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Video and Before: Five Japanese Pioneers

Organized by Collaborative Cataloguing Japan and co-sponsored by the Asian/Pacific/American Institute at NYU; NYU’s Departments of Art History and East Asian Studies; Moving Image Archiving & Preservation Program and Asian Film & Media Initiative, both Department of Cinema Studies; and Grey Art Gallery.

Featuring works by Takahiro Iimura, Toshio Matsumoto, Ko Nakajima, Katsuhiro Yamaguchi, and Fujiko Nakaya, this screening explores the wide-ranging interests in filmic expression, technology, and themes found in videos by the first generation of Japanese artists to embrace the medium. Organized by Ann Adachi, executive director, Collaborative Cataloguing Japan, and others. For a detailed list of videos to be screened, visit http://www.collabjapan.org/

Free of charge, no reservations, capacity limited. Program is subject to change. Photo ID required for entrance to NYU buildings. 

Offered in conjunction with”For a New World to Come: Experiments in Japanese Art and Photography, 1968-1979,” exhibition on view at the Grey Art Gallery, NYU, September 11-December 5, 2015. Information: www.nyu.edu/greyart

 

Image: Still from Ko Nakajima, What is Photography?, 1976. Courtesy the artist.

Organizer: Grey Art Gallery
Venue: NYU Silver Center, Room 301
Address:
Entrance at 32 Waverly Place
New York, NY United States
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