Feedback Talk Makiko Hara
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
555 Nelson Street
Vancouver, British Columbia
Makiko Hara is an independent curator and writer from Tokyo and was the co-founder of TOKYO ART SPEAK, an art-collective that organized monthly informal, bilingual, roundtable discussions (1993-2006). She served as project coordinator for the Yokohama Triennale (2001/ 2005) and the Echigo Tsumari Art Triennale (2003). From 2007 to 2013, she was the curator of Centre A — Vancouver International Centre for Contemporary Asian Art. Recent solo exhibitions include: Kyohei Sakaguchi, Koki Tanaka, Lida Abdul, Sharmila Samant, Louise Noguchi, Noriko Sunayama, Yoshihiro Suda, Masashi Ogura & Paul de Guzman, Garry Neil Kennedy & Cathy Busby, Lani Maestro, Howie Tsui, YOUNG HAE CHANG HEAVY INDUSTRIES, Nobuo Kubota and Li Yilin. Hara was recently appointed Guest Curator at Koganecho Bazaar 2014 and AIR Yonago 2014.
This series invites cultural and critical producers to present thoughts and ideas rooted in their own interests and practices, and invites audiences to join in the conversations that will explore relevant contemporary issues, theories, ideas and culture.