DAAN AUGUST 2016 NEWSLETTER

DAAN AUGUST 2016 NEWSLETTER

Hello DAAN Members,

We hope you are enjoying the summer. Please take the time to see the opportunities and exhibitions in August.

Thank you!
Diasporic Asian Art Network

FILM SCREENING

Re: Orientations
Directed by Richard Fung
Concordia University Alumni Auditorium, Montréal, CA
August 7 at 7pm

A fascinating look into the lives of seven queer pan-Asian Canadians as they reflect on how they and the world around them have changed since being featured in Richard Fung’s 1984 documentary Orientations.

OPPORTUNITIES

Call for Papers: Symposium “Writing and Picturing in Post-1945 Asian Art”
Paper proposal deadline August 15, 2016

Association of Art Historians Call for Papers:
Art History as Créolité/Creolising Art History

Paper proposal deadline November 7, 2016

Amerasia Journal Special Issue Call for Papers: Exhibiting Race and Culture
Paper submission deadline November 15, 2016

EXHIBITIONS

Unseen
Summercamp’s ProjectProject, Los Angeles, CA, U.S.
Through August 7, 2016

Vacating and Inhabiting
Whitespace Contemporary Art, Auckland, N.Z.
Through August 7, 2016

Wifredo Lam
Reina Sofia, Madrid, Spain
Through August 15, 2016

Andy Warhol | Ai Weiwei
The Andy Warhol Museum, Pittsburgh, PA, U.S.
Through August 28, 2016


Stage Design by Ming Cho Lee

A retrospective exhibition of celebrated and influential set designer Ming Cho Lee (b. 1930, Shanghai, China) that features original scale models, sketches, and photographic reproductions. A recipient of the National Medal of Arts in 2002 and the Tony Award for lifetime achievement in 2013, Lee is one of the most acclaimed living set designers in the U.S. This exhibition is a project of The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts.

Museum of Chinese in America, New York, NY, U.S.
Through September 11, 2016

Shadows of the Floating Worlds: Paper Cuts by Hiromi Moneyhun
Morikami Museum & Japanese Gardens, Delray Beach, FL, U.S.
Through September 18, 2016

Revolution in the Making: Abstract Sculpture by Women
Hauser Wirth & Schimmel, Los Angeles, CA, U.S.
Through September 26, 2016

But a Storm Is Blowing from Paradise: Contemporary Art of the Middle East and North Africa
Guggenheim Museum, New York, NY, U.S.
Through October 5, 2016

Uchinanchu: The Art of Laura Kina
Kwan Fong Gallery of Art and Culture
California Lutheran University, Thousand Oaks, CA, U.S.
Through October 27, 2016

Kay Sekimachi: Student, Teacher, Artist
de Young Museum, San Francisco, CA, U.S.
Through November 6, 2016

The Wayfinding Project — with artist Beatrice Glow
A/P/A Institute at NYU, New York, NY, U.S.
Through December 21, 2016

Everything Has Been Material for Scissors to Shape
Wing Luke Museum, Seattle, WA, U.S.
Through April 16, 2017

ONGOING ONLINE
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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