Exhibition 198 Gallery from 19th August Cherry Blossom photography

Everything happens for the first time



Katsumi Omori Preview 18th August 2011 6.30-9pm

Exhibition Continues: 19th August- 2nd September 2011


‘Everything happens for the first time’ is the first solo exhibition in the UK by Katsumi Omori, a leading Japanese photographer. For ten years, Omori has undertaken a project to photograph the Cherry Blossom. His latest journey follows the Cherry Blossom from Tokyo and Urayasu (the suburb of Tokyo where he lives) to Fukushima, including Mimami-Soma, Iwaki, Hirono and Iitate that suffered during the Tsunami, earthquake and nuclear plant accidents in March.

198 Contemporary Arts & Learning

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Gallery Opening Times

Monday-Friday 11-5pm

Last FRIDAY 26th August till 8pm Saturday 20th 2-5pm Gallery talk at 3pm with Katsumi Omori and Exhibition Curator Sayoko Nakahara Artist & Curators Talk & Slide Projection with Martin Barnes, Senior Curator of Photographs at the V&A 16th August, 2011 6.30pm The Japan Foundation, 10-12 Russell Square, London, WC1B 5EH FREE – booking required