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2022 Event Guide

The Fukuoka Prize 2022 Award ceremony

写真1:The Fukuoka Prize 2022 Award ceremony
Date
Thursday 22nd December 2022 | 18:45-19:45 (JST)
Venue
Archive video distribution (No application required)
Archive video distribution period
Between 23rd December 2022 to 22nd January 2023(schedule)
Language
Japanese and English

The Fukuoka Prize honors the contributions to Asian cultures. We celebrates its 32nd anniversary this year and the archived video of the ceremony will be available after the event. Please apply for this valuable opportunity to experience diverse cultures of Asia. The detail on how to watch the video online will be informed in the early December.

 

Public Lecture by HAYASHI Eitetsu

写真1:Echoes of Soul – The World of Hayashi Eitetsu and Taiko
Title
Echoes of Soul – The World of Hayashi Eitetsu and Taiko
Date
Wednesday 28th September 2022 | 19:00-20:30 (JST)
Venue
Mirai Hall, Denki Building Kyoso-Kan, Fukuoka city(External link)
Application Period
2022.8.1 ~ 2022.9.29

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The music of the Japanese taiko drum is now recognized worldwide and Mr. Hayashi Eitetsu has been constantly at the forefront of creative interpretations of taiko music since the creation of this new trend. The diversity of his expression and the quality of his performance are second to none. In the 1st part of the performance, Mr. Hayashi will explain about the Japanese taiko tradition and the new creativity of the expression he invented with demonstrations. In the 2nd part, enjoy a live performance of his drumming skills.

Part 1: Lecture demonstration ‘Japanese Taiko and Eitetsu’s Taiko’ 
Part 2: Special Live concert ‘Mio no Hasu 2022’
    by Eitetsu Hayashi and 
EITETSU FU-UN no KAI

Please not that some of the contents have been changed.

 

Public Lecture by Timon SCREECH

写真1:Tokugawa Ieyasu who became a God and Buddha ― Faith of Toshogu Shrine from the Perspective of Art and Architecture
Title
Tokugawa Ieyasu who became a God and Buddha ― Faith of Toshogu Shrine from the Perspective of Art and Architecture
Date
Wednesday 28th September 2022 | 15:00-17:00 (JST)
Venue
Museum Hall, Fukuoka Art Museum (External link)
Application Period
2022.8.1 ~ 2022.9.29
Language
Japanese
Interlocutor
TANAKA Yuko (Honorary professor, Hosei University)
Coordinator
KONO Toshiyuki(Director, Vice President and Principal Lecturer, Kyushu University)
  • 写真2:Tokugawa Ieyasu who became a God and Buddha ― Faith of Toshogu Shrine from the Perspective of Art and Architecture
  • 写真3:Tokugawa Ieyasu who became a God and Buddha ― Faith of Toshogu Shrine from the Perspective of Art and Architecture

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More than 250 Toshogu shrines including the one built in 1652 by Kuroda Tadanori, the feudal lord of Fukuoka, have been constructed all over Japan. Why and how did the faith of Tosho Daigongen (Tokunaga Ieyasu) start and spread? Professor Timon Screech will look into the depth of its history through the studies of art and architecture.
Following the first part of his lecture, a discussion entitled ‘About Current Edo Studies’ with Professor Yuko Tanaka is planned.

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Public Lecture by Shahzia SIKANDER

写真1:Facing the World by Transcending the Tradition─The Journey of Shahzia Sikander, and Thoughts Filled in Her Artworks
Title
Facing the World by Transcending the Tradition─The Journey of Shahzia Sikander, and Thoughts Filled in Her Artworks
Date
Friday 30th September 2022 | 18:30-20:20 (JST)
Venue
Ajibi Hall, Fukuoka Asian Art Museum(External link)
Application Period
2022.8.1 ~ 2022.10.1
Language
Japanese | English (Consecutive interpretation)
Interlocutor
KOKATSU Reiko(Art Historian)
Coordinator
USHIROSHOJI Masahiro(Director , Kitakyushu Municipal Museum of Art)
  • 写真2:Facing the World by Transcending the Tradition─The Journey of Shahzia Sikander, and Thoughts Filled in Her Artworks
  • 写真3:Facing the World by Transcending the Tradition─The Journey of Shahzia Sikander, and Thoughts Filled in Her Artworks

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Ms. Shahzia Sikander has brought new life and fascinating forms to the world of miniature painting, which follows conventions dating back to the Mughal Empire.
In the 1st part of the lecture, the artist herself will talk about her journey from Pakistan to the USA and beyond, then the history and thoughts embedded within in her artwork.
In the 2nd part, there will be a discussion on how art responds to the world today impacted by diverse values with Ms. Kokatsu Reiko, an art historian who has continued to discover and re-evaluate female artists over a long period time.

Note:If the prize laureate cannot visit Fukuoka due to the impact of COVID-19 infection, the event may be held as an online style event only.

◆Shahzia Sikander Special Exhibition Free of charge| No application required

Shahzia Sikander’s works will be exhibited in this special exhibition.

【Duration】 Friday 23rd September – Sunday 27th November 2022
【  Venue  】 7th Floor Lobby, Fukuoka Asian Art Museum
●Exhibition in Fukuoka Asian Art Museum (7F lobby)

SpiNN

animation (6 mins. 30 secs.) 2003

Disruption as Rapture

animation ( 10 mins. 7 secs. ) 2016

●Exhibition in Artist Cafe Fukuoka

Parallax

3 channel animation ( 15 mins. 30 secs. ) / Music by Du Yun 2013

 

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