The Diasporic Asian Art Network (sponsored by A/P/A Institute and an affiliated society of the College Art Association) will present various activities during and around the College Art Association’s Annual Conference taking place February 15-18, 2017 in New York.
Thursday, February 16, 2017, 5:30-8PM
DAAN GALLERY VISIT: Art 100 Gallery New York
555 West 25th Street, Ground Floor
5:30PM Discussion with Art 100 New York Gallery Director Michelle Loh
6-8PM Exhibition opening reception for Construction and Contemplation: Noa Charuvi, Li Gang
Noa Charuvi was born in Jerusalem, and now lives and works in New York City. She holds a Master’s Degree in Fine Art from the School of Visual Arts in New York and a Bachelor’s Degree in Fine Art from the Bezalel Academy in Jerusalem. Her work is in the Time Equities collection and has been exhibited internationally, including at the Bronx Museum of Art and the Haifa Museum of Arts in Israel.
Li Gang was born in Guangdong, China in 1962. He now lives and works in Beijing. He holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree from the Central Academy of Fine Arts in Beijing. Li’s work has been exhibited in Strasbourg, France, Heidelberg, Germany, the Venice Biennale; and in China at Today Art Museum among others. His work is held in the collection of the Central Academy of Fine Arts Museum, the Shanghai Artists Association, and the Guangdong Museum of Art.
Saturday, Feburary 18, 2017, 3:30-5PM
DAAN AFFILIATED SOCIETY PANEL CAA: CANADA 150: Asian Canadians and Visual Culture in National Celebrations
New York Hilton Midtown, 1335 6th Ave, New York
Regent Parlor, 2nd Floor
Conference registration required
Chairs: Alice Ming Wai Jim, Concordia University; Victoria Nolte, Carleton University
Souvenirs of the Self and The Long View: Canadian National Parks and the Transnational Asian Canadian Subject within Nature
Jin-me Yoon, Simon Fraser University
Collecting “Strangeness” and “Familiarity”: Asian Canadian Photo-Poetics
Glenn Deer, University of British Columbia
Transnational Kinship, Diasporic Mourning, and Belonging in the Canadian Animation World: The Moving Images of Leslie Supnet’s gains + losses
Marissa Largo, University of Toronto
Following the panel, DAAN will visit Manhattan’s Chinatown (stops include the new Pearl River Mart and exhibition space, and the Canal Street Market), and have dinner at August Gatherings (266 Canal Street). DAAN business will be discussed at the start of the dinner. Dinner is Dutch treat. Please RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org
Friday, February 17, 2017, 4:30-6:00PM
Asian Diasporic Visual Cultures and the Americas (ADVA) Journal Launch
New York Hilton Midtown – Rhinelander Gallery
1335 6th Avenue
A/P/A Institute at NYU exhibit booth number 210
Conference registration required. If you are not registered for the conference, please contact Alex at email@example.com. There is a limited number of free tickets to the exhibit hall for the event by Thursday, February 9.
Join the editors of the Asian Diasporic Visual Cultures and the Americas (ADVA) journal for a toast as they launch the latest ADVA journal—a special double issue “Island Worlds, Oceanic Diasporas, & Global Flows” guest edited by Tom Looser, Margo Machida, and Francis Maravillas. ADVA journal is published by Brill and is a collaboration between A/P/A Institute at New York University and Concordia University’s Gail and Stephen A. Jarislowsky Institute for Studies in Canadian Art.
Image: Courtesy of the artist. Jin-me Yoon, video still, Other Hauntings: A Geography Beloved (Dance), 2016, Single channel video.