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Margot Douglas

Margot Douglas Designs in Townsville

Setouchi - Island-hopping Treasure Hunt

PRESENTED ON JUN 15, 2017
IN TOWNSVILLE @ VOL 15

Margot Douglas, a practicing artist of 25 years describes herself as a sometime artists, full-time travel aspirant looking for new adventures. As a Designer/maker silversmith, she shares some of her second life as mixed media artist & photographer and her time Island-hopping in Japan's Setouchi Island art world. 

 

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Little Island Management

BY MARI KOJIMA
@ VOL 67 ON DEC 02, 2009

Mari Kojima talks about her life and her little island -- Japan -- as seen through the viewfinder of her camera. Find more of Mari's brilliant and elegant photography and art on her blog.

"Presentation of the Day" on October 25, 2013.

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Real Japanese Gardens

BY JENNY FEUERPEIL
@ VOL 97 ON NOV 28, 2012

We love Japanese gardens, and we want the world to know more about Japanese gardens. Japanese gardens can teach the attentive observer a great deal about Japan and Japanese design, from design concepts and careful material selection to Japanese history, culture and religion. Learn more on Jenny's site.

"Presentation of the Day" on January 31, 2013.

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Japanese Cinema through the Eyes of Europe

BY HIROMI AIHARA
@ JAPANESE ART OR ART IN JAPAN? ON FEB 19, 2015

Hiromi Aihara and Yuri Kubota talk about how Japanese movies are appreciated in Europe. They also speak about the many European movie Awards given to the films in Japan. Yuri Kubota then explores the development of future Japanese animated films.

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The Hunt for Archetypal Form

BY KELLY KESSLER
@ VOL 17 ON NOV 06, 2015

Speaker Kelly Kessler, discusses her inspirations, process, and overall, how she transforms her mediums into intricate sculptures. As she carves, the clay projects the shape it wants to take, She simply acts as a guide for it to reach its final form.

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A Grave Story

BY BOB CLAYTON
@ VOL 8 ON JUN 04, 2015

In this presentation  'A Grave Story', Bob Clayton will tell us how a chance encounter at Goold Island led to rediscovery of a little history.

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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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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.

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Pavilion of the Sardine

BY TARDITS MANUEL
@ VOL 147 ON MAY 31, 2017

The Setouchi Triennale 2016, a contemporary art festival held every three years on several islands in the Seto Inland Sea of Japan and the coastal cities of Takamatsu and Tamano, aims to revitalize the region which has suffered from depopulation in recent years. Tonight, we will be centering in on one of the islands, Ibukijima, and its recent addition, “the sardine pavilion”, built entirely out of locally sourced recycled materials. Manuel Tardits from Japanese architecture firm Mikan, along with students of Meiji University, share with us this magical collaboration between a carpenter, a tile maker, ten students, staff, and friends.

 

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Naoshima, Teshima and Inujima: Art Islands of Japan

BY MICHAEL POPE
@ VOL 16 ON NOV 10, 2017

Michael Pope returns from exploring Naoshima, Teshima and Inujima Islands of Japanese to tell a story of renewal by art. They illustrate how the visual arts can transform communities, and reinvigorate economies.