A group of 13 curators from Japan and six countries in Southeast Asia--Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore, Thailand, the Philippines, and Vietnam--cooperate to realize exhibitions of media art in the four cities of Jakarta, Kuala Lumpur, Manila, and Bangkok. This was all that had been decided at the time of the kick-off meeting in Tokyo in August 2012.
The Japan Foundation and the Aichi Triennale 2013 co-organized an international architecture symposium titled "KENCHIKU / Architecture from Japan," and it was held on August 11, 2013, at Aichi Arts Center in Nagoya, Japan.
This issue brings you Part Two of the story about my visit to the Royal College of Art (RCA). Last time, I introduced Benedikt Groß's graduate exhibition work as a starting point to explore the concept of "Big Design" proposed by Professor Anthony Dunne.
The Japan Foundation collaborates with the National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies to offer master's and the Ph.D. programs in the Graduate Program in Japanese Language and Culture, designed for in-service teachers, with the goal of nurturing human resources who will become leaders in Japanese-language education in countries around the world.