LATEST EXHIBITIONS

CURRENT EVENT: Autumn bijoux – Japanese finest –
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jewellery pop-upedit.1; 1-30 September Participating artisans: atelier mozu, GINNEZU, Greenford and YouRuMaru atelier mozu Atelier mozu was founded in a small studio in Tokyo in 2010. Wild flowers and grasses are the main motifs inspiring the work of this jewellery maker. The aim of atelier mozu’s creations is to reenact the vitality of the plant world which we encounter unexpectedly in our everyday life. The artisan would be delighted if, once you have worn his jewellery, you could feel a little closer to the world of plants. WEBSITEINSTAGRAM GINNEZU Tomoaki Yamazaki was born in 1970, at Hachioji city, Tokyo. He had worked at an atelier as a craftsman for more … Read More

CURRENT EVENT: Autumn bijoux – Japanese finest –
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Jewellery pop-up 【September – November 2020】 Having braved the massive and ongoing challenges, we need a little something to treat ourselves this autumn. While the offer out there ranges from cutting edge spiritual cleanses to goofy household trinkets, here at the Sway Gallery we have brought together a resplendent collection of hand-crafted jewellery from Japan. Bijoux are a girl’s best friend after all! Please note that most of the pieces hand-picked on this occasion are available only at the Sway Gallery if you want to have them outside of Japan.   The independent jewellers’ pop-up will grace our gallery from September to November! Every month we will be introducing you to … Read More

PAST EXHIBITION: CROSS OVER Japanese Art Collective Vol.23-24
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【10th – 22nd August 2020】 Vol.23 10th – 15th August 2020Vol.24 17th – 22nd August 2020 CROSS OVER was established in August 2017 by PEDDY POT (Yashiro Hiroyuki), who at the time was active in creating and exhibiting graphic art at Southeast Asian and East Asian international art exhibitions and art fairs. He established the new art group separate from the exhibitions he had been participating in with the goal of making exhibiting art in foreign countries, which is often seen as difficult, more accessible to all kinds of artists.  As an international art exhibition group mainly active in Asian countries, CROSS OVER gathers different participants including painters, graphic designers, … Read More

ABOUT US


Launched in October 2016, Sway Gallery presents a variety of premium products, artisanal goods and artworks with Japan as the primary theme. With the headquarter in London, situated in creative Old Street, and two sister branches – in vibrant Marais, Paris, and in Sweden, in the heart of Stockholm’s Södermalm on Hornsgatan, our aim is to actively advocate Japanese art and introduce Japanese hidden gems to Europe.
Sway Gallery has two key areas: an exhibition area and a concept store. In the gallery, we take our pride in introducing both acknowledged as well as up-and-coming artists, who either have roots in Japan or are inspired by Japanese tradition and arts. The concept store gathers high quality products, showcasing the brilliance of Japanese craftsmanship and design, often not available anywhere else outside of Japan.
We wish to inspire and encourage appreciation and passion for Japanese art and craftsmanship in Europe and around the globe.

近年の日本文化は古典的な文化や哲学はもとより、食文化に代表されるライフスタイルそのものが大きな関心を集めていますが、スウェイギャラリーはそんな日本文化をアート&クラフトの形で紹介すべく、2016年にオープンしました。ロンドンでもクリエイティブな界隈として名高い東部に位置するオールドストリート、パリでは世界を代表するアートの一角マレ地区にて高い評価を得た後、2019年にはスウェーデンのストックホルムに3つ目のロケーションを立ち上げました。
一般的なアートギャラリーとは一線を画し、ワークショップや日本関連書籍の新刊発表、日本酒や食品関係のイベント、その他多岐に渡るポップアップを開催しています。作品展に関しても、絵画や写真、陶器などクラシックなアート分野の他にも、“食品”や”靴“をアートとして紹介する、つまりアートの既成概念を取り払った試みも行っています。
ギャラリーに併設するコンセプトストアでは、日本文化に造詣の深い方へも最適な伝統工芸品、あるいはちょっとしたプレゼントにも喜ばれる日本のアイディア商品まで数多く取り揃えています。
ロンドンの喧騒から離れ、心落ち着く空間で懐かしい日本の空気をお楽しみください。
また、同じ志をお持ちの方々からのコラボレーションアイディアもお待ちしております。