The inhabitants of the Japanese island Okinawa famously live long, satisfied lives. What is the secret to their success?
Faced with a stagnant economy and a demographic crisis, Japanese youth prefer not to think about the future. Instead, they live day-by-day.
Superflat is a postmodern art movement, founded by the Japanese artist Takashi Murakami and influenced by popular culture, such as manga and anime.
The book “Bushido: The Soul of Japan” was a bestseller in the West. But what did its author – a Japanese economist, diplomat and politician – really know about the way of the samurai?
Here is an old tale that is part of the Zen tradition. The parable became extremely popular in Japan, from where it reached the West in the 20th century.
Kōji Kamoji was born in Japan, but shortly after graduating from art school he moved to Poland, where he has spent the rest of his life making paintings, drawings and installations.
10 years ago, the Tōhoku earthquake and tsunami shook Japan. Katarzyna Boni revisits Fukushima Prefecture to see what has changed – physically and psychologically.
Photographer Wojtek Wieteska and curator Ania Diduch talk about their exhibition “Paradise 101” at the Manggha Museum of Japanese Art and Technology in Kraków.
The centuries-old traditional Japanese arts illustrate the way in which we can set out on the road and achieve our goals.
Some reject the art of Tarō Okamoto – including the Tower of the Sun – as primitive, yet he was perhaps one of the only truly avant-garde artists of Japan.