Video and Before: Five Japanese Pioneers
In conjunction with the exhibition For a New World to Come:
Experiments in Japanese Art and Photography 1968-1979
Featuring works by Takahiro Iimura, Toshio Matsumoto, Ko Nakajima, Katsuhiro Yamaguchi, and Fujiko Nakaya, this screening explores the wide-ranging interests in filmic expression, technology, and themes found in videos by the first generation of Japanese artists to embrace the medium. Organized by Ann Adachi, executive director, Collaborative Cataloguing Japan, and others. For a detailed list of videos to be screened, visit http://www.collabjapan.org/
Organized by Collaborative Cataloguing Japan and co-sponsored by NYU’s Asian/Pacific/American Institute; Departments of Art History and East Asian Studies; Moving Image Archiving & Preservation Program and Asian Film & Media Initiative, both Department of Cinema Studies; and Grey Art Gallery.