Meditations on the Japanese American Experience: Lucien Kubo, Shizue Seigel, Judy Shintani, and Reiko Fujii

Four Sansei women artists draw from personal, family and collective narratives to explore the complex legacies of the Japanese American experience through collage, assemblage, glass, found objects, painting, photography, image transfer, word, video, installation, and performance.

EXHIBITION
Aug 14-Sept 18, M-F 11am-5pm, Sat noon-5pm
Arts and Consciousness Gallery, John F Kennedy University
2956 San Pablo Avenue, 2nd Floor, Berkeley, CA

RECEPTION: Sat, Aug 21, 6 – 9 pm

Artist Talk, Sat, Aug 21, 4 – 6 pm Seeking the Essence: Memory, Legacy
and Untold Stories With artists Judy Shintani, Shizue Seigel, Reiko Fujii

Artist Talk, Sun, Aug 28, 2 – 4 pm Intergenerational Legacies: The Meaning of Hybridity in an Evolving California by Shizue Seigel, artist and author of In Good Conscience: Supporting Japanese Americans During the Internment

Art Making Workshop, Sun, Aug 29, 1 – 4:30 pm Honoring Ancestors Through Art, Tell their stories through writing, painting, and collage. Facilitator: Judy Shintani, JFKU Arts & Consciousness Alumna. $25 RSVP: judyshintani@yahoo.com

Multi-Media Performance, Sat, Sept 18, 3 – 4:30 pm Grandmothers From Far Away Lands; The Egg House Wall; Stories about Internment Camp; The Farm and The Glass Kimono Performed by Reiko Fujii, Judy Shintani, Lisa Petrides. Artist Q&A following performance

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