"Whisper of the Land"

Visions of Japan


EVENTS for "Whisper of the Land"

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"Whisper of the Land" lecture at the International Exchange Society Ota-ku Tokyo Nov. 7th, 2017 (FINISHED) see Lecture Feedback on the comments page!

Edward Levinson Presentation at the Japan Writers Conference Oct 30th. 2016. (FINISHED)
Imade a presentation at the 2016 Japan Writers Conference in Tokushima City Shikoku Japan. The conference was held Oct 29th-30th and my presentation was at 10am on Oct. 30. The title of this craft workshop was "Visual Stimulation and the Unthinking Mind". Signed copies of "Whisper of the Land" and my award winning photo book "Timescapes Japan" were on sale throughout the weekend at special prices. See details about my presentation here. For complete info on the conference visit the JWC Website.

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Photo by Alex Shishin

SWET Talk and New Year’s Party (FINISHED)
SWET Talk: "Whisper of the Land: Visions of Japan" Edward Levinson on Writing and Photography
(SWET= Society of Writers, Editors, and Translators)
Date: January 16, 2016 (Saturday) Time: 6:00–7:30 p.m. Place: Wesley Center, Room 204 (Near Shibuya and Omote Sando) (http://www.wesleyfoundationjp.com/en/access.html) Fee: 500-yen donation Attendance: No reservations necessary

"Whisper of the Land" lecture in English on June 17th, 7PM in TOKYO (FINISHED)

I did a "Whisper of the Land" lecture in English on June 17th, 7PM at Lakeland College Japan in Shinjuku. shared my Visions of Japan with heartfelt ninjo inspired cultural and meditative insights illustrated with a slideshow of my photographs.
http://lcj.lakeland.edu/lakeland-lectures/  (Lecture PDF flyer here !)

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Photo Courtesy Lakeland College Japan

Tokyo, Sunday May 17th, 2015 - 5-7 PM PDF Invitation to Book Launch here. (FINISHED)

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Signing books at the launch

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Taking a break at the launch while people watched my new short movie

Publisher's "Official" Book Launch Event in Tokyo!

"You are cordially invited by Fine Line Press and Edward Levinson to a book launch in Tokyo."

Place: Foreign Correspsondents' Club of Japan (FCCJ) in Yurakucho
所Venue:日本外国特派員協会(会員制プレスクラブThe FCCJ)内
Admission: 5,000 yen dinner buffet (including numerous vegetarian dishes), speakers, slideshow and video presentation, drinks, music)

Limited space!
For more info and the necessary RSVP contact: books(AT)edophoto.com or use the CONTACT FORM

PDF Invitation to Book Launch here. 日本語の出版記念会ご案内はこちらへ

Photo Exhibition "Whisper of the Land" April 27 - May 23, 2015 (FINISHED)

Featuring 25 gelatin silver prints from my pinhole series. Classic images from the past, plus a selection of new works.
Signed copies of "Whisper of the Land" and my photo book "Timescapes Japan" will be on sale.

PLACE: Art Gallery M84 in Higashi Ginza behind Kabukiza Theater
April 27 - May 23, Opening Reception April 27 from 6 PM
OPEN 10:3018:30until 17:00 last dayClosed Sundays.
Artist Talk: May 9th,3pm (Mainly in Japanese with a little English as necessary)

Full Press Release Details here!

© Edward Levinson

Gallery Website (In Japanese)

Art Gallery M84

Richmond, Virginia USA, FEBRUARY 13th, 2015 (finished)
An Evening with Edward Levinson: celebrating the publishing of his new book "Whisper of the Land", a collection of essays based on his life in Japan.

Time: Feb. 13, 2015 Door opens 7:30pm, presentation begins 8:15.
Place: Frank DeAlto's Place, Richmond Virginia.

Edward will show photos from his archives taken over the years in Japan and some short pinhole movies, interspersed with readings from his new book. The stories mix haiku and humor, with cultural and spiritual insights creating a unique memoir.  

If you know Edward (Eddie, Ed) from his early years in Richmond where he was born and raised, this is special chance to see what he has been up to over the past 35 years. Friends, friends of friends, or anyone just interested in a Japan, the challenge of living in a different culture, and seeing with the eyes and heart are welcome.

Admission is free. Signed copies of Edward’s new essay book "Whisper of the Land" and also his award winning photo book “Timescapes Japan” will be on sale.  (Advance orders for the photo book are recommended, as only a limited number will be available due to shipping logistics). Limited seating for 34 people.For reservations please RSVP via the email contact or contact form below for location details. BYOB if you like!


****For more info and RSVP contact: books(AT)edophoto.com or use the CONTACT FORM


Richmond, Virginia February 14th, 2015 (Finished)
Book People Richmond: Meet the author and book signing. 4-6pm

"Best known for his photography, the author shares his photographic vision and writes with love and insight about his adopted culture. Please come and meet Edward. His is a beautiful book, for a beautiful day."


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