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Address: 2-1-14 Mita, Minato-ku, Tokyo 108-8361 - Telephone: 03-5232-4111

Culture

2014

January

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©2012 Rohfilm GmbH, Lore Hoildings Pty Limited, Screen Ausralia, Creative Scotland and Screen NSW

"LORE" (film) by Australian director Cate Shortland

11 January 2014 -


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Takasaka Masato
Return to Forever (Productopia)
2009
Cardboard, wood, plastic, MDF,
acrylic, paint, paper, soft-drink cans,
tape and discarded product
packaging
Dimensions variable
Installation view:
"Cubism and Australian Art,"
Heide Museum of Modern Art, Melbourne
Photo: John Brash

Australian artists at the Roppongi Crossing 2013: OUT OF DOUBT exhibition

21 September 2013-13 January 2014


February

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© 2013 Mobile Projection Unit All Rights Reserved

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© Weerianna Street Media

Australian works at the 17th Japan Media Arts Festival - Exhibition of Award-winning Works

5 February 2014 - 16 February 2014

Entertainment Division
Jury Selections
"Snake the Planet!"
Lukasz KARLUK, representative of MPU (Mobile Projection Unit)

Manga Division
Jury Selections
"Ngurrara"
Tyson MOWARIN / Stuart CAMPBELL


Culture Picture

Australian Delegation to Tokyo Performing Arts Meeting

8 - 16 February 2014

Delegation: Rosemary Hinde, Delegation Leader; Jason Cross, Insite Arts; Tamara Harrison, Polyglot Theatre; Gene Peterson, Onyx Productions; Willoh Weiland, Aphids; Nic Clarke, Ranters Theatre


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Bark Painting "My Country"
Made by Johnny Bulunbulun Group: Aboriginal Australian Country:
Australia Made in 1982
National Museum of Ethnology
Photo: Courtesy of the National Museum of Ethnology

Aboriginal works exhibited at "The Power of Images: The National Museum of Ethnology Collection" at the National Art Center Tokyo

19 February-9 June 2014


March

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Alfredo&Isabel Aquilizan "LADE: Project Another Country" 2014 Photo: Osamu Nakamura

Alfredo&Isabel Aquilizan's work shown at Ichihara Lakeside Museum as part of Naka-Boso International Art Festival Ichihara Art x Mix

21 March-31 May 2014


April

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Rising star of Australian jazz, Linda Oh (bass) to debut in Japan

4-12 April 2014


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Short film challenge launched in Australia to raise global awareness about the homeless

Until 11 April 2014


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©2013 Railway Man Pty Ltd, Railway Man Limited, Screen Queensland Pty Limited, Screen NSW and Screen Australia

Australian film director Jonathan Teplitzkys The Railway Man hits the screen

19 April 2014-


Stephen Mushin's shadow projection "The People's Projections" at Dogo Onsenart 2014

10 April 2014- 31 December 2014


May

Culture Picture
Bark Painting "My Country"
Made by Johnny Bulunbulun Group: Aboriginal Australian Country:
Australia Made in 1982
National Museum of Ethnology
Photo: Courtesy of the National Museum of Ethnology

Gallery Tour for "The Power of Images" Exhibition
Speaker: Howard Morphy(Professor of Anthropology and Director of the Research School of Humanities and the Arts at the Australian National University)

18 May 2014


Culture Picture
Title: The Last Supper
Medium: Salt
Dimensions: 9m(L) x 1.72m(W) x 1.3m(H)
Year of production: 2014

Australian artists Ken + Julia Yonetani to conduct an Artist-in-Residency in Okinawa

15 May - 15 July 2014


AJF Crest


June

Publication of "Japanese Women Marriage Migrants to Australia: Changing Japanese Ethnic Community in Contemporary Australia" by Sir Neil Currie Award winner, Takeshi Hamano

June 2014


July

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"Furious", a play by Michael Gow, performed by Japanese theatre company Haiyuza

6-13 July 2014


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International Theatre Exchange Seminar 2014 Australian special feature "Discover theatre plays from a multicultural society"

15-22 July 2014


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"Phantom Limb" directed by Alex Grigg

Australian films in the Competition program of the 15th International Animation Festival in Japan - HIROSHIMA 2014

21 - 25 August 2014


August

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Kristian HAGGBLOM
APOGEE - KINGS CANYON, AUSTRALIA, 2000
©Kristian HAGGBLOM

Kristian Haggblom's work shown at the 'Basically. Forever' exhibition, commemorating the 20th Anniversary of the Kiyosato Museum of Photographic Arts.

9-24 August 2014


Culture Picture
2009 Screen Australia, New South Wales Film and Television Office, Scarlett Pictures Pty Ltd, Warwick Thornton & CAAMA Productions Pty Ltd

SAMSON AND DELILAH - Cannes Film Festival praised title featuring Aboriginal boy and girl's journey - finally released in Japan

16 August - 5 September 2014


September

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Melbourne Print Art Exhibition from the Victorian College of the Arts and Exchange Presentation and Workshop at the 2nd international Mokuhanga conference 2014

11-14 September 2014

AJF Crest


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ROAR in Japan :The SANGI Collection

17th -21st September 2014

Australian painters Mark Howson and Karan Hayman,who are the founders of the inspiring modern artists' collective "ROAR" in Melbourne, to exhibit a series of works from 1990s at The SANGI Collection.


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Patricia Piccinini, 2013 Photo: Martin Ollman

Patricia Piccinini's "Skywhale" to be shown for the first time in Japan

20, 21, 27 and 28 September 2014


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Lecture "Gallery education in Australia"

21 September 2014


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3rd touring exhibition International Architecture Biennale "Barbara Cappochin"

Australian architect Sean Godsell: Lecture at the Opening evening

26 September - 9 October 2014


2014

October

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Professor Tessa Morris-Suzuki of the Australian National University to speak at Symposium "Reconsidering Multiculturalism and Citizenship in Japan" at Aoyama Gakuin University

12 October 2014


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Penny Ikinger Japan Tour 2014

Fri 17th Oct - Outbreak Club, Tokyo. Address: Daini Tarou bldg. B1 2-10 Yotsuya, Shinjuku-ku

Sat 18th Oct - Club Sensation, Yokohama. Address: 3-80 Miyagawa-cho Naka-ku Yokohama

Sun 19th Oct- UFO Club, Tokyo. Address: Harmony Hills B1F 1-11-6 Koenji-Minami, Suginami-ku


Otemon Gakuin University and ASAJ Co-host Symposium
The Japanese-Australian migrant community in Broome, WA

18 October 2014


Culture Picture

Memorial Exhibition: Australian based Printmaker Jrg Schmeisser 1942-2012 Bilder Der Reise : A man, who likes to draw

25 October 16 November 2014


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Auto Da Fe Theatre and Shinjuku Ryozanpaku collaboratively present "Everyman & the Pole Dancers"

30 Oct -2 Nov 2014

AJF Crest


Publication of "The Koala's Christmas" by Melbourne based Tetsuta Watanabe and Chaco Kato

20 October 2014-


November

Culture Picture

Autumn Gathering in Australia House 2014

1-2 November 2014

Experience the beautiful sights and wonderful flavours of Echigo Tsumari, in this late Autumn home stay and sports festival weekend gathering

More


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©2013 SOAG Holdings Pty Ltd, Screen Australia, ScreenWest Inc. and Screen NSW

Theatrical release of Australian film Guns & Gold (Original title:"Son of a Gun")

1 November 2014-


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Australian Embassy to be featured in BS Fuji's program "A Table of Embassy"

16 November 2014 19:00-20:55


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Australian artist Katie Jayne Britchford's Artist-in-Residence and exhibition at Iwase Rock Museum

16-30 November 2014


December

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Australian Japanese Butoh Cabaret Extravaganza, DasSHOKU SHAKE! in touring Tokyo, Osaka and Minamisanriku

14-24 December 2014

14-17 December 2014 - Workshops in Minami Sanriku primary schools
19(Fri) Dec 2014 at Saravah Tokyo
23(Tue) Dec 2014 at Nishi Tenman LiveHouse GANZ toi toi toi
24(Wed) Dec 2014 at Livehouse Osaka KANDYLION

AJF Crest


Culture Picture
Photo credit:
"Banksia serrata"
Engraving
Engraved after drawings taken from nature by Sydney Parkinson
Alecto Historical Editions Ltd /
The Trustees of the Natural History Museum, London

Bunkamuras 25th Anniversary "Captain Cook's Voyage and Banks' Florilegium" exhibition

23 December 23 2014 - 1 March 2015


Daniel Keene's "Scissors, Paper, Rock" performances in Sendai

23-28 December 2014


Australia-Japan Co-production, "Finding 1984" to air in Japan (presented by Wildbear Entertainment and WOWOW)

27 December 2014


The Slap

Masterpieces of Contemporary Australian Literature Series 3rd book 'The Slap' by Christos Tsiolkas Japanese translation to be published

25 December 2014 -

AJF Crest


Past Events