Current events (17)
Robert Frank (b.1924, Zurich) is one of the preeminent gures of twentiethcentury photography.
Location: Bunkamura Le Cinéma and more
Swiss artist Alberto Giacometti (1901-1966), one of the most signicant sculptors and painters of the 20th century, is widely known for his elongated and attenuated forms and silhouettes.
Location: The National Art Center in Tokyo, Toyota Municipal Museum of Art in Aichi
Filled with the joy of making things, creators proceed on a journey toward a Grand Project.
Location: 21_21 DESIGN SIGHT, Tokyo
Swiss-born Martin Zimmerman is back in Japan with his first time ever solo creation.
Location: Matsumoto Performing Arts Centre in Nagano, Tokyo Metropolitan Theatre
Eiko Furusawa, a violinist and a former konzertmeister of the Tonhalle Orchestra Zürich, continues to be active in Switzerland in the field of music and currently teaches at the Winterthur Conservatory.
Location: sonorium in Tokyo, Takasaki City Gallery in Gunma
KALIMA stands for Keiko Abe Lausanne International Marimba Academy.
Location: Toho Gakuen School of Music, Yamaha Hall
The 38th Kusatsu International Summer Music Academy & Festival was established with the aim to provide Japanese young musicians with opportunities to learn directly from the world’s top-level musicians.
Location: Ongaku-no-mori Conert Hall, Gunma
Oi Dontaku is the annual summer festival held in Shinagawa-ku, a sister city with Genève.
Location: Oimachi Ekimae Chuo-Dori Street, Tokyo
The Affinis Music Festival (AMF) is a seminar-based music festival for musicians who belong to professional orchestras in Japan.
Location: Several places in Hiroshima-city
With some 50 million copies in print, Johanna Spyri’s Heidi is probably the biggest Swiss bestseller of all time.
Location: Yebisu Garden Cinema and more
Swiss-born Robert Frank is an acclaimed pioneer of street photography who had a great in-uence on contemporary iconography.
Location: KIITO: Design and Creative Center, Kobe
The practice of Swiss artist Daniel Göttin encompasses a wide range of media, from installations and public art to objects and paintings.
Location: Concept Space/R2, Gunma
Past events (164)
"Collecting time" is an exchange project between two art spaces, Dohjidai Gallery in Kyoto and the art space Espace Cheminée Nord in Genève, held every other year.
Location: Dohjidai Gallery of Art, Honen-in Temple, Kyoto
Friedrich Dürrenmatt is one of Switzerland's most celebrated playwrights of the 20th century.
Location: Bunkyo Civic Hall, Tokyo
Swiss artist Livia Gnos is taking part in a group exhibition held in Osaka.
Location: Sunaba Gallery, Osaka
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
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
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
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
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
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
An artist, author and publisher, David Boller fuses influences from European "bande-dessinée", American comics and Japanese manga.
Location: Sendai, Nagoya, Tokyo