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August 18, 2019
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Japan 208

Friday 9 August. It is strange, but ALL the major art galleries in Osaka are closed. The National Museum of Art is closed until 27 August; the Nakanoshima Kosetsu Museum of Art is closed until October 12; and the Osaka City … Continue reading

August 10, 2019
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Japan 206B

What I’ve been up to recently, part two: Thursday 1 August On our train rides into town I’d seen a group of traditional-looking roofs amongst the contemporary sprawl. Again with the aid of Google Maps I identified where it is: … Continue reading

August 9, 2019
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Japan 206A

We’ve been here now for about two and a half weeks. We leave a week tomorrow. Heather has been blogging furiously so I guess we all know what she’s been up to, right? Printmaking at Atelier Outotsu mostly: even though … Continue reading

August 1, 2019
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Japan 203

On Monday at 1pm local time we gathered at Art Spot Korin in Kyoto to put our Mirror show up. “We” being myself and Heather (obviously), Masahiro Kawanaka (the curator), and fellow artist Matthew Fasone (who we met on our trip … Continue reading

November 5, 2018
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More Pics. More Press.

A couple of images from the Swansea Fringe, courtesy of Paul Williams: And a couple of newish press pieces: New Music Platform Art Reveal Magazine I quite like the “Global Art Project” idea. Of course this was what I had … Continue reading

August 30, 2018
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Project Japan 34

Monday 27 August One day to see the sights of Tokyo, and the pair of us totally knackered anyway: physically and emotionally exhausted, tetchy, short-tempered, in foul moods because we were about to go back to the UK. Laughable… Because … Continue reading

August 29, 2018
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Project Japan 32

Saturday 25 August Get up late. Exhausted. We’ve peaked. We’re suddenly burnt out. Go shopping. Still baking hot… Have a nice Teriyaki dinner and then spend the evening catching up on the blogging (which has completely dropped off in the … Continue reading

August 27, 2018
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Project Japan 28

Tuesday 21 – Thursday 23 August Daytimes we go out and about in Kyoto. It’s still baking hot (35-37 degrees) and heavily humid. The first day is largely “wasted” by visiting the Emporer’s Imperial Palace (closed) and Nijo Castle (closed), … Continue reading

August 27, 2018
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Project Japan 27

Downtime in Tokyo: knocking these posts out now to wrap this up before we get home and it all goes stale. Monday 20 August Heather and I leave Sugoshicho behind and head for Kyoto. The afternoon is spent finishing off the … Continue reading

August 27, 2018
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Project Japan 25

Some ambient shots of Sugoshicho. Apologies in advance for the overhead power-cable obsession: