Tuesday, July 26, 2011

Portland - Hapa and Critical Mixed Race Studies art panel

Kip Fulbeck Part Asian: 100% Hapa
August 4, 2011: Panel by Hapa and Critical Mixed Race Studies scholars and artists Emily Momohara, Laura Kina, and Dmae Roberts. This talk will showcase their work as the artists talk about how they address hapa identity through art. Emily Momohara is currently an Assistant Professor of Art at the Art Academy of Cincinnati where she heads the photography major. Dmae Roberts is a two-time Peabody award-winning independent radio artist and writer who has written and produced more than 400 audio art pieces and documentaries for NPR and PRI programs. Laura Kina is Associate Professor of Art, Media, and Design; Global Asian Studies affiliated faculty member; and a distinguished Vincent de Paul Professor at DePaul University in Chicago, where she has also been involved in the emerging field of critical mixed race studies. This panel will be moderated by Tim DuRoche, Director of Programs for the World Affairs Council of Oregon

Held in conjunction with Kip Fulbeck's exhibition Part Asian: 100% Hapa at the Oregon Nikkei Endowment's Legacy Center.
University of Oregon in Portland
August 4, 2011 5:00-6:30pm

White Stag Block Room #142/144 (in the Old Town Historic Chinatown District)
70 NW Couch Street
Portland, OR 97209
For more information contact Nicole Nathan at 503-224-1458

Laura Kina
Hapa Soap Opera #5 (Joey Nakayama, Robert Karimi, Jef French)

Oil on canvas
72” x 48”
View the complete series

Emily Hanako Momohara's new solo show, Islands, also opens this month in Ohio. Check it out in person or online:
Island 4, 2011 Emily Hanako Momohara 
Emily Hanako Momohara: ISLANDS
Reception: Friday August 12, 6-9pm
Exhibition: August 12 – September 17, 2011
PAC Gallery, 2540 Woodburn Avenue, Cincinnati OH


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