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Gallery Visits with Laura Liverani

May 8 & 11, 2019

The Japan-based Italian documentary photographer Laura Liverani will be present for a series of gallery visits during the exhibition period of Coexistences: Portraits of Today’s Japan. Please join us in the gallery as the artist takes visitors on an intimate tour of the exhibition and discusses her work and ongoing photography practice. School and university students, artists and enthusiasts are encouraged to attend this rare opportunity to speak directly with Liverani.

For groups larger than 5 people, please contact us in advance so that we can best accommodate you.

This event is part of the event program for Coexistences: Portraits of Today’s Japan, a free exhibition on display at The Japan Foundation Gallery from April 12 to June 21, 2019.


Laura Liverani is a photographer and lecturer based between Tokyo and Italy. After completing an MA in Arts and Media at the University of Bologna and in Photographic Studies at the University of Westminster in London, Laura has been working internationally on self-initiated projects and commissions. Her work has been featured in magazines, books, exhibitions and festivals in Asia and Europe. In 2015 she was awarded the Premio Voglino grant for her long term series on the indigenous population of Northern Japan Ainu Neno An Ainu. Her photography on Ainu has been exhibited in Tokyo.

Laura was exclusively assigned by Iperborea the photography for The Passenger- Giappone, a magazine book that has proved an editorial success in Italy.

More about Laura Liverani


May 8, 2019 (Wednesday)
10:00am – 12:00pm

May 11, 2019 (Saturday)
2:00pm – 4:00pm


The Japan Foundation, Sydney
Level 4, Central Park
28 Broadway
Chippendale NSW 2008


Free, no bookings required.


For groups larger than 5 people, please contact us in advance so that we can best accommodate you.

(02) 8239 0055

Top image: Laura Liverani, A team of tobi pose for a group portrait at a construction site in Harajuku, 2017.
Bio image: Laura Liverani, photo by Yasuhiro Hamasaki


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