i just can’t say that word

i just can’t say that word is a collaborative multi arts project between Mayu Kanamori and Vic McEwan in response to Mayu’s diagnosis and treatment of breast cancer. Mayu and Vic have created many artistic projects over the years so when Mayu was considering ways in which to focus on the “present” in order to […]


This is a forgotten story of the Japanese in Australia.
Inspired by the true story of Yasukichi Murakami, a Japanese-Australian photographer, entrepreneur and inventor who was a remarkable character in northern Australia in the early 1900s, this multi-disciplinary work is a contemporary framing of Murakami’s life through the lens of modern day Japanese-Australian theatre maker Mayu Kanamori.

Yasukichi MURAKAMI Through A Distant Lens

                        YASUKICHI MURAKAMI: THROUGH A DISTANT LENS BY MAYU KANAMORI 10 – 21 FEBRUARY 2015 – SYDNEY, GRIFFIN THEATRE COMPANY Mon – Fri 7pm Sat 2pm and 7pm Bookings & Tix “We take so many photographs. How do we know which ones are important, […]

Images for Life Force

Mayu Kanamori is participating in the biannual charity event Images of Life Force Auction again this year.                   Date:    Sunday 17th November 2013 Time:    3 to 6 pm Location:    Stills Gallery, 36 Gosbell Street, Paddington NSW Cost:   $50 (children under 16 FREE) All proceeds go to Life Force Cancer […]

A Night of Wonder

Artists Vic McEwan, Mayu Kanamori and Shigeaki Iwai in collaboration with SunRice staff, AGS staff rice growers and Coleambally community members to re-imagine the SunRice Coleambally Rice Mill site. As part of The CAD Factory and SunRice Contemporary Arts Partnership.