Japanese Events in London

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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[...]
Yuko Mohri: Voluta – Exhibition
Yuko Mohri: Voluta – Exhibition @ Camden Arts Centre
Jul 6 – Sep 16 all-day
Yuko Mohri: Voluta - Exhibition @ Camden Arts Centre | England | United Kingdom
Following her residency at Camden Arts Centre in 2016, Yuko Mohri returns with a new installation that orchestrates relations between electromagnetic force-fields, patterns of light moving through water and a reconfigured Yamaha reed organ from[...]
In Search of Forgotten Colours
In Search of Forgotten Colours @ The Victoria & Albert Museum
Jul 17 2018 – Jan 27 2019 all-day
In Search of Forgotten Colours @ The Victoria & Albert Museum
A display of textiles and paper samples from the Somenotsukasa Yoshioka dye workshop in Fushimi, southern Kyoto. The display is accompanied by four short films about Yoshioka Sachio, the fifth generation head of the workshop,[...]
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Private View: Resonating Surfaces by Akira Yamaguchi 6:00 pm
Private View: Resonating Surfaces by Akira Yamaguchi @ Daiwa Foundation Japan House
Sep 2 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Private View: Resonating Surfaces by Akira Yamaguchi @ Daiwa Foundation Japan House | England | United Kingdom
The Daiwa Anglo-Japanese Foundation is delighted to introduce the work of the renowned Japanese painter Akira Yamaguchi to the UK public. The works exhibited here present Yamaguchi’s attempt to resolve the contradiction of being a[...]
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The Beauty of Japanese Autumn – by June Miyoshi 11:00 am
The Beauty of Japanese Autumn – by June Miyoshi @ SWAY GALLERY
Sep 3 @ 11:00 am – Sep 11 @ 7:00 pm
The Beauty of Japanese Autumn - by June Miyoshi @ SWAY GALLERY | England | United Kingdom
The Beauty of Japanese Autumn A photography exhibition by June Miyoshi DATES: 3-11 Sep 2018 The most beautiful moments you can capture in Japan are in autumn. The colours of leaves are extraordinary. You will[...]
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Ryoko Aoki and Zon Ito at Yamamoto Keiko Rochaix Gallery, Shoreditch 11:00 am
Ryoko Aoki and Zon Ito at Yamamoto Keiko Rochaix Gallery, Shoreditch @ Yamamoto Keiko Rochaix Gallery
Sep 7 @ 11:00 am – Nov 22 @ 6:00 pm
Ryoko Aoki and Zon Ito at Yamamoto Keiko Rochaix Gallery, Shoreditch @ Yamamoto Keiko Rochaix Gallery | England | United Kingdom
Yamamoto Keiko Rochaix has announced a joint exhibition by contemporary Japanese artist duo Ryoko Aoki and Zon Ito. The two independent artists started collaborating in 2000, and this will be the first time they will[...]
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Asa + Yu Kinetic Art Installation 9:00 am
Asa + Yu Kinetic Art Installation @ TOTO London Concept Store
Sep 10 @ 9:00 am – Sep 21 @ 5:00 pm
Asa + Yu Kinetic Art Installation @ TOTO London Concept Store | England | United Kingdom
From the 10th to the 21st of September 2018, Asa+Yu will present a kinetic art installation in the English capital. Asa+Yu is a collaborative group based in Tokyo and London. It delivers several projects related[...]
The Japan Society Book Club 7:00 pm
The Japan Society Book Club @ The Japan Society
Sep 10 @ 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[...]
The London Japanese Language Meetup 7:00 pm
The London Japanese Language Meetup @ All Bar One
Sep 11 @ 7:00 pm – 11:00 pm
The London Japanese Language Meetup @ All Bar One | England | United Kingdom
Please note to cover costs there is a £1 entry charge on the door. ミートアップの会場が変わります! 新しい会場は: All Bar One , 108 New Oxford Street, London, WC1A 1HD There is good space to chat to people[...]
Hana Machi – by SAKI&Bitches
Hana Machi – by SAKI&Bitches @ Sway Gallery
Sep 13 – Sep 28 all-day
Hana Machi - by SAKI&Bitches @ Sway Gallery | England | United Kingdom
Hana Machi – by SAKI&Bitches DATES: 13-28 Sep 2018 PRIVATE VIEW: 13 Sep 18-20 In a celebration of heritage and the power of a woman’s sexuality, ‘Hana Machi’ is an intimate exhibition by Japanese-born, London-based[...]
Japanese Avant-garde and Experimental Film Festival 2018: Youthquake
Japanese Avant-garde and Experimental Film Festival 2018: Youthquake @ Kings College London, Close Up Film Centre, Barbican Cinema
Sep 21 – Sep 23 all-day
Japanese Avant-garde and Experimental Film Festival 2018: Youthquake @ Kings College London, Close Up Film Centre, Barbican Cinema
  Japanese Avant-garde and Experimental Film Festival 2018: Youthquake 21-23 September 2018 Kings College London, Close Up Film Centre, Barbican Cinema This edition of JAEFF, in partnership with The Japan Foundation, riffs off the Oxford Dictionary’s[...]
Tetsuya Umeda, Dirty Electronics, Tim Shaw – SACRIFICIAL FLOORS 8:00 pm
Tetsuya Umeda, Dirty Electronics, Tim Shaw – SACRIFICIAL FLOORS @ IKLECTIK
Sep 29 @ 8:00 pm
Tetsuya Umeda, Dirty Electronics, Tim Shaw  - SACRIFICIAL FLOORS @ IKLECTIK | United Kingdom
A floor strewn with beer cans, bits of scrap metal, ceramic bowls, curious, miscellaneous electronics and wires: a collection of sundry things to make sound. Tetsuya Umeda, Dirty Electronics and Tim Shaw create a series[...]
Japan Matsuri 10:00 am
Japan Matsuri @ Trafalgar Square
Sep 30 @ 10:00 am – 8:00 pm
Japan Matsuri @ Trafalgar Square
London’s very own and much loved festival of Japanese culture – Japan Matsuri – took place in 2017 on Sunday 24th September. It was the 9th year for what is now a regular fixture in[...]