Diasporic Asian Art Network
Hello DAAN Members,
Please take the time to see the opportunities and exhibitions in November.
Diasporic Asian Art Network
Roski Talks: Yong Soon Min
Lecture: A Body of Work
University of Southern California
Graduate fine Arts Building, Los Angeles, CA, U.S.
November 15, 6-8pm
Michiko Itatani Artist Talk with Jason Foumberg
Zhou B Art Center, Chicago, IL, U.S.
November 18, 7:30 – 8:30pm
Art Asia Archive seeks Head of Research
Full-time, Hong Kong-based
Association of Art Historians Call for Papers:
Art History as Créolité/Creolising Art History
Paper proposal deadline November 7, 2016
Call for Artists
Shifting Movements: Art Inspired by the Life & Activism of Yuri Kochiyama (1921-2014)
Deadline November 14, 2016
Amerasia Journal Special Issue Call for Papers: Exhibiting Race and Culture
Paper submission deadline November 15, 2016
EXHIBITIONS FOR LOAN
A is for Arab: Stereotypes in U.S. Popular Culture
A/P/A Institute at NYU
Beyond Bollywood: Indian Americans Shape the Nation
Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Service
Aram Han Sifunetes: Official Unofficial Voting Station
The discontented and disenfranchised can cast unsanctioned ballots and other Official Unofficial Voting Stations across the country and in Mexico. Ballots cast at these voting stations will be counted and contribute to an installation at the museum.
Jane Addams Hull-House Museum, Chicago, IL, U.S.
September 8, 2016 – March 5, 2017
Focusing (Vol. II)
Alejandro T. Acierto explores the breath through the colonial history of Filipino involvement in the 1904 World’s Fair. The history touches on the representation of savagery vs. civilization, control and freedom, adaptation and displacement and how Filipinos, through the direction of an African American musician Walter E. Loving, sought their own liberation.
Corner, Chicago, IL, U.S.
October 1 – November 15, 2016
Kay Sekimachi: Student, Teacher, Artist
de Young Museum, San Francisco, CA, U.S.
Through November 6, 2016
TOTAL PROOF: The GALA Committee 1995 – 1997
In 1995, artist Mel Chin organized a group of artists to form the GALA Committee, which created conceptual artworks to be used as props on the popular primetime television show Melrose Place from 1995-97. This is the first comprehensive New York exposure of the GALA Committee’s work.
Red Bull Studios New York, NY, U.S.
September 30 – November 27, 2016
Far From Indochine
Guest curated by Chương-Đài Võ
Pitzer College Art Galleries, Claremont, CA, U.S.
September 10 – December 9, 2016
Tseng Kwong Chi: Performing for the Camera
This is the first major solo museum exhibition of the photographer’s works, which have long sparked the imaginations of younger artists. The exhibition features over 80 photographs that address issues of popular culture, politics, cosmopolitanism, and cultural diversity.
Block Museum of Art, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL, U.S.
September 17, 2016 – December 11, 2016
The Wayfinding Project — with artist Beatrice Glow
A/P/A Institute at NYU, New York, NY, U.S.
Through December 21, 2016
Intersections: Contemporary Art and Tradition
Works by eight contemporary artists – Sven Drühl, Jia, Naoko Matsubara, Ônishi Hiroshi, Rhee Jae Yong, kate-hers RHEE, Luzia Simons and Aiko Tezuka – are juxtaposed with traditional artworks from the East Asian collection in the permanent exhibition space. The resulting dialogues challenge ways of seeing and thinking, cast a new light on familiar objects and provide surprising insights and perspectives.
Museum für Asiatische Kunst, Berlin, Germany
Through January 8, 2017
No Limits: Zao Wou-Ki
The first retrospective of the work of Zao Wou-Ki (1920 – 2013) in the United States. The Chinese-French artist melded eastern and western aesthetic sensibilities in his paintings as a key figure within post-World War II abstraction.
Asia Society Museum, New York, NY, U.S.
September 9, 2016 – January 8, 2017
This exhibition considers the political potential of slowing down and stopping as forms of resistance, protest, and refusal. The international group of artists in the exhibition includes Yoko Inoue, Kimsooja, Rehan Ansari, and others.
The Shelley & Donald Rubin Foundation, New York, NY, U.S.
September 21, 2016 – January 13, 2017
Kay Sekimachi: Simple Complexity
A survey of the work of pioneering fiber artist Kay Sekimachi from the 1960s to today drawn from the collection of Forrest L. Merrill. With an economic approach to the use of color and pattern, Sekimachi’s sculptural forms highlight the structure of her pieces and emphasize the natural properties of the materials she uses.
Craft & Folk Art Museum, Los Angeles, CA, U.S.
September 25, 2016 – January 8, 2017
Hi-Point Contact: Michiko Itatani Solo Exhibition
“Hi-Point Contact” is an engineering term describing a momentary touching of two elements. Throughout this retrospective exhibition, Itatani expands its meaning as an ongoing question about human existence.
Zhou B Art Center, Chicago, IL, U.S.
October 17, 2016 – December 30, 2016
Kimsooja: Archive of Mind
This exhibition presents a major performative installation, an ongoing film series, and a series of recent works by artist Kimsooja, acclaimed for her works that explore Korean identity. The exhibition is the third installation of the MMCA Hyundai Motor Series.
National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Seoul, Korea
Through February 5, 2017
Temporal Turn: Art and Speculation in Contemporary Asia
Temporal Turn speculates on varied manifestations of time, history, and memory. While many artists in the exhibition approach temporal imagination by adapting scientific methodds, others deploy a range of strategies grounded in deep-rooted cultural perspectives.
Spencer Museum of Art, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS, U.S>
November 10, 2016 – March 12, 2017
From Generation to Generation: Inherited Memory and Contemporary Art
The artists in this exhibition search, question, and reflect on the representation of truths related to ancestral and collective memory, ultimately attempting to make sense of their own past. The artists include Binh Danh, Yong Soon Min and Chikako Yamashiro.
The Contemporary Jewish Museum, San Francisco, CA, U.S.
November 25, 2016 – April 2, 2017
Everything Has Been Material for Scissors to Shape
Wing Luke Museum, Seattle, WA, U.S.
Through April 16, 2017
Asian American Art Oral History Project
AS-AP Project: Godzilla Oral History
Art Asia America
Asian/Pacific/American Archives Survey Project
Asian Diasporic Visual Cultures and the Americas journal
The Artistic Journey of Yasuo Kuniyoshi
Racecraft online at the Center for Art and Thought
H1-B online at the Smithsonian Asian Pacific American Center
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