Feb 24: Panel discussion about contemporary art in Japan, circa 1970

Panel discussion USC Hono-ha

“Voices of Mono-ha Artists: Contemporary Art in Japan, Circa 1970”

A Panel Discussion: Friday, February 24, 2012

Time: 1:30pm-3:30pm

Location: Doheny Memorial Library (Room 240), University of Southern California

Presented by University of Southern California Center for Japanese Religions and Culture in association with PoNJA-GenKon (a scholarly listserv for postwar Japanese art)

Organized in conjunction with the exhibition Requiem for the Sun: The Art of Mono-ha (February 24-April 15, 2012) at Blum & Poe (2727 South La Cienega Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90034) curated by Mika Yoshitake.

Made possible by support from the Japan Foundation, Los Angeles, the East Asian Studies Center (USC), and the Department of East Asian Languages and Cultures (USC)

The program consists of brief presentations by Mika Yoshitake (Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden) and Reiko Tomii (PoNJA-GenKon), followed by conversations with the Mono-ha artists (Sekine Nobuo, Koshimizu Susumu, Lee Ufan, Suga Kishio, and Haraguchi Noriyuki) moderated by Joan Kee (University of Michigan), Yoshitake, and Tomii, and a plenary discussion with Hollis Goodall (Los Angeles County Museum of Art).

This event is free and open to the public.

RSVP to: MailPonja@gmail.com

For further information, contact Kana Yoshida, Center for Japanese Religions and Culture, cjrc@dornsife.usc.edu.

Doheny Memorial Library is located in USC’s Park Campus, 1.8 miles south of the Los Angeles Convention Center.