Surely it's time the international art world toasted the magnificent cultural conceits of Keiichi Ikemizu, who built a pyramid of logs on top of a mountain to capture a 'thunder demon', then waited a decade for lightning to strike.Sunday, 21 October, 2007, 12:00am
Surely it's time the international art world toasted the magnificent cultural conceits of Keiichi Ikemizu, who built a pyramid of logs on top of a mountain to capture a 'thunder demon', then waited a decade for lightning to strike. Ikemizu once walked from Kyoto to Osaka with a dozen sheep in a bid to challenge the boundaries between performer and spectator.21 Oct 2007 - 12:00am
If Nobuyoshi Araki likes you, he'll take you to the bar he owns in the Kabukicho red-light district of Tokyo.14 Oct 2007 - 12:00am
Dance Forest: Self - Forgetful
Andy Wong & Taiju Matsumoto
Fringe Club Studio, Central
Reviewed: Sept 272 Oct 2007 - 12:00am
The first thing that strikes readers of David Peace's latest novel, Tokyo Year Zero, is how noisy it is. On virtually every page, the Japanese capital is realised through appeals to the sense of sound with 'za-za', 'gari-gari', 'chiku-taku' and - most of all - 'ton-ton'.9 Sep 2007 - 12:00am
Prelude: The movie is based on a Japanese television drama released two years ago on DVD. The five-episode drama series was J-pop singer Ai Otsuka's acting debut.
Director: Kozo Nagayama, responsible for renowned TV drama series such as Tokyo Love Story and Long Vacation.
Starring: Ai Otsuka, Eita, Yoko Maki, Mao Kobayashi9 Sep 2007 - 12:00am
The green spaces in Japan's capital city offer a respite from the teeming metropolis and are home to an array of alluring attractions and botanical delights.
1. Ueno Park26 Aug 2007 - 12:00am
NEW YORK ART EXHIBITION
Get an insight into the historic New York Underground scene - soaked in pop and punk, hippie and disco - at the photography exhibition Bande a part - New York Underground '60s '70s '80s.24 Aug 2007 - 12:00am
Hiroo is an upmarket area of Tokyo where many wealthy Japanese and expatriates live - but don't let that put you off. The restaurants on Hiroo's shotengai, or shopping street, offer something for everyone.
5-1-20 Hiroo, Shibuya-ku1 Aug 2007 - 12:00am