Yokai Talks

Where

Central City Library, 44-46 Lorne Street, Auckland City Centre

Whare Wānanga, L2

Or online via zoom

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When

Saturday 1 October 2022
12pm-1pm


Friday 7 October 2022
12pm-1pm

5.30pm-6.30pm


Friday 14 October 2022
5.30pm-6.30pm


Saturday 15 October 2022
12pm-1pm


Friday 21 October 2022
12am-1pm

5.30pm-6.30pm


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Cost

Free

Contact

Reserach Central
arc@aucklandcouncil.govt.nz
09 890 2412

Bookings

https://eventfinda.co.nz
09 890 2412
arc@aucklandcouncil.govt.nz

Booking required to attend in-person or online via Zoom.

See individual listings for details.

Yokai Talks
Utagawa Kuniyoshi, “In the Ruined Palace at Sōma”

Tāmaki Pātaka Kōrero Central City Library proudly presents:

‘Yokai Parade: Supernatural Monsters from Japan’ exhibition, in collaboration with the Consulate-General of Japan in Auckland and the Japan Foundation from 29 September to 06 November 2022.

Before and after visiting the exhibition, how about learning more about Yokai culture and supernatural Aotearoa? 

Yokai Talks - a series of exciting and informative talks presented by experts between 1 and 21 October. 

Talk 1: Mark Wallbank – Founder of Haunted Auckland

Talk 2: Author Scott Bainbridge – Maeroero - Giants and Monsters of the New Zealand Forest

Talk 3: Researcher Fiona McConnell – Creating Yokai Culture: Toriyama Sekien Night Procession of One Hundred Demons

Talk 4: Writer Dan Taipua -To Be Pacific: Cultural Connections to Yokai

Talk 5: Writer Dan Taipua - My Favourite Monsters: Yokai in Toys, Games and Cartoons

Talk 6: Auckland Art Gallery Senior Curator Sophie Matthiesson – Hokusai and the Art of Edo Japan

Talk 7: Central City Library Jonny Smith - Ringu and the J-Horror Revolution

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