Reception Celebrating 'In the Wake' Exhibition

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Rasen kaigan (Spiral Shore) 46 from the series Rasen kaigan (Spiral Shore), Shiga Lieko (Japanese, born in 1980), 2011, Photograph, chromogenic print, Courtesy Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Museum purchase with funds donated by Jerry Fielder and Daniel Campbell, 2015.2950, ©Lieko Shiga

Join Asia Society to celebrate its upcoming exhibition In the Wake: Japanese Photographers Respond to 3/11. Through photographs, the exhibition reflects on the powerful role of artists in the journey of recovery from cataclysmic events, as seen in these works stemming from Japan's 2011 earthquake, tsunami, and Fukushima nuclear disaster.

A conversation between Anne E. Havinga, the exhibition's co-curator, and Bridget Bray, Asia Society Texas Center's Nancy C. Allen Curator & Director of Exhibitions, will begin at 7:00 pm.

 

Schedule

6:30-8:30 pm | Reception with light bites (gallery will be open for guests to view In the Wake)
7:00 pm | Conversation with Anne E. Havinga

 

About Anne E. Havinga

Anne Havinga is the Estrellita and Yousuf Karsh Senior Curator of Photographs at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston (MFA). She oversees the Museum’s photography program including exhibitions, acquisitions, and related events. In her twenty-five years at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, she has organized a variety of exhibitions, from the early history of the medium to contemporary work. She has published on a range of topics. Anne organized In the Wake: Japanese Photographers Respond to 3/11 together with co-curators Anne Nishimura Morse (the MFA’s William and Helen Pounds Senior Curator of Japanese Art) and Tomoko Nagakura (MFA Research Fellow for Japanese Art). This exhibition has been one of the most fascinating projects of her career.

 

In the Wake: Japanese Photographers Respond to 3/11 is organized by the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston.

This exhibition is made possible at Asia Society through major support from Chinhui Juhn and Eddie Allen, Nancy C. Allen, Leslie and Brad Bucher, Nancy and Robert J. Carney, and the City of Houston through Houston Arts Alliance. Generous funding also provided by The Anchorage Foundation of Texas, The Clayton Fund, Ann Wales, and through contributions from the Friends of Exhibitions, a premier group of individuals and organizations committed to bringing exceptional visual art to Asia Society Texas Center.

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Event Details

Thu 29 Sep 2016
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
1370 Southmore Blvd Houston, TX 77004 713.496.9901
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