Inspired by Japan

Japanese culture is known to be a mix of the ultramodern and the traditional. Which is distinguished within the urbanised neon cityscapes and contrasting lush, mountainous countryside. This curation celebrates all elements identifiable with Japanese culture. From the fleeting bloom of the Cherry Blossom trees, manicured Japanese gardens and charming koi fish.

Curated by Sarah Newton

About the Curator

Sarah Newton

Sarah Newton is an artist and curator based in Melbourne. Born in Perth, she completed a Bachelor of Arts from Edith Cowan University. In her undergraduate studies, Sarah focused on and developed her practice as a painter and printmaker. . In 2017 she moved to Victoria to complete her Masters' studies in Arts Management from the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology, she graduated with distinction in 2019. Sarah is an active member of the arts community in Melbourne, frequently visiting exhibitions and was a guest judge for Mission to Seafarers annual Art Prize in 2018.

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