Ittarikitari – to+fro

Published on Sep 16, 2022

Saturday 8 October, 14:00-16:00

The Pier Arts Centre, Stromness

Film screening and informal discussion which explores feminism and women’s lives in Japan and Scotland hosted by independent curator Susan Christie and artist/film-maker Emma Dove. 

Three 5 min films by Christie + Dove will be screened as part of an ongoing project – Ittarikitari – which means to+fro in Japanese.

The films feature the voices of Japanese and Scottish women artists, writers, scientists and students. They provide rich material with thoughtful contributions from women across 5 generations and touch on themes of motherhood, bodies, inspiring older women and bio-ethics.

Admission is free. Spaces are limited. Booking essential on 01856 850209 or by email

The artists wish to acknowledge the generous support of British Council l Scotland and British Council l Japan Tokyo during the project’s research phase.

Funded by Orkney Japan Association and Taisbean, a programme delivered by SCAN and supported by the William Grant Foundation and Creative Scotland.