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Scottish curators’ scoping visit to Japan: Tokyo and Yokohama

Naoko Mabon has been selected, alongside other seven Scottish-based curators, for the Curators’ Visit to Japan. Led by British Council Scotland and Creative Scotland, this scoping trip has an aim to develop long-term and even more vibrant partnerships between Scotland and Japan into the future.

◆ Follow Mabon’s daily photo report here: scottish-curators-to-japan.tumblr.com

この度、未来に向け末長く、より活発なパートナシップを構築するため ブリティッシュ・カウンシル・スコットランド と、スコットランド政府の文化芸術機関である クリエイティブ・スコットランド が主催する、日本へのキュレーターズビジットにメイボン尚子が選抜されました。メイボンを含むスコットランドで活動する8名のキュレーターが、2017年10月、横浜・東京を中心に日本のアートシーンを訪ねます。

◆ こちらでメイボンによる毎日更新予定の フォトレポート(バイリンガル) をご覧いただけます。

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Photos: ‘Leaves Without Routes: 根も葉も無い’ Exhibition and Event

Leaves Without Routes: 根も葉も無い
Artists: Yasunori Kawamatsu | Yuki Okumura | Nobuyuki Yamamoto | Kaori Yamashita
Date: 3 December 2016 – 15 January 2017
Venue: Nan-Men Ting 323 (南門町三二三) in Taipei Botanical Garden (No.53, Nan-Hai Road, Taipei 10066 Taiwan)

OPENING EVENT
Speaker: Prof Kenji Horigome (architectural historian), participating artists and curator
Date: Saturday 3 December 2016, 2:00-4:30pm

To view more on the project, please click here.

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Leaves Without Routes: 根も葉も無い

lwr_postcard_frontWAGON is delighted to announce Leaves Without Routes: 根も葉も無い, an art exhibition featuring work by four Japanese contemporary artists – Yasunori Kawamatsu, Yuki Okumura, Nobuyuki Yamamoto and Kaori Yamashita – at Nan-Men Ting 323 (南門町三二三), a Japanese style house originally built in 1930s during the Japanese colonial period within Taipei Botanical Garden in Taiwan.

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Photos and Press Coverage: ‘Ilana Halperin: Geologic Intimacy (Yu no Hana)’ Japanese Exhibition and Event

Ilana Halperin: Geologic Intimacy (Yu no Hana)

JAPANESE EXHIBITION
Saturday 24 September – Sunday 9 October 2016
Fujiya Gallery Hanayamomo (1 Kannawa-kami, Beppu, Oita 874-0046)

OPENING EVENT
Artist talk followed by contributions from Yasuka Tachibana (BEPPU PROJECT) and Misuzu Goto (Irifune-so Ryokan)
Saturday 24 September 2016, 1pm-3pm

IMAGE CREDIT: Sachiyo Ando

To view more on the project, please click here.

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Japanese Exhibition and Event for Ilana Halperin: Geologic Intimacy (Yu no Hana)

Wagon Flyer_Current_V.8-01The resulting exhibition of Ilana Halperin: Geologic Intimacy (Yu no Hana), which launched last Autumn, will be held in Kannawa, Beppu. Meet the artist Ilana Halperin and newly formed her geothermal sculptures.

昨年9月にスタートした「イラナ・ハルペリン:地質学的むつまじさ(湯の花)」。1年の時間をかけ生成された新しい地熱彫刻を美しい明治建築で知られる別府・鉄輪の冨士屋Gallery一也百さまにて開催します。

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SSW Public Talk

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Naoko Mabon is invited to SSW Public Talk, a series of open talks to accompany SSW’s Summer AiR programme. In this Naoko will share her curatorial practice with the wider community.

EVENT DETAILS
SSW Public Talk: Naoko Mabon
Independent Curatorial Practice from North East Scotland: The Case of Naoko Mabon
Friday 24th June 2016, 7-8pm
Scottish Sculpture Workshop (1 Main Street, Lumsden, Huntly, Aberdeenshire AB54 4JN)
Free, all welcome
For more details on the exhibition please click here.

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Artists’ Talk in Dundee

Naoko Mabon is invited to talk in Artists’ Talk as part of the exhibition あ い ま い な : am big you us held in Dundee.

This multi-layered, cross-cultural exhibition will combines solo displays by three Japanese artists – 1984/48 by Yasunori Kawamatsu, tempera | ambiguous | painting by Nobuyuki Yamamoto, and a showcase by a Jewellery Designer/Maker Sayoko Kobayashi.

Curated by Lada Wilson

EVENT DETAILS
Artists’ Talk as part of あ い ま い な : am big you us
Sunday 12 June 2016, 3pm-
Meadow Mill Projects (4th floor, Meadow Mill, West Henderson’s Wynd, Dundee DD1 5BY)
Free, all welcome
For more details on the exhibition please click here.

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Photos: ‘A to/from B’ Discussion Event

Cultural Interchange Beyond Languages and Locations
Saturday 12 September 2-4pm at Seventeen

Speakers:
Martyna Benedyka (Artist) | Dr Leslie Mabon (Environmental Sociology, Robert Gordon University) | Chris Yuill (Sociologist, Robert Gordon University) | Caroline Gausden (Gray’s School of Art, SCAN) | Naoko Mabon (Independent Curator, WAGON)

To view a year-long silent conversation online, please click here.
To view images from A to/from B showcase, please click here.
To view more on the project, please click here.

Courtesy SCAN and WAGON
Photography: Kirsty Russell

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