21 November 2016 at 14.00–18.00
Starr Cinema – Tate Modern
Tate Research Centre: Asia Visiting Fellows Eva Bentcheva and Yohko Watanabe present their research.
This seminar examines two international ‘contact points’ between artists in the twentieth century: the 1970 Tokyo Biennale and David Medalla’s performance practice in London and the Philippines.
Contact Points represents the culmination of Tate Research Centre: Asia’s Visiting Fellowship Programme in 2016; both Eva Bentcheva and Yohko Watanabe conducted their research as the Centre’s Visiting Fellows.
Panel One: A Stitch in Time? Situating David Medalla’s ‘Participation-Performance’ between British and Philippine Performance Art History
Chair: Eva Bentcheva
Panel Two: Tokyo Biennale 1970 as Contact Point
Chair: Yohko Watanabe
Speakers: Toshiaki Minemura and Susumu Koshimizu
Tate Research Centre: Asia has been established with generous support from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation
Price : £8
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