April 20, 2015 - Kyoto International Festival of Contemporary Culture - Further programming
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April 20, 2015

Further programming

Koki Tanaka, Provisional Studies: Workshop #1 “1946–52 Occupation Era, and 1970 Between Man and Matter,” 2015. Workshop held on December 6, 2014. Photo: Kahoru Tachi.

PARASOPHIA
Kyoto International Festival of Contemporary Culture 2015

March 7–May 10, 2015

www.parasophia.jp

Venues: Kyoto Municipal Museum of Art, The Museum of Kyoto, Kyoto Art Center, Horikawa Housing Complex (Kamichoja-machi Building), Kamo River Delta (Demachiyanagi), areas near the cross streets of Kawaramachi and Shiokoji Streets, Books Ogaki Karasuma Sanjo, Temporary wall in front of Kyoto BAL (until April 20)

Artistic Director: Shinji Kohmoto (former Chief Curator, The National Museum of Modern Art, Kyoto)
Presented by: Kyoto International Festival of Contemporary Culture Organizing Committee, Kyoto Association of Corporate Executives (Kyoto Keizai Doyukai), Kyoto Prefecture, Kyoto City
Supported by the Agency for Cultural Affairs Government of Japan in the fiscal 2014
                                                         
List of participating artists: 
Lisa Anne Auerbach, Nairy Baghramian, Cai Guo-Qiang, Joost Conijn, Stan Douglas, Harun Farocki, Simon Fujiwara, Dominique Gonzalez-Foerster, Hoefner/Sachs, Hedwig Houben, Yoshimasa Ishibashi, Brandt Junceau, Emiko Kasahara, William Kentridge, Ragnar Kjartansson, Keiko Kurachi & Satoru Takahashi, Louise Lawler, Ann Lislegaard, Tatsuo Majima, Ahmed Mater, Aernout Mik, Yasumasa Morimura, Susan Philipsz, Florian Pumhösl, Pipilotti Rist, Arin Rungjang, Aki Sasamoto, Allan Sekula, The Sekula Reader in Japan, Gustavo Speridião, Tadasu Takamine, Koki Tanaka, Ana Torfs, Rosemarie Trockel, Jean-Luc Vilmouth, Danh Vo, Hong-Kai Wang, Xu Tan, Miwa Yanagi, Alexander Zahlten

Events during the exhibition: OMORO Talk for the Arts at Kyoto University “Crossing Genres”
Lecture
April 24, 6–8pm
Venue: International Conference Hall Ⅰ, Kyoto University
Speakers: Juichi Yamagiwa (President, Kyoto University), Senzaburo Shigeyama (kyogen performer, Okura-ryu), and others languages: Japanese and English (with interpretation into Japanese)
Presented by Kyoto University

Koki Tanaka: Provisional Studies: Workshop #1 “1946–52 Occupation Era, and 1970 Between Man and Matter”
Roundtable discussion
April 25, 2–3:30pm
Four Months Later: Reflecting on Provisional Studies: Workshop #1
Parasophia invites participating artist Koki Tanaka and the high school students (at the time) who participated in the workshop for his work currently exhibited at Kyoto Municipal Museum of Art to engage in a roundtable discussion.

Radikal Dialogue (The Mystery of Human Evolution)
Talk
April 28, 2–4pm
Hideki Endo (Professor, Comparative Morphology and Dead Body Science, University Museum, University of Tokyo) Facilitator: Noboru Tsubaki (artist; Professor, Kyoto University of Art and Design; PAB member)

Miwa Yanagi’s Stage Trailer Project “Burlesque of The Wing of the Sun”
Performance
April 29, 7–8:30pm
Venue: Area in front of Kyoto Municipal Museum of Art
Producer: Miwa Yanagi
Costume design: Shinya Kushino
Performers: Kayo Mikami (Torifune Butoh Sha), mecav KOTOBUKI, ERIKA RELAX (pole dancer)
Music: Conguero Tres Hoofers (Yukihiro Atsumi, SARO, Hiderow Nishioka)
Presented by Miwa Yanagiʼs Stage Trailer Project

Keiko Kurachi & Satoru Takahashi: Case of A/Being Holiday Constitution
Performance
May 3, 3–4:30pm
Venue: Area in front of Kyoto Municipal Museum of Art
Performers: Shing02 and others

Miwa Yanagi’s Stage Trailer Project Kenji Nakagami Night
Performance
May 3, 6–9pm
Venue: Area in front of Kyoto Municipal Museum of Art
Performers: Seiko Ito, Kenichi Hasegawa, Hiroshi Funato, Hiromichi Hosoma, Manabu Yamada, and others

Artist talk by Lisa Anne Auerbach 
Lecture
May 8, 5–6:30pm
Venue: Parasophia Room / 80 seats available
Language: English (with consecutive interpretation into Japanese)

Cai Guo-Qiang “Children Da Vincis” Project
Workshops 
Every Saturday, Sunday, and holiday, 10am–4pm
“Whatʼs important isnʼt whether you can fly.” 
–Cai Guo-Qiang

Children will be invited to set their imaginations free and create objects using everyday materials that will be included in Cai Guo-Qiangʼs installation.
Venue: Main gallery, Kyoto Municipal Museum of Art
For ages 5 to 10; must be accompanied by guardian (adult participation is limited to observation only)

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