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Japan Society

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Grants Awarded

2015 | Music | Japan

to support the participation of Japanese experimental artist Otomo Yoshihide in a collaborative residency at Japan Society in May 2016

2013 | Theater | United States

ACC provided support to the Japan Society to aid the participation of Japanese motion-graphic artist Nobuyuki Hanabusa in two creative residencies with his U.S. collaborators, with whom he will work on the production of Yukio Shiba's play Our Planet.

2007 | Art History | Japan

to support curators and couriers from Japan participating in the exhibition Awakening: Zen Figure Painting in Medieval Japan

2005 | Arts, General | Japan

to support the participation of curator Takashi Murakami and three curatorial assistants in the installation of the exhibition Little Boy: The Arts of Japan's Exploding Subculture

2004 | Dance | Japan

to support the participation of American choreographers Ori Floman, Tania Isaacs, and Sara Sweet Rabidoux in the U.S./Japan Exchange Residencies Project II in Japan in early 2005

2003 | Museum Studies | Japan

to support the participation of museum professionals from Japan and Korea in programs connected to the exhibition Transmitting the Forms of Divinity, Early Buddhist Art from Korea and Japan, held at the Japan Society in spring 2003

2001 | Dance | Japan

to support the participation of choreographers from Japan in the U.S./Japan Exchange Residencies Project in the United States in spring 2002

2001 | Art History | Japan

to support the participation of scholars from Japan and Korea in a fall 2001 planning seminar for the Japan Society's exhibition, Early Buddhist Art from Korea and Japan

1997 | Visual Art | Japan

to support the participation of Japanese sculptor Kokei Eri and craft specialist Sayoko Eri in lecture/demonstrations presented at the Japan Society in May 1997 in conjunction with the exhibition, "Enlightenment Embodied: The Art of the Japanese Buddhist Sculptor (7th-14th Centuries)".

1997 | Theater | Japan

to support the participation of topeng dancer I Ketut Rina and drummer I Gede Winartha Putu from Bali in the rehearsal and performance of a new multicultural work, Dragon Bond Rite, presented by the Japan Society in spring 1997

1996 | Theater | Japan

to support the United States performance tour of Shogo Ohta's theater piece Sarachi in spring 1996

1996 | Crafts | Japan

to support lecture-demonstrations by Japanese lacquer artist Kazumi Morose in March 1996 in conjunction with an exhibition of contemporary Japanese lacquerware at the Society

1996 | Music | Japan

to support the toru Takemitsu memorial concert held at Japan Society in May 1996

1995 | Art History | Japan

to support travel to Japan by guest curator Robert Moes in preparation for an exhibition and catalogue of the work of Japanese potter Kanjiro Kawai

1994 | Theater | Japan

to support the participation of artists from Japan in 1994-95 performing arts programs at the Japan Society.

1992 | Music | Japan

to support a Japan Society concert program featuring shakuhachi player Hozan Yamamoto in November 1992

1990 | Archaeology | Japan

to support the participation of Japanese archaeologist Karoku Miwa in a symposium on Japanese archaeological ceramics held at the Japan Society in January 1991.

1988 | Theater | Japan

to support a performance of Water Station by the contemporary Japanese theater group Tenkei Gekijo as part of the New York International Festival of the Arts in June 1988.

1986 | Film, Video, & Photography | Japan

to support the film series and symposium entitled "Japan at War: Rare Films from World War II," presented at Japan Society in fall 1986

1986 | Music | Japan

to support performances and educational programs presented by the Japanese classical music ensemble Nagauta to-on-Kai at Japan Society in New York in May 1986

1981 | Music | Japan

to provide support for the exhibition Sound on Paper: Music Notation in Japan held at the Japan Society in summer 1981.

1978 | Arts, General | Japan

to provide support for the exhibition "Nara Ehon" held at the Japan House Gallery, New York, September 1978, in conjunction with an international symposium on Nara Ehon.

1977 | Film, Video, & Photography | Japan

to provide support for the production of a documentary film entitled "Shinton: Nature, Gods and Man in Japan."

1971 | Museum Studies | Japan

to enable Rand Castile, director of exhibitions, Japan House Gallery, to survey art collections and exhibition techniques in Japan and the United States in preparation for the opening of the Japan House Gallery.

1970 | Theater | Japan

to provide for the production and distribution in the eastern United States, in collaboration with Channel 13, New York, of a color videotape on Kabuki techniques as demonstrated by the Grand Kabuki Theater, tokyo, while on tour in the United States.

1969 | Visual Art | Japan

to support the showing in New York of the exhibition The Japan Expedition of 1852-55 of Commodore Mathew Calbraith Calbraith Perry, February-March 1969, organized by the Smithsonian Institution, Washingon, D.C.

1968 | Theater | Japan

to enable the Nomura troupe of Kyogen actors to present prformances in cities and uiniversities in the United States, January-March 1968.

1966 | Music | Japan

to enable the toho Gakuen String Orchestra, Tokyo, to perform in San Francisco and to present a series of concerts at Philharmonic Hall, New York, July 1964.

1966 | Theater | Japan

to provide support for a performance and lecture demonstration tour by the Hosho troupe of Noh actors to thirty-one cities in the United States, October, 1966.

1965 | Music | Japan

to enable the toho Gakuen String Orchestra, Tokyo, to perform in San Francisco and to present a series of concerts at Philharmonic Hall, New York, July 1964.

1965 | Music | Japan

to provide support for a concert tour by the Japan Philharmonic Orchestra to thirty cities in the United States, October-November 1964.

1964 | Music | Japan

to enable the Toho Gakuen String Orchestra, Tokyo, to perform in San Francisco and to present a series of concerts at Philharmonic Hall, New York, July 1964.

1964 | Arts, General | Japan

to provide support in collaboration with the Ford Foundation for a three-year program of fellowships to promote cultural exchange between Japan and the United States in which the following individuals participated: From Japan: Kenji Aikoh, art editor; Hiroshi Hamaya, photographer; Susumu Hani, film director; Yoshio Hara, doctoral candidate in sociology; Saeko Ichinohe, dancer and choreographer; Masuo Ikeda, printmaker; Mitsuo Kano, printmaker; Yasuo Kazuki, painter; Yuichiro Kojiro, professor of architecture; Takehisa Kosugi, composer; Shin Kuno, artist; Sadamasa Motonaga, painter; Takeshi Muramatsu, writer and critic; Minoru Niizuma, sculptor; Daiyu Nishi, sculptor; Shinjiro Okamoto, painter; Morio Shinoda, industrial designer; Akiko Shirai, printmaker and lecturer in architecture; Hisao Sugahara, curator; Takashi Suzuki, editor; Hitoshi Tada, editor; Keisuke Tanaka, mosaicist; Shuntaro Tanikawa, poet and writer; Soichiro tomioka, painter; Hideo tomiyama, curator; Yoshiaki tono, art critic; Shindo Tsuji, sculptor and ceramist; Masakazu Yamazaki, playwright; Masanobu Yoshimura, sculptor; Joji Yuasa, composer; From the United States: R. Miriam Brokaw, editor; Paul J. R. Desjardins, professor of philosophy; Yayoi Kusama, artist; Patricia Murray, translator; Meyer Schapiro, professor of art.

1964 | Film, Video, & Photography | Japan

to the Film Program to provide for the production and distribution in the United States, in collaboration with NET-TV, of ten thirty-minute films of performances by Japanese artists.

Events

Special Event / United States

Chef's Choice: Culinary Masters on their Japanese Influences

June 20, 2016

Saori Kawano, author of Chef's Choice and founder of the Tribeca-based Korin Japanese Trading Corp, talks with culinary masters Michael Anthony, Chef and Partner at Gramercy Tavern and Executive Chef and Managing Director of Untitled and Studio Cafe at the Whitney Museum, and Marcus Samuelsson, Chef and Owner of Red Rooster and Streetbird, about how Japanese ingredients, concepts and flavors have shaped their cooking styles. The talk will be moderated by Chef's Choice co-author, Don Gabor. Followed by a reception and book-signing for Chef's Choice.

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Grantee: Japan Society