Decoding Curatorship — Evolutions of Contemporary Art in Japan — Hong Kong — 18-19 MAR 2017
Hong Kong Arts Centre, 2 Harbour Road, Wan Chai
Hong Kong Art School (a division of Hong Kong Arts Centre) is delighted to present its new Lecture Series on Curatorship, “Decoding Curatorship — Evolutions of Contemporary Art in Japan”, in partnership with the Tokyo-based Arts Initiative Tokyo/Making Art Different School of Contemporary Art. The artistic and curatorial developments in Japan over the recent decades have been considered groundbreaking in many aspects. This series notably unveils a spectrum of key issues including identities, disasters, and regenerations in the contemporary art of Japan, focus will be given to the Japanese curation from post-war period till today, the artistic responses to catastrophic phenomena especially the post-311 sensation in Japan, and the art festivals flourishing in the rural parts of Japan, such as the “Setouchi Triennale” and the “Echigo-Tsumari Art Triennale”.