Tohoku Scotland

David Moore (Photographer)

Research output: Non-textual formExhibition

Abstract

An exhibition of sculptures, paintings, prints, collages and film
by 32 artists from Tohoku (Northeastern Japan) and Scotland

18th - 25th October 2011, 10am-5pm. Admission free.
at the Sculpture Court, Edinburgh College of Art, 74 Lauriston Place, Edinburgh, EH3 9DF

Supporting the post tsunami recovery in Tohoku by encouraging local artists and their communities, whilst developing cultural links between Scotland, the UK and Japan.
Described as a thousand year event it will take years for Tohoku (northeastern Japan) and its people to recover from the March 11th ‘Great Northeast Japan Earthquake’ and subsequent tsunami and nuclear disaster. The dignity of the Japanese response inspired the world. This exhibition aims to continue to inspire the international community and give some inspiration back to the people of Tohoku.

Produced by Kate Thomson & Hironori Katagiri of Ukishima Sculpture Studio,
and David Moore, Head of Sculpture, Edinburgh College of Art, University of Edinburgh

A 76 page, full colour catalogue of the exhibition is available.
All the art works are for sale: 40% of any sales will be donated by the artists to support projects with Tohoku artists working towards recovery in the regions devastated by the ‘Great East Japan Earthquake’ and subsequent tsunami and nuclear disaster; as will 100% of any benefit from sales of the catalogue This is a rare opportunity to buy work from some of Tohoku and Scotland’s top artists.
Price list available on request.

Scottish artists: Boyle Family, John Hunter, David Mach, Bill Scott, Kate Davis and David Moore, Elspeth Lamb, Jacki Parry, John Taylor, Keith Rand, Peter Bevan, Campbell Sandilands.

Tohoku artists: Hisashi Momose, Takeshi Honda, Shigenobu Yoshida, Shinichi Mori, Sumiko Sawamura, Kenta Motomura, Megumi Honda, Minako Ishikawa, Fumiaki Aono, Sachiko Hayasaka, Eiji Kido, Osamu Kouke, Hironori Katagiri, Kate Thomson, Takuya Okada, Kazue Sato, Saiko Sato, Aeneas Wilder, Yoshitomo Saito, Takuya Onozaki.
Original languageEnglish
Publication statusPublished - 18 Oct 2011

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