Presented by Mary Redfern, PhD

Learn more about the development of Journey Through Japan: Myths to Manga from exhibition curator Mary Redfern. This lecture will explore how landscapes and popular tales have influenced and inspired art, technology, and design in Japan. Redfern will also share how the exhibition was curated for a wide age range and presented at Young V&A. 

About the Curator

Dr. Mary Redfern is the curator, Japan, in the Asia Department of the Victoria and Albert Museum. From 2015 to 2023, she was curator of the East Asian Collections at the Chester Beatty, Dublin. Her publications include Edo in Colour: Prints from Japan’s Metropolis (2021), Art of Friendship: Japanese Surimono Prints (2017), and Tennō no dainingu hōru (The Emperor’s Dining Hall, 2017) written with Yamazaki Taisuke and Imaizumi Yoshiko.

Mary Redfern

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