Collectively Speaking: Art and the Culture of DiY in Japan
Join a half-day symposium exploring the influence of DiY spirit in a variety of art forms and practices in contemporary Japan. Where authorities fail to cultivate creativity, the philosophy of DiY fills that void in leadership. Keynote by architect Shigeru Ban. Speakers include: Reiko Tomii, PoNJA-GenKon co-founder and independent scholar; Yoshitaka M??ri, Tokyo University of The Arts, and Thomas Looser, New York University.
The symposium is organized by Asia Society in association with PoNJA-GenKon (Post-1945 Japanese Art Discussion Group), a global online network of over 150 specialists and students, working in the field of contemporary Japanese art.
This program is part of the Citi Series on Asian Arts and Culture.