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)
ECAL/University of Art and Design Lausanne is regarded as one of the world leading platforms for academic and creative undertakings.
Location: Cibone aoyama
Music Festival Argerich’s Meeting Point was initiated by Switzerland-based pianist Martha Argerich with the aim to bring high-quality music to children, cultivate their aesthetic sentiments, and foster young talents by giving them the opportunity to perform with renowned artists.
Location: several locations in Oita, Tokyo and Ibaraki
For the first time ever, a choreographer combines dance with immersive virtual reality in a work that provides viewers with a unique sensory experience.
Location: Spiral Garden (Spiral 1F), Tokyo
Led by Japanese musician Dai Kimoto, the Switzerland based children jazz band «Swing Kids» is touring Japan for the 9th time.
Location: 5 venues in Tokyo, Aichi, Osaka
Aiming to stimulate exchanges between Japan and Switzerland, and deepen the mutual understanding in the architectural field, the newly founded "Japan Swiss Architectural Association (JSAA)" presents their first exhibition and lecture about Christ & Gantenbein, an architectural office based in Basel.
Location: Hillside Forum (Tokyo), Kyoto Institute of Technology, KYOTO DESIGN LAB (Kyoto)
"Kyogen-Opera", a mix of Japanese traditional comic theatre Kyogen and opera, has been performed for the last 15 years in Japan and Europe.
Location: Aichi, Yamagata, Aomori, Osaka, Shiga, Hyogo
Switzerland-based Krystian Zimerman, one of the greatest living pianists, has toured the world and made numerous of highly acclaimed recordings since winning the Chopin Competition in 1975.
Location: Nagano, Tokyo, Hyogo, Fukuoka, Kumamoto, Kanagawa
Designed by one of the masters of 20th century modern architecture; Le Corbusier, the main building of “The National Museum of Western Art, Tokyo” has been classified as a heritage of UNESCO since 2016.
Location: The National Museum of Western Art, Tokyo
Aiming to provide viewers with an opportunity to think about the "death penalty", the annual “Death Penalty Movie Week” is organized by the anti-death penalty group, “Forum 90”.
Location: Eurospace, Tokyo
Claudio Puntin is a Swiss clarinetist who explores the infinite possibilities of his instrument.
Location: Tokyo, Kanagawa, Chiba, Osaka, Kyoto
Exhibition ; Lecture
The Yebisu International Festival for Art & Alternative Visions seeks to stimulate creative activities in the field of film and encourage dialogue within a variety of genres, while ensuring that outstanding examples of expression through the medium of film are passed on from past to present, and on into the future.
Location: Tokyo Photographic Art Museum and other places in Ebisu
Jointly organized by the Kunstmuseum Basel and the National Art Center in Tokyo, this Leiko Ikemura solo exhibition will first take place in Tokyo, then in Basel (in May 2019).
Location: The National Art Center, Tokyo