Japanese Institute

10 Jan-19 Feb. 50 Years of Japanese Cinema. A cycle of films featuring works by Japanese cult film directors. In original language with English and Italian subtitles. Screenings at 17.00 and at 19.30.

25 Jan-2 March. Exhibition entitled Il Giappone artigiano. Tradizione e abilità manuali for which 92 manufacts illustrate the quality and tradition of Japanese craftsmanship. Ceramics, textiles, sculptures in metal, wood, paper and bamboo celebrate a traditional respect and care for manual excellency. 09.00-12.30-13.30-17.30. Sat 09.30-13.00. Sun closed.

25 Jan. SUMI-E is the title of a lecture and demonstration of painting with black ink by Rogen Ebihara (18.30)

1 Feb. Lecture by Yuri Suzuki on his sound installations. Suzuki is a sound artist, a designer, an expert in electronic music and he creates innovative sound installations. During his talk Suzuki will also present the “Barcode Book” – an illustrated volume with bar codes that emits sound waves that are perceptible by the human ear (18.30).

Via Antonio Gramsci 74, tel. 063224794, www.jfrom.it.