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Mori Art Museum x University of Oxford
International Symposium
“Art in a Time of Catastrophe: What Are Artists and Art Organizations Doing?”

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Japanese-English simultaneous interpretation available

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
Sheba Chhachhi
Renzo Martens
Ced’art Tamasala
(Photo: Thomas Nolf)
Yoneda Tomoko
Kuraya Mika
Takada Aya
Takehisa Yuu
Emilia Terracciano
Jason Waite
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
Arts Council Tokyo Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands The Great Britain Sasakawa Foundation Mondriaan Fund

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Booking Period
2018.10.5 [Fri] - 11.16 [Fri]
Academyhills (49F, Roppongi Hills Mori Tower)
150 (booking required)
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