KOGANECHO BAZAAR2014 | Symposium on Contemporary Art, History and Current Issues in Asia

JP / EN / CH / KR

Special LectureAsian Bits


This session brings together professionals from fields of art, economy, history and urban planning. The panel will discuss histories of international relationships in Asia and its implication to the current and future society of the region.

Dates:August 3(Sun)14:00〜18:00
Venue:Camellia Hall, Yokohama City University
Admission free|Consecutive interpretation (Japanese and English)
※This program is granted by the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology, Japan.


Antariksa (Researcher, KUNCI Cultural Studies Center)
Antariksa is researcher and co-founder of KUNCI Cultural Studies Center. He has a wide experience researching about Indonesian art and culture, contributing for a number of publications, and participating in international projects, including DOCUMENTA. In 2005, he published the book Tuan Tanah Kawin Muda: Hubungan Seni Rupa-LEKRA 1950-1965 (The Linkage Between the Art and Institute of People's Culture in Indonesia 1950-1965). He is now working on his new book about Indonesian art during Japanese occupation in 1940‘s Indonesia.
Nobuharu Suzuki (Professor, Yokohama City University)
Trained as urban planner at the Department of Urban Engineering, University of Tokyo, where he got MA and Dr. of Engineering, Nobuharu Suzuki has been teaching urban design at University of Tokyo (1995-2000), Kanto Gakuin University (2000-2006) and Yokohama City University (2006-). He is involved in various projects in urban design and conservation planning of historical environment including historical buildings and industrial heritage.
Masato Karashima (Research Fellow, Institute for Advanced Social Research, Kwansei Gakuin University)
Dr. Karashima writes on modern Japan and Southeast Asia, twentieth-century international history, and intellectual sociology. At Kwansei Gakuin and Osaka University he teaches undergraduates and graduate students in Sociology and Humanities Departments. He received his BA and MA from Hitotsubashi and his PhD from the Australian National University.
Xijing Men (Tsuyoshi Ozawa, Shaoxiong Chen, Gimhongsok)
Tsuyoshi Ozawa, Shaoxiong Chen, Gimhongsok. Born 1965: born 1962; born 1964. Works in Saitama, works in Beijing, works in Seoul. Xijing Men is a project-based collaborative team composed of three artists: Tsuyoshi Ozawa, Shaoxiong Chen and Gimhongsok. Since 2007, they have been working together to convey the story of Xijing, a fictional city somewhere in Asia, ever a series of five project.
Moderator: Makiko Hara (Guest curator, Koganecho Bazaar2014)
Makiko Hara was born in Tokyo. She is currently based in Vancouver, Canada. From 2007-2013, Hara was the curator of Centre A- Vancouver International Centre for Contemporary Asian Art.She curates and co-curates numerous exhibitions and projects by regional, national and international artists. In January 2014, she was appointed to a guest curator of Koganecho Bazaar 2014.


August 3 |
Camellia Hall, Yokohama City University (Kanazawa Hakkei Campus) /
22-2 Seto, Kanazawa-ku, Yokohama 236-0027

5 minutes walk from Kanazawa-Hakkei station (on the Keihin rail line)
10 minutes walk from Kanazawa-Hakkei station (on the Seaside rail line)