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    Japan’s DJ Krush and the wages of spin

    Posted Mar 05th 2014, 11:10pm by Richard Lord

    ... of massive underground influence, one of the key people who helped localise hip hop in Japan as it moved away from an early tendency to mimic US artists and also moved away from rapping. If nothing ... however, soon created a distinctly Japanese style. And while hip hop has been popular in Japan for about three decades, it really took off around the turn of the millennium, ramping up the party ...

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    Exhibition puts Japan’s tattooed yakuza in the frame

    Posted Dec 04th 2013, 11:06pm by Kylie Knott

    ... Kylie Knott Belgian photographer Anton Kusters spent two years zooming in on the life of Japan's infamous crime society. Images from that project are now on show in Asia, writes Kylie ... the life, rituals and habits of the yakuza, the organised crime syndicates in Japan, his portraits focusing on the Shinsekai family who control Tokyo's infamous red-light district, Kabukicho. ...

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    Art house: Japanese wartime occupation in Devils on the Doorstep

    Posted Mar 26th 2014, 11:35pm

    ... classics. The production is quite unlike anything previously attempted on mainland celluloid, where the “War of Resistance against Japan” has been a major genre for decades – and one that invariably ...

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    Blind alleys: Daido Moriyama is a master of street photography

    Posted Mar 26th 2014, 11:35pm by EDMUND LEE

    ... Edmund Lee Blind alleys DAIDO MORIYAMA has explored the streets and alleys of Japan for five decades in search of inspiration for his next shot. When he pauses to contemplate the state of street ... blurred, grainy and out-of-focus records of urban life in post-war Japan, often created from slanted angles. Much of Moriyama's body of black-and-white photography- which is not immune ...

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    Arts preview: visual artist Lee Kit is a man in constant motion

    Posted Mar 12th 2014, 10:42pm by Doretta Lau

    ... I was in Japan for a solo show. After that I travelled to Germany. Then I was in Taiwan for a few days before going on to Shanghai." After Hong Kong, Lee will be showing in the US, China, England, ...

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    Art house: Roar of the People looks at wartime life in Hong Kong

    Posted Feb 12th 2014, 11:26pm by Paul Fonoroff

    ... Paul Fonoroff Paul Fonoroff On the eve of Japan's invasion of Hong Kong in December 1941, the local film industry was experiencing a golden age with more than 80 features released ... advances of a lecherous tycoon who peddles contraband material to the opposing side (due to colonial censorship regulations, Japan is never identified by name). While the film's plot contains ...

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    Get reel: love in all its guises at the cinema

    Posted Feb 12th 2014, 11:26pm by Yvonne Teh

    ... and the other from Japan, both of these fantasy-tinged films tell heart-warming stories of the caring bonds that are forged between trustful children and lovable non-humans capable of wondrous magic. ...

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    Arts preview: How East Asian art was politicised in the 1960s

    Posted Dec 11th 2013, 10:34pm by Vanessa Yung

    ... Vanessa Yung vanessa.yung@scmp.com Vanessa Yung Radical departures GREAT CRESCENT: ART AND AGITATION IN THE 1960S – JAPAN, SOUTH KOREA, AND TAIWAN Para/Site Art Space   "Heroes emerge ... featured in this exhibition- Japan, South Korea, and Taiwan- were all allies of the US during the height of the cold war, says Cosmin Costinas, co-curator and executive director of Para/Site. ...

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    Arts preview: Tetsuya Ishida's artworks take a surreal look at Japanese life

    Posted Nov 06th 2013, 10:39pm by EDMUND LEE

    ... machines, Japan's social and academic systems, and the citizens who live precariously in their midst. "In his highly surreal paintings, Ishida captured the feelings of hopelessness, ... is utterly unique in this regard and radically different from the anime and manga-inspired art which tends to dominate contemporary visual culture in Japan." Among the 186 works that Ishida ...

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    Arts preview: International Black Box Festival highlights different approaches to theatre

    Posted Jan 15th 2014, 10:51pm by Vanessa Yung

    ... Theatre is all about opening people's eyes to different performances and approaches," she says. The festival will feature five productions from Hong Kong, Singapore, Taiwan, Japan ... relationships at work, while Ian Morgan's Fragments of Clay, from Britain, is a piece about being seduced by danger. Dubbed a colloquial drama, Suddenly Married by Seinendan from Japan features ...




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