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Tomoyuki TAKIZAWA is Artist in Residence 2018

In the period 29 October- 16 November 2018, Leiden University welcomes Professor Tomoyuki TAKIZAWA as the 2018 JAPA-UL artist in residence. Students will be given the opportunity to participate in a workshop series that focuses on sumi-e (ink painting).

Professor Tomoyuki TAKIZAWA

The 2018 edition of the Artist in Residence Programme consists of a workshop (in principle six sessions) conducted by Professor em. Tomoyuki TAKIZAWA from Musashino Art University, Tokyo, a renowned artist in the nihonga style of painting, and director of the Iida City Museum.

Professor Ivo Smits will assist as coordinator.

Workshop schedule

The workshop will take place at Leiden University.

Dates

(venues: all in Leiden, Lipsius Building)

  • Tue. 30 October, 17-19 hrs; Lipsius, room 1.44
  • Thu. 1 November, 17-19 hrs; Lipsius, room 1.47
  • Tue. 6 November, 17-19 hrs; Lipsius, room 1.44
  • Thu. 8 November, 17:30 (!) - 19 hrs; Lipsius, room 1.47
  • Tue. 13 November, 17-19 hrs; Lipsius, room 1.44
  • (possibility of extension to a 6th session: Thu. 8 November, 17-19 hrs; Lipsius, room 1.48)

Participation eligibility

The programme is open to Students from Leiden University, including the Academy in The Hague. The number of the workshop participants will be limited, which can impose additional selection based on proven commitment to the study in Japan’s arts and visual culture.

More information

Contact the Coordinator of the Programme Professor Ivo Smits.

About the Artist in Residence Programme

The Artist in Residence Program, an important cultural, artistic and educational addition to Leiden University's versatile academic profile. This year’s programme consists of workshops/classes for students taught by a Japanese contemporary artist invited to Leiden. The initiative was made possible through the generosity of The Japan Association for Promotion of Arts (JAPA), and The Isaac Alfred Ailion Foundation.

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