War Baby / Love Child: Mixed Race Asian American Art
curated by Laura Kina and Wei Ming Dariotis
Wing Luke Museum of the Asian Pacific American Experience
August 9, 2013 – January 19, 2014
719 S. King Street Seattle, WA 98104
Opening Reception: Thursday, August 8, 2013 @ 6-8pm
Join us for the opening reception of War Baby/Love Child on Thursday, August 8. Curators Laura Kina and Wei Ming Dariotis will be in attendance, as will exhibiting artists Louie Gong, Richard Lou, Stuart Gaffney, Jenifer Wofford, and Lori Kay.
You are invited to the 6-7pm preview and reception program. Light refreshments will be served. Please send in an RSVP to Maria Martinez firstname.lastname@example.org or call 206.623.5124 ext 107.
7-8pm Open to the public (no RSVP needed). Free admission.
Artists: Mequitta Ahuja, Albert Chong, Serene Ford, Kip Fulbeck, Stuart Gaffney, Louie Gong, Jane Jin Kaisen, Lori Kay, Li-lan, Richard Lou, Samia Mirza, Chris Naka, Laurel Nakadate, Gina Osterloh, Adrienne Pao, Cristina Lei Rodriguez, Amanda Ross-Ho, Jenifer Wofford, Debra Yepa-Pappan.
Read more about the exhibition – http://www.warbabylovechild.com/exhibition/
Related Programs at the Wing Luke Museum:
Saturday, August 10, 1pm
Curator lecture with Laura Kina and Wei Ming Dariotis
Get an inside look at War Baby/Love Child with curators Laura Kina and Wei Ming Dariotis. Learn about their process in producing their multi-platform project (book, traveling exhibit, website, and blog) Book signing to follow. $10 General (includes gallery admission), $7 Members.
Saturday, August 17, 4pm
Book reading with Cathy J. Tashiro
Cathy J. Tashiro discusses her latest book Standing on Both Feet: Voices of Older Mixed Race Americans, which highlights the voices of older Americans of mixed race whose very existence broke the steadfast rules of the color line. Free.
Saturday, September 28, 2-5pm
MIX IT UP
This workshop for artists includes a Q&A session and reception with Maria Villafranca from the New York Foundation of the Arts. She will discuss strategies for sustaining your artistic practice, including an overview of opportunities available to artists in Washington and nationwide. Geared toward individual artist across disciplines at all stages in their careers. $10 General, $7 Members and students. To purchase tickets, call 206-623-5124.
Saturday, October 12
Film screening of The Woman, The Orphan and The Tiger by Jane Jin Kaisen
Saturday, October 26
Teacher workshop on how to talk about race
And more programs TBA!
Major funding for this exhibition was awarded through The National Endowment for the Arts Art Works Museums grant to DePaul University. The exhibition opened at DePaul University April 25 – June 30, 2013 and will be hosted at Wing Luke Museum in Seattle August 9, 2013 – January 19, 2014.
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