Lecture past event

EXHIBITION TALK Contemporary Japanese Photography: The Next Generation

October 20, 2004
EXHIBITION TALK Contemporary Japanese Photography: The Next Generation

Michiko Kasahara, Curator at the Museum of Contemporary Art in Tokyo and a former curator at the Tokyo Museum of Photography, discusses the work of a number of leading photographers, especially women, in Japan today by looking at the cultural premonitions guiding current art production, the themes this new generation of artists explores and how they deal with the artistic heritage of the previous generation, including Shomei Tomatsu.

Held in conjunction with the exhibition Shomei Tomatsu: Skin of the Nation, on view at Japan Society through January 2, 2005.

Tickets: $10; Japan Society members & seniors, $8; students, $5.

  • October 20, 2004
  • 6:30 pm