思考回路 • Shikoukairo II July 2020
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Kiyomi Negi and Kioto Aoki trace the development of the Chicago Obihiro Exchange Project from 2018 to 2020, while also discussing their roles as artists and curators for each iteration.
Join Jennifer Chen-su Huang, Hua Xi Zi, Taro Takizawa, Kiyomi Negi and Kioto Aoki for a discussion around their identities as artists, as Asian artists, and as Asians living and working in the US – and how 思考回路 • Shikoukairo II recontextualizes this complex relationship between the personal integrity and social responsibility.
A special livestream concert event featuring 2019 Chicago Obihiro Exchange Project artist Hiroshi Mehata and Chicago musicians Tatsu Aoki, Rami Atassi, Charles Rumback and Terry Tiger Tanaka as they form a new quartet, Bass Dreams -B. Hiroshi will be joining from Tokyo, Japan for a solo electronics set while the quartet formed especially for this evening will be streaming from Elastic Arts.
New York-based artist Taro Takizawa discusses his work for 思考回路 • Shikoukairo II and his broader practice as printmaker and designer.
Chicago-based artist Jennifer Chen-su Huang discusses her work for 思考回路 • Shikoukairo II and her broader textile practice.
Chicago-based artist Hua Xi Zi discusses her work for 思考回路 • Shikoukairo II and her broader film and installation practice.
2019 Chicago Obihiro Exchange artist Daisaku Ueno joins from Hokkaido, Japan to share his practice as sculptor and ceramicist, including his most recent projects.
Chicago-based artist Kiyomi Negi discusses her work for 思考回路 • Shikoukairo II and her broader practice as illustrator and designer, sharing with us her early influences and recent projects.
Join 2019 Shikoukairo guest artist Mitsu Salmon as she discusses her artistic practice based on family history, colonialism and botany. She also presents a work-in-progress performance based on her exploration of orchids.