Mori Art Museum x University of Oxford International Symposium “Art in a Time of Catastrophe: What Are Artists and Art Organizations Doing?”
* Booked Out Japanese-English simultaneous interpretation available
Following the International Symposium “Art in a Time of Catastrophe: What Are Artists and Art Organizations Doing?” held at Mori Art Museum in December 2018 a conference will be presented at the Ruskin School of Art, University of Oxford.
Conference “Art in a Time of Catastrophe: Ecologies of Resistance”
February 21 [Thu] & 22 [Fri], 2019
Ruskin School of Art and Christ Church College, University of Oxford * See here for details
Featuring a wide ranging line-up of guest speakers, this symposium will consider art’s potential in confronting the issues arising from catastrophic situations. Following an opening keynote presentation by Anthony Gardner from University of Oxford, a panel of researchers and artists will reflect on the “power of art” for people in crisis situation. The following, second panel will focus on the 2011 Great East Japan Earthquake and examine the actions and responses of cultural institutions including art museums, as well as subsequent changes in the art world.
Date & Time
11:00-17:00, Saturday, December 15, 2018 (Doors open: 10:30) * Please download the timetable of Symposium. (PDF/486KB)
Anthony Gardner (Head of School at the Ruskin School of Art, University of Oxford), Sheba Chhachhi (Artist), Renzo Martens (Artist), Ced’art Tamasala (Artist / Vice President, CATPC), Yoneda Tomoko (Artist), Kuraya Mika (Chief Curator, Department of Programs Development, The National Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo), Takada Aya (Director, birdo flugas), Takehisa Yuu (Senior Curator, Contemporary Art Center, Art Tower Mito), Emilia Terracciano (Postdoctoral Fellow, Ruskin School of Art, University of Oxford), Jason Waite (Doctoral Candidate, Ruskin School of Art, University of Oxford)
Kondo Kenichi (Curator, Mori Art Museum)
Learning Project Committee
Arts Council Tokyo, Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands, The Great Britain Sasakawa Foundation, Mondriaan Fund
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2018.10.5 [Fri] - 11.16 [Fri]
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