Past London Event: VOL 17

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An Introduction to Japan House London

BY MICHAEL HOULIHAN
@ VOL 17 ON MAY 22, 2017

In this extra special PechaKucha given to announce the location and concept of Japan House London on 22 May 2017, Michael Houlihan provides an overview of what Japan House London is in 20 objects -- sounds like a tough gig, right? Just watch and you will see that Michael's passion for all things Japanese shines through as he gives a PechaKucha that is a complete delight!

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Children’s Theatre Inspired by Japan

BY KUMIKO MENDL
@ VOL 17 ON MAY 22, 2017

In this extra special PechaKucha given to announce the location and concept of Japan House London on 22 May 2017, Kumiko Mendl tells the story of how she co-founded A Thousand Cranes with director and writer Vicky Ireland in 2006. Their vision has been to expand the diversity in UK children’s touring theatre, bringing the extraordinary and fascinating stories, traditions, art forms and artists of Japan to young audiences.

Perhaps shows by Kumiko will be one of the many events offered for children and families at Japan House London?!

 

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A Lonely Planet Guide to Japan

BY SIMON RICHMOND
@ VOL 17 ON MAY 22, 2017

In this extra special PechaKucha given to announce the location and concept of Japan House London on 22 May 2017, Simon Richmond, a contributor to Lonely Planet's guide to Japan and Tokyo, provides 20 reasons of why Japan is such a great place to visit.

Start searching for flights now!

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How Tokyo shaped my passion for fashion

BY AYAKA SAKURAI
@ VOL 17 ON MAY 22, 2017

In this extra special PechaKucha given to announce the location and concept of Japan House London on 22 May 2017, Ayaka Sakurai takes us on a majestic journey of her wonderful fashion creations and explains in detail about how her inspirations came from her home country of Japan!

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Designing Japan House London

BY HIROYUKI ISOBE
@ VOL 17 ON MAY 22, 2017

In this extra special PechaKucha given to announce the location and concept of Japan House London on 22 May 2017, Hiroyuki Isobe, unveils the design for the interior of Japan House, and what a wonder it is!

Located in the heart of central London, the aim is of Japan House is to be a living window into Japan’s culture of excellence and beauty expressed through its traditions, modernity and appetite for the new.

We can't wait to visit!

 

 

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A fantastical illustration for Japan House London

BY NATSKO SEKI
@ VOL 17 ON MAY 22, 2017

In this extra special PechaKucha given to announce the location and concept of Japan House London on 22 May 2017, Natsko Seki wows the audience with the delightful details of her artist’s interpretation of what Japan House could bring to London.

 Natsko's art work gives an imaginative insight into what visitors may be able to experience at Japan House London.

Hiroyuki Isobe
Wonderwall in Tokyo
Natsko Seki
Illustrator in London
Kumiko Mendl
actor, teacher, director and producer. in London
Simon Richmond
travel writer, photographer and urban sketcher in London
Ayaka Sakurai
Designer in London
Michael Houlihan
Director General at Japan House London in London