Fascinated by the presence of Little Godie and the burial of five members of the Imperial Japanese Navy in St John’s Cemetery, Elswick, Nicole Vivien Watson and Adam Denton began devising a project that would investigate how and why this came to pass. There is little known about the origins of impresario and leader of ‘Tannaker's Japanese’ Tannaker Buhicrosan and even less of the five Japanese servicemen; what has become apparent , however, is that this period of extensive Japanese industrial and military expansion in the mid to late 19th century, formed the foundations for future and present Anglo - Japanese relationships.
A SURFACE AREA DANCE THEATRE CIC PROJECT
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