'Divine Spark' Artist Talk With Kana Harada
HOUSTON, January 4, 2022 — Divine Spark artist Kana Harada provided a glimpse into her vibrant studio practice with an artist talk and demonstration showcasing the tools and techniques behind her intricate multimedia works. She was joined in conversation by moderator Bridget Bray, and the two explored how Harada finds inspiration for her art in the natural world, her use of unique materials and motifs, and how a sense of purpose has led to her recent work and exhibition at Asia Society Texas.
We have transcribed the conversation, which you can access or download below.
Please note that while the transcript has been reviewed for accuracy, it was originally produced by an automated service and may still contain small inaccuracies.
Divine Spark: Kana Harada is organized by the Crow Museum of Asian Art of The University of Texas at Dallas, with additional works organized by Asia Society Texas for the Houston presentation.
Exhibitions and their related programs at Asia Society Texas are presented by Nancy C. Allen, Chinhui Juhn and Eddie Allen, and Leslie and Brad Bucher. Major support comes from The Brown Foundation, Inc., Houston Endowment, and the City of Houston through Houston Arts Alliance. Generous funding also provided by The Anchorage Foundation of Texas, The Clayton Fund, Texas Commission on the Arts, National Endowment for the Arts, Wortham Foundation, Inc., Agnes Hsu-Tang, Ph.D. and Oscar L. Tang, and Ann Wales. United Airlines is our official airline partner. Funding is also provided through contributions from the Exhibitions Patron Circle, a dedicated group of individuals and organizations committed to bringing exceptional visual art to Asia Society Texas.
Nancy C. Allen
Leslie and Brad Bucher
Chinhui Juhn and Edward Allen
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