The Citi Manga Exhibition: Programme of Events

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Thursday 23 May 2019 – Monday 26 Aug 2019 British Museum, Great Russell Street, London WC1B 3DG The British Museum has organised an extensive programme of events surrounding the upcoming Manga exhibition. The Citi Exhibition Manga was curated by our Research Director Professor Nicole Coolidge Rousmaniere, alongside our Senior Digital Humanities Officer Dr Ryoko Matsuba, and Dr Hiromi Uchida. Late Manga: colour and style Fri 5 Jul, 18.00–21.30 Celebrating Japanese manga, art, fashion and design, this event includes manga drawing workshops with award-winning manga artist Kutsuwada Chie, music performances by Ichikawa Hibiki and DJ Takaki and a sake tasting. It will also feature a manga-inspired fashion show by students from the University of the […]

British Museum acquires a pair of Arita Komainu dogs by Komatsu Miwa

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The British Museum acquires a pair of komainu (koma dog) Arita porcelain figures by Komatsu Miwa (1984 – ). The dogs were first exhibited as part of the Gold Medal awarded garden designed by Ishihara Kazuyuki at 2015 Chelsea Flower Show. The Institute’s Research Director, Nicole Coolidge Rousmaniere was instrumental in negotiating the acquisition, who describes Komatsu Miwa’s work as important pieces that demonstrate the spirit of the artist as much as the technical prowess.

Jōmon-inspired Music from Aomori Japan

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Earthenware flame pot. Middle Jōmon period, about 3000BC. Excavated from the Iwanohara site, Niigata prefecture. Nagaoka Municipal Science Museum.

Partners Event, PerformanceFriday 7 Dec 2012 | 6.30 pm Stevenson Lecture Theatre, the British Museum Stevenson Lecture Theatre | £5 (members/concessions £3)Booking is essential. The Jōmon, Japan’s oldest known culture, are the inspiration behind Yamagami Susumu’s ethereal music, which he performs on a shakuhachi (traditional Japanese flute) and a tsugaru shamisen (three-stringed instrument). He will be joined by Professors Taniguchi Yasuhiro and David Hughes, experts on Jōmon culture and traditional Japanese music. Please arrive punctually to guarantee admission. For further information and booking, please click: The British Museum The Asahi Shimbun Display Flame and water pots: prehistoric ceramic art from Japan will be open so you can explore the ceramic tradition of this ancient people. Flame […]