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Serpentine Pavilion 2019 designed by Junya Ishigami
Serpentine Pavilion 2019 designed by Junya Ishigami @ Serpentine Pavilion
Jun 21 – Oct 6 all-day
Serpentine Pavilion 2019 designed by Junya Ishigami @ Serpentine Pavilion
The Japanese architect Junya Ishigami, celebrated for his experimental structures that interpret traditional architectural conventions and reflect natural phenomena, has been selected to design the Serpentine Pavilion 2019.
EXHIBITION: Anno’s Journey: the World of Anno Mitsumasa
EXHIBITION: Anno’s Journey: the World of Anno Mitsumasa @ Japan House, London
Aug 22 – Oct 27 all-day
EXHIBITION: Anno's Journey: the World of Anno Mitsumasa @ Japan House, London
Anno’s Journey: the World of Anno Mitsumasa Exhibition at Japan House London This exhibition explores the work of Anno Mitsumasa, one of Japan’s greatest children’s book illustrators and authors, who is best known for his[...]
Erika Kobayashi: His Last Bow
Erika Kobayashi: His Last Bow @ Yamamoto Keiko Rochaix
Sep 5 – Nov 21 all-day
Erika Kobayashi: His Last Bow @ Yamamoto Keiko Rochaix
The first showing of the Japanese artist Erika Kobayashi in the UK. The exhibition explores her family history strangely intertwined with the discovery of uranium, radioactivation, invention of atomic bomb, and Sherlock Holmes. Erika Kobayashi[...]
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The Post-Anthropocene by Naoya Inose 9:30 am
The Post-Anthropocene by Naoya Inose @ Daiwa Anglo-Japanese Foundation
Oct 3 @ 9:30 am – Nov 1 @ 5:00 pm
The Post-Anthropocene by Naoya Inose @ Daiwa Anglo-Japanese Foundation
The Daiwa Anglo-Japanese Foundation is delighted to introduce the London-based Japanese artist Naoya Inose to the UK public. The new geological era the Anthropocene, which means “the age of humanity”, defines the epoch we live[...]
Artist Talk: Naoya Inose in conversation with Dr Lena Fritsch
Artist Talk: Naoya Inose in conversation with Dr Lena Fritsch @ Daiwa Anglo-Japanese Foundation
Oct 3 all-day
Artist Talk: Naoya Inose in conversation with Dr Lena Fritsch @ Daiwa Anglo-Japanese Foundation
The artist Naoya Inose will discuss his work and exhibition The Post-Anthropocene with Dr Lena Fritsch, Curator of Modern and Contemporary Art at the Ashmolean Museum (University of Oxford). The new geological era the Anthropocene,[...]
Nara: sacred images from early Japan
Nara: sacred images from early Japan @ The British Museum, Room 3 and 93
Oct 3 – Nov 24 all-day
Nara: sacred images from early Japan @ The British Museum, Room 3 and 93
Nara, in the Yamato region of Japan, was the country’s capital from AD 710–784 – and the cradle of traditional Japanese culture. This special display runs in two rooms: the Asahi Shimbun Displays (Room 3)[...]
Private View: The Post-Anthropocene by Naoya Inose 4:00 pm
Private View: The Post-Anthropocene by Naoya Inose @ Daiwa Anglo-Japanese Foundation
Oct 3 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm
Private View: The Post-Anthropocene by Naoya Inose @ Daiwa Anglo-Japanese Foundation
The Private View was a chance to have a first look at the exhibition The Post-Anthropocene by the London-based Japanese artist Naoya Inose. The new geological era the Anthropocene, which means “the age of humanity”,[...]
MYM Presents: Okinawan Avant-Garde Night 7:30 pm
MYM Presents: Okinawan Avant-Garde Night @ Richmix
Oct 3 @ 7:30 pm
MYM Presents: Okinawan Avant-Garde Night @ Richmix
AN EXCLUSIVE ONE-OFF CONTEMPORARY AND EXPERIMENTAL MUSIC AND DANCE PERFORMANCE FROM TRADITIONAL OKINAWA MYM (Mutsumi, Yu and MINA) presents “Okinawan Avant-Garde Night”, an exclusive one-off music and dance performance with visuals and elements of storytelling[...]
YUKA FUJII : LIKE PLANETS CINE-PHOTO (UK PREMIERE) 7:30 pm
YUKA FUJII : LIKE PLANETS CINE-PHOTO (UK PREMIERE) @ CAFE OTO
Oct 3 @ 7:30 pm
YUKA FUJII : LIKE PLANETS CINE-PHOTO (UK PREMIERE) @ CAFE OTO
CONFRONT RECORDINGS PRESENT: YUKA FUJII : LIKE PLANETS CINE-PHOTO (UK PREMIERE) £12£10 Advance £8 MEMBERS Tonights presentation celebrates the joint opening of an exhibition of photography by Yuka Fujii at the Pocko Gallery, together with[...]
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Kotatsu Japanese Animation Festival CARDIFF
Kotatsu Japanese Animation Festival CARDIFF @ Chapter, Cardiff, Wales
Oct 4 – Oct 6 all-day
Kotatsu Japanese Animation Festival CARDIFF @ Chapter, Cardiff, Wales
‘This year’s Kotatsu Japanese Animation Festival starts at Chapter in Cardiff, on the 4th October, and we are hard at work organising everything to ensure that you will have a fantastic time. We are coordinating[...]
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Ley Line at Sadler’s Wells 7:15 pm
Ley Line at Sadler’s Wells @ Sadler’s Wells Theatre, Lilian Baylis Studio
Oct 8 @ 7:15 pm
Ley Line at Sadler's Wells @ Sadler’s Wells Theatre, Lilian Baylis Studio
“Four striking works align, taking the audience on an exploration of reflection, purification, self and identity. Together we navigate an energetic path that illuminates the significance of our connection as human beings through unspoken word.”[...]
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The Japan Society Book Club 7:00 pm
The Japan Society Book Club @ The Japan Society
Oct 14 @ 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[...]
Walk Cheerfully film screening 7:00 pm
Walk Cheerfully film screening @ The British Library
Oct 15 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Walk Cheerfully film screening @ The British Library
Introduction by Bryony Dixon (BFI) A screening of Japanese director Yasujiro Ozu’s silent gangster filmWalk Cheerfully with specially composed score by Japanese music specialist Clive Bell and renowned improviser Sylvia Hallett, performed live by the[...]
Kotatsu Japanese Animation Festival ABERYSTWYTH
Kotatsu Japanese Animation Festival ABERYSTWYTH @ Aberystwyth Arts Centre, Aberystwyth, Wales
Oct 19 – Oct 20 all-day
Kotatsu Japanese Animation Festival ABERYSTWYTH @ Aberystwyth Arts Centre, Aberystwyth, Wales
‘This year’s Kotatsu Japanese Animation Festival continues at Aberystwyth Arts Centre, on the 19th -20th October, and we are hard at work organising everything to ensure that you will have a fantastic time. We are[...]