Category Archives: Culture-Cultura

TeamLab @ Fundación Telefónica Madrid, Spain (Mar-Sept 2019)

teamLab Borderless, also known as the Mori Digital Art Museum, is an installation in Odaiba composed by a bunch of pieces of art created by light and computers, mostly using projections and mirrors. The visitor is encouraged to interact with … Continue reading

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Asia en el Museo Naval (Museo Naval, Madrid, Spain; Sept 2018 – May 2019)

Exhibition in the Naval History Museum, Madrid. Calle Montalbán 2, 28014 Madrid ☏ (+34) 91 523 85 16. http://www.armada.mde.es/museonaval Tuesday to Sunday 10am to 7pm (August: 10am to 3pm). Located in the Chinese Room and adjacent rooms. September 2018 – … Continue reading

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Yasunari Kawabata: Koto (古都)

Note: Be warned beforehand that I am going to give away parts of the plot in this post. I have marked the spoilery part, read at your own risk. “Koto” (古都), which refers to Japan’s Old Capital, Kyoto, is a … Continue reading

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X2Y | T2D: Buying a yukata in Tokyo / Comprando un yukata en Tokio | TOKYO 135º

One of the things that I have done in Japan is buying a yukata. A yukata [浴衣] is the simplified version of a kimono [着物], usually worn in summer, generally for festivals (matsuri [祭]) or watching fireworks (hanabi [花火]). It … Continue reading

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Yokai: Iconografía de lo Fantástico: Madrid (Spain) Jul-Sept 2018

Video and Picture summary of the Night Parade of the One Hundred Demons Exhibition in Madrid, Spain, in Summer 2018, featuring scrolls and other items. Resumen en vídeo y fotos de la exposición del Desfile Nocturno de los Cien Demonios … Continue reading

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Museo Cerralbo (Madrid): “Creados bajo el Sol Naciente” / Origami

Cerralbo Museum: Museo Cerralbo: C/ Ventura Rodríguez, 17 28008 Madrid, Spain. Phone: (00 34) 915 47 36 46 & (00 34) 915 47 36 47. email: museo.cerralbo@mcu.es Hours: Tuesday to Saturday 9:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. Thursday 5:00 p.m. – … Continue reading

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Kamui x Mika Kobayashi: Utakatana Sekai: Samurai Spirit. Círculo de Bellas Artes, Madrid 3 Nov. 2018

Kamui is a “samurai sword artist” troupe led by Tetsuro Shimaguchi (who was the fighting choreographer in Kill Bill vol.1). They perform stories through the ‘samurai communication’ using music, sound and light to work on the atmosphere. Mika Kobayashi is … Continue reading

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