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Saury Fish Ball Hot Pot/Tokyo / Ozawa
April 27–28, 2007
The Getty Center, Los Angeles

Explore critical vanguard art practices in Japan from 1950 to 1975 with this weekend of films, performances, and a daylong conference, co-organized by the Getty Research Institute and PoNJA-GenKon (Post-1945 Japanese Art Discussion Group/Gendai Bijutsu Kondankai).

Film and Performances
Friday, April 27, 2007

2:00 p.m. Film Screening (Museum Lecture Hall)
Takahiko Iimura, Dada '62 (1962, 16mm transferred to DVD, 10 min.)
Jōnouchi Motoharu, Hi Red Center Shelter Plan (1964, 16mm, 21 min.)
Katō Yoshihiro, Inaba no shirousagi/White Hare of Inaba (1970, 16mm, 132 min.)
Zero Dimension, Excerpts from Baramon (1970, 16mm film transferred to DVD, 20 min.)

5:00–5:30 p.m. Outdoor Performance (Central Garden)
Ushio Shinohara, Boxing Painting (1961/2007)

An Evening of Works
Friday, April 27, 2007

7:30 p.m. An Evening of Works by Ichiyanagi, Kosugi, Ono, and Shiomi (Harold M. Williams Auditorium)

Saturday, April 28, 2007

9:30–9:50 a.m. Welcome and Opening Remarks
Glenn Phillips, Senior Project Specialist and Consulting Curator, Getty Research Institute
Reiko Tomii, Independent Scholar and Cofounder of PoNJA-GenKon, New York

9:50–10:50 a.m. Intermedia and Border Crossings (Part I)

APN (Asahi Picture News): Learning from the New Vision
Miwako Tezuka, Assistant Curator, Asia Society Museum

Imaginaries of the Modern: Photography in the Postwar Era
Charles Merewether, Senior Research Fellow, Center for Cross-Cultural Research, Australian National University, Australia, and Guest Curator of the Art, Anti-Art, Non-Art exhibition

From Space to Environment: The Origins and Development of Kankyō
Midori Yoshimoto, Assistant Professor of Art History and Gallery Director, New Jersey City University

11:10 a.m.–12:15 p.m. Intermedia and Border Crossings (Part II)

Idol to Globalization: Okamoto Tarō's Tower of the Sun, 1970
Bert Winther-Tamaki, Associate Professor, Department of Art History and the Visual Studies PhD program, University of California, Irvine

Discussion with Morning Panelists
Moderator: Alicia Volk, Assistant Professor of Japanese Art History, University of Maryland, College Park

1:30–2:30 p.m. Dialogue with an Artist

Ozawa Tsuyoshi, Artist, Tokyo
Interviewer: Miwon Kwon, Associate Professor of Art History, University of California, Los Angeles
Translators: Midori Yoshimoto and Mika Yoshitake

2:30–3:00 p.m. Comparative Dialogues in a Global Context

Connections and Resonance in 1960s Art: An Introduction to Comparative Dialogues in a Global Context
Reiko Tomii, Independent Scholar and Cofounder of PoNJA-GenKon, New York

3:00–3:45 p.m. Connections: Gutai Art Association and Allan Kaprow

Cartographies of Gutai
Ming Tiampo, Assistant Professor of Art History, Carleton University, Canada

Throwaway Architectures and Concrete Practices
Judith Rodenbeck, Noble Foundation Chair in Art and Cultural History, Sarah Lawrence College

4:15–5:00 p.m. Resonances: Zero Dimension and Carolee Schneemann

Antimodern Body of Zero Dimension
Kuroda Raiji, Chief Curator, Fukuoka Asian Art Museum, Japan

"The Living Beast of Their Flesh”: Carolee Schneemann's Multi-Sensual Body Art
Anette G. Kubitza, Independent Curator and Lecturer, California State University, Channel Islands

5:00–6:00 p.m. Plenary Discussion
Moderator: Thomas Rimer, Paul Terasaki Chair in Japanese-American Relations, University of California, Los Angeles