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JAPAN Forum Series #5 with Artist Mai Miyake 5/25 (Tokyo)


Greetings everyone from Shizenkan University.
We warmly invite all interested to our next JAPAN Forum Series #5 on the topic of “Traditional & Contemporary Art” with renowned Japanese artist, Mai Miyake, which will take place next week on Wednesday, May 25, Protected content , from 7:00 – 8:30 p.m. (Japan Standard Time).

There is still time to register, so I encourage you to check the details below and register if your time and interests allow.

Theme: Traditional & Contemporary Art with Guest Speaker Mai Miyake
Facilitators: Prof. Everett Kennedy Brown and Prof. Naoshi Takatsu
Date/Time: Wednesday, May 25, Protected content p.m. – 8:30 p.m. JST)
Format: Online via Zoom
Language: English
Registration: Protected content

About the Guest Speaker: Mai Miyake
She studied at École Nationale Supérieure des Beaux-Arts in Paris from Protected content . In addition to her artwork, she has written novels and essays with major Japanese publishers such as Kodansha, and has engaged in a wide range of activities such as serving as a director of SHISEIDO THE STORE Window Gallery since Protected content .

About the Event
What sparks the global fascination with contemporary Japanese culture such as manga, anime and artwork by big name artists like Yayoi Kusama? Mai Miyake will share her insight into the latest trends, while also helping participants to understand the historical background that created Japanese contemporary culture.
Miyake's deeply insightful views on Japanese art and culture promise to make for a deeply stimulating 90-minute session.

Broadcasting live from the Shizenkan Studio at the HOSOO Gallery in Kyoto, we invite Mai to discuss this fascinating topic with our faculty, and participants will also have the opportunity to join the discussion during our Q&A time following the talk.

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