My Favorites—Index of a Certain Collection: Selections from the MoMAK Collection
   Lecture Series



The National Museum of Modern Art, Kyoto will be presenting a series of lectures in connection with My Favorites—Index of a Certain Collection: Selections from the MoMAK Collection.


DateLecturer
March 22 (Mon./hol.) 2:00–4:00PMKrzysztof Wodiczko (exhibiting artist)details
March 24 (Wed.) 6:00–7:30PMDominique Gonzalez-Foerster (exhibiting artist)details
April 2 (Fri.) 6:00–7:30PMMiwa Yanagi (exhibiting artist)details
April 3 (Sat.) 2:00–3:30PMNobuo Toshioka (donor of the “Toshioka Bill Art Collection”)details
May 5 (Wed./hol.) 2:00–3:30PMEmiko Kasahara (exhibiting artist)details



Krzysztof Wodiczko  (exhibiting artist)
Artist Talk by Krzysztof Wodiczko
Flyer  PDF format (305 KB)
March 22 (Mon./holiday), 2010  2:00–4:00PM
Doshisha University: Imadegawa Campus (access map)  Room 1, Meitokukan (M1)
free admission
Organizers: International Research Center for Society and Art, Doshisha University; Department of Aesthetics, Doshisha University; The National Museum of Modern Art, Kyoto
in English with Japanese translation

contact: Department of Aesthetics, Doshisha University / Mr. Toshiya Echizen
http://www1.doshisha.ac.jp/~rc-soart/ (in Japanese only)

Born in Warsaw, 1943.  Polish representative at the 62nd Venice Biennale.  Currently the head of the Interrogative Design Group at Massachusets Institute of Technology.  Based in North America since 1977; began presenting public projections (video projections on public buildings) in the 1980s and is renowned as an artist with an enormous social impact.
translation based on the flyer for the lecture made by
the Department of Aesthetics, Doshisha University

Interrogative Design Group (Massachusets Institute of Technology)

Krzysztof Wodiczko (2005) If You See Something…
Krzysztof Wodiczko (2005) If You See Something…
video installation (4 projections)
coll. The National Museum of Modern Art, Kyoto
© Krzysztof Wodiczko


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Dominique Gonzalez-Foerster  (exhibiting artist)
March 24 (Wed.), 2010  6:00–7:30PM (numbered tickets distributed 5:00PM–)
The National Museum of Modern Art, Kyoto  1F lecture hall
free admission, maximum capacity 100
Organizer: The National Museum of Modern Art, Kyoto
in French with Japanese translation

Born in Strasbourg, 1965.  Recipient of the Marcel Duchamp Award, 2002.  Exhibiting artist, the 53rd International Art Exhibition, Venice Biennale (2009); Dokumenta XI (2002); the 1st Yokohama Triennale (2001); etc.  Artist residency at Villa Kujoyama (Kyoto), 1997.  Based in Paris and Rio de Janeiro.

dgf5 (Dominique Gonzalez-Foerster)
http://www.dgf5.com/

excerpted video clip of De Novo (included in this exhibition)
http://www.dgf5.com/cinema/t2/denovo

Dominique Gonzalez-Foerster (2009) De Novo
Dominique Gonzalez-Foerster (2009) De Novo
black-and-white video footage, 20 min.; video installation (1 projection)
coll. The National Museum of Modern Art, Kyoto
© Dominique Gonzalez-Foerster


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Miwa Yanagi  (exhibiting artist)
April 2 (Fri.), 2010  6:00–7:30PM (numbered tickets distributed 5:00PM–)
The National Museum of Modern Art, Kyoto  1F lecture hall
free admission, maximum capacity 100
Organizer: The National Museum of Modern Art, Kyoto
in Japanese only

Born in Kobe, 1967.  Graduated from Kyoto City University of Arts.  Japanese representative at the 53rd International Art Exhibition, Venice Biennale (2009).  “From the various images of women in contemporary society that are projected in her work, we are confronted with a number of issues that are concealed within our own lives such as gender, aging, life and death, and the relationship between the self and others” (introduction, Miwa Yanagi: Po-po Nyangnyang!, the National Museum of Art, Osaka, 2009).

Miwa YANAGI やなぎみわ
http://www.yanagimiwa.net/e/index.html

Introduction, Miwa Yanagi: Po-po Nyangnyang!
The National Museum of Art, Osaka, 2009 (source of quote above)

Miwa Yanagi (1997) Elevator Girl House 1F Miwa Yanagi (1997) Elevator Girl House 1F
Miwa Yanagi (1997) Elevator Girl House 1F
C-print/panels (2 parts)
coll. The National Museum of Modern Art, Kyoto
© Miwa Yanagi


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Nobuo Toshioka  (donor of the “Toshioka Bill Art Collection”)
April 3 (Sat.), 2010  2:00–3:30PM (numbered tickets distributed 1:00PM–)
The National Museum of Modern Art, Kyoto  1F lecture hall
free admission, maximum capacity 100
Organizer: The National Museum of Modern Art, Kyoto
in Japanese only

Born in Kochi, 1926.  Graduated from the Department of Chemistry/Molecular Science, Faculty of Science, Osaka University.  Research and development for the Santen Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd. from 1947 to his retirement in 1995.  Lives in Nagaokakyo, Kyoto Prefecture.  Past exhibitions of his collection include [The Toshioka Collection] (AD&A Gallery, Osaka, 1990); [The Fifth Season] (Gallery Maronie, Kyoto, 1996); Bill Art Exhibition (Gallery 16, Kyoto, 2004), [My Treasures! —Tribal Arts and Contemporary Art: The N.T. Collection—] (Galerie R, Kyoto, 2004), etc.

Kyoto University of Art and Design Geijutsu-kan
Quarterly Journal Raku, May 24, 2006, no. 37, pp. 6–7

Daybook by Teruo Ishihara: entry about Bill Art Exhibition
(Gallery 16, Kyoto, 2004) on March 2, 2004 in Japanese only
http://www.geocities.jp/manrayist/daybook2004-3.html

below: from the “Toshioka Bill Art Collection” (coll. The National Museum of Modern Art, Kyoto)

Genpei Akasegawa (1967) Japanese Zero Yen Notes      Joseph Beuys (1974) Notice to Guests
left: Genpei Akasegawa (1967) Japanese Zero Yen Notes
right: Joseph Beuys (1974) Notice to Guests


Yasumasa Morimura (1991) Portraits (Economy)  Yasumasa Morimura (1991) Portraits (Economy)
Yasumasa Morimura (1991) Portraits (Economy)

Shuzo Azuchi Gulliver (1997) S.A.G. Bank: One Eye  Shuzo Azuchi Gulliver (1997) S.A.G. Bank: Fifty Eyes
left: Shuzo Azuchi Gulliver (1997) S.A.G. Bank: One Eye
right: Shuzo Azuchi Gulliver (1997) S.A.G. Bank: Fifty Eyes


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Emiko Kasahara  (exhibiting artist)
May 5 (Wed./holiday), 2010  2:00–3:30PM (numbered tickets distributed 1:00PM–)
The National Museum of Modern Art, Kyoto  1F lecture hall
free admission, maximum capacity 100
Organizer: The National Museum of Modern Art, Kyoto
in Japanese only

Born in Tokyo, 1963.  Exhibiting artist, Visions of the Body: Fashion or Invisible Corset (The National Museum of Modern Art, Kyoto and the Museum of Contemporary Art, Tokyo, 1999), the 1st Yokohama Triennale (2001); the Sydney Biennale (2004); etc.  Lives in New York.

Edition Works: Emiko Kasahara (profile)
http://www.editionworks.jp/EW%20STATE-2/contents/artist/kasahara.prfl.eng.html

Department of Arts Policy and Management, Musashino Art University:
Emiko Kasahara (interview, profile, etc.)  in Japanese only
http://apm.musabi.ac.jp/imsc/cp/menu/artist/kasahara_emiko/intro.html

Emiko Kasahara (1998) MANUS-CURE
Emiko Kasahara (1998) MANUS-CURE
1050 shades of nail color on polyester film, paper; collage (30 sheets), framed
Published by Edition Works, Tokyo     Material supplied by Shiseido Co., Ltd.
coll. The National Museum of Modern Art, Kyoto
© Emiko Kasahara


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