Current events (10)
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Roman Signer (1938–) is a Swiss artist active since the 1970s. He uses daily objects like kayaks and furniture and try to cause movement with elements such as fire, water, and wind, in a humorous and sometimes absurd manner.
Location: The National Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo
Exhibition by two Japanese artists based in Switzerland, Teruko Yokoi, an abstract painter active mainly in Europe and the United States, and calligrapher Suishū Tomoko Klopfenstein-Arii .
Location: Teruko Yokoi Hinageshi Art Museum, Gifu
This exhibition is an attempt to make an inquiry into the future of mankind, to present a forecasts of humanity in the years to come
Location: Mori Art Museum, Tokyo
Swiss artist Jean Paul Blais refers to his work as “The silence of thought”, as his creations often trigger moments of silence.
Location: Gallery Tsubaki, Tokyo
Concert; Conference; Lecture
Since 2018, the International Francophonie Day (March 20) is accompanied by the "Mois de la Francophonie (Month of the Francophonie)", a vast program of cultural and educational events which unfold throughout Japan.
Location: several venues in Japan
Organized by the KYOTO Design Lab [D-lab] of the Kyoto Institute of Technology, "KYOTO Shaping the Future" is a new urban design biennale event.
Location: 3F, Kyoto Industrial Promotion Center Corp, Miyako Messe, Kyoto
Yann Becker, a Swiss photographer based in Japan since 2010, exhibits the photos of his own personal Japan: the places he has discovered and the people he has met.
Location: Gallery Koto, Kyoto
Both Switzerland and Japan enjoy a respectable position in the field of contemporary jewelry.
Location: HOLE IN THE WALL, Tokyo
Thirteen Swiss students (between 7 and 16 years old) from the music school Musikschule Zürcher Oberland (MZO) will embark on a 2-week journey to the Japanese community of Ishigaki in Okinawa to perform "One Blue Sky" together with the Ishigaki Youth Choir.
Location: Ishigaki city hall, Okinawa
The Béjart Ballet Lausanne is back in Japan after three years of absence!
Location: Tokyo Bunka Kaikan, Tokyo and other venues in Nagoya, Nishinomiya, Sapporo, Takasaki and Kawaguchi
Past events (299)
5 artists from Switzerland (Ana Vujic, Jasmin Glaab, Susi Kramer, Steph Hermes and Roy Andres Hofer) and 4 Japanese artists (Kohei Kanomata, Koharu Kawakatsu, Izumi Sakamoto, Satoru Takahashi) gather for the second edition of the „miniature of nature” group exhibition.
Location: ARTnSHELTER, Tokyo
Yann Becker is a Swiss photographer based in Japan since 2010 who offers a very personal gaze on the archipelago.
Location: Gallery Kaze, Osaka
Yodel singer and composer Marie Theres von Gunten joins Japanese musicians to hold a special Swiss Christmas concert.
Location: International Christian University Chapel,
After the success of their first tour in Japan in 2017, including a performance at Shibuya O-EAST, Swiss rock/pop band YOKKO returns to Japan!
Location: Tokyo, Saitama, Nagoya, Kyoto, Kobe, Osaka, Chiba
Ahead of the first Japan solo exhibition of Karl Gerstner, a major figure in visual communication of the 20th century, Susanne Bieri D.Phil., Head of The Prints and Drawings Department of the Swiss National Library, shares insights on the career and legacy of the designer.
Location: ginza graphic gallery (ggg), Tokyo
The Swiss "Lied Duo" of Raphaël Favre (Tenor) & Satoko Kato (Piano) join the Kitatopia International Music Festival 2019
Location: Kitatopia Tsutsuji Hall, Tokyo
Swiss duo Nicolas Field (drums) & Gregor Vidic (tenor sax) explores the soundscapes of improvised music. Following their fruitful collaboration with Japanese guitarist Tetuzi Akiyama in 2017
Location: several locations throughout Japan
After a series of successful concerts in Switzerland in 2016, the Swiss trombone duo TWOBONES (Danilo Moccia & Paul Haag) and the Japanese trombone duo The Bon Bones (Yuu Uesugi & Itsumi Komano) are reuniting for a Japan tour.
Location: Miyagi, Iwate, Saitama, Tokyo, Shizuoka
The Basel-based trio SULP was founded in 2005 by Simon Dettwiler (schwyzerörgeli accordion), Matthias Gubler (saxophone) and Hannes Fankhauser (contrabass, tuba, alphorn).
Location: Tokyo, Nagano, Yokohama, Kyoto, Nara
Founded in 1875, the Musikkollegium Winterthur is the oldest active Orchestra in Switzerland.
Location: Toppan Hall, Tokyo
Pianist Christian Chamorel, one of the few Swiss musician whose influence reaches far beyond the country’s borders, has performed in countless prestigious festivals and won many prizes in several international competitions in Italy, Austria, and Switzerland.
Location: Kobe Club, Kobe
Liechtenstein is the only country in the world named after the family name of the ruling monarch. Although it is a small country situated between Switzerland and Austria, Liechtenstein holds one of the most extensive private art collections in the world.
Location: The Bunkamura Museum of Art, Tokyo