Adam Isfendiyar in Master – An Ainu Story

Adam Isfendiyar

The Ainu are an indigenous people of Japan, but were only officially recognised as such in 2017. ‘Master – An Ainu Story’ tells the the life story of an Ainu man – Kenji Matsuda, who grew up being discriminated against in his own land because of his Ainu heritage. The exhibition also gives a rare insight into the life of modern Ainu people in Hokkaido.

Runs: 13 October to 15 December 2018
Open: Tue – Sat 10:30am to 5pm, until 8pm on Thur
Private View: 29 November 5:30pm to 7:30pm
Gallery: The Brunei Gallery, SOAS, 1 Thornhaugh Street, Russell Square, London WC1H 0XG
Public transport: Russell Square tube