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Event Archive - 2015
  August
   
Edo Giga and Contemporary Manga
By Sookyung Yoo, PhD
Talk Event: 13 August, 6:30pm-7:30pm

Learn about the coloured woodblock prints that were specifically chosen for the Edo Giga exhibition at The Japan Foundation, Sydney.
   
The Japan Foundation, Sydney sponsors SMASH! 2015

8 - 9 August 2015

The Japan Foundation, Sydney is sponsoring Japanese voice actor Noriaki Sugiyama to guest star at SMASH! Sydney Manga and Anime Show on August 8—9 at Rosehill Gardens.

   
  July
   
Circle Calligraphy (Ensou) Workshop

Haruyo Morita
25 July 2015

Transcend is a collaborative contemporary art exhibition by painter Haruyo Morita and video artist Jennie Feyen, presented as part of the Contemporary Art Mini Series by The Japan Foundation, Sydney.

   
Transcend

Haruyo Morita and Jennie Feyen
Exhibition: 9-30 July 2015


Spend your Saturday with an introduction to ensou, Japanese circle calligraphy meditation.
Artist Haruyo Morita will lead a 15 minute guided meditation which will create the Mu (the void) to help bring about peace of mind.

   
  June
   
Illustration workshop for children

by Chris Yee
20 June 2015


MOpen to all primary school children aged 6-12 years old, this medium sized workshop will see kids working in groups to create their own comic book style stories.

   
Mad Love

Illustraton by Chris Yee
Exhibition: 11 June – 1 July


Mad Love is a new series of illustrations by Chris Yee which was created especially for The Japan Foundation, Sydney Contemporary Art Mini Series.

   
  May
   
Tokyo Gardens

Photography by Naoto Ijichi
Exhibition: 6 May – 30 May 2015


Tokyo Gardens takes us on a visual tour of the Japanese capital’s gardens, photographed throughout the four seasons in both colour and black-and-white.

   
  April
   
Mono no Aware : The Poignancy of Things

Photography by Brett Boardman
Exhibition: February 26 – April 11


Captured in Kyoto in 2011, this series of photographs reveals unexpected parallels between two examples of human shelter that are geographically close, yet worlds apart.

   
  March
   
Katsura Sunshine On Stage

Rakugo show (in English)
4 Saturday, March 28 @ 2pm

A rare chance to see rakugo comic storytelling in action!

   
Stories Behind the Storytellers

Talk event
Katsura Sunshine & Dr Ian McArthur, moderated by Dr Carol Hayes (ANU)
Thursday, March 26 @ 6pm


Catch a glimpse behind the scenes of rakugo, and find out more about Australia’s century-old connection with this art form.

   
Rakugo
Japanese through RAKUGO

落語ワークショップ on 21 March 2015

Workshop

   
Fukushima 4th Commemoration
11—15 March 2015
Gojyuan, Sydney
Cultural event
   
Tokyo Void: Possibilities in Absence

Public talk
By Dr Heike Rahmann (RMIT University)

March 14 (Saturday), 2pm – 3pm

Landscape architecture and design researcher Dr Heike Rahmann takes the dense urban environment as a point of departure to explore the role of temporary vacant spaces in cities.

   
Photographic Memory: the Making of Mono no aware

Artist Talk & Book Launch
By Brett Boardman
March 5 (Thursday), 6pm – 7pm
March 6 (Friday), 6pm – 7pm

Join Brett Boardman as he commemorates the opening of the ‘Mono no aware: The Poignancy of Things’ exhibition and the launch of his new limited-edition book of the same name.

   
  February
   
How did architects respond immediately after 3/11?

2 – 20 February 2015
Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane

Exhibition

   
   
  January
   
We've Moved

Good news!
The Japan Foundation, Sydney is now in Central Park, and are welcoming library visitors and drop-ins!

 
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