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A film based on Australia's bestselling novel "Breath" to be released in Japan

27 July 2019-
Tokyo (Shinjuku Cinema Qualité),  Aichi Pref.(Century Cinema) and all over the Japan
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Australian artists at the Fuji Rock Festival 2019

26-28 July 2019
Yuzawa-cho, Niigata
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Elena Knox at Koganecho Bazaar 2019 "New Menagerie"

20 September-4 November 2019

Yokohama, Kanagawa

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Volcana Brainstorm workshop by Elena Knox

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Australian artist Stuart Ringholt to participate in the AICHI TRIENNALE 2019

1 August - 14 October 2019
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Reference image
Stuart RINGHOLT, Untitled (Clock), 2014
Collection MCA Sydney
Courtesy of Assembly New York

AICHI TRIENNALE 2019: Taming Y/Our Passion
1 August - 14 October 2019
Nagoya City (Aichi Arts Center, Nagoya City Art Museum, Shikemichi and Endoji), Toyota City (Toyota Municipal Museum of Art and off-site venues)
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Australian artists, Alfredo & Isabel Aquilizan to have an solo show "Home/Return 2019" and Miguel Aquilizan to concurrently have a solo show "Lost and Found"

19 June - 4 August 2019
Shibuya, Tokyo (Art Front Gallery)
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Opening reception
Date:    19:00 – 21:00, 19 June.    
Venue:  Art Front Gallery

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Australian Artist Shaun Tan’s solo show “Welcome to Nowhere” in Japan

11 May- 28 July 2019
Chihiro Art Museum (Kamiigusa, Nerima-ku, Tokyo)
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21 September - 14 October 2019
Museum 「Eki」KYOTO

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A play based on Australia's bestselling novel "Jasper Jones" to be staged in Tokyo

12 - 21 July 2019
Setagaya, Tokyo (Shimokitazawa Shogekijjyo B1)
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Australia-related books recently published 

"Reflections: Australian Artists Living in Tokyo"

May 2019 -
Available from Balboa Press

Japanese publication of "CALEB'S CROSSING" by Australian-born author Geraldine Brooks

December 2018-

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"Other Minds - The Octopus, the Sea, and the Deep Origins of Consciousness"

November 2018-

Author: Peter Godfrey-Smith
Translator: Dai Natsume
Publisher: Misuzu Shobo Publishing

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"This House of Grief - The Story of A Murder Trial"

November 2018-

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"Hope, Refugees and their Supporters in Australia since 1947 -"

September 2018-

Hope Refugees and their Supporters in Australia since 1947 Anne-Mari Jordens Megumi Kato

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"Treasure hunting with Grandpa - The Boys from Durimbil -"

January 2018-

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Community as Method: Policies for Indigenous Peoples, Asylum Seekers and Immigrants under the Australian Government

October 2017-

by Professor Yoshikazu Shiobara

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"The Lake House" by Kate Morton published in Japanese

31 August 2017


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Publication in Japanese : "Australian Indigenous People and Performance"

July 2017

Professor Keiji Sawada, Ph.D. of Faculty of Law, Waseda University

Published by University of Tokyo Press


Publication in Japanese: “Party Politics in Australia”

30 June 2017 

Dr Yoshinobu Suyama

Published by Keisuisha

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"The Forgotten Garden" by Kate Morton published in Japanese

26 May 2017

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Kate Morton

Masterpieces of Contemporary Australian Literature Series 5th book “That Deadman Dance” by Kim Scott in Japanese published

May 2017-

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