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FILM: Silk Screen Asian American Film Festival / Pittsburgh, PA

09/15/2017 - 09/24/2017

Silk Screen Asian American Film Festival is an annual event showcasing films from India, Japan, China, Turkey, Lebanon, South Korea, Iraq, Philippines, and Iran. This year's lineup includes 3 Japanese films: Close-Knit directed by Naoko Ogigami (2017), Harmonium directed by Koji Fukada (2016), and Himeanole directed by Keisuke Yoshida (2016). This event is supported through the JFNY Grant for Arts and Culture.

The film festival takes place from September 15 to 24 at various venues in Pittsburgh, PA. For the complete lineup and schedule, please visit the festival's website.

[Image: Harmonium]

EXHIBITION: Ubiquitous: Enrico Isamu Ōyama / Manhattan, KS

08/15/2017 - 12/23/2017

Enrico Isamu Ōyama represents a contemporary generation with a distinctly global perspective. Child of an Italian father and a Japanese mother, Ōyama grew up in Tokyo, lived for extended periods in North Italy, and has been working in New York since 2011. Ubiquitous surveys how Ōyama channeled his interests in Tokyo and American street cultures, Western abstract art, and Japanese calligraphy to create Quick Turn Structure (QTS), his signature expression. This exhibition is supported through the JFNY Grant for Arts and Culture.

This exhibition takes place from August 15 through December 23, 2017 at the Marianna Kistler Beach Museum of Art, Kansas State University, 14th St & Anderson Ave., Manhattan, KS 66506.

[Image: Enrico Isamu Ōyama, FFIGURATI #89, detail, 2013-2014, acrylic-based aerosol, acrylic-based marker, latex paint, sumi ink on unstretched canvas, (H)2.11m x (W)5.67m, Collection of IAM Gallery, © Enrico Isamu Ōyama, Photo © Atelier Mole]

EXHIBITION: Yokohama Triennale 2017: Islands, Constellations & Galapagos / Yokohama, JAPAN

08/04/2017 - 11/05/2017

The Yokohama Triennale, one of the leading international exhibitions of contemporary art in Japan, will open its sixth edition on August 4, under the title "Islands, Constellations & Galapagos." This edition will examine the current state of the world through connectivity and isolation. Special cooperation is provided by The Japan Foundation.

The Triennale takes place at various venues throughout Yokohama, Japan from August 4 to November 5. For more information, please click here.

EXHIBITION: Takashi Murakami: The Octopus Eats Its Own Leg / Chicago, IL

06/06/2017 - 09/24/2017

Japanese artist Takashi Murakami may be best known for his commercial ventures, anime aesthetic, and post-apocalyptic characters. This major retrospective, which focuses on his paintings, shows how Murakami's art is rooted in traditions of Japanese painting and folklore, influenced by the Tokyo art scene of the 1980s and 1990s, as well as the threat of nuclear annihilation. This exhibition is supported under the Exhibitions Abroad Support Program.

The exhibition is on view from June 6 through September 24 at the Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, 220 E Chicago Avenue, Chicago IL 60611.

[Image: Takashi Murakami, And Then, And Then And Then And Then And Then (Red), 1996-1997. Courtesy Blum & Poe, Los Angeles/New York/Tokyo. ©1996-1997 Takashi Murakami/Kaikai Kiki Co., Ltd. All Rights Reserved. Photo: Norihiro Ueno.]

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