Exhibitions

SKETCHES FROM THE POEM ROAD (AFTER MATSUO BASHO'S THE NARROW ROAD TO THE DEEP NORTH)

A second and much expanded collaborative exhibition, with Chris Beckett, at the GLASS TANK GALLERY, OXFORD BROOKES UNIVERSITY from 20 JUNE/ 15 JULY 2016

Link to the gallery: Glass Tank Gallery

Isao and Chris will be available in the Glass Tank every Tuesday from 12noon to 2:00pm to introduce and discuss the exhibition with anyone who is interested.

Calendar of free events:

Tues 21 June, 6-8pm: Daiwa Anglo-Japanese Foundation, London
"Artist Talk" with Nathalie Aubert and Isao Miura discussing the exhibition and the influence of Japanese calligraphy in modern art.

Sunday 3 July, 2-5pm: A Walk on the Poem Road
A chance to emulate Basho’s type of literary pilgrimage and write your own haiku and haibun along the way

Wednesday 6 July, 10am: Basho at the Ashmolean
A special children's Haibun workshop in the Ashmolean Museum and the Glass Tank at Oxford Brookes.

Tuesday 12 July, 6-8pm: Bronze and the Art of Translation
A stimulating evening of talks and discussion on the subject of artistic and literary translation, with John Nicoll, Nathalie Aubert, David Constantine, Sasha Dugdale and Thomas McAuley, chaired by Niall Munro, director of Oxford Brookes Poetry Centre.

Friday 15 July, 6-8pm: Gala Haibun Evening at the Glass Tank
With readings by Kate Clanchy, Robert Seatter and the Poem Road group, introduced by Isao Miura.

To attend any of these events, please contact: chris.beckett123@btinternet.com


STOP PRESS: Sketches from the Poem Road has been shortlisted for the TED HUGHES AWARD 2015. To order a copy please visit the website of Hagi Press:Link text here...

Comments by Ted Hughes Award judges Jackie Kay, Ali Smith & Andrew McMillan: "A new road to the deep north that combines translation, sketches and original poetry. This exquisite work maps with wonderful modesty the pathways between the ancient and the modern."

SKETCHES FROM THE POEM ROAD (AFTER MATSUO BASHO'S THE NARROW ROAD TO THE DEEP NORTH)

Collaborative exhibition with Chris Beckett at the Poetry Society, Betterton Street, Covent garden, London WC2H 9BX
from 2 March/25 April 2015

A full schedule of related events is available on: After Basho

FELLOWSHIP AT CHELSEA COLLEGE OF ART

Isao has been awarded a 6 month Fellowship in the Foundry at Chelsea College of Art and Design in London, starting in October 2014. He will be working on his project to re-interpret Matsuo Basho's poem and prose travelogue, The Narrow Road to the Deep North, which was written in 1689 and is a seminal and much-loved masterpiece of Japanese literature, .


CROSSING THE WATER

Isao's painting Crossing the Water
is the cover of Chris Beckett's book Ethiopia Boy, published by Carcanet/Oxford Poets on 29th February 2013. To see the book, please visit www.carcanet.co.uk or www.chrisbeckettpoems.com


PALM BEACH ART FAIR 2013

Isao is exhibiting with Christopher Walker Art at ArtPalmBeach in Florida, USA, from 25-28 January 2013.

Details are on the fair's website: www.artpalmbeach.com


PALM BEACH ART FAIR 2012

Isao will be exhibiting with Christopher Walker Art at ArtPalmBeach in Florida, USA, from 19-23 January 2012.

Details are on the fair's website: www.artpalmbeach.com


MIZU – KI – ISHI (Water, Wood and Stone)
(a JAPAN-UK 150 Event)

Isao Miura, Lisa Kirton, Kyoko Sugai

Three exciting Japanese visual artists explore the depth and beauty of natural materials in the unusual context of a timber merchant’s yard in Hammersmith.

Venue : The Gallery at Moss & Co
Dimes Place, 104 King Street, Hammersmith, London W6 OQW

Date and Time : 1st to 28th September 2009
Monday to Friday 8-12 a.m. and 1-5 p.m., Saturdays 8-11.30 a.m.