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 purpose of this exhibition is to outline moments and gures of Swiss visual arts in the second half of the 20th century.
Location: Sky Campus of the Osaka University of Arts, Osaka
Swiss photographer Daniel Schwartz presents the glacier as a place of remembrance – confronted by loss and thus exposing the past – and at the same time, as a stage that reveals the future as it recedes.
Location: USM Showroom in Marunouchi, Tokyo
ECAL (Ecole cantonale d’Art de Lausanne) is an art and design university in Switzerland regarded as one of the world leading platforms for academic and creative undertakings.
Location: CIBONE Aoyama, Tokyo
Acclaimed Swiss pianist Christoph Stiefel is coming to Japan for his longawaited first tour, including a performance at Tokyo Jazz festival, together with bassist Lukas Traxel and drummer Tobias Backhaus.
Location: Osaka, Kyoto, Kanazawa, Yokohama, Tokyo (Tokyo Jazz)
Oi Dontaku is the annual summer festival held in Shinagawa-ku, a sister city of Geneva.
Location: Oimachi, Tokyo
This special gala event gathers principal dancers from the world’s most acclaimed ballet companies.
Location: NHK Osaka Hall, Osaka
Japanese pianist Kaoruko Masuya, a graduate from the Zürich Hochschule der Künste, performs a piece from the Swiss composer Willy Burkhard along with two other piano quartets by Mahler and Brahms, together with Switzerland-based viola player Timur Yakubov, violinist Momoko Noguchi and Cellist Shukei Takezawa.
Location: Seiryo Kaikan Hall, Tokyo
The World Ballet Festival has been gathering top dancers from worldwide ballet companies for 42 years.
Location: Tokyo Bunka Kaikan, Tokyo & Festival Hall, Osaka
Representatives of the contemporary Swiss folk music scene travel to Japan for a unique concert:
Location: Kioi Hall, Tokyo
Draussenwelten, an initiative of the Goethe-Institut Tokyo, invites Japanese directors and actors to perform readings of recent plays which reflect the state and context of contemporary German-speaking culture.
Location: Goethe-Institut Tokyo, Tokyo
Swiss drummer Nicolas Field (1975–) has been collaborating with Japanese musicians since his rst visits in Japan in 2006.
Location: several venues in Japan
The autobiography “Mein Leben: Spielerischer Ernst und ernsthaftes Spiel” by the great master of post-war Swiss design, Josef Müller-Brockmann, is finally published in Japanese.
Location: Ginza Tsutaya Books, Tokyo