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As a prominent figure in «Outsider Art», Swiss painter Adolf Wölfli (1864-1930) became widely known for his prolific lifework mainly produced during his stay at the Waldau Clinic.
Location: Hyogo Prefectural Museum of Art, Nagoya City Art Museum, Tokyo Station Gallery
This year, the Kyotographie International Photography Festival revolves around the theme of love.
Location: The Museum of Kyoto Annex 2F and more venues in Kyoto
Unwieldy, eruptive, sometimes brutal, sometimes calm and soft: this is how saxophonist Christoph Erb and violist Frantz Loriot describe their musical encounter.
Location: Tokyo, Kyoto, Osaka, Yokohama, Sapporo
Robert Frank (b.1924, Zurich) is one of the preeminent gures of twentiethcentury photography.
Location: Bunkamura Le Cinéma and more
Keio Ange Floral Garden’s "Swiss Fair" returns this year with a variety of events and activities related to Helvetic culture: concerts by the Tamagawa Alphorn Club, raclette cuisine and many other traditional and contemporary Swiss-related enjoyments.
Location: Keio Ange Floral Garden, Tokyo
La Folle Journée au Japon is a celebration of classical music featuring a widerange of high-level international artists who perform short-format programs.
Location: Tokyo International Forum and more venue in Marunouchi, Tokyo
Inspired by the name of an Olympic gold medalist, "The Great Harry Hillman" is a contemporary jazz band composed by Nils Fischer (reeds), David Koch (guitar), Samuel Huwyler (bass) and Dominik Mahnig (drums).
Location: Tokyo, Nagoya and more places in Japan
Past events (155)
Vincent Debaene and Frédéric Tinguely, professors at the Université de Genève, discuss the links between literature and folklore/ethnology in France and Japan along with other Japanese and French participants.
Location: Maison franco-japonaise, Tokyo
Active on the front of improvised music, experimentation and composition, saxophonist Christian Kobi will join forces for this Japanese tour with guitarist Taku Sugimoto and other local musicians for a series of live events and workshops
Location: Tokyo, Tochigi, Osaka, Kobe
Endorsed by jazz and funk pathnder Nik Bärtsch whose "Ritual Groove Music" is gaining momentum, the Swiss band SONAR blends its rigorous minimal aesthetic with the power of a rock band.
Location: Kyoto, Kanazawa, Niigata, Tokyo, Chiba, Yokohama
An artist, author and publisher, David Boller fuses influences from European "bande-dessinée", American comics and Japanese manga.
Location: Sendai, Nagoya, Tokyo
Swiss DJ and video artist Cee-Roo is one of the most promising Swiss musicians of his generation and released his second album «River» just a few months ago.
Location: Nagoya, Kyoto, Tokyo
Sound artist, musician, composer and improviser Nikola Mounoud rides many musical waves through the combination of analog, digital and hybrid feedbacks.
Location: Many places in Japan
What do you hear when you think of your home? Homes, which are places of privacy and personal expression, can be regarded as acoustic territories.
Location: Denchu Hirakushi House, Tokyo
The Swiss photographer Pierre Rossier is known as a pioneer of Japanese photo history.
Location: Maison Franco-Japonaise de Tokyo
Renown Swiss designer and visual artist Kurt Hauert (born in Aarau in 1924), also famous as an educator at the Allgemeine Gewerbeschule Basel (AGS), is at the heart of an exhibition held in Tokyo and organized by one of his students, Helmut.
Location: Print Gallery, Tokyo
The Art Fair Tokyo is the largest art fair bringing together artworks from antiquities to contemporary art.
Location: Tokyo International Forum, Tokyo
The festival of the Francophonie is a world-wide festival organized by French speaking countries of all continents.
Location: Yokohama, Kobe, Kyoto, Tokyo
To celebrate the release of the new CD album, Hitomi Niikura, who is based in Zürich, will perform with harp player, Yuko Asanaga.
Location: Hakuju Hall, Tokyo