展 未来の未来 @ Japan House London
Jun 22 – Aug 5 all-day
SOU FUJIMOTO: FUTURES OF THE FUTURE 藤本壮介展 未来の未来 @ Japan House London | England | United Kingdom
“Creating architecture is like planting seeds of the future” ‒ Sou Fujimoto ‘SOU FUJIMOTO: FUTURES OF THE FUTURE’, is an exhibition held in collaboration with Tokyo’s TOTO GALLERY・MA. Seen for the first time in the[...]
Okinawa Day 10th Anniversary 10:00 am
Okinawa Day 10th Anniversary @ Spitalfields
Jun 23 @ 10:00 am – 6:00 pm
Okinawa Day 10th Anniversary @ Spitalfields
London Okinawa Sanshinkai is back at Spitalfields this summer for Okinawa Day! This year we are celebrating the 10th anniversary of Okinawa Day with special guests from Japan xx Join us to celebrate Okinawan classical[...]
The Uraraka Way
The Uraraka Way @ Sway Gallery London
Jun 28 – Jul 16 all-day
The Uraraka Way @ Sway Gallery London | England | United Kingdom
Thu.28th /June – Mon.16th /July 2018 Private view Thursday 28th / June 18:00 – 20:00 Please rsvp: https://bit.ly/2IvUPTo *Stencil Workshop on Saturday 30th / June from 11:00 till 14:00 70-72 Old Street, London, EC1V 9AN[...]