Pre Christmas shopping night at AJS-Q Corporate member paper boat press gallery

2nd Dec 2021

paper boat press welcomes members and friends of the AJS-Q to a special, pre-Christmas shopping night at the gallery on Thursday 2nd December from 6 – 8pm.

Join us for a glass of Christmas cheer and nibbles and 10% off everything in store, including some special pieces from our friends in Japan.

We hope to see you at 60 Ashgrove Crescent, Ashgrove.

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Koto Performance – Takoko Nishibori

4 Dec 2021

Queensland’s eminent koto player, Takako Nishibori responds to Bagus Pandega’s artwork, A Diasporic Mythology 2021, a kinetic sound installation comprising of Indonesian and Japanese string instruments.

10.30AM  | GOMA | River Lounge | Free

Repeat performances held at 10.30am & 2.00pm.

Free-  no bookings required

Co-presented by Queensland Art Gallery | Gallery of Modern Art and The Japan Foundation, Sydney.

WORKSHOP | Furoshiki Wrapping with Mabina Alaka

6th Dec 2021

In this workshop, led by Malina Abaka, you will explore the Japanese custom of Furoshiki, and learn how to fold and knot them yourself

Furoshiki are traditional Japanese wrapping cloths, which come in many designs and sizes and are used to wrap important items- some wraps even look like baskets, bags or even more complex designs.

Versatile and reusable, Furoshiki is popular in Japan and overseas as an eco-friendly alternative to gift-wrapping, and is a great way to be waste-conscious this Christmas. The Furoshiki will be provided to each participant for the purpose of learning (not to take home sorry!), however Mabina will have various Furoshiki available for purchase on the day.

$40 per person, limited to 10 places

5:30pm – 7pm | artisan | 45 King Street, Bowen Hills

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