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.
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.
La Cittadella & Cinecitta’s Night Out
Kawasaki’s La Cittadella is holding their annual summer festival. The theme this year is “Night Out”, where guests over 20 years of age can join a chilled-out alfresco dining experience. Most menu items are also being sold for take out, so if you’re nervous about eating in, you can grab a few things to go too! Come dressed in your yukatas for 10% off and enjoy special summer performances with a couple friends!
Exhibition: Relics of Kanto Through Time
Shibuya Parco will be hosting a collaboration exhibition by American artist Daniel Arsham and Pokemon. Experience the world of “Fictional Archeology” by Arsham and enjoy your favourite Pokemon in their fossilised forms. A limited edition “Crystalized Pikachu” will be sold by lottery, alongside other Pokemon goods at their 2G store inside of the mall. You can also find a two-meter tall bronze Pikachu installed on the first floor plaza of Shibuya Parco as part of the exhibition.