Windowology Talk by Igarashi Taro

Windowology: Talk by Igarashi Tarō

Windowology Talk by Igarashi Taro

Join exhibition director Igarashi Tarō to find out more about the exhibition ‘Windowology: New Architectural Views from Japan'  which runs until 10 April 2022 at Japan House London. 

Windowology is a research project launched by the Tokyo-based Window Research Institute based on the belief that ‘windows represent civilization and culture’.

Curated under the direction of leading Japanese architectural historian and critic Igarashi Tarō, the exhibition at Japan House explores the different perspectives on the world that windows offer us, considering the roles of windows in fields such as art, contemporary architecture, craft, the environment, film, manga and literature.

This live event moderated by Japan House London Programming Director Simon Wright presents the opportunity for viewers to discover behind-the-scenes insights into the planning of the exhibition and ask questions directly to Igarashi Tarō.

See the exhibition Windowology: New Architectural Views from Japan in the Japan House Gallery from 1 December 2021 until 10 April 2022.

About the Speaker

Igarashi Tarō was born in 1967, in Paris. He graduated from the Tokyo University School of Engineering’s Department of Architecture in 1990. He completed his Masterʼs degree at the same university in 1992 and he now holds a Doctorate from the University of Tokyo. He currently serves as a professor at Tohoku University’s graduate school. He was the artistic director for the Aichi Triennale 2013, and the commissioner for the Japan Pavilion at the 11th Venice Biennale. Igarashi received the Newcomerʼs Award as part of the 64th Art Prize of the Agency for Cultural Affairs.