FUTURE EXHIBITION: SASHIKO REFLECTION

Jakob Kaye 【17th November – 22nd December 2017】 Sashiko meaning ‘little stab’ is a traditional stitching technique originating from Northern Japan. The practise evolved as a domestic rural craft during the Edo era in a t … Read More

FUTURE EXHIBITION: JAPAN IN WINTER

Tiger Tanuki – Malene Wagner【9th – 14th November 2017】 Reception: Thursday 9th November, 18:00 – 20:00 The exhibition explores winterscapes by a range of renowned print artists, including shin hanga artist Tsuchiya … Read More

CURRENT EXHIBITION: THE BEAUTY OF INEFFICIENCY – KANA ART –

Kaoru Akagawa 【5th October – 8th November 2017】 Reception: Thursday 5th October, 18:00 – 20:00 As Charles Chaplin has depicted in his film, anything inefficient was banned in ‘Modern Times’. Such was the fate … Read More

PAST EXHIBITION: AUTO[MA]TION

Damien Borowik 【5th – 29th September 2017】 Reception: Thursday 7th September, 18:00 – 20:00 Book your ticket here: Eventbrite “Ma (間) is a Japanese word which can be roughly translated as gap, space, pause or … Read More

PAST EVENT: KOCHI SAKE FESTIVAL

DATE: 11th – 23rd SEPTEMBER 2017 We have another edition of sake festival in collaboration with Sam Sake at Sway Gallery! This time you can taste and purchase sake from Kochi prefecture, between the 11th and the 23 … Read More

PAST EVENT: Discover Japanese Green Tea!

Japanese green tea 【6th September 2017】 What is it exactly after all? Nowadays we see so many different kinds of Japanese tea in every corner of London, from superfood matcha latte to genmai cha. However, do we really kn … Read More

PAST EXHIBITION: Daydreaming – A Japanese motion

Morgan De Laporte 【15th – 31st August 2017】   Morgan de Laporte is a French photographer focused on street and travel photography. Mixing analogue and digital tools, he shows here his journey around Honshu Isl … Read More

PAST EVENT: Vintage Kimono Pop-Up Boutique by Furuki Yo-Kimono

Furuki-Yo Kimono 【3rd – 12th August 2017】 Sway Gallery London is delighted to present Sonoe Sugawara, a London-based vintage kimono dealer and owner of Furuki Yo-Kimono Vintage, which showcases the world of vintage … Read More

PAST EVENT: Kyushu Sake & Shochu Festival

Special event 【10th – 22nd July 2017】 Japan has a long history of Buddhism and religious mythology: having derived many from other Asian cultures. One popular belief is that there is a God in everything, and this e … Read More

PAST EXHIBITION: Glorious Imperfection – the kintsugi drawings

David Davies [6th – 28th July 2017] Glorious Imperfection – the kintsugi drawings Private view: Thursday 6th July, 18:00 – 20:00 – Book your ticket here In the West, when a piece of ceramic gets b … Read More

PAST EXHIBITION: Cross Culture – A Ceramics Selling Exhibition

Various [16th – 29th June 2017] Four ceramic artists from Japan, the UK and Italy explore aspects of Japanese art and culture through their work. Each artist, all from different backgrounds, is drawn towards a part … Read More

PAST EXHIBITION: A History Of The Japanese Print

Various – Curated by Tiger Tanuki [4th May – 10th June 2017] Tiger Tanuki presents a unique sales exhibition, tracing the history of the Japanese print from the classic ukiyo-e of the Edo period (1615-1867) to the … Read More

PAST EXHIBITION: PikaPika at Home – Japanese Accents for London Living

Various [5th – 29th April 2017] Curated by Charlene Lam of Creative Clerkenwell, the selling exhibition will showcase contemporary art and interior objects that are inspired by Japan and created in London. Featured … Read More

PAST EXHIBITION: Portrait of Nature ~ Myriads of Gods

Nobuyuki Kobayashi [16th – 28th March 2017]   Portrait of Nature ~ Myriads of Gods Nobuyuki Kobayashi is a Japanese photographer who creates unique platinum palladium photo prints of nature. Kobayashi uses pla … Read More

PAST EXHIBITION: 心 Kokoro Heart Le Coeur

Misako Okuyama 【24th – 31st Jan 2017】 In this exhibition, Dr Misako Okuyama represents various 心こころ’Kokoro’ in kanji, hiragana, katakana, and the Latin alphabet (English and French) using Japanese mineral pai … Read More

PAST EXHIBITION: Mr Dile Crocodile said hello hello

Kaoru Shimada 【5th – 21st Jan 2017】 Mr. Dile Crocodile is a crocodile. But he has his own pride as a British gentleman. He was born in the Nile, on the edge of the river, but came to London by accident when he was … Read More

PAST EXHIBITION: HEI/SAY POP

Group exhibition 【22nd Nov – 22nd Dec 2016】 OPENING NIGHT: Thursday 24 November 2016, 6:00-8:00PM SWAY GALLERY is proud to present a three-person exhibition, ‘HEI/ SAY POP’ featuring Keita Miyazaki, Shigetoshi Furu … Read More