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Previous Events 2022

 

Elena KNOX "Actroid Series II"

4 December 2021-16 January 2022
Tokyo Arts and Space Hongo

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Mayu Kanamori photo exhibition 'Teiju to wa Nandaro Australia'

22 February-15 March 2022
Museum of Osaka University
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© Chie Muraoka

 

Film "Music" directed by Australian singer-songwriter Sia in Japanese theatres

25 February 2022 -
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'Kirstie Rea: The Breadth of Stillness' exhibition

12 March-26 June 2022
Toyama Glass Art Museum

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David Williamson’s "The Removalists" to be presented by theatre company Haisho

12-20 March 2022

Yorozu theatre

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Online Symposium co-hosted by Footscray Community Arts and The Saison Foundation: "Looking Back on 50 Years of Indigenous Cultural and Artistic Activities in Australia and Japan"

17 March 2022

online

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Justin Kurzel’s film,"Nitram" release in Japan

25 March 2022-

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Joanna Murray Smith’s "Honour" presented by Uncle Sam Theatre Club

1-4 April 2022

STUDIO ZAP!

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Heather B. Swann + Nonda Katsalidis at the Setouchi Triennale 2022

Spring: 14 April-18 May   Summer: 5 August-4 September   Autumn: 29 September-6 November
Kou, Teshima, Tonoshocho, Shodo-gun, Kagawa Prefecture

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Photo by Josh Hourigan

 

Li-Wei Qin to perform with the New Japan Philharmonic conducted by Joe Hisaishi

15-16 April 2022
Sumida Triphony Hall

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Australian Film Night vol.3  "Gallipoli"

22 April 2022
online

Link to the screening: https://vimeo.com/event/1991827

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Marty Holoubek Trio featuring May Inoue & Shun Ishiwaka at Blue Note Tokyo

2 May 2022

Blue Note Tokyo

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"THE RETURN"

14-22 May 2022
Kitazawa Town Hall

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KOALA CAMP in Iwate 2022

21-22 May 2022
Kamaishi, Iwate, Online

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The National Ballet of Japan and the Australian Ballet coproduction: Alice's Adventures in Wonderland© by Christopher WHEELDON with Jarryd Madden and Steven McRae

3-10 June 2022
The New National Theatre, Tokyo

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18 June 2022
Takasaki City Theatre

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Launch of "Questions of Travel" by Michelle de Krester - What Travel Means in Today's World: A Conversation between Australian and Japanese Writers on the Age of Migrants and Refugees

3 June 2022
Online

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Australian Studies Association of Japan 2022 National Conference

'Rethinking the Local and the Global of Australian Studies'

18 -19 June 2022
Online and Kwansai Gakuin University

18June
13:30 Opening Ceremony
14:00-14:50 Special Lecture by Mr Bruce Miller AO, Chair, Australia-Japan Foundation – Australian Embassy Tokyo and Australia-Japan Relations

15:00-17:00 AJF Symposium – Call and Response of Indigenous Studies in Australia and Japan
MC: Prof Yugo Tomonaga, Ryukoku University

 Speakers:  
 Prof Sana Nakata, The University of Melbourne "A Torres Strait Islander’s perspective on non-Indigenous relations"

 Prof Mai Ishihara, Hokkaido University "The (im) possibilities of Indigenous Research in Japan: The invisibility of indigenous people and the absence of settlers"
 Prof Jeffry Gayman "Challenges and prospects of call and response work with the Ainu: Reflections on efforts at collaborative research of an American scholar based in Hokkaido"

19 June
10:00-12:30  Breakout sessions (Research Presentations)
14:00-16:30  AJF Symposium – Transnational Flows of People and Culture: Issues of Australian Tourism in Covid-19 Crisis

MC Prof Michiyo Yoshida, Wakayama University

Speakers: Prof Hayato Nagai, Wakayama University -  "Trends and the current state of international tourism: A focus on tourism between Australia and Japan"

 Mr Paul Summers, Tourism Queensland  - "Rebuilding Japanese travel demand to Australia: A State Tourism Organisation (STO) perspective"

Prof Monica Chien, University of Queensland – "Passing the baton – From the Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games to Queensland 2032: Big impacts, small footprints"

 

 

Yasukichi Murakami – Through A Distant Lens: Japanese Language Reading

24-25 June 2022
Waseda University, online

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Photographs by: Yasukichi Murakami Courtesy, Murakami Family Archives

 

NAIDOC week 2022 event-book launch lecture by Assoc.Prof. Yugo Tomonaga, Ryukoku University of the Japanese translation of Bruce Pascoe’s "Dark Emu: Aboriginal Australia and the birth of agriculture"

5 July 2022 13:30-15:00

online participation by the general public available (Japanese only)

 

The Australia and New Zealand Literary Society of Japan 2022 conference

9 July 2022 14:00-17:00
Online

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Elena Knox's work exhited at Australia House as part of the Echigo-Tsumari Art Triennale 2022

30 July - 4 September 2022
Australia House, Tokamachi-city, Niigata Prefecture

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Janet Laurence's work at the Echigo-Tsumari Art Triennale 2022

30 July - 13 November 2022
Nunagawa Campus, Uwayu, Tokamachi-city, Niigata Prefecture

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Janet Laurence

 

Back to Back Theatre's film "ODDLANDS" screening as part of the Aichi 2022

30 July 2022
Large Rehearsal Room, Aichi Prefectural Art Theater
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photo:Jeff Busby

 

Gill Minervini, Festival Director of VIVID SYDNEY 2022, to be one of the juries for the ONE MINUTE  PROJECTION MAPPING COMPETITION, as part of TOKYO LIGHTS 2022

17-19 September 2022

Meiji Memorial Picture Gallery
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Australian artists - Mary Dhapalany, Yhonnie Scarce, Jacobus Capone, Hoda Afshar, Back to Back Theatre - at the Aichi Triennale 2022

30 July - October 10 2022
Aichi Arts Center etc.

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Mary Dhapalany, Mat, 2020                     
Courtesy of Bula’Bula Arts    
                   

 

Yhonnie Scarce, Clould Chamber, 2020 [detail]
Installation view at TarraWarra Museum of Art, Australia
Photo: Andrew Curtis
Image courtesy of the artist and THIS IS NO FANTASY                        

 

Australian TV series "The InBESTigators" broadcasted by NHK

22 August - 9 October 2022
TV/online

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Jenna Lee's participation in Kyoto Art Center's Artist-in-Residence program

31 August -31 October 2022
Kyoto, Kyoto (Kyoto Art Center)

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Photo:Rhett Hammerton

Jenna Lee

    

"International Theatre Exchange Seminar 2022 - Australia focus" presented by the Japan Directors Association

16 - 18 September 2022
Online
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  Production Images by Brett Boardman, courtesy of Belvoir Theatre

 

Robert Connolly's film with Eric Bana "The Dry" release in Japan

23 September 2022-
Japanese theatres

Distributed by Aeon Entertainment

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©2020 The Dry Film Holdings Pty Ltd and Screen Australia         

 

MARTY HOLOUBEK TRIO featuring EIKO ISHIBASHI & TATSUHISA YAMAMOTO 2022 Album Release Tour

27 - 29 September 2022

27 September COTTON CLUB
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28 September Club Metro, Kyoto
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29 September Sakuraza, Kofu
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Four Australian films at the Short Shorts Film Festival & Asia 2022 Screening in Autumn

29 September-  23 October 2022
 Tokyo Photographic Art Museum, online

"Spider", "Bear" and "Shark" by Nash Edgerton

Sunnies” by Ismail Khan

 

Samara Hersch's "Body of Knowledge" to be presented at KYOTO EXPERIMENT2022

1- 10 October 2022
Auditorium, Kyoto Art Center

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Photo by Pier Carthew

 

Daniel Boyd's participation in Okayama Art Summit 2022

30 September - 27 November 2022
Okayama, Okayama

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30 September

Daniel Boyd to participate in the "Artists Talk"

Untitled (PI3), 2013
oil and archival glue on linen 214 x 300 cm
Courtesy of the Artist and Roslyn Oxley9 Gallery, Sydney

 

【Hossein Valamanesh】Echigo-Tsumari Art Triennale 2000-2022 Memorial Exhibition Series
-Artists Still Alive in Echigo-Tsumari

20 - 31 October 2022
Museum on Echigo-Tsumari, MonET, Tokamachi-city, Niigata
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Back to Back Theatre's film "ODDLANDS"/ "SHADOW" screening as part of the Aichi 2022

8-10 October 2022
Fushimi millionza, Nagoya, Aichi
*Online talk with the director, Bruce Gladwin 19:30-
10 October  11:30

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 photo:Jeff Busby

 

photo:Jeff Busby          

 

Ken + Julia Yonetani at the Biwako Biennale 2022: Origin

8 October - 27 November 2022
Machiya Club, Omihachiman, Omihachiman, Shiga

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Artist talk on 22 October
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© Ken+ Julia Yonetani Courtesy of the artists and Mizuma Art Gallery

 

Obfuscation & Delineation; Navigating the boundaries of the Australian Contemporary Photography

15-30 October 2022
clinic, Setagaya-ku, Tokyo

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Australian TV drama "First Day" Series 2 broadcasted by NHK

16 October - 6 November 2022
TV, online

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Book launch of "Alter-Politics: Critical Anthropology and the Radical Imagination" by Ghassan Hage

22 October 2022
Keio University, online
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Roland Nancarrow's 'the nature of the Tropics' exhibition

2-26 November 2022
galarie popelier, Osaka, Osaka
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Stelarc at HUMAN / CODE ENSEMBLE

3 - 4 November 2022
Kanagawa Prefectural Music Hall

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Talk event on 10 October
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Australia Week at Kanagawa University

14 - 28 November 2022
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15 November 17:00- Talk and Live performance by GOMA

Festival of the Fantastic in Australian and Japanese Arts

19 November Volcana Brainstorm - Fantastic Sketch Edition - Elena Knox artist workshop
28 NovemberTranslation Day - Masterclass featuring: Isobelle Carmody - Foreign Cultures and the Fantastic
14 - 28 November Poster Exhibition

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Tokyo Biennale 2023 Hajimari exhibition vol.2 Slow Art Collective Tokyo

14 November - 2 December 2022
Tokyo Sankei Building

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https://tokyobiennale.jp/

Online talk "What is Slow Art Collective Tokyo"
10 November 2022
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Ray Chen performances with the NHK Symphony Orchestra

23 - 24, 26 -2 7 November 2022
Tokyo, Osaka and Fukuoka

NHK Symphony Orchestra Subscription Concerts 2022-2023 No. 1970 Subscription (Program B)
23 November Suntory Hall
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24 November Suntory Hall
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NHK Symphony Orchestra Concert in Osaka
26 November NHK Osaka Hall
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NHK Symphony Orchestra Concert in Fukuoka
27 November Fukuoka Symphony Hall
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Ray Chen Violin recital 2022

30 November 2022
Tokyo Opera City Concert Hall

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© John Mac

 

Stella Donnelly Flood Japan Tour

29 November - 3 December 2022
Tokyo, Nagoya, Osaka
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29 November Ebisu Liquidroom
30 November Shibuya Club Quattro
2 December Nagoya Club Quattro
3 December Umeda Club Quattro

 

"Ready-made Ruin: Exhibition & Book Launch" by Claire Healy and Sean Cordeiro

9 - 12 December 2022
3331 Arts Chiyoda

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Lectures "A Special Relationship"

16 December 2022
Umeda Sky Building, Queensland University of Technology and online

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