European-Japanese relations are the subject of many scientific studies. Most Polish publications focus on the 2nd half of XIX century, early XX century and interwar period. However, this relations changed over time and look utterly different today. The aim of the symposium and concurrent events is to explore the reception of Japanese culture and tradition in polish contemporary art, in the era of mobility, artistic residences, research grants, student exchange, international cultural events and unlimited access to the information via Internet.