Invitation to Japanese Embassy Winter Garden Exhibition

For anyone who is interested:

Dear members of the ANU Anime and Gaming Society,

The Embassy of Japan and the Japan Foundation would like to invite you to the opening night of the exhibition, Winter Garden: The Exploration of the Micropop Imagination in Contemporary Japanese Art. This touring exhibition examines Japan through the lens of Micropop, a term coined by the curator Midori Matsui. Micropop describes a recent movement in Japanese contemporary art which sees artists work with combinations of fragments to reinvent meaning in the obsolete and the commonplace.

Exhibition opening: Thursday 10 July at 6pm

Venue: M16 Artspace on at 21 Blaxland Crescent, Griffith ACT (

Guest Speaker: Dr Olivia Meehan, Lecturer in Art History, Australian National University

RSVP: Thursday 3 July

Also showing: Hibiki, artists inspired by Japan, personal perspectives captured in textiles, painting, print and photography.

The Embassy of Japan would appreciate it if you could RSVP by Thursday 3 July in order to organising catering, however you are more than welcome to show up on the night.

This is an open event, so please feel free to share this information with family and friends. The exhibition runs from 10 -27 July 2014.

For further information, please contact Simon at the Embassy of Japan on (02) 6272 7253 or

We look forward to seeing you there on opening night!

Kind regards,


Japan Information and Culture Centre

Embassy of Japan

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