Talk on Manga, Art and Archives

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A discussion between Nicole Coolidge Rousmaniere (Curator of The Citi exhibition Manga at British Museum, Research Director at SISJAC, University of East Anglia), Takashi Oishi (Director of Yokote Masuda Manda Museum) and Masashi Okamoto (Director of Shueisha Manga – Art Heritage) on Vimeo ニコル・クーリッジ・ルーマニエール(セインズベリー藝術研究所研究担当所長およびイースト・アングリア大学日本美術文化教授)、大石卓(横手市増田まんが美術館館長)、岡本正史(集英社マンガアートヘリテージ責任者)による座談会 SHUEISHA MANGA-ART HERITAGE Sorry, in Japanese only for the moment

Watch Nicole Coolidge Rousmaniere in action at Panasonic SPORTS x MANGA Exhibition

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On 7th September 2019, Research Director Nicole Coolidge Rousmaniere gave a talk with Manga artist TAGAME Gengoro at the SPORTS X MANGA exhibition held by Panasonic Corporation in Tokyo. The exhibition was designed to empower the passion towards the Olympic and Paralympic Movement. As part of the Diversity & Inclusion event, their talk, entitled the Power […]

Manga Theatre Curtain I

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This striking modern-looking 17 metre long theatre curtain was painted on the 30 June 1880 by artist Kawanabe Kyōsai. It was painted in one 4 hour long session when the artist was drunk. The Citi exhibition Manga 23 May – 26 August 2019 Supported by Citi Logistics partner IAG Cargo

Manga Exhibition curator tour!: British Museum Facebook Live

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Manga Exhibition curator tour! Professor Nicole Coolidge Rousmaniere went live on the British Museum’s Facebook page on 4th July 2019 and gave an exclusive tour of the Manga Exhibition.

Welcome to the world of Manga!

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Curator Nicole Rousmaniere loves manga A LOT! In this short intro to the Citi exhibition Manga she speaks about what is so special about the show and shares some of her favourite manga. The Citi exhibition Manga 23 May – 26 August 2019 Supported by Citi Logistics partner IAG Cargo Music: Artist: Lee Rosevere Title: […]

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. […]

MANGA JIMAN Competition

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Tuesday 19 Feb 2019 – Friday 29 Mar 2019 | 9am – 5pm, Monday – Friday Embassy of Japan 101-104 Piccadilly London W1J 7JT The Embassy of Japan first launched ‘Manga Jiman’, a manga-writing competition open to UK residents, with great success in 2007. The competition has grown rapidly since and is now in its […]

Manga at the Museum 博物館の漫画 I Curator’s Corner season 4 episode 7

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Nicole Rousmaniere follows on from her episode on Japanese manhole covers with a short discussion on some of the Manga collected by the British Museum. The Citi exhibition ‘Manga マンガ’ opens 23 May 2019. Supported by Citi Logistics partner IAG Cargo

Nuclear Gypsies in Art in America

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In the lead up to the translated publication of Katsumata Susumu’s Fukushima Devil Fish: Anti-Nuclear Manga, Ryan Holmberg writes in Art in America on how Japanese artists – especially manga authors – have taken on the growing issue of atomic power in the aftermath of the 2011 Fukushima reactor crisis. Dr Ryan Holmberg is Academic Associate […]

Ryan Holmberg’s article on ‘When Manga was Pop’ in Art in America

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When Manga Was Pop Ryan Holmberg Even before the heyday of Pop art in the West, Japnaese comics fused global vernacular influences into a playful hybrid aesthetics. Dr Ryan Holmberg, Academic Associate at the Sainsbury Institute and Hakuho Foundation Japanese Research Fellow at Waseda University in Tokyo writes how images of Popeye, Tarzan, Batman, pistol-packing […]

Breakdown Press ranked number 1 in Artforum

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Sainsbury Institute and Breakdown Press’ manga line has been named as no. 1 in graphic novelist and animator Dash Shaw’s Top Ten list for Artforum International Breakdown Press review

Breakdown Press interview in The Comics Journal

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12 May 2015 Read about the ideation of Ryan Holmberg’s Sainsbury Institute and Breakdown Press manga series. Read more