Embassy of Sweden - Past Events

Below is a list of all past events for Embassy of Sweden. Current and upcoming events, as well as other details, are available on the venue's page.

  • poster for Exhibition of Japanese Teaware Designed by 20 Northern European Designers

    Exhibition of Japanese Teaware Designed by 20 Northern European Designers

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    • Media: Product - Crafts
    • 2018-10-03 - 2018-10-06

    20 designers from Northern Europe have taken on the challenge of designing and adding their unique spin to Japanese teaware. The matcha tea bowls are handcrafted in Kyoto and decorated by young Hasami-yaki...More »

  • poster for Sashiko Exhibition “Unik – Origin of Scandinavian Design”

    Sashiko Exhibition “Unik – Origin of Scandinavian Design”

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    • Media: Fashion
    • 2016-10-05 - 2016-10-08

    The exhibition Unik – Origin of Scandinavian Design at the Embassy of Sweden in Tokyo presents the work of 28 Scandinavian designers, who each contributed one pattern inspired by their places of birth...More »

  • poster for Jorgen Axelvall “Oide”

    Jorgen Axelvall “Oide”

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    • Media: Photography - Party
    • 2015-12-01 - 2016-01-29

    “Oide” is the title of Jörgen Axelvall’s latest art project. The work in this series has evolved over the course of many years and consists of both new and old images with varying subject matter, but all...More »

  • poster for Towels of 23 Scandinavian Artists

    Towels of 23 Scandinavian Artists

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    • Media: Product
    • 2014-04-09 - 2014-04-23

    In collaboration with “tenugui” manufacturer Kamawanu 23 Scandinavian designers present their original towel designs, alongside the 10m long work of popular Swedish illustrator Stina Wirsén “Welcome to...More »

  • poster for Michael Meschke Exhibition

    Michael Meschke Exhibition

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    • 2014-03-28 - 2014-04-06

    Introducing the work of Michael Meschke, an internationally acclaimed puppet master. More »

  • poster for “Plenitude - Sweden Japan Shibori Exhibition”

    “Plenitude - Sweden Japan Shibori Exhibition”

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    • Media: Fashion
    • 2013-10-04 - 2013-10-20

    A group exhibition of artists who studied at the Sweden Shibori Society, established by professor Eva Lagnert of Konstfack University College of Arts, Crafts and Design, Stockholm along with their Japanese...More »

  • poster for Artfully Connected

    Artfully Connected

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    • Media: Painting - Photography - Sculpture - Installation - Product - Video and Film - Party - Performance Art
    • 2013-05-20 - 2013-06-02

    With the aid of a smart phone or mobile device discover Sweden through Japanese, Korean, Swedish and American artworks, and learn of the artists’ own stories related to Sweden through QR codes! The associated...More »

  • "Knit and Wool" Exhibition

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    • Media: Fashion - Crafts
    • 2011-03-15 - 2011-04-21

    Twenty-five years ago Britt-Marie Christoffersson presented her collection of patterns from traditional Swedish knitted garments in public for the first time, as part of the ”Old patterns, new sweaters,...More »

  • poster for Leif Palmquist "Without Gravity"

    Leif Palmquist "Without Gravity"

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    • Media: Painting - Drawing
    • 2009-11-13 - 2009-12-03

    The Embassy of Sweden has the pleasure of presenting a solo exhibition of new work by one of Sweden’s most interesting contemporary artists, Leif Palmquist. The exhibition features abstract paintings...More »

  • poster for Swedish Style in Tokyo 2009 - Ung 7

    Swedish Style in Tokyo 2009 - Ung 7

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    • Media: Product - Fashion - Party
    • 2009-10-31 - 2009-11-08

    Swedish Style in Tokyo started in 1999 with the Swedish Embassy as a natural meeting point. It grew out of a genuine local interest in contemporary Swedish culture. Since the start, a large number of Swedish...More »

  • "Swedish Stamps, Commemorative Coins and Medals" Exhibition

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    • 2009-09-16 - 2009-10-07
  • poster for Nils Gunnar Zander "Territory of Silence"

    Nils Gunnar Zander "Territory of Silence"

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    • Media: Painting
    • 2009-05-08 - 2009-05-29
  • poster for "On Journey" Exhibition

    "On Journey" Exhibition

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    • Media: Crafts - Party
    • 2009-03-04 - 2009-03-19

    Håkan Blomqvist and Karin Westman live in the village of Högboda in the Värmland region of Sweden. Their studio is situated in the same building. In 1999, Blomqvist and Westman shifted to work with glass...More »

  • poster for Shun Muramatsu + Setsuko Nakaya Exhibition

    Shun Muramatsu + Setsuko Nakaya Exhibition

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    • Media: Photography - Performance Art
    • 2009-01-21 - 2009-02-20

    Shun Muramatsu and Setsuko Nakaya are photographers from Nature Photo Studio Kazamidori who express their own experiences of nature over the past 10 years. Not only the rigorous aspect of nature, but also...More »

  • "Quality of Life: Design & Innovation" Exhibition

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    • Media: Product
    • 2008-12-08 - 2009-01-14

    Quality of Life – the Design of Swedish Innovations is an exhibition about contemporary Swedish innovations with a strong design profile. From simple, ingenious objects to advanced, pioneering technology....More »

  • poster for "Swedish Comic-strip Art" Exhibition

    "Swedish Comic-strip Art" Exhibition

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    • Media: Illustration
    • 2008-06-02 - 2008-06-22

    "Through a Panel Darkly" This exhibition shows a unique part of Swedish comic strip art that, in word and image, carries on the heritage of August Strindberg and Ingmar Bergman. Black and white, full of...More »

  • "Destruction & Construction - Paper Art from Pulp" Exhibition

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    • 2008-04-01 - 2008-04-18

    Excerpt from the artist comment -- When making a sheet of paper you can talk about destruction and construction... The "second skin" appearance as a result of the shrinkage from well hydrated pulps as...More »

  • SWEA Japan’s Art Exhibition 2008

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    • Media: Painting
    • 2008-03-09 - 2008-03-14
  • poster for "Knits and Design" Exhibition

    "Knits and Design" Exhibition

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    • Media: Crafts
    • 2008-02-06 - 2008-02-25
  • poster for "Fashion Sweden" Swedish Style 2007 Exhibition

    "Fashion Sweden" Swedish Style 2007 Exhibition

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    • Media: Photography - Fashion
    • 2007-10-30 - 2007-11-08

    Swing by the Embassy of Sweden anytime between Oct 30th and Nov 8th to enjoy a unique showcase, bringing together the brightest shining stars of contemporary Swedish fashion. Get a sneak preview of next...More »

  • "Handcrafts and Culture from Dalarna" Exhibition

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    • Media: Crafts
    • 2007-09-04 - 2007-09-14

    This exhibition of crafts from Leksand in Sweden is to commemorate 20 years of cultural exchange between Leksand and its sister city of Tobetsucho in Hokkaido.More »

  • poster for Refugee Film Festival in Tokyo 2007

    Refugee Film Festival in Tokyo 2007

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    • Media: Video and Film
    • 2007-07-18 - 2007-07-26

    Following the success of the first festival in 2006 the RFF will showcase a new lineup of award-winning features and documentary films. All films will be about the lives, trials, and triumphs of people...More »

  • “Trasmattor I Tokyo” Exhibition

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    • Media: Crafts - Party - Talks
    • 2007-06-20 - 2007-07-05

    • Seminar June 20th, 18:00-18:45 at Embassy of Sweden, Auditorium Opening Party 19:00- at Embassy Gallery • Workshop (2 people for each session) June 23-24, 10:00-17:00 10:00-11:00 11:00-12:00...More »

  • "Human Dimension" Exhibition

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    • Media: Graphics - Product
    • 2007-06-05 - 2007-06-15

    People-centric industrial design from Sweden. Sweden has a long tradition of innovation in product design, both for the consumer market and for professional users. A common idea in many Swedish designs...More »

  • Children's Book Fair "From Pippi to Pekka"

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    • Media: Illustration - Video and Film - Talks
    • 2007-04-28 - 2007-05-13

    It is a well known fact that very little Swedish literature for adults has been translated into Japanese. However, the situation of Swedish literature for children that is available on the Japanese market...More »

  • poster for Magnus Bärtås Exhibition

    Magnus Bärtås Exhibition

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    • Media: Video and Film - Party - Talks
    • 2007-04-02 - 2007-04-13

    Stockholm based Swedish international artist Magnus Bartas is presenting the videoessay "Kumiko, Johnnie Walker and the Cute" partly created during his research period in Tokyo in 2006 and partly in Paris...More »

  • "Mosaic of Nature" Exhibition

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    • Media: Prints
    • 2007-03-12 - 2007-03-31

    Inspired by nature and the Swedish botanist Carl Linnaeus, the Swedish artist Karin Westlund creates mosaics of nature. Just like Carl Linnaeus, she embarks on a journey into nature, trying to capture...More »

  • Talk Event: "Cultural exchange through textiles"

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    • Media: Talks
    • 2007-02-27 - 2007-02-27

    Textile artist Emiko Hirasawa is active in Sweden, other Scandanavian countries and all over the world. For this lecture she will be talking about cultural exchange between Sweden and Japan through textiles....More »

  • "Japanese Impressions - Swedish Expressions" Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting - Photography - Installation - Ceramics - Party
    • 2007-02-13 - 2007-02-23

    This is the tenth annual art exhibition of the Japanese chapter of the Swedish Women's Association (SWEA), featuring paintings, photographs, ikebana and ceramics. Opening reception: February 13th, from...More »

  • "The Swedish Traditional Wood House" Exhibition

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    • Media: Illustration - Talks
    • 2007-01-11 - 2007-01-31

    Seminar "The Structure and Space of the Swedish Traditional Wood House" by Mr. Kiyoyuki Hasegawa January 19, 18:30-20:00More »

  • Emi Fujii Exhibition

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    • Media: Ceramics
    • 2006-12-05 - 2006-12-22
  • poster for Film Festival at Swedish Style

    Film Festival at Swedish Style

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    • Media: Video and Film
    • 2006-11-10 - 2006-11-12

    Swedish Style in Tokyo runs from November 1 through 15. The event aims to show contemporary lifestyle, design, culture, music and food from Sweden. The Embassy of Sweden hosts a film festival November...More »

  • poster for Swedish Style Tokyo 2006

    Swedish Style Tokyo 2006

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    • Media: Graphics - Illustration - Photography - Product - Fashion - Crafts - Video and Film - Party - Talks
    • 2006-11-01 - 2006-11-15

    This year, the theme for Swedish Style is "Another Paradise". Swedish Style elaborates the idea that paradise is a place everyone has to discover, create, or simply grow fond of by themselves. During two...More »

  • "International Openair Expressions" Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting
    • 2006-09-05 - 2006-10-16

    Participatory Art Event from 2006-09-05 (Tue) to 2006-09-15 (Fri) Interact with the artists preparing the exhibition Opening Party 2006-09-16 (Sat) from 17:00 at Tokyo Denki University Hatoyama...More »

  • Yoshio Toyomasu Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting
    • 2006-08-02 - 2006-08-25
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    Refugee Film Festival

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    • Media: Video and Film
    • 2006-07-20 - 2006-07-27

    UNHCR Representation in Japan is proud to host the International Refugee Film Festival (RFF) for the first time. The event, which will be free of charge and taking place at multiple venues in Tokyo, will...More »

  • A Human Touch "Scandinavian Offices"

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    • Media: Product
    • 2006-05-20 - 2006-05-29

    For this exhibition, the Swedish Embassy brings you a show of the world-leading "Scandinavian office". The show covers every aspect of work areas, management rooms, conference rooms, silent rooms, informal...More »

  • Masayasu Itokazu "One Hundred Scandanavian Landscapes"

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    • Media: Photography
    • 2006-04-06 - 2006-05-03

    Masayasu Itokazu was born in Japan in 1943. Early on he became fascinated by the Nordic landscape and its natural phenomena, such as the northern lights, and has frequently visited Sweden and Norway to...More »

  • poster for Åke E:son Lindman "Point of View"

    Åke E:son Lindman "Point of View"

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    • Media: Photography
    • 2006-03-11 - 2006-03-31

    Born in Stockholm 1953, and educated at the School of Fine Arts in the same city, Mr. Lindman has photographed for high gloss magazines such as Wallpaper, AD German, AD France, Residence, and Interior...More »

  • Japanese Impressions, Swedish Expressions

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    • Media: Painting - Photography - Crafts
    • 2006-02-21 - 2006-03-04

    Art exhibition showcasing the work of Swedish women in Japan. The artworks are inspired by their stay in Japan, and range from textiles, paintings, photos, to jewelry, ikebana, and ceramics.More »

  • Cashing in / Selling out

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    • Media: Fashion
    • 2006-01-23 - 2006-02-11

    Two Swedish fashion brands have been invited to exhibit at the International Fashion Fair in Tokyo. This time the light comes from the southern part of Sweden and it's Les Couleurs Nationales and Robert...More »

  • Swedish Film - Double Shift

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    • Media: Video and Film
    • 2005-11-06 - 2005-11-06

    2004 /color/87 minutes/cinemascope Jonas and Emma have a new baby. Emma, who works as a weather forecaster, goes on maternity leave for eight months. But she starts to suffer from infant-care neurosis...More »

  • poster for Swedish Conceptual Design

    Swedish Conceptual Design

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    • Media: Product - Video and Film
    • 2005-11-02 - 2005-11-12

    The main exhibition of Swedish Style this year presents six of Sweden's hottest designers. In addition to their objects you will see video films showing them at work in their home environments. One of...More »

  • poster for Tokyo Fashion Spotting

    Tokyo Fashion Spotting

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    • Media: Photography - Fashion
    • 2005-07-22 - 2005-09-02

    When Swedish illustrator Jessica Romberg first arrived in Japan two years ago, she finally had the chance to be part of her greatest source of inspiration - young urban Japan with its fabulous looking...More »

  • poster for Home Swedish Home

    Home Swedish Home

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    • Media: Installation
    • 2005-04-08 - 2005-05-20

    The large life style and design exhibition HOME SWEDish HOME - on display at the Embassy of Sweden in Tokyo, sets out to raise some questions about quality of life, and about life in Sweden. The exhibition...More »

  • Japanese Impressions - Swedish Expressions

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    • Media: Painting - Photography
    • 2005-02-26 - 2005-03-06

    Swedish Women living in Japan express their impressions of Japan in paintings, sumi-e, photography and ikebana.More »

  • poster for Do Redo

    Do Redo

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    • Media: Product - Crafts
    • 2004-11-09 - 2004-11-25

    Do Redo exhibition - creating new things and designs from old things (slaughter a sweater to make a bag!). Making handicraft appealing to young people.More »

  • poster for SST > Swedish Style Central Station

    SST > Swedish Style Central Station

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    • Media: Video and Film - Installation - Photography
    • 2004-10-06 - 2004-10-16

    By Caroline Heiroth & with comtemporary Swedish design. Main Exhibition of Swedish Style – A space for experiencing design as a tool of communication. The exhibition concept plays with the idea of...More »

  • Express Sweden 2004

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    • Media: Architecture - Installation - Graphics - Product
    • 2004-10-06 - 2004-10-16

    Design is a powerful tool of expression and we want to explore how design is used to convey messages, to build competitive strength and to provide benefits to society. Areas of particular interest are...More »

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