The 'VAMOS NIPPON!' Exhibition
A sports-themed exhibition in Northern Ireland showcasing Japanese artists who incorporate sports into their work to coincide with the Tokyo Summer Olympics and celebrating Japanese sports culture.
"Reinventing Texture” by Toshiki Hirano, representing Japan in London Design Biennale 2021
MA students from The Royal College of Art in London collaborated on a project with Clare Farrow Studio and Toshiki Hirano to contribute to a project for London Design Biennale 2021, using Washi papier-mâché, 3D scans and field recording.
House of the Setting Sun
An exhibition and activities held in Bowness-on-Windermere, including rarely seen ukiyo-e woodblock prints, Japanese and British ceramics and a never seen before Edo period kimono.
Japanese Silk Painting and Kimono Wearing Experiences for Torfaen
Japanese silk painted by children was sent to Shizuoka and hand sewn into kimono, which was returned and exhibited during a kimono wearing event for local people in Torfaen, Wales.
Japanese Avant-Garde and Experimental Film Festival 2021: Bodies
Inspired by the Tokyo 2020 Olympics, the 2021 edition of the Japanese Avant-Garde and Experimental Film Festival explored the theme of the body and sensation.
Coventry Japanese Peace Garden
The design and installation of a public garden in Coventry city centre, the outcome of a two-year Cities of Peace Project involving pupils from five local primary schools.
A Japan-themed afterschool club for Year 7 students in Blyth for the Spring Term, with Japanese language and arts and craft activities. Alongside a special afternoon of raku firing with an expert potter.