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AAWAA and APICC co-present “underCurrents & the Quest for Space” — Arts Exhibition and Events

 

 

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Asian American Women Artists Association and Asian Pacific Islander Cultural Center
As part of The United States of Asian America Festival
present
 “underCurrents and the Quest for Space,”
an arts exhibtion that subverts stereotypes, discrimination and invisibility.Click here to : Like us on Facebook and Share the Event

 
• Exhibition Dates: May 2nd – 25th, 2013
• Opening Reception: Thursday, May 2nd, 2013 5pm – 8pm
• Poetry Reading, Poetry underCurrents: Wednesday, May 15th, 2013 7pm – 8:30pm
• Panel Discussion: Saturday, May 25th, 2013 1pm – 3pm
• Location:
SOMArts Cultural Center
934 Brannan Street
San Francisco, CA 94103
****Admission to the exhibition and programs is free****

Featured Artists:
Salma Arastu, Jung Ran Bae, Michele Benzamin-Miki, Manon Bogerd-Wada, Mitsuko Brooks, Karen Chew, Samantha Chundur, Shari Arai DeBoer, Reiko Fujii, Kate Hers, Zilka Joseph, Kay Kang, Miyang Kim, Alexandra Lee, Mido Lee, Brenda Louie, Li Ma, Choppy Oshiro, Isabelle Thuy Pelaud, Yoshie Sakai, Pallavi Sharma, Cindy Shih, Judy Shintani, Shizue Seigel, Valerie Soe, Cynthia Tom, Laura Wong, Leslie Zeitler, Stella Zheng, Xiaojie Zheng

Curator:
Linda Inson Choy, Asian and Asian American Art

Jurors:
Jay Xu, Director and CEO of The Asian Art Museum, San Francisco, and Mary-Ann Milford, Professor of Art History, Mills College, Oakland


Asian American Women Artists Association (AAWAA) is a nonprofit arts organization dedicated to ensuring the visibility and documentation of Asian American women in the arts. Through exhibitions, publications, and educational programs, we offer thought-provoking perspectives that challenge societal assumptions and promote dialogue.

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Arts of Pacific Asia Show 2012

 

Arts of Pacific Asia Show 2012Asian American Women Artists Association (AAWAA) presents a vibrant selection of artworks by San Francisco Bay Area women artists. Juried by Inson Choy, former Curatorial Assistant – Korean Art Department, Asian Art Museum of San Francisco. This marks AAWAA’s partnership in the Contemporary Asia Pacific Arts.

Where: Festival Pavilion, Fort Mason Center, San Francisco (for directions click here)

 

Festival Pavilion Hours

Friday, February 3, 11 am to 7 pm

Saturday, February 4, 11 am to 7 pm

Sunday, February 5, 11 am to 5 pm

 

Admission: $15 (includes color catalogue)

Showcasing AAWAA Artists:

Kay Kang
Pallavi Sharma
Julie Tsuchiya
Susan Almazol
Shizue Seigel
Xiaojie Zheng
Maria Lobo
Maggie Yee
Shari Arai Deboer                                                          
Barbara Horiuchi
Cynthia Tom                                                        
                                                              

About San Francisco Arts of Pacific Asia Show

The San Francisco Arts of Pacific Asia Show brings more than 10,000 antiques, textiles and art from Pacific Asia to the West Coast. This event, the oldest and largest vetted fair in the US brings together Asian art specialists from Asia, Europe and North America and this year spotlights contemporary pan-Asian arts.

Asian American Women Artists Association (AAWAA) is a nonprofit arts organization dedicated to ensuring the visibility and documentation of Asian American women in the arts. Through exhibitions, publications, and educational programs, we offer thought-provoking perspectives that challenge societal assumptions and promote dialogue.

 

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Disorientalism and artist Katherine Behar — upcoming fall 2011 exhibitions and events

Disorientalism’s solo show, Ready Mix, will be on view in Portland at the Feldman Gallery + Project Space at PNCA, in association with PICA’s TBA Festival. Ready Mix continues the series, The Food Groups, when the Disorientals encounter Aunt Jemima. The new work for this show includes 3D lenticular images and bobbleheads!

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Ready Mix
Curated by Mack McFarland

September 1 – October 22
Feldman Gallery + Project Space
PNCA Main Campus
1241 NW Johnson St
Portland, OR, 97209

Opening Reception: September 1, 6PM – 8PM

More info:
http://cal.pnca.edu/events/225

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In conjunction with the exhibition, Disorientalism is honored to give the 2011 Convocation Lecture at PNCA  with a new performance lecture about failure.

So Happy to be Here in the 21st Century
Convocation Talk by Katherine Behar and Marianne M. Kim

PNCA Main Campus
Swigert Commons
1241 NW Johnson St
Portland, OR, 97209

September 1, 12PM – 1:30PM

More info:
http://cal.pnca.edu/haps/238

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DAAN member Katherine Behar will also participate in Don’t Fence Me In… Or Out,  a group show of recent feminist art at Lesley Heller Workspace.

Don’t Fence Me In… Or Out
Curated by Lisa Corinne Davis
September 7 – October 16
Lesley Heller Workspace
54 Orchard Street
New York, NY 10002

Opening Reception: September 7, 6PM – 8PM

More info:
http://www.lesleyheller.com/artists/dont_fence_me_in/index.html

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Behar will also be included in Interior-ity, a special project for the Moscow Biennale. This group show of new media works about inner life is set in an office, using office computers.

Moscow Biennale Special Project: Interior-ity
Curated by Dima Strakovsky and Lana Zaytseva

September 18 – October 30
Proekt Fabrika
18, Perevedenovsky side-street
Moscow, Russia

Opening Reception:  September 20

More info:
http://4th.moscowbiennale.ru/en/program/special_projects/interiority.html and http://www.interior-ity.com/
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Behar has also been working on a new curatorial project in collaboration with Emmy Mikelson. Our exhibition, And Another Thing, shows historical and contemporary works that deal with non-anthropocentrism.

And Another Thing
Co-curated by Katherine Behar and Emmy Mikelson

September 14 – October 29
The James Gallery
CUNY Graduate Center
365 Fifth Avenue
New York, NY 10016

Opening Reception: September 14, 6PM – 8PM

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For more information on Katherine Behar’s works, visit her site at:
www.katherinebehar.com

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