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Scottish Society for Art History in partnership with the National Museum of Japanese History, Rekihaku Scotland and Japan Conference, 10-11 February 2022 National Museums Scotland

Thursday 10 February

09.40                  Registration, including refreshments

10.00-10.05       Start of study day and welcome by Dr Chris Breward, Director of National Museums Scotland

10.05-10.30       Keynote presentation: Professor Yoshi Miki, National Museum of Japanese History

Session 1

Session Chair: Dr Sam Alberti, National Museums Scotland

10.30-10.50       Dr Louise Boyd, National Museums Scotland – From Edo to Edinburgh: Curating Japan at National Museums Scotland

10.50-11.00       Dr Kaori Hidaka, National Museum of Japanese History – History of Japanese lacquer work

11.00-11.10       Dr Junichi Okubo, National Museum of Japanese History Study of Ukiyo-e, landscape in later Edo period

11.10-11.20        Panel discussion

11.20-11.30       Short break

Session 2

Session Chair: Professor Frances Fowle, University of Edinburgh and National Galleries of Scotland

11.30-11.50        Rachel Peat, Royal Collection Trust – ‘Fit presents from a prince to a prince’ – Prince’s Alfred’s Japanese collection in Glasgow, 1881

11.50-12.10        Marjolein de Raat, Victoria and Albert Museum – The influence of Japanese needlework and design on ‘Glasgow Style’ embroidery

12.10-12.20        Cormac Grogan, Skaill House, Orkney – Henry Scharbau and the Skaill House Journals

12.20-12.30        Panel discussion

12.30-13.10      Break, with lunch

Session 3

Session Chair: Dr Antonia Laurence Allen, National Trust for Scotland

13.10-13.20        Marianne Fossaluzza, University of Aberdeen – Lost in Translation: E. A. Hornel’s perceived Japan between photographs and painting

13.20-13.40  Lindsay Leard-Coolidge, Independent Art Historian – The Influence of Japanese Prints on Scottish Printmaking and Gender Politics: Katharine Cameron, David Young Cameron, Mabel Royds, and Frank Morley Fletcher

13.40-14.00        Helen Smailes, National Galleries of Scotland – Scotland’s unlikeliest pioneer Japoniste? Sir William Fettes Douglas PRSA

14.00-14.10        Dr David Steel, Independent Art Historian – Hideo Furuta (1949-2007), a Japanese sculptor in Galloway

14.10-14.20        Panel discussion

14.20                   End

Friday 11 February

09.40             Registration, including refreshments

10.00-10.05     Start of study day and welcome

Session 1

Session Chair: Dr Louise Boyd, National Museums Scotland

10.05-10.25        Takahiro Kondo, Artist – The influence of Scotland on my work

10.25-10.45        Kate Thomson, Artist – 30 years sculpting in Japan

10.45-11.05        Hironori Katagiri, Artist – Four decades of Scottish inspiration

11.05-11.15        Panel discussion

11.15-11.45      Morning break, with refreshments

Session 2

Session Chair: Dr Catriona McAra, University of St Andrews

11.45-12.10        Susan Christie, Independent Curator and Naoko Horiuchi, Arts Initiative Tokyo [AIT] Ittarikitari – to+fro

12.10-12.30        Su Grierson, Visual Artist – ’On our toes’ grassroots connections between Scottish and Japanese visual artists

12.30-12.50        Naoko Mabon, Curator and Ilana Halperin, Artist – International Conglomerate: Collaborations of Ilana Halperin and Naoko Mabon between Scotland and Japan

12.50-13.00        Panel discussion

13.00                   End

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Scotland and Japan Study Day 2022 programme.pdf