This Obon Week(End) At Home And Around Tokyo For August 13-16

This Week(End) At Home And Around Tokyo For August 1-2

Colors and Designs

Exhibition: Kimono Fashioning Identities

The kimono is one of Japan’s most iconic symbols, its colors and designs exemplifying Japanese cultural sensibilities and aesthetics. Learn and consider the past, present, and future of the quintessential Japanese garment. The exhibition will be held in the Tokyo National Museum in Ueno, however you must purchase your tickets in advance online to book in a time.

This Obon Week(End) At Home And Around Tokyo For August 13-16

Virtual Shorts

Online Film Festival: Jessica Wu’s White Dragon

The UltraSuperNew gallery in conjunction with Bae Tokyo are curating a Virtual Independent Short Film Festival series showcasing the visual works of women and non-binary creators. Their upcoming live stream event this Sunday will feature Toronto based director, Jessica Wu and her film “White Dragon”. Wu’s film will detail a mythology inspired by the White Dragon tile in mahjong. The event will consist of a virtual screening, followed up by a panel discussion with Jessica, discussing her work, its theme, and the process as a female creator in the industry.

Date
SUN, AUG. 16, 2020
Time
10 A.M. – 11 A.M.
Location
ONLINE (SEE “MORE INFO” LINK) – to get it listed! …continue reading