Korea – Style Sharing Reply


The Style Sharing Exhibition explored the symbiotic relationship between Korean and British styles, showing the work of Korean designers who have been inspired by British life,  and  ‘Hallyu’, Korean’s term for South Korean culture’s popularity in the West. More…

Boishaki Mela London Reply

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Bangladeshi New Year celebration in London.  There were  live dance and song performances, with over 100 stalls selling all things Bangladeshi, with many stalls serving fine cuisine. Tolly Boy gave away free packets of Basmati Rice to visitors The London  Bangledeshi Boishaki Mela is the largest outside of Bangladesh. Huge crowd attended the celebration at Victoria Park, London, Sunday 17 May 2015. More…

Dil Phaink from Pakistan at Southbank Centre Reply

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Sabeen Mahmud

Dil Phaink is an  installation by PeaceNiche from Pakistan, in partnership with the British Council

From the Streets to the Heart of Pakistan’s Pop Culture, Dil Phaink is a celebration of an inimitable spirit of abandon and exuberance in Pakistan..

Dil Phaink is part of Alchemy at Southbank Centre London –  Queen Elizabeth Hall Foyer  from  15 – 25 May 2015


The Story of the Satsuma Students Reply



In 1865, nineteen Japanese students set off by ship from the Satsuma Domain (present day Kagoshima Prefecture) to the UK, with the brief to learn about western society and technologies. This development was an important factor in the lead up to the Meiji Restoration, and as a result Japan was the first country in Asia to modernise on a western model. More…

Two Truths – Japanese artists’ exhibition at Griffin Gallery London Reply

The artists in this exhibition represent elements of the world around them.

.The six artists were: ICHASU, Keisuke Katsuki, Yuka Kurita, Miho Sato, Yukako Shibata, Kazuya Tsuji

The exhibition was curated by Becca Pelly-Fry of Griffin Gallery.

The exhibition for public viewing – 28 May – 11 July, 2015.

The previous day Griffin Gallery Director Becca Pelly-Fry gave a talk at Daiwa Foundation. She highlighted the curatorial concerns about the impact of cultural displacement on artistic practice.


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