Gallery Talk: Inside Retro Horror
October 19, 2019
Delve deeper into the world of RETRO HORROR
Since the mid-1900s, more horror manga has been published in Japan than can possibly be covered in 30 short minutes. This talk will zero in on RETRO HORROR’s three main artists, and will also look at other artists whose works are peripherally featured in the exhibition.
From occult to splatter to psychothrillers, RETRO HORROR introduces a variety of different works. Come along and discover your fright of choice…
Noriaki Suzuki is a curator at Meiji University’s Yoshihiro Yonezawa Memorial Library of Manga and Subcultures in Tokyo, where he gets to plan amazing manga exhibitions like this one on a regular basis.
October 18, 2019 – January 24, 2020
RETRO HORROR: Supernatural and the Occult in Postwar Japanese Manga is an exhibition exploring the horror manga of postwar Japan.
→ More about the RETRO HORROR exhibition.
→ See the Horror Manga Japan event program.
A DAY IN THE LIFE OF NORIAKI SUZUKI
When not in Sydney for RETRO HORROR, Noriaki Suzuki can be found…
This talk is part of the HORROR MANGA JAPAN event program and is related to the exhibition RETRO HORROR: Supernatural and the Occult in Postwar Japanese Manga, on at The Japan Foundation, Sydney from October 18, 2019 to January 24, 2020.
October 19, 2019 (Saturday)
11:30am (Japanese w/ English interpreter) &
12:30pm (Japanese only/日本語のみ)
Approx. 30 mins per session
Free; no RSVP required.
The Japan Foundation, Sydney
Level 4, Central Park
28 Broadway, Chippendale NSW 2008
(02) 8239 0055