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Sion Sono exhibition showcases Tokyo Gagaga 1990’s street performance art

The Japanese film director Sion Sono is currently holding the exhibition “Whispering Star” at Gallery Garter in Kōenji, the new art space run by Chim Pom. Sono, now a highly successful and prolific film-maker, began his career as a poet, … Continue reading

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“The Wages of Resistance: Narita Stories”: A documentary about Sanrizuka’s dissenting farmers

A review of the recent documentary about the anti-airport protest movement. Continue reading

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The Art of Revolution: Hi-Red Center in 1960s Japan

“The man who throws a bomb is an artist,” says Lucian Gregory, one of the poets who reside in the suburb of Saffron Park in The Man Who Was Thursday by GK Chesterton. “I would destroy the world if I … Continue reading

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