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Events vs. Culture

My observations of our world have a recurring theme —  ample resources exist alongside an inability to spend wisely. Whether looking for solutions to the pressing problems of the environment, education, or politics, people who control the money rarely look beyond their individual experience to explore what is best for their community. 1.500 kata lagi

Cultural Issues

Manga Hokusai Manga at the Ateneo Art Gallery

Manga Hokusai Manga: Approaching the Master’s Compendium from the Perspective of Contemporary Comics 

The exhibit runs until July 28 at the Ateneo Art Gallery.

An international traveling exhibition organized by the Japan Foundation is an exploration of the similarities and differences between Katsushika Hokusai’s manga and modern Japanese manga, with works from seven contemporary manga artists from the basis and influence of Hokusai’s manga. 313 kata lagi

Culture & Arts

Review: The Unknown Dancer In The Neighbourhood (Japan Foundation)

Venue: Eternity Playhouse (Darlinghurst NSW), Mar 22 – 23, 2017
Playwright: Suguru Yamamoto
Director: Suguru Yamamoto
Cast: Wataru Kitao

Theatre review
The neighbourhood in question is Nagai, a small Japanese town, unremarkable and forgotten. 303 kata lagi


Trouble in Paradise: How the removal of Pangrok Sulap's "Sabah Tanah Air-ku" points to a weakened state of artistic expression in Malaysia (revised)

When news of Pangrok Sulap’s mammoth woodcut print artwork “Sabah Tanah Air-ku” (Sabah, My homeland) was removed from the “ESCAPE from the SEA” exhibition just two days after it’s opening; I was shocked. 2.551 kata lagi

Summer Institute 2016 by Japan Foundation

Around April, a friend of mine informed me that there was a program called summer institute 2016 and held by Japan Foundation. The requirements was quite simple, all you had to do was prepare 1 page of collaborative research plan and statement of purpose (explanation of why they should choose you as participant). 419 kata lagi

Japan Foundation

Human Seascape / Terue Yamauchi

“Human Seascape” is based on my years-long journey that took place in the seas surrounding Japan, Korea and the Philippines mainly along the Kuroshio and Tsushima Warm currents, exploring lives and worldviews inspired by people who live with the sea. 544 kata lagi


Call for Papers: New Voices in Japanese Studies

New Voices in Japanese Studies (NVJS) is an open-access interdisciplinary journal for emerging researchers published by The Japan Foundation, Sydney.

NVJS is calling for papers from Honours and Masters graduates, PhD candidates and recent graduates in or from Australia or New Zealand with a research focus on Japan. 27 kata lagi