Entry to the International Kogei Award in Toyama is free and offers an exciting opportunity for makers to not only win monetary awards, but also exhibit your work in Japan
Bosco Sodi is back in the UK, showing some of his most recent creations and curating a small exhibition, at Blain|Southern, London.
With summertime now in full swing, the second wave anime releases of the summer is upon us! Which ones are worth staying indoors for though? Here’s a run through of the newest most promising releases of the season.
Talking animals, friendly bugs and tiny peeps living together in harmony in nature… The animated version of Hakumei and Mikochi brings us even deeper into the woods for a fill of magic, friendship and laughter
Japanese artistic director Mami Kataoka announces preliminary lineup of 21 artists, including Australians Yasmin Smith and George Tjungurrayi
From 700-year-old swords and 19th-century ‘living doll’ to Hello Kitty cooker, army of conservators have painstaking revived museum collection
Japanese robot can lift patients from beds into wheelchairs or help them to stand up, promising ‘powerful yet gentle care’ for the elderly
Hand-painted scroll, which depicts arrival of US fleet in 1854, pokes fun at American etiquette during expedition to Japan