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DAAN at College Art Association 2017 in NYC

The Diasporic Asian Art Network [DAAN] is delighted to announce the upcoming DAAN events during the College Art Association 2017 week in New York City from February 16-18, 2017. We hope that you can attend one or all of them!
DAAN GALLERY VISIT: Art 100 Gallery New York
Thursday, February 16
555 West 25th Street, Ground Floor
Free event
5h30pm — Discussion with Art 100 New York Gallery Director Michelle Loh
6h00pm — Exhibition opening reception for Construction and Contemplation: Noa Charuvi, Li Gang
 
About the exhibit:
Construction and Contemplation 
Noa Charuvi, Li Gang
Opening Reception: Thursday, February 16, 2017 6pm-8pm
February 16  – March 31, 2017

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.

 Noa Charuvi, White Sheet, Oil on Canvas
 

Li Gang, No 20161018, Ink on Paper

 
DAAN AFFILIATED SOCIETY PANEL CAA:

CANADA 150: Asian Canadians and Visual Culture in National Celebrations

Saturday, Feb 18, 2017
3:30PM – 5:00 PM
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

 

 

Courtesy of the artist. Jin-me Yoon, video still, Other Hauntings: A Geography Beloved (Dance), 2016, Single channel video.
More about Jin-me Yoon’s work: Through the use of gestures, activist Tera maps the geography of Gangjeong village, Jeju Island, South Korea onto her body; the beloved intimate landscape she struggles to preserve in the face ecological and social devastation caused by the recent construction of a Naval Base. A strange apparition, a seaweed-headed soldier of ambiguous gender, troubles our understanding of masculinity as well as the acceptance of military state-sanctioned violence against citizens, creatures small and large, the land, sea and all sustaining life ways.
DAAN DINNER:
After the DAAN panel, we will be gathering to go to Chinatown to visit the changing neighborhood including the new Pearl River Mart with their gallery space now showing work by artist Wiena Lin. We will talk with Pearl River Mart president Joanne Kwong. We will also visit other spaces and end for dinner at August Gatherings, 266 Canal Street (between Cortlandt Alley and Lafayette St). We will also discuss DAAN business at the start of the dinner. Dinner is Dutch treat. Please RSVP to achang@nyu.edu

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DAAN-NY tour of Alternative Dimension

https://www.facebook.com/events/1673529579551782/

Please join this DAAN-NY regional event!

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at 3 PM – 6 PM
Project:ARTspace
156 Fifth Avenue, Suite 308
New York, NY 10010

 

Are you an artist/curator/scholar of the Asian diaspora in NYC? want to connect with others in the Diasporic Asian Arts Network (DAAN)? Meet up with DAAN-NY at Project:ARTspace on February 28th from 3pm-6pm.

Michelle Yoh will give us a tour of Alternative Dimension, her most recent curation featuring the work of Lisa Corinne Davis and Maureen Hoon.

Here’s info on the show:
Alternative Dimension
Lisa Corinne Davis, Maureen Hoon
Curated by Michelle Y. Loh

We construct our imagination and identity, to a great extent, based on recorded images and predefined concepts, received labels and fictions that allow us to make quotidian sense of the world. Questioning our received labels and fictions provides an opening where we can access our imagination and identity anew. Coming from different generations, raised in different hemispheres, Lisa Corinne Davis and Maureen Hoon creates works that are different on the surface, yet both artists bend representations of the physical world to a similar purpose. Drawing references from the urban environment, their works allude to materiality, space, image, and affect, and provide access to new ways of seeing and understanding.

http://projectartspace.com/exhibition/alternative-dimensions/

If you want to become a DAAN member to include your profile on the DAAN listing or to sign up for emails, visit http://www.nyu-apastudies.org/research/DAAN/?page_id=5

 

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Museum of Modern Art for #WikiAPA — a social evening of Wikipedia editing, dedicated to creating, updating, and improving articles about Asian Pacific American art and artists

http://www.eventbrite.com/e/wikiapa-edit-a-thon-tickets-17974764003

Presented by the Museum of Modern Art in collaboration with the Smithsonian Asian Pacific American Center and Wikimedia NYC. Co-sponsored by the Asian/Pacific/American Institute at NYU.

Join us at the Museum of Modern Art for #WikiAPA, a social evening of Wikipedia editing, dedicated to creating, updating, and improving articles about Asian Pacific American art and artists. Hosted at the Museum of Modern Art library in collaboration with the Smithsonian Asian Pacific American Center and Wikimedia NYC, this meetup will focus on unearthing information about a creatively-rich community that has historically been overlooked.

All are invited, with no specialized knowledge of the subject or Wikipedia editing experience required. Please bring your laptop and power cord; we will have provide research resources, WiFi, and a list of suggested topics on hand. Come early to see Yoko Ono: One Woman Show, 1960-1971 during its final week.

The event kicks off a month-long series of #WikiAPA meetups across the US. For more information about the #WikiAPA series, please visit smithsonianapa.org/wiki or follow#WikiAPA on Twitter.

Admission to the edit-a-thon is free, but please RSVP.

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2015 GAX in Tokyo and Honolulu begins — June 26-July 8, 2015

2015 GAX in Tokyo and Honolulu
June 26-July 8, 2015

Chalana (Big) , 2014, oil on canvas, 227 x 333 cm / 90 x 132 inches. Courtesy: Oscar Oiwa Studio NY

The 2015 GAX (Global Asia/Pacific Art Exchange) programs in Honolulu and Tokyo will continue with the ongoing dialogues discussion topics of Global Asias and art and visual cultures developed throughout the first two phases of the exchange — among these thematics includes a focus on the discourse of Transpacific, Hemispheric, and Comparative Diasporic framings. Techniques of diasporic artistic production and issues that permeate artistic production including land use issues, art activism, and climate will also be explored with artists engaged with work negotiating within the space of the planetary.

The goals of the exchange remain to build a sustained network of scholars deeply engaged in Global Asias and Asian diasporic art and visual cultures to be generative of collaboration, exhibition, publication, research and other projects to build the richly expanding field.

 

Tokyo Schedule, June 26-July 2, 2015

Honolulu Schedule, July 2-July 8, 2015

 

GAX Co-Regional Organizers

In Tokyo:

Hoshino Futoshi, The University of Tokyo

Aidan Li, Mori Art Museum

Tom Looser, NYU and GAX scholar

Kataoka Mami, Mori Art Museum

Kajiya Kenji, Kyoto City University of Arts

Mato Shigeko, Waseda University

Nakajima Takahiro, The University of Tokyo

Shiraki Eise, Mori Art Museum

Anna Kazumi Stahl, NYU-Buenos Aires and GAX scholar

Uchino Tadashi, The University of Tokyo

In Honolulu:

Rod Bengston, University of Hawai‘i

Gaye Chan, University of Hawai‘i

Eric Chang, East-West Center

Trisha Lagaso Goldberg, Hawai‘i State Foundation on Culture and the Arts

Stacy Hoshino, Hawai‘i Council for the Humanities

Jay Jensen, Honolulu Museum of Art

Carol Khewhok, Shangri La

Karen Kosasa, University of Hawai‘i

Margo Machida, University of Connecticut, Storrs and GAX scholar

Michael Schuster, East-West Center

GAX Core Scholars

 

GAX program director, Alexandra Chang
Curator of Special Projects & Director of Global Arts Programs, A/P/A Institute at NYU

About GAX

Thank you to the support of 2015 GAX by:

NYU Office of the Provost Global Research Initiatives

 

Mori Art Museum
University of Tokyo IHS

Art and Art History Departments at University of Hawai‘i
The Art Gallery at University of Hawai‘i
Museum Studies Graduate Certificate Program at University of Hawai‘i

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Major Travel Sponsor Hawaiian Airlines

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Special Thanks to:

Tom Looser, Margo Machida, Karen Kosasa, Gaye Chan, Rodney Bengston, Trisha Lagaso Goldberg, Stacy Hoshino, Kataoka Mami, Shiraki Eise, Aidan Li, Nakajima Takahiro, Kobayashi Yasuo, Uchino Tadashi, Kajiya Kenji, Shigeko Mato, Carol Khewhok, John Tain, Jay Jensen, Jonathan Johnson, Herb and Nancy Conley, John Koga, Michael Schuster, Eric Chang, Puni Jackson, Wei Fang, Uesaki Sen, Oscar Oiwa, Fram Kitagawa, Rei Maeda, Etsuko Kodaira, Masayuki Kawai, Kentaro Taki, Sandra Liu, Kevin Yim, Jennifer Lee, Megan Chinn, Jack Tchen, Laura Chen-Schultz, Amita Manghnani, Ruby Gómez, Maya Jex.

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[DAAN] — Diasporic Asian Art Network at CAA 2014 — THIS WEEK!

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Dear DAAN Members,

We are looking forward to seeing you at the 2014 CAA conference in Chicago this coming week!

Spend Valentine’s Day with DAAN in Chicago!
On February 14th at 5h30pm, we will be having the first Diasporic Asian Art Network [DAAN] panel session and hope that you can make it. Prior to that also on February 14th, we will be having a DAAN business meeting from 12h30-2h00pm and would like to discuss several topics including ideas for next year’s panel. We are also organizing a Dutch treat dinner following the DAAN panel session at 8pm. Please email achang@nyu.edu by February 13th if you are interested in attending.

Friday, February 14, 2014:
12:30-2:00PM
DAAN Business Meeting
Location: Hilton Chicago, 3rd Floor, Astoria Room
720 South Michigan Avenue
Chicago, IL 60605

Agenda
Welcome
• Brief introductions
• Remembering: Karin Higa
Announcements
• Third Text special issue edited by Dean Chan and Michelle Yee for the International Network for Diasporic Asian Art Research [INDAAR]: “The Transnational Turn: East Asian Migrations” just released!
•Asian Diasporic Visual Cultures and the Americas — A new journal published by Brill with Asian/Pacific/American Institute at NYU and Gail and Stephen A. Jarislowsky Institute for Studies in Canadian Art co-edited by DAAN members Alexandra Chang and Alice Ming Wai Jim
• Virtual Asian American Art Museum Project — A new inter-institutional project
with NYU, Getty Research Institute and Smithsonian Institution
Disucssion Topics
• The future of DAAN
• Participating in DAAN
• Panel ideas for future DAAN sessions at CAA
• Networking

5:30-7:30PM
DAAN Panel
Asian/Americas: Praxis and Pedagogy
Location: Hilton Chicago, 2nd Floor, Boulevard A&B
720 South Michigan Avenue
Chicago, IL 60605

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Image: Beatrice Glow, Installation view of illuminated lanterns from the “Aquarium from Austronesia” site-specific performance installation aboard a steamship in New York, 2012, photo by Ærtiron.

Chair: Alice Ming Wai Jim, Concordia University
Panelists:
Richard Fung, OCAD University
Valerie Soe, Asian American Studies Department, San Francisco State University
Beatrice Glow, Independent Artist
Discussant: Alexandra Chang, Asian/Pacific/American Institute, New York University

This panel seeks to think through the spectrum of theoretical and material positions between the hyphen and the slash by focusing on the construct “Asian/Americas,” particularly in relation to praxis and pedagogy. The slash in Asian/Americas challenges traditional notions of hyphenation, suggesting other possibilities for diasporic subjectivity. The plural “Americas” indicates the hemispheric extension beyond North America as well as the notion of multiple Americas. To think of Asian/Americas is to question how diasporic identities can be rendered beyond nation-state, global north-south, third and first world paradigms, beyond divisive dichotomies such as East/West and North/South, and to retain the complexity of the spatial and temporal ways art history, area studies, and Asian Canadian Studies, Asian American and Asian Latin American Studies as well as Caribbean Studies and Pacific Island Studies conceive of the hyphenated play of identities in a transnational world. How can the convergence of these critically precarious positions, political leanings and liberatory praxis intentionally inform, engage and partner with current transformative pedagogies concerning social justice, political power, and the rights to self-representation and self-determination?

Co-sponsored by the Asian/Pacific/American Institute at NYU.

DAAN Dinner
Follows this panel at 8pm, February 14, 2014.
The dinner is Dutch treat
Location: Exchequer Restaurant and Pub
http://www.exchequerpub.com/
RSVP by Feb. 13th to achang@nyu.edu

Additional sessions with DAAN members are listed below:
Celebrating the Life of Karin Higa
Time: 2/14/2014, 5:30 PM—6:30 PM
Location: School of the Art Institute of Chicago/Neiman Center, first floor, Student Union Galleries
Wabash is parallel to Michigan Ave., one block west. Monroe is about 6 blocks north of the Chicago Hilton.
Other Asias
Time: 2/14/2014, 2:30 PM—5:00 PM
Location: Hilton Chicago, 8th Floor, Lake Ontario
Chair: Susette S. Min, University of California, Davis

If the World Changed: Reworlding Southeast Asia in the 2013 Singapore Biennale
May Ee Wong, University of California, Davis
East of Venice: The 2012 Kochi-Muziris Biennale
Sonal Khullar, University of Washington
World on the Horizon: Exhibiting the Arts of the Swahili Coast and Western Indian Ocean
Allyson Purpura, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Mediacity Seoul: Art and Urban Identity in the Digital Age
Kristina Dziedzic Wright, Seoul National University
Curating Chinese Universal History: Liu Ding and Affect as Method
Hentyle Taiwan Yapp, University of California, Berkeley

Miscegenating Racial Representations: Critical Mixed Race Strategies and the Visual Arts
Time: 2/15/2014, 2:30 PM—5:00 PM
Location: Hilton Chicago, 2nd Floor, International South
Chairs: Laura L. Kina, DePaul University; Margo L. Machida, University of Connecticut

• Beyond the Bronze Venus
Alison Fraunhar, Saint Xavier University
• Sensory Miscegenations: Representing Multiracial Bodies
Sita Kuratomi Bhaumik, California College of the Arts,
• Lacuna
Maya Isabella Mackrandilal, independent artist
• Liminal Embodiments
Zavé Martohardjono, independent artist
• Risky Subjectivity: Select Works by Korean Adoptee Artists
Eun Jung Park, independent scholar

Pacific Art Association
Unsettling Pacific Visions: Complicity and Contestation in Kanaka Maoli (Native Hawaiian) and Sāmoan Contemporary Art
Time: 2/15/2014, 12:30 PM—2:00 PM
Location: Hilton Chicago, 2nd Floor, Boulevard A&B
Chair: Stacy L. Kamehiro, University of California, Santa Cruz

• Through the Keyhole: Encountering Kanaka Maoli Art at the ʻAulani, a Disney Resort and Spa
Marata Tamaira, Australian National University College of Asia and the Pacific
• How to Do Things With Aloha: Kanaka Maoli (Native Hawaiian) Performance and Strategic Disavowals
Stephanie Nohelani Teves, University of California, Berkeley

Polynesian Types: Refracted Visions of Race and Indigeneity in Hawai’i and the Pacific
Maile Arvin, University of California, Santa Cruz
Time: 2/14/2014, 2:30 PM—5:00 PM
Location: Hilton Chicago, Lobby Level, Continental A
Chairs: David J. Getsy, School of the Art Institute of Chicago; Tirza T. Latimer, California College of the Arts
• Subversive Light: Mary Corse and the Light and Space Movement
Elizabeth Gollnick, Columbia University
• Queer Zen and the Networked Body: Abstraction and Identity in the 1950s and 1960s
Alpesh Patel, Florida International University
• A Usable Past: Abstract Art in Context at “A Lesbian Show,” 1978
Tara J. K. Burk, The Graduate Center, City University of New York
• A Coincident Minimalism
Joe M. Madura, Emory University
• Influence, Appropriation, and Abstraction: Meaning in Mark Tobey’s Marks
Christopher G. Reed, Pennsylvania State University
Offsite Lectures and Exhibitions in Chicago:

Threewalls Gallery
Friday, February 14, 2014
119 N. Peoria #2C
Chicago, IL 60607
tracersbookclub@gmail.com
www.tracersbookclub.com
In conjunction with Faith Wilding’s Fearful Symmetries Retrospective.
TRACERS TAKES ON FEMINISM: CONVERSATIONS ABOUT MOTHERHOOD, LGBTQ AND RACE.
Panel presentations, 10AM- 5PM
Organized by Jennifer Reeder and Carrie Ruckel, Tracers
Schedule:
10am-12pm – LGBTQ
(12-1pm – lunch)
1-3pm – Motherhood 3-5pm – Race
Panelists:
LGBTQ (10am – 12pm): Latham Zearfoss (moderator), Jillian Soto
, Daviel Shy
, Frederick Moffet
, Malic Amalya
, Silvia Malagrino
, Amina Ross
, NIC Kay
Motherhood (1 – 3pm): Lorelei Stewart (moderator), Christa Donner
, Brittany Southworth Laflamme
, Judy Ledgerwood
, Laura Letinsky
, Romi Crawford
, Julie Rodrigues Widholm
, Christine Tarkowski
Race (3 – 5pm): Isis Ferguson (moderator), Laura Kina
, Maria Gaspar
, Indira Johnson
, Laila Farah
, Alberto Aguilar
, Alexandria Eregbu
, Sima Azadi

Chicago-based artist and DAAN member Laura Kina is also a part of this group exhibition:
Interlacing Threads: Traditional Techniques/Contemporary Practices
January 27 – March 7, 2014
Opening Reception: February 13, 2014
Columbia College The Hokin Project
623 S Wabash Ave, first floor
Chicago, IL 60605
Opening Reception 5h30-8h30pm

The art of weaving, hand-sewing and similar techniques transcends generations and cultures alike. These ancestral arts help sustain a connection to cultural identities and histories that in recent time have acquired new interpretations in the hands of contemporary practitioners.
Interlacing Threads presents the work of seven artists, who informed by their cultural background and present day lives, incorporate traditional techniques in their creative process to shed light on social and political concerns. Ultimately, their work forges a greater understanding of the similar underpinnings of seemingly disparate cultures.

Curated by Marcela Andrade, MA in Visual Arts Management ’14
*Developed in the Curatorial Practicum class & mounted by The Hokin Gallery Management Practicum class.

Equilibrium: Art for a Changing World
A National Juried Exhibition Presented by the Women’s Caucus for Art

The Women’s Caucus for Art announces Equilibrium: Art for a Changing World, Equilibrium seeks to explore the tensions, demands and challenges inherent in living in a rapidly changing world. This exhibition showcases art in all genres and media to express the multiple expressions of balance or its absence, which ranges from abstract to representational, psychological to social, whimsical and poetic to political commentary.

Woman Made Gallery
685 N. Milwaukee Avenue
Chicago, IL 60642

Join us for the Opening WCA Reception: Friday, February 14, 2014, 6:00 to 9:00 p.m.
Show Dates: January 19 — February 27, 2014

Jurors: Beate Minkovski and Mary Stoppert
Exhibiting Artists: Lynn Arnold, Carol Brookes, Cat Del Buono, Rene Culler, Lynn Dau, Sherri Denault, Hope Esser, Jean Fernandes, Helen Geglio, Laurie Hall, Beth Holmes, Martha Markline Hopkins, Hilla Hueber, Lisa Knoop, Beth Lakamp, Judy Langston, Lee Lee, Chandrika Marla, Hildy Maze, Penny McElroy, Sandra Mueller, Jennifer Murray, Brenda Oelbaum, Joann Perry, Corinne D. Peterson, Laura Petrovich-Cheney, Gwendolyn Plunkett, Margee Bright Ragland, Laura Phelps Rogers, Ann Rowles, Ellen Schillace, Carol Scott, Gail Stouffer, Patricia Terrell-O’Neal, Cynthia Tom, Jeane Vogel. Janet Frazee Wade, Elizabeth Wallace, Nancy Youdelman.
Catalog Artists: Elaine Alibrandi, Andrea Beizer, Linda Belden, Jennifer Cawley, Gina Dabrowski, Debra Dobkin, Danielle Eubank, Jill Gewirtz, Lea Goldman, Janice Gossman, Karen Gutfreund, Lucy Julia Hale, Kelly Hammargren, Susan Harmon, Maxine Hess, Karen Hillier, Melanie Houghton, Veronica Jaeger, Cathy Kapica, Marky Kauffmann, Ronni Komarow, Lily Lihting Li Kostrzewa, Marielena Leon, Karlene McConnell, Kelsey McDonnell, BettyAnn Mocek, Janice Nesser, Mary Neubauer, Gail Panske, Amy Pleasant, Carol Quint, Shilo Ratner, Lynda A. N. Reyes, Sandhi Schimmel Gold, Sally Schluter Tardella, Ruth Segaloff, Janna Stern, Leigh Toldi, Virginia Tyler, Deborah Wheeler, Joyce Wynes, and Patricia Zalisko.

CA+T and online exhibitions
The online Center for Art and Thought features a virtual multiplatform exhibition curated by Chicago-based DAANmember Jan Bernabe titled “Queer Sites and Sounds.” Unlike real-world/real-time exhibition, the show is unfolding in stages. The first group of works is up now and through February there will be continued works released from the show.
http://www.centerforartandthought.org/work/project/queer-sites-and-sounds

Also view the Tumblr mini-show called “CA+T ‘Reblogs’ Queer Filipino Viral Hits.”
http://centerforartandthought.tumblr.com/

On Pinterest, Bernabe has also organized a crowdsourcing project called “Queer Filipino Selfies!”, which will continue through October 2014.
http://www.pinterest.com/artandthought/queer-filipino-selfies/

Please check out other openings and announcements on the DAAN Website!
http://www.nyu-apastudies.org/research/DAAN/

If you would like to be listed on the DAAN online directory, please contact achang@nyu.edu for more information.
Very best,
Margo and Alex
Co-directors, DAAN

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DAAN at CAA 2014 in Chicago

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Dear DAAN Members,

Happy New Year!
We are looking forward to seeing you at the 2014 CAA conference in Chicago!

This is the first year that we will be having a Diasporic Asian Art Network [DAAN] panel session and hope that you can make it. Prior to that, we will be having a DAAN business meeting and would like to discuss several topics including ideas for next year’s panel. Please email achang@nyu.edu if you have additional items that you would like to bring up during the meeting as part of the agenda or if you have a CAA panel that you would like listed in the email newsletter. We are also organizing a dinner for DAAN on February 14th after the DAAN panel session. Please email achang@nyu.edu if you are interested in attending.

Friday, February 14, 2014:
12:30-2:00PM
DAAN Business Meeting
Location: Hilton Chicago, 3rd Floor, Astoria Room
720 South Michigan Avenue
Chicago, IL 60605

Agenda
Welcome
• Brief introductions
• Remembering: Karin Higa
Announcements
• Third Text special issue edited by Dean Chan and Michelle Yee for the International Network for Diasporic Asian Art Research [INDAAR]: “The Transnational Turn: East Asian Mobility”
• Asian Diasporic Visual Cultures and the Americas — A new journal
• Virtual Asian American Art Museum Project — A new inter-institutional project with NYU, Getty Research Institute and Smithsonian Institution
Discussion Topics
• The future of DAAN
• Participating in DAAN
• Panel ideas for future DAAN sessions at CAA
• Networking

5:30-7:30PM
DAAN Panel
Asian/Americas: Praxis and Pedagogy
Location: Hilton Chicago, 2nd Floor, Boulevard A&B
720 South Michigan Avenue
Chicago, IL 60605

Aquarium-from-Austronesia-S

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Image: Beatrice Glow, Installation view of illuminated lanterns from the “Aquarium from Austronesia” site-specific performance installation aboard a steamship in New York, 2012, photo by Ærtiron.

Chair: Alice Ming Wai Jim, Concordia University
Panelists:
Richard Fung, OCAD University
Valerie Soe, Asian American Studies Department, San Francisco State University
Beatrice Glow, Hemispheric Institute
Discussant: Alexandra Chang, Asian/Pacific/American Institute, New York University

This panel seeks to think through the spectrum of theoretical and material positions between the hyphen and the slash by focusing on the construct “Asian/Americas,” particularly in relation to praxis and pedagogy. The slash in Asian/Americas challenges traditional notions of hyphenation, suggesting other possibilities for diasporic subjectivity. The plural “Americas” indicates the hemispheric extension beyond North America as well as the notion of multiple Americas. To think of Asian/Americas is to question how diasporic identities can be rendered beyond nation-state, global north-south, third and first world paradigms, beyond divisive dichotomies such as East/West and North/South, and to retain the complexity of the spatial and temporal ways art history, area studies, and Asian Canadian Studies, Asian American and Asian Latin American Studies as well as Caribbean Studies and Pacific Island Studies conceive of the hyphenated play of identities in a transnational world. How can the convergence of these critically precarious positions, political leanings and liberatory praxis intentionally inform, engage and partner with current transformative pedagogies concerning social justice, political power, and the rights to self-representation and self-determination?

Co-sponsored by the Asian/Pacific/American Institute at NYU.

Additional sessions with DAAN members are listed below:
Celebrating the Life of Karin Higa
Time: 2/14/2014, 5:30 PM—6:30 PM
Location: School of the Art Institute of Chicago/Neiman Center, first floor, Student Union Galleries
Wabash is parallel to Michigan Ave., one block west. Monroe is about 6 blocks north of the Chicago Hilton.
Other Asias
Time: 2/14/2014, 2:30 PM—5:00 PM
Location: Hilton Chicago, 8th Floor, Lake Ontario
Chair: Susette S. Min, University of California, Davis

• If the World Changed: Reworlding Southeast Asia in the 2013 Singapore Biennale
May Ee Wong, University of California, Davis
• East of Venice: The 2012 Kochi-Muziris Biennale
Sonal Khullar, University of Washington
• World on the Horizon: Exhibiting the Arts of the Swahili Coast and Western Indian Ocean
Allyson Purpura, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
• Mediacity Seoul: Art and Urban Identity in the Digital Age
Kristina Dziedzic Wright, Seoul National University
• Curating Chinese Universal History: Liu Ding and Affect as Method
Hentyle Taiwan Yapp, University of California, Berkeley

Miscegenating Racial Representations: Critical Mixed Race Strategies and the Visual Arts
Time: 2/15/2014, 2:30 PM—5:00 PM
Location: Hilton Chicago, 2nd Floor, International South
Chairs: Laura L. Kina, DePaul University; Margo L. Machida, University of Connecticut

Beyond the Bronze Venus
Alison Fraunhar, Saint Xavier University
Sensory Miscegenations: Representing Multiracial Bodies
Sita Kuratomi Bhaumik, California College of the Arts,
Lacuna
Maya Isabella Mackrandilal, independent artist
Liminal Embodiments
Zavé Martohardjono, independent artist
Risky Subjectivity: Select Works by Korean Adoptee Artists
Eun Jung Park, independent scholar

Offsite Lectures and Exhibitions:

Threewalls Gallery
Friday, February 14, 2014
119 N. Peoria #2C
Chicago, IL 60607
tracersbookclub@gmail.com
www.tracersbookclub.com
In conjunction with Faith Wilding’s Fearful Symmetries Retrospective.
TRACERS TAKES ON FEMINISM: CONVERSATIONS ABOUT MOTHERHOOD, LGBTQ AND RACE.
Panel presentations, 10AM- 5PM
Organized by Jennifer Reeder and Carrie Ruckel, Tracers
Schedule:
10am-12pm – LGBTQ
(12-1pm – lunch)
1-3pm – Motherhood 3-5pm – Race
Panelists:
LGBTQ (10am – 12pm): Latham Zearfoss (moderator), Jillian Soto
, Daviel Shy
, Frederick Moffet
, Malic Amalya
, Silvia Malagrino
, Amina Ross
, NIC Kay
Motherhood (1 – 3pm): Lorelei Stewart (moderator), Christa Donner
, Brittany Southworth Laflamme
, Judy Ledgerwood
, Laura Letinsky
, Romi Crawford
, Julie Rodrigues Widholm
, Christine Tarkowski
Race (3 – 5pm): Isis Ferguson (moderator), Laura Kina
, Maria Gaspar
, Indira Johnson
, Laila Farah
, Alberto Aguilar
, Alexandria Eregbu
, Sima Azadi

Chicago-based artist and DAAN member Laura Kina is also a part of this group exhibition:
Interlacing Threads: Traditional Techniques/Contemporary Practices
January 27 – March 7, 2014
Opening Reception: February 13, 2014
Columbia College The Hokin Project
623 S Wabash Ave, first floor
Chicago, IL 60605

The art of weaving, hand-sewing and similar techniques transcends generations and cultures alike. These ancestral arts help sustain a connection to cultural identities and histories that in recent time have acquired new interpretations in the hands of contemporary practitioners.
Interlacing Threads presents the work of seven artists, who informed by their cultural background and present day lives, incorporate traditional techniques in their creative process to shed light on social and political concerns. Ultimately, their work forges a greater understanding of the similiar underpinnings of seemingly disarate cultures.

Curated by Marcela Andrade, MA in Visual Arts Management ’14
*Developed in the Curatorial Practicum class & mounted by The Hokin Gallery Management Practicum class.

CA+T and online exhibitions
The online Center for Art and Thought features a virtual multiplatform exhibition curated by Chicago-based DAAN member Jan Bernabe titled “Queer Sites and Sounds.” Unlike real-world/real-time exhibition, the show is unfolding in stages. The first group of works is up now and through February there will be continued works released from the show.
http://www.centerforartandthought.org/work/project/queer-sites-and-sounds

Also view the Tumblr mini-show called “CA+T ‘Reblogs’ Queer Filipino Viral Hits.”
http://centerforartandthought.tumblr.com/

On Pinterest, Bernabe has also organized a crowdsourcing project called “Queer Filipino Selfies!”, which will continue through October 2014.
http://www.pinterest.com/artandthought/queer-filipino-selfies/

If you would like to be listed on the DAAN online directory, please contact achang@nyu.edu for more information.
Very best,
Margo and Alex
Co-directors, DAAN
http://www.nyu-apastudies.org/research/DAAN/

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NYU Global Asia/Pacific Art Exchange — July 8-22, 2013 — Shanghai | Hong Kong | Canberra | Wollongong | Sydney

NYU Global Asia/Pacific Art Exchange

The Asian/Pacific/American Institute at NYU is launching the first phase of the inter-institutional Global Asia/Pacific Art Exchange from July 8-22, 2013 in Shanghai, China; Hong Kong; and Wollongong, Sydney, and Canberra, Australia, focusing on Asian/Asian diasporic art globally.

The exchange will bring together scholars, curators, and artists from each site and is meant to be generative for research, resulting in publications, exhibition development, and other research-based projects and programs to share and disseminate research, strengthen international networks of scholars and curators, and create ongoing dialogue between international colleagues, arts communities, and wider publics in the US, Asia/Pacific region, EU, Latin America, Africa, and Middle East in the expanding field of Asian/Asian Diasporic Art and Visual Cultures.

Through international site visits, symposia, public dialogues, and ongoing working sessions, the exchange aims to build sustained multi-year inter-institutional and scholarly connections to encourage a broader transnational and comparative diasporic discourse while recognizing the continual importance of local contextualization and place.

2013 NYU Global Asia/Pacific Art Exchange Public Programming

In 2014, the exchange will travel to Washington, DC and New York City. Future phases of the exchange are planned for Australia, Indonesia, Delhi, London, Argentina, and Ghana.

The NYU Global Asia/Pacific Art Exchange is made possible with the support of A/P/A Institute at NYU; NYU’s Global Research Initiative; NYU in Shanghai; NYU in Sydney; Fine Arts Department, The Chinese University in Hong Kong; MA Program in Cultural Management, Department of Cultural and Religious Studies, The Chinese University of Hong Kong; Australian National University’s Centre for European Studies and Australian Research Council’s Discovery Projects funding scheme (DP 0880038); Wollongong City Gallery; and generous collaborators including Shanghai Studies Society, James Cohan Gallery, Leo Xu Projects, Aike Dellarco, and MABSOCIETY.

 

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DAAN programs at College Art Association 2013 in NYC

DAAN LOGO
Dear DAAN members,

Happy New Year!
We are looking forward to seeing you at the 2013 CAA conference in New York City.

Wednesday, February 13, 2013:
On the first day of the conference, the Diasporic Asian Art Network [DAAN] and the Asian/Pacific/American Institute at New York University would like to invite you to the Institute’s gallery’s inaugural exhibition opening reception with A/P/A Institute Artist-in-Residence Roger Shimomura:

Prints of Pop (& War)
Curated by 2012-2013 A/P/A Artist-in-Residence Roger Shimomura

EnterTheRiceCooker.1994smallImage: Roger Shimomura, Enter the Rice Cooker, 1994. Published by the Lawrence Lithography Workshop, KCMO.

Location: A/P/A Institute at NYU, 8 Washington Mews, New York, NY
(between Fifth Avenue and University Place. Take the A, C, E, B, D, F lines to West 4th Street station)
Venue phone: (212) 998-3700

Join at the A/P/A Institute at NYU’s new gallery space and celebrate the opening of Prints of Pop (& War), a mini-retrospective featuring screen prints and lithographs by the prolific Roger Shimomura, A/P/A’s 2012-2013 Artist-in-Residence <http://www.nyu-apastudies.org/2012/roger-shimomura/> . Objects from the artist’s personal collection will be featured alongside the works related to them.

The artist and curator Roger Shimomura, NYU Professor Crystal Parikh, and others offer remarks.
Opening Reception, 6PM-9PM
Gallery talk, 7PM-8PM

Please RSVP by Monday, February 11, 2013 online http://www.apa.nyu.edu/. Reservations are also accepted via phone (212.992.9653).
Prints of Pop (& War) is on view February 13-May 10, 2013, Monday-Friday, 11AM-5PM.

Acclaimed for his poignant, bright-colored prints and paintings, award-winning artist Roger Shimomura’s work challenges constructions of the racialized “other” and calls attention to the power of material and pop culture to normalize whiteness. He was born in Seattle, Washington and spent two years of his early childhood in Minidoka (Idaho), one of ten concentration camps for Japanese Americans during World War II. He holds the title of Distinguished Professor of Art Emeritus from the University of Kansas where he taught for 35 years. His work is in the permanent collections of over 85 museums nationwide.

Thursday, February 14, 2013:
Spend Valentine’s day with DAAN!
The Annual DAAN Business Meeting
Thursday, Feb 14 — 12:30 PM-2h30PM
Hilton New York
1335 Avenue of the Americas
Morgan Suite, 2nd Floor

The business meeting will begin with a short introduction with Roger Shimomura about his exhibition at NYU
Note: Please let us know if you have anything you would like to bring up during the business meeting. An agenda to come.

In addition, we are excited to note that this year will mark the first panel we will be hosting as an Affiliated Society at CAA.
DAAN PANEL
Thursday, Feb 14, 5:30 PM–7:00 PM
Reconceptualizing the “Invisible” Hyphen
Hilton New York
1335 Avenue of the Americas
Morgan Suite, 2nd Floor

Chair: ShiPu Wang, University of California, Merced
Alexandra Chang, New York University
Laura Kina, DePaul University
Viet Lê, California College of the Arts
Susette Min, University of California, Davis

*The DAAN Business meeting and DAAN panel are FREE and open to the public.* Please note you would need to register for the conference to attend other aspects of the CAA conference (please see the CAA website for registration options and fees)

POST-PANEL:
After the DAAN panel, the DAAN membership are also invited to attend the opening reception of “War is for the Living” at The Sylvia Wald & Po Kim art gallery (co-sponsored by A/P/A Institute at NYU). The exhibition is curated by two DAAN members Chuong-Dai Vo and Midori Yamamura.

Group Exhibition: War is for the Living
Momotaro_7panels
Image caption: Momotaro/Peach Boy, 7 prints, painted laser transfer on wood, 2008, 20×24 in. each. Image courtesy of Tomie Arai

Opening reception at Sylvia Wald and Po Kim Gallery, February 14, 2013, 6PM-8PM
On view February 14-March 23, 2013, Tuesday-Saturday 11AM-5PM
417 Lafayette Street (6 line Astor Place station and N and R lines 8th Street station)

The exhibition brings together a distinguished group of emerging and established artists whose works provoke questions about the everyday of war, the relationships formed and broken by war, the displacements that people must endure because of war, and the inadvertent histories, technologies, and trajectories that arise from the prevalence of war. These projects provoke questions about our relationship to a world permeated by war.

The artists include: Tomie Arai, Allan deSouza, Nancy Hwang, An-My Le, Dinh Q. Lê, Simon Leung, Yoko Ono, Paul Qaysi, Hiroshi Sunairi, and Yoshiaki Kaihatsu.

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Do you have a session or panel planned during the CAA conference?
Let us know and we will circulate this information to DAAN members. Email: achang@nyu.edu

Visit the DAAN website for the latest news about DAAN and the membership:
http://www.nyu-apastudies.org/research/DAAN/

And don’t forget to contact your regional representative if you have news to share:
http://www.nyu-apastudies.org/research/DAAN/?page_id=7

Looking forward to hearing from you and seeing you soon!

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DAAN Winter/Spring 2012 Update! — events at CAA in L.A.


 

 

 

 

 

 

Dear DAAN members!

Hope you are having a great start to 2012 and year of the Dragon!

DAAN at CAA — Februrary 2012!
The 100th Annual CAA Conference will be held at the Los Angeles Convention Center, 1201 S. Figueroa St., Los Angeles, from February 22–25, 2012.

The yearly DAAN business meeting has been scheduled as follows:
Date:  Friday, February 24
Time: 12h30pm-2pm
Location: Concourse Meeting Room 407

AGENDA:

— Introductions to members, new and continuing
— Affiliated Society status at CAA
Starting from 2013 with CAA in New York City, DAAN will be able to host a panel session during the conference. We will be discussing and welcoming panel ideas to be submitted.

— NEH Summer Institute “Re-envisioning American Art History: Asian American Art Research and Teaching”
— East Coast Asian American Art Project update
— Website participation and Regional activities
— General Announcements:
Panels at CAA:
Please let us know if you plan to be at the conference this year and if you will be giving a talk, as we will be able to collect information on the talks so that DAAN members will know of other members’ panels.

International Network for Diasporic Asian Art Research (INDAAR) panel at Visual Cultures Now! 2012 conference in NYC
Inter-institutional Global Art Scholar’s Exchange — symposia series

FRIDAY EVENING TOUR & DINNER:
Friday, February 24, 6pm
Kindly RSVP for the tour/dinner at: achang@nyu.edu

TOUR:

Please join us for a special curator-led tour of the exhibition ’Round the Clock: Chinese American Artists Working in Los Angeles at the Vincent Price Art Museum at East Los Angeles College. Guest curator Sonia Mak will lead an intimate tour of the exhibition, which showcases the work of George Chann, Jake Lee, John Kwok, Milton Quon, and Tyrus Wong, who employed their artistic abilities in their professional lives while remaining true to their own artistic pursuits in their personal lives. The exhibition features more than one hundred works by these Los Angeles-based artists, including paintings, watercolors, preproduction sketches, drawings, photographs, kites, and ephemera. The exhibition considers how these contemporary artists balanced their personal art making and their professional demands; how they achieved success on their own terms in their commitment to making art in Los Angeles; and the significance of their contributions to the region’s artistic and cultural legacy.

Whether or not they were native Angelenos or even American-born, each of these five artists studied and settled in Los Angeles, joined in the war effort of World War II, and participated in multiple communities. They built careers in local creative industries, especially in film and advertising, working both for themselves and for others. In their endeavors, Chann, Kwok, Lee, Quon, and Wong became the beneficiaries and agents of Los Angeles’ burgeoning art community. ’Round the Clock is part of Pacific Standard Time. This unprecedented collaboration, initiated by the Getty, brings together more than sixty cultural institutions from across Southern California to tell the story of the birth of the L.A. art scene.  Pacific Standard Time: Art in L.A. 1945-1980 is an initiative of the Getty Foundation.

About the Guest Curator: Sonia Mak is a Los Angeles-based independent curator of modern and contemporary art by women artists and artists of color. She was a founding curator at the Chinese American Museum, and has worked at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Autry National Center, and Los Angeles County Arts Commission, and Morono Kiang Gallery. (Photo credit Pete Galindo)


DINNER:
The tour will be followed by a dinner gathering at 8pm at La Serenata di Garibaldi (1842 East 1st Street,  Los Angeles), which will be Dutch treat.
http://www.laserenataonline.com/downtownla/index1.html

TRANSPORTATION:
DAAN institutional sponsor A/P/A Institute at NYU has generously provided bus transportation for these activities. Please note the bus will pick up DAAN members at 6pm at the Staple Center to arrive at the museum at 6h30pm. Please arrive at the front lobby of the Staple Center by or before 6pm. The bus will also bring us from the museum to the dinner and return to the Westin Bonaventure hotel (conference hotel) at 404 South Figueroa Street at 10h30pm.

If you choose to find your own way to the museum and restaurant, please also RSVP to achang@nyu.edu so that we know that you will be attending. The Vincent Price Art Museum is located on the main East Los Angeles College Campus at 1301 Avenida Cesar Chavez on the corner of Avenida Cesar Chavez and Collegian Way in Monterey Park, California.

DAAN MEMBER PANELS AT CAA:

 

Wednesday, Feb. 22

9h30am–12hpm — Concourse Meeting Room 403A, Level 2, Los Angeles Convention Center
Urbanization and Contemporary Art in Asia
Chair: Meiqin Wang, California State University, Northridge
City of Inscription: Phone Numbers and Contemporary Art as Tactics of Inscription
Elizabeth Parke, University of Toronto
Intersections of the Public and the Private: Contemporary Art in Mumbai
Margaret Richardson, Virginia Commonwealth University
To Demolish: Thinking about Urbanization in Rural China through a Collaborative Art Project
Meiqin Wang, California State University Northridge
Black and White and Red all Over: Spaces of Urban Intervention in Beijing “Youth Daily”’s 1994 “Art Interior Design” Series
Peggy Wang, Denison University
Materiality in the City: Vivan Sundaram’s Work with Trash
Karin Zitzewitz, Michigan State University
Discussant: Alice Ming Wai Jim, Concordia University, and
Poyin Auyeung, Manhattan College

 

2h30pm–5hpm — West Hall Meeting Room 503, Level 2, Los Angeles Convention Center
Activating History, Activating Asia: East Asian Art Practice
Chair: Yong Soon Min, University of California, Irvine
Dappled China: Making Untamed Histories around the China Brand
Meiling Cheng, University of Southern California
June 4 to July 1: Counter-Hegemonic Practices in Hong Kong
Steven Lam, Cooper Union
Debates on “The Political”: A Case Study in South Korea
Young Min Moon, University of Massachusetts, Amherst
The Gendered Politics of Representation: The Rise and Fall of Young Women’s Photography in Nineties Japan
Thomas O’Leary, University of California
The Activism, Dialogical Art, and Minjung Legacy in South Korea after the 1980s: A Case Study of the Daechuri Artists and Deulsaramdeul 2003-2007
Soyang Park, Ontario College of Art and Design

 

Thursday, Feb. 23

 

2h30pm-5pm — West Hall Meeting Room 501 ABC, Los Angeles Convention Center
Women/Art/Technology panel
Chaired by Ferris Olin and Judith Brodsky
“Cao Fei and Empowerment in Virtual Reality”
Aileen Wang, Pennsylvania State University, The Behrend College

 

5:30 PM–7:00 PM — West Hall Meeting Room 511BC, Level 2, Los Angeles Convention Center
Coalition of Women in the Arts Organization
Asian American Women Artists: A Postmodern Perspective
Chairs: Kyra Belán, Coalition of Women in the Arts Organization; Linda Inson Choy, independent curator
R(Evolution)
Kay Kang, independent artist
The Art of Being Asian: Art and Politics of Asian American Women Artists Now
Linda Inson Choy, independent curator
Cultural Surrealism as a Platform for Ethnic Feminist
Cynthia Tom, independent artist and curator
Indentity Shifting: Retrieving and interpreting the Overlooked and Untold
Shizue Seigel, independent artist, writer

 

Friday, Feb. 24

 

9h30am-12pm — Concourse Meeting Room 402AB, Level 2, Los Angeles Convention Center
CAA International Committee
Confrontation in Global Art History: Past/Present; Pride/Prejudice Surrounding Art and Artists
Chair: Richmond Teye Ackam, Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology
Unintentional Categorization of Marginalized Artists in an Effort to Increase Public Awareness
Ayako Yoshida, independent curator
The Marginalized Art under the Brazilian Dictatorship
Tatiane de Oliveira Elias, Stuttgart State Academy of Art and Design
Epistemological Possibilities of American Art History: Modern and Contemporary Korean American Art
Eun Jung Park, University of California, San Diego
The Writing on the Wall: A Contemporary Art Project between the Middle East and Australia
Darryn Ansted, Curtin University
Trying to See Eye-to-Eye, from Ethiopia to California
Michel Oren, independent curator
Confrontations in Projecting African Art and Artists in the Art World
Richmond Teye Ackam, Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology

 

Saturday, Feb. 25

9:30am–12:00pm — Concourse Meeting Room 404A, Level 2, Los Angeles Convention Center
Pacific Arts Association
The Body Politic: The Role of Body Art and Anthropomorphic Depictions in Oceanic Societies
Chair: Anne E. Guernsey Allen, Indiana University Southeast
Bodily Transformations: The Sociopolitics and Symbolic Inversions of Men as Pigs and Pigs as Men in a Pacific Island Chieftainship
Nancy Lutkehaus, University of Southern California
Body Ornaments and Tattooing; Canoes, Shields, Images: Ornamental Equivalences and Translations as Social Markers in Western and Nggela Provinces, Solomon Islands
Deborah Waite, University of Hawai’i
Hawaiian Bodyscape: Hair Rituals ca. 1800
Teri Sowell, University of California, San Diego
Moko as Politics, Politics as Moko 1813-1840
Ngarino Ellis, University of Auckland
Tiki Kitsch, American Appropriation, and the Disappearance of the Pacific Islander Body
Dan Taulapapa McMullin

12h30pm–2pm — West Hall Meeting Room 502B, Level 2, Los Angeles Convention Center
Asian American Women Artists Association
Challenging Societal Assumptions and Creating Community: Asian American Women Artists
Chair: Lydia Nakashima Degarrod, California College of the Arts
Feminism and Women’s Movements
Susette Min, University of California, Davis 
Confronting the Confinement: “Sultana’s Dream” and “A Place of Her Own”
Pallavi Sharma, Asian American Women Artists Association, independent artist, curator
Cultural Activism: How to Reclaim Asian American Art History using the case studies of Bernice Bing and Lenore Chinn
Jennifer Banta, Asian Pacific Islander Cultural Center
Shizue Seigel, Asian American Women Artists Association representative
What Is at Stake? Women Artists, Activism, and Communities-in-Formation
Margo Machida, University of Connecticut

 

Please visit this exhibition opening if you are at CAA: 

 

Past Present | Future Imperatives: Queer Space Time
Viêt Lê, Genevieve Erin O’Brien, Jai Arun Ravine, Tina Takemoto
Sabina Lee Gallery,  http://www.facebook.com/events/166125316829889/

Opening  Saturday February 25, 2012, 6-9pm
(Screening, Food, Installations & Performances) 6pm start | 7pm short screenings | 8pm One Night Band
Exhibition February 25-March 24, 2012 | open Wednesday – Saturday 11-6 pm




APPLY NOW — DEADLINE MARCH 1st!
2012 NEH SUMMER INSTITUTE ON ASIAN AMERICAN ART!
It is also with great pleasure that we are informing you about the upcoming 2012 NEH Summer Institute from July 9-28, 2012 entitled “Re-envisioning American Art History: Asian American Art, Research, and Teaching” that will be hosted by the Asian/Pacific/American Institute (A/P/A Institute) at New York University (NYU) from July 9-28, 2012. The Summer Institute for twenty-five college and university teachers, museum educators and advanced graduate students will deepen participants’ understanding of pivotal developments and critical issues in Asian American art history and visual culture studies, while providing access to specialized archives and collections that will enhance their research and teaching in the humanities.

Summer Institute faculty will include nationally prominent experts in the fields of art history, history, Asian American Studies, art education, curatorial and museum work, and library and information science.  The Institute will cover key periods in Asian American art history beginning in the last century and continuing through the present, focusing upon important artists and art historical moments as well as the intersection of Asian American visual cultures, diaspora, and transnationalism. Participating core faculty and lecturers will lead seminars and special talks at A/P/A Institute, at NYU’s Fales Library & Special Collections, and at selected archives, museums, and artists’ studios throughout New York City.

APPLICATIONS DUE MARCH 1, 2012
For more information on the Summer Institute and how to apply, please visit: http://www.apa.nyu.edu/arts_research/NEH/

 


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DAAN WEBSITE
http://www.nyu-apastudies.org/research/DAAN/
If you are not currently listed in the members profiles on the DAAN website and wish to be included, please send this information to achang@nyu.edu with the heading “DAAN member info.” Thank you!

 

First Name:
Last Name:
Title:
Mailing Address:
Phone:
Fax:
E-mail:
Website:
Bio/Research Interests (a paragraph):
Please attach 1: Headshot and/or image of your work
Please attach 2: Logo
Institutional Contact Info:
Program Description:

Also, please feel free to connect with your regional representatives with any news, including job posts, conferences, exhibitions, article and book publications to share!
Link to find a DAAN reps in your area: http://www.nyu-apastudies.org/research/DAAN/?page_id=7

Looking forward to see you in LA!!

 

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Asian American Arts Alliance: Call for Artists & Spaces! Locating the Sacred Festival, NYC

a4 logo with tag line
Locating the Sacred Festival

SAVE THE DATE

Call for Artists & Spaces!Locating the Sacred Festival

(September 12th – 23rd, 2012)

 

Start thinking about your projects

and get ready to apply in January 

Online applications available January 3rd, 2012
DEADLINE TO APPLY: February 20th, 2012

For complete festival guidelines, FAQ, and schedule of information sessions in your borough, go to:  

 

Outreach Partners:

Asian American / Asian Research Institute   
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Don’t forget about our January Town Hall  where you can network with other artists and find out more about
“Locating the Sacred”!
 

Tuesday, January 3rd, 6:00-8:00PM

Center for Architecture Foundation

536 Laguardia Place

(between West 3rd and Bleecker Streets)

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