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Fun Link Friday: Bamboo Art of Tanabe Chikuunsai IV

Every now and then the internet recirculates something super cool from several years ago that didn’t make it onto my radar but is perfect for a Fun Link Friday! This week I’ve come across Tanabe Chikuunsai IV, a Japanese artist … Continue reading

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Fun Link Friday: the Salt Sculptures of Motoi Yamamoto

Sorry for the lack of Fun Link Fridays, everyone! It was a busy holiday season and I hope you all enjoyed it. Today is a quickie fun link, something that I had saved and meant to put up around New … Continue reading

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Competition: Manga in/as Essay: Interpreting Kurama Tengu

Manga in/as Essay competition: Interpreting Kurama Tengu To demonstrate the expressive potential of manga, Asiascape.org (based at Leiden University), is proud to announce its third competition ‘Interpreting Kurama Tengu.’ For its 3rd manga competition, we invite manga artists, cartoonists, students … Continue reading

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Fun Link Friday: 400th Anniversary of Japan-British Relations

Although 2013 is already half over, the history nerd in me still feels the need to promote this fabulous factoid and fun link, which came to me earlier this year as a website announcement: 2013 marks the 400th anniversary of … Continue reading

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Funding: Japan-United States Friendship Commission Creative Arts Program

http://www.jusfc.gov/creative-artists-programs/ The Japan U.S. Friendship Commission offers leading contemporary and traditional artists from the United States the opportunity to spend three months in Japan through the U.S./Japan Creative Artists Program.  Cultural understanding is at the heart of this program.  Artists … Continue reading

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Resource: Japan Artists Information Directory (JAID)

Paula just alerted me to the existence of this new and exciting resource. The Japan Artists Information Directory (JAID) is a website organized by the Five College Consortium (based in Western Massachusetts), listing teachers and practitioners of Japanese traditional arts … Continue reading

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Artists and Researchers in Residence Program in Fukuoka

Much thanks to Eve Loh, researcher and blogger on Nihonga, who submitted this program with an upcoming deadline to us! Deadline is August 31st! — The Fukuoka Asian Art Museum (FAAM) invites Asian artists, researchers and curators for an extended period of … Continue reading

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Fun Link Friday: TEDxTokyo 2011

Are you looking for a stimulating discussion of Japan from leaders in the here and now? Check out this week’s FLF–TedxTokyo. TED (Technology, Entertainment, and Design) is a nonprofit making innovate content from thinkers, professionals, and artists around the world … Continue reading

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