Japan issue of Garland magazine

Project Summary

28 August 2018

Sector: Arts and Culture

Country location: Australia, Japan

Grantee: World Crafts Council - Australia


Project description

This December, Garland magazine will publish an issue with a focus on Japanese crafts which inspire an increasing number of Australians. Many of the stories trace the journeys to Japan and discovery of its beautiful living traditions. This will be a bilingual edition that includes key voices in Japan's craft scene. A common interest will be the particular sensitivity to living nature that is evoked through their craft techniques. The issue will be launched at Kyoto Design Week in February 2019. This issue is part of Garland's five-year journey across the Indo-Pacific to understand the value of what we make by hand today. Garland is an online publication of the World Crafts Council - Australia.

Key dates:

  • Launch of issue #13, Kyoto, 17/02/2019 to 24/02/2019
  • Issue released, Online, 01/12/2018 to 31/03/2019

Social media: @garlandmagazine for Facebook and Instagram; @garlandmag for Twitter

Australia-Japan Foundation grant offer: $10,000



Last Updated: 16 August 2018
cover of Garlan magazine with picture of bonsai plant
Ceramic work by Japanese artist Yoko Ozama living in Melbourne. Credit: Garland magazine