Current events (10)
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Roman Signer (1938–) is a Swiss artist active since the 1970s. He uses daily objects like kayaks and furniture and try to cause movement with elements such as fire, water, and wind, in a humorous and sometimes absurd manner.
Location: The National Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo
Exhibition by two Japanese artists based in Switzerland, Teruko Yokoi, an abstract painter active mainly in Europe and the United States, and calligrapher Suishū Tomoko Klopfenstein-Arii .
Location: Teruko Yokoi Hinageshi Art Museum, Gifu
This exhibition is an attempt to make an inquiry into the future of mankind, to present a forecasts of humanity in the years to come
Location: Mori Art Museum, Tokyo
Swiss artist Jean Paul Blais refers to his work as “The silence of thought”, as his creations often trigger moments of silence.
Location: Gallery Tsubaki, Tokyo
Concert; Conference; Lecture
Since 2018, the International Francophonie Day (March 20) is accompanied by the "Mois de la Francophonie (Month of the Francophonie)", a vast program of cultural and educational events which unfold throughout Japan.
Location: several venues in Japan
Organized by the KYOTO Design Lab [D-lab] of the Kyoto Institute of Technology, "KYOTO Shaping the Future" is a new urban design biennale event.
Location: 3F, Kyoto Industrial Promotion Center Corp, Miyako Messe, Kyoto
Yann Becker, a Swiss photographer based in Japan since 2010, exhibits the photos of his own personal Japan: the places he has discovered and the people he has met.
Location: Gallery Koto, Kyoto
Both Switzerland and Japan enjoy a respectable position in the field of contemporary jewelry.
Location: HOLE IN THE WALL, Tokyo
Thirteen Swiss students (between 7 and 16 years old) from the music school Musikschule Zürcher Oberland (MZO) will embark on a 2-week journey to the Japanese community of Ishigaki in Okinawa to perform "One Blue Sky" together with the Ishigaki Youth Choir.
Location: Ishigaki city hall, Okinawa
The Béjart Ballet Lausanne is back in Japan after three years of absence!
Location: Tokyo Bunka Kaikan, Tokyo and other venues in Nagoya, Nishinomiya, Sapporo, Takasaki and Kawaguchi
Past events (299)
The Montreux Jazz Festival is recognized as one of the most important and renowned music festivals in the world.
Location: Tokyo Nihonbashi Mitsui Hall, Tokyo
As a mirror of the GINMAKU Japanese Film Festival in Switzerland, the Helvetica Swiss Film Festival takes place in Japan for the very first time.
Location: Tokyo Photographic Art Museum
Held in Okayama City once every three years, the Okayama Art Summit is an international exhibition of contemporary art, placed this year under the title «IF THE SNAKE».
Location: Several venues in Okayama city
Born in Zurich and trained in Toronto, Swiss photographer Nicolas Henri is active in Switzerland, in Germany and now in Japan with solo and group exhibitions.
Location: Gallery Tosei, Tokyo
Location: Fukushima city concert hall, Fukushima
Since 2016, Swiss and Japanese vocalists, sound artists and performers Rahel Kraft and Tomoko Hojo have developed a collaborative practice around sound, place and intimacy.
Location: Kyoto Art Center, Kyoto Nakanojo Biennale 2019, Gunma
Exhibition ; Literature
Two years after its last instalment, the Tokyo Art Book Fair (TABF), Asia’s biggest of its kind, makes its comeback at the Museum of Contemporary Art Tokyo.
The Notos Quartet, including Swiss violist Andrea Burger, will tour Japan for the rst time in July. The Notos Quartet’s vision is not only to perform well-known masterpieces, but also to reveal lost and forgotten treasures, and to champion new compositions for piano and three string instruments.
Location: Kyoto, Nagoya, Tokyo
Davos and Ueda City have been sister cites since 1976, and have maintained strong o cial and friendship ties.
Location: Sugadaira Kogen, Nagano
The Bauhaus is celebrating its 100th anniversary this year.
Location: Kuwasawa Design School, Tokyo
Short Shorts Film Festival & Asia (SSFF & ASIA), one of Asia’s largest Academy Awards®-accredited short lm festivals, will hold its 2019 edition in Tokyo. The festival has received approximately 10,000 short lms submitted from over 120 countries and regions. Out of these, around 200 have been selected to be presented at the festival.
Location: several venues in Shibuya and Harajuku, Tokyo
The Swiss quartet Anemochore consists of Sebastian Strinning (tenor saxophone & bass clarinet), Frantz Loriot (viola), Daniel Studer (double bass) and Benjamin Brodbeck (drums).
Location: several venues in Tokyo, Takasaki, Osaka, Kyoto, Sapporo