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DISCUSSION: Art and Politics in Japan : The Legacy of the 1960s Saturday 28 May 2016, 5–7pm

  • Deptford X 9 Brookmill Road London, SE8 United Kingdom (map)

A Talk by Art Historian and Curator KuroDalaiJee (Kuroda Raiji)

Undercurrent of Anti-Modern Performance Art in 1960s Japan by KuroDalaiJee

Art historian and curator Kuroda Raiji is travelling to Deptford to introduce and discuss the legacy of the highly politicised and controversial performance art of Japan in the 1960s.

The discussion will be introduced and moderated by Adrian Favell, author of Before and After Superflat: A Short History of Japanese Contemporary Art since 1990 (Blue Kingfisher, 2012)

Organised by Eiko Honda, independent curator, overseas curatorial fellow of the Japanese Agency of Cultural Affairs, and Kaori Homma, Art Action UK.

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Image: Zero Jigen, Ritual at Hosei University, Tokyo, 1971
Courtesy of Kato Yoshihiro