JAPANESE ARTS NETWORK

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The Japanese Arts Network (JA-NE) is a national resource

for artistic collaboration and connection.

 

We provide access to resources and develop programs and platforms that support and strengthen visibility for JaJA (Japanese and Japanese-American) Artists in America who create with ‘cultural intention’ and are vital to society. We are dedicated to bringing together artists, communities, and stakeholders by celebrating and advancing Japanese arts experiences in America.

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ART THAT SEES YOU

Issue. No.1 Featuring Casey Kawaguchi is LIVE!


Amplify is a multi-platform media project that intends to uplift Japanese artists in America from beyond the margins by giving them space to share what is important to them - and sharing their inspiring stories and perspectives with broader audiences. 

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TAKUMI

The Arts & Crafts of Hida Takayama

a Virtual Exhibit + Panel Discussion

 

The Japanese Arts Network is honored to have the opportunity to share the art and beauty of the craftsmen of Takayama, Denver's Sister City in Japan, through this digital exhibition and a panel conversation which was held with the artists during March of 2021. 

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Amplify

AAPI Mental Health

Community, Self-Care, Healing, Support, and Action


Visit our dedicated page to AAPI Mental Health in honor of May being AAPI Heritage Month and National Mental Health Awareness month, and also in recognition and support of anybody who is seeking resources, connection, and opportunities for action.  We are not broken - our cracks and imperfections shine with strength and resilience as individuals and as a community.    

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JA-NE TEAM

Founder + Creative Producer
COURTNEY OZAKI


Cultural Consultants:

  • MARGARET OZAKI-GRAVES

  • AFNAN AL-YAFAEY

  • MEENA MALIK

  • EVAN SHIGAYA

  • AKEMI TSUTSUI-KUNITAKE

  • JANELLE YOU

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