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2015 GAX Colloquium: Transpacific Art Circulations / Islands

2015 GAX Colloquium: Transpacific Art Circulations / Islands

Tuesday, July 7, 1:00 PM5:00 PM

Presented by the University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa Department of Art and Art History and Art Gallery and Museum Studies Graduate Certificate Program in collaboration with the Asian/Pacific American Institute at NYU as an initiative of the 2015 Global Asia/Pacific Art Exchange (GAX)

The colloquium will be discussing Transpacific circulations of art and practice, drawing on presentations by artists engaging in transpacific and transnational diasporic practice, curators involved in framings of the Asia/Pacific within the global and scholars involved in research and discourse building within the field. The colloquium is free and open to the public and hopes to create discussion on existing nodes of art historical discourse and how Transpacific framings allow for possible expanded ways of exploring work and practice.

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1:00PM
Welcome:
Rod Bengston, Director, The Art Gallery at University of Hawai‘i
Introductory Remarks:
Alexandra Chang, NYU Asian/Pacific/American Institute / Margo Machida, University of Connecticut, Storrs

1:15-2:55PM
Panel 1: Transpacific Circulations

Eating in Public (Gaye Chan and Nandita Sharma), Honolulu
Yuki Kihara, Interdisciplinary Artist, Samoa and New Zealand
Trisha Lagaso Goldberg, Independent Curator and Commissions Project Manager, Hawai‘i State Foundation on Arts and Cultures
John Tain, Curator, Getty Research Institute
Fumio Nanjo, Director, Mori Art Museum

Discussants:

David Goldberg, Art and Cultural Critic, Lead Developer and Project Coordinator for the UH Mānoa Digital Arts and Humanities Initiative
Tom Looser, East Asian Studies, New York University
Moderator: Karen Kosasa, Museum Studies, University of Hawai‘i

2:55-4:25PM
Panel 2: Island Modernism and Global Flows

Introduction and panel moderator: Mark Johnson, Professor and Gallery Director, San Francisco State University
Jay Jensen, Curator of Contemporary Art, Honolulu Museum of Art
Tom Wolf, Professor, Bard College
Discussant: Marcia Morse, Artist and Independent Art Critic and Curator

4:25-4:55PM
In Conversation: Satoru Abe and John Koga, Artists, Honolulu

4:55-5PM
Closing Remarks

Art and Art History Departments at University of Hawai‘i
The Art Gallery at University of Hawai‘i
Museum Studies Graduate Certificate Program at University of Hawai‘i

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Special thanks to the support of
NYU’s Office of the Provost Global Research Initiatives

 

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BINDING & LOOPING : TRANSFER OF PRESENCE IN CONTEMPORARY PACIFIC ART at University of Hawai’i, Manoa

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BINDING & LOOPING : TRANSFER OF PRESENCE IN CONTEMPORARY PACIFIC ART 
October 5 – December 5, 2014University of Hawai’i, Manoa
The Department of Art and Art History
Art Gallery

Binding and Looping: Transfer of Presence in Contemporary Pacific Artbrings together artists from Hawai‘i and the Pacific for whom fiber and concepts of binding are both a respected tradition and an inspiration for contemporary art. In their individual ways, these artists consider their indigenous binding and looping customs and at the same time incorporate different media to create new works in sculpture, printmaking, photography, painting, and video. The exhibition includes work by artists from Hawai‘i, Tonga, New Zealand, Cook Islands, Papua New Guinea, and Micronesia. Dr.Deborah Waite, professor of Pacific art history at the University of Hawai‘i at Manoa, is the curator. The artists include: Bernice AkamineMaile Andrade, Kaili Chun, Brett Graham, Patsy Herman, Angelina Jilak, Florence Jaukae, Noelle Kahanu, Cathy Kata, Maria Kenda, Kapulani Landgraf, Marques Marzan, Moana Nepia, Ani O’Neill, Su‘a Sulu‘ape Petelo Alaiva‘a, Lisa ReihanaFilipe Tohi, Maika‘i Tubbs, Michel TufferySheyne Tuffery, Christina Wirihana.

PUBLIC EVENTS (all events are free)

Bernice AkamineFriday, December 5

      time to be announced (Art Gallery)
      Closing Performance /

Moana NepiaEvents are subject to change without notice.

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