People standing in front of the main sanctuary of Naiku
The artists in front of the main sanctuary of Naiku. ©

Ise City, British Council Photo by Hakubun Sakamoto

Six artists that span the artforms reflecting the current diversity of UK creativity were selected to take part in the Ise City Residency. For some this was their first visit to Japan, while others had been studying Japanese culture for a while. But for all the artists this was the first visit to Ise City.

Introducing the artists and their stories from the residency