Saturday, October 12, 2013

Oct 12th 2pm film screening of Jane Jin Kaisen's "The Woman, The Orphan and The Tiger" at the WING

TODAY!!! at the Wing Luke Museum in Seattle 719 S. King St:

• FILM SCREENING: The Woman, The Orphan and The Tiger | Saturday, October 12 @ 2pm

The Woman, The Orphan and the Tiger looks at violence against women and children in the context of international geopolitics. The film connects three generations of women in South Korea, from Japanese colonization through the Korean War and beyond. A still of this film is on display in War Baby/Love Child: Mixed Race Asian American Art, currently on display at The Wing. A panel discussion with a question and answer will follow with members of the Asian Adult Adoptees of WA.

Tickets: $10 general, $8 members includes access to self-view the exhibition galleries

Jane Jin Kaisen (b. 1980)
The Woman, the Orphan, and the Tiger, 2010
Single-channel video, DVCPRO 720p
75 min

By Jane Jin Kaisen in collaboration with Guston Sondin-Kung. Main contributors to the film: Grace M. Cho, Jane Jeong Trenka, Jennifer Kwon Dobbs, Maja Lee Langvad, Soni Kum, Tammy Chu, Nathalie-Mihee Lemoine, Nu Young Nim, Pak Chun Sung, Myung Ki Suk, Rachel, Isabel.

Image Courtesy of the artist

Jane Jin Kaisen is a visual artist born in South Korea and adopted to Denmark in 1980. She has an MFA from The Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts and the University of California Los Angeles and is a Whitney Museum of American Art Independent Study Program alumni. Working in a project-based manner within the mediums of film, performance, and writing, she creates multi-layered narratives that seek to renegotiate representations of memory, history, and transnational subjectivity. Kaisen has exhibited her works and screened her films in various contexts in the United States, Europe, Asia, and the Middle East. Beyond her individual artistic practice, she is part of the artist collective itinerant_sends_for_itinerant with Guston Sondin-Kung.

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