Entries by James Jack

Molokai artist in residence July-August 2017

James Jack Molokai Window Honolulu Museum of Art 2018   This work begins with the land beneath us—the soil which sustains life from birth to death. Today this land is in crisis. From a human-centric view of the earth, it appears that we are in control of land—it is bought, sold and utilized as capital—real […]

Artist workshop at “Art x Farming School” August 2017

Creating, Sharing and Tasting Art Art x Farming Summer Camp   Artists Mali Wu James Jack Toru Koyamada Dates August 31- September 2   Summer Workshops in inner Yame, Fukuoka   Planned by Social Art Lab More info HERE   「奥八女芸農学校」 台湾、日本、アメリカのアーティストによるワークショップを体験し、そこから得られた知識をもとに企画を立案する実践型のプログラムを実施します。 ここではアートを、作品やプロジェクトの制作を通じて、地域の中で人やモノによる新しい出逢いを生み出す「仕掛け」と捉えます。 アーティスト ウー・マーリー ジェームズ・ジャック 小山田 徹 日時 8月31日(木)〜9月2日(土) アート・サマーキャンプ「つくる/かたる/あじわうアート」 会場 八女市黒木町笠原地区各所 詳しくはこちら

“Dirt Tasting” WDA workshop in Yame

Dirt Tasting Artist Workshop 29 May 2017 World Dirt Association This workshop will consist of a “tasting” of dirt sample. Together with the members of World Dirt Association, memories and stories related to dirt collection sites will be shared together. Come for a new experience of the earth. World Dirt Association James Jack Yoshitaka Nanjo […]

“Socially Engaged Art in Asia Pacific” June 25

Lecture: Socially Engaged Art in Asia Pacific The term “socially-engaged art” has been used in the West since the early 2000s, but there has been little examination of the extensive number of cases in which it has been employed in Asia Pacific. There have been dynamic relationships between art and social activism for decades in […]

“The Making of an Institution” exhibit CCA Singapore 11 February – 7 May 2017

James Jack. Khayalan Island from Pulau Balakan Mati (As seen by a seven-year old island resident). Digital Inkjet print, 2015 Khayalan Island is rumored to have disappeared from the Singapore harbor in the beginning of the nineteenth century when the British were establishing a post in Southeast Asia. This work has been made while searching for the island […]

“From Stone to Sand” exhibit in Fukuoka

From Stone to Sand   Artistic Director: James Jack Special Cooperation: Kozo Ota (Love FM)   February 4-12th, 2017 Enjoy Art Space Daimyo This participatory exhibit fills the gallery with stones that change each day of the exhibit according to different patterns of “flow”. These patterns are derived from two different places: Yame and Fukuoka. […]

“Gen Gen Ten” in Iwaki, Fukushima

  Exhibition Gen Gen Ten October 22 – November 13 New works on paper featuring 88 samples of dirt on paper gathered over the past year by James Jack included in this unique exhibition. Iwaki Alios Center 1F & Moritakaya Art Center 1F Iwaki City, Fukushima, Japan   展覧会 「玄玄天」 いわきまちなかアートフェスティバル 10月22日ー11月13日 Iwaki Window (試作) […]