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Kawamura Arts and Cultural Foundation, "Socially Engaged Art Support Grant"


Open Call for Socially Engaged Art Support Grant FY2017

APPLICATION PERIOD:
FROM: JULY 31th (Monday), 2017
DEADLINE: OCTOBER 22th (Sunday), 2017 *18:00pm Japan Time

SELECTION COMMITTEE:
Yuji Akimoto (Director of The University Art Museum, Tokyo University of the Arts)
Yasuyo Kudo (Administrative Director, ART & SOCIETY RESEACH CENTER)
Kenji Kubota (Independent Curator)
Tadasu Takamine (Artist / Associate Professor of Akita University of Art)
Yoshitaka Mori (Professor of Tokyo University of the Arts, Graduate School of Global Arts)

URL:http://www.kacf.jp/?lang=en


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Future Bodies of Asia


Future Bodies of Asia

Venue: Salon Saigon, Ho Chi Minh
Period:August 25, 2017 - September 10

Artists: Atsuhiro Ito, Fuyuki Yamakawa, Le Hoang Bich Phuong, Off-Nibroll, Xuân Hạ
Curator: Kenji Kubota

URL:http://san-art.org/exhibition/future-bodies-of-asia/


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2017 Asian Art Biennale - Negotiating the Future


Asian Art Biennale

Period: September 30, 2017 - February 25, 2018
Venue: The National Taiwan Museum of Fine Art
Artists:
Lawrence ABU HAMADAN, Reza AFISINA, Tarek AL-GHOUSSEIN, Leonardiansyah ALLENDA, Mounira AL SOLH,
Lara BALADI, Yason BANAL, Wafaa BILAL, CHEN I-Chun + LUO He-Lin, Chim↑Pom, Finger Pointing Worker,
Yang Ah HAM, Shuruq HARB, Samah, HIJAWI and Toleen TOUQ, HSU Che-Yu,
Index of the Disappeared (Chitra GANESH + Mariam GHANI), Jatiwangi art Factory, Bouchra KHALILI, Meiro KOIZUMI,
Tayeba Begum, LIPI, LIU Ho Jang, LO Yi Chun, mixrice, Pangrok Sulap, Kelvin Kyung Kun PARK,
Piyarat PIYAPONGWIWAT, Hrair SARKISSIAN, Serrum, Praneet SOI, Kota TAKEUCHI, Kawita VATANAJYANKUR,
WANG Wen-Chih, Sampson WONG & Chi Fai LAM, Yangjiang Group, Nevet YITZHAK, ZHOU Tao
Curators:Wassan AL-KHUDHAIRI (Iraq), Ade Darmawan (Indonesia), LIN Hsiao-Yu (Taiwan) and Kenji Kubota

URL:http://www.asianartbiennial.org/2017/index-e.html


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Koganecho Bazaar 2017 - Double Façade: Multiple ways to encounter the Other

Dates:
[vol.1]August 4 (Fri) – September 13 (Wed), 2017
[vol.2]September 15 (Fri) – November 5 (Sun), 2017
Closed: 2nd and 4th Thursdays

Director, Koganecho Bazaar:Shingo Yamano
Guest Curator, Koganecho Bazaar 2017:Kenji Kubota
Organized by:
NPO Koganecho Area Management Center
The Hatsunecho-Koganecho and Hinodecho Environment Cleanup Initiative Committee

URL:http://koganecho.net/koganecho-bazaar-2017/


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Yokohama Triennale 2017 "Islands, Constellations and Galapagos"

Dates: August 4-November 5, 2017
Closed: Aug. 10, 24/ Sep. 14, 28/ Oct. 12, 26
Venues: Yokohama Museum of Art
Yokohama Red Brick Warehouse No.1
Yokohama Port Opening Memorial Hall (Basement)
and others.
Open: 10:00 - 18:00
Open until 20:30 on Oct. 27, 28, 29 / Nov. 2, 3, 4
*Admission until 30 minutes before closing time

※"Don’t Follow the Wind" will participate in Yokohama Triennale 2017

URL:http://www.yokohamatriennale.jp/2017/


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"Universal Nature - Rediscovery of Kalevala by 6 Contemporary Japanese Artists"


"Universal Nature - Rediscovery of Kalevala by 6 Contemporary Japanese Artists"
This exhibition will tour to Finland in 2018

Period: August 6, 2017 - August 27
Venue: SEZON ART GALLERY
Organizer: The Kalevala Society, The Finnish Institute in Japan

Artists: Yusuke Asai, Shiriagari Kotobuki, Yuji Ohta, Ayumi Tanaka, Tomoko Konoike and Hideki Iinuma
Curator: Kenji Kubota

URL:http://www.finstitute.jp/taiteilijoiden-kalevala-japanissa/?lang=en/2017/


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INTERVIEW: KENJI KUBOTA, Co Curator / Don’t Follow the Wind


INTERVIEW:

KENJI KUBOTA, Co Curator
Don’t Follow the Wind / Perpetual uncertainty

URL:https://vimeo.com/189627920