Beyond showcasing a wide range of styles and genres, 21st Century Japan also includes some of the country’s most remarkable contemporary women filmmakers.
21st Century Japan: Films From 2001–2020 presents a wide-ranging selection of films celebrating the last two decades of Japanese cinema, streaming online February 5–25.
Now streaming as part of JAPAN CUTS, Kana Yamada’s Life: Untitled features a wealth of skillfully written characters attuned to Japan’s contemporary social dysfunctions.
A trio of documentaries playing at this year’s Japan Cuts festival tackle different facets of social alienation.
An exhibition at Japan Society makes room in the modernist canon for the heady, playful ideas of free-thinking renegades.
Ego Obscura surveys Morimura’s 30-year-long career exploring representations of gender, sexuality, and the dynamics of power in cultural identity.
At the Japan Society, Hiroshi Sugimoto: Gates of Paradise, legacies of inter-cultural encounter are seen through a lens of global understanding.
An eye-opening exhibition at Japan Society closely examines representations of wakashu in woodblock prints from the collection of the Royal Ontario Museum.
The action invites us to commit to challenging our institutions to resist Trumpism and combat the conditions that allowed its emergence.
Although the poetry of William Butler Yeats is often misconstrued as autobiographical, the poet scorned such transparency, calling it “unimaginative” and comparing realism to “putting photographs in a plush frame.”
At Japan Society, Simon Starling reinterprets a one-act play by W. B. Yeats in which Japanese Noh theater met European modernism.
Japan Society Gallery opens Simon Starling: At Twilight (After W. B. Yeats’ Noh Reincarnation), the debut solo exhibition of the Turner Prize winner’s work at a New York City institution.