'Superhuman' sports showcased at Tokyo expo

National Oct 22, 2015

'Superhuman' sports showcased at Tokyo expo

by Shusuke Murai

Ever wanted to play at being superhuman? Games-players can now feel what it is like to have superpowers of a sort — and tights are optional. A Tokyo exhibition centering on the concept of superhuman sports is offering participants a chance to overcome the limits ...

Taiwan first lady to attend exhibit

National Jul 28, 2014

Taiwan first lady to attend exhibit

Taiwan's first lady, Chow Mei-ching, will visit Japan next week for a trip she postponed last month after posters and other promotional materials prepared by the Japanese side omitted the word "national" in referring to a rare exhibit by Taiwan's National Palace Museum, the ...

Exhibition focuses  on visually impaired

National / Social Issues Apr 29, 2014

Exhibition focuses on visually impaired

by Keiji Hirano

A unique exhibition is underway at a human rights educational facility in Tokyo focusing on how to guarantee the "right to read" of people with visual impairments. The around 100 items on display at the Tokyo Metropolitan Human Rights Promotion Center include embossed art and ...

Japanese 'Outsiders' stage art exhibit in London

National Mar 29, 2013

Japanese 'Outsiders' stage art exhibit in London

An exhibition opening in London on Thursday features works by Japanese artists suffering from a variety of mental illnesses and behavioral disorders. "Souzou: Outsider Art from Japan" is a display of more than 300 works by 46 artists who attend specialist care institutions. The exhibition of ...