Contact Points | A Seminar Organised by Tate Research Centre: Asia

Contact Points

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
Speakers: TBC

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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Image: Susumu Koshimizu From Surface to Surface 1971, remade 1986, wood, 3000 x 8100 x 100 mm. Tate collection, purchased with funds provided by the Asia Pacific Acquisitions Committee 2008. © Susumu Koshimizu

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