Entries by James Jack

“Grounded Conversations” talk at NUS Museum 10 April 7pm

“Grounded Conversations” talk at NUS Museum Panel Discussion | Grounded Conversations with Yeo Shih Yun and James Jack Date Wednesday, 10 April 2019  7pm S T Lee Atrium, NUS Museum Held in conjunction with the exhibition Yeo Shih Yun: Diaries, Marking Time and Other Preoccupations, NUS Museum presents this iteration of the Grounded Conversations series, […]

“Identity XV” exhibit at NCA Tokyo 23 May – 29 June

  “Identity XV” exhibit at NCA Tokyo 23 May – 29 June Work selected for a group exhibit James Jack “Botanical Lessons in Idleness” Handmade walnut ink on paper Triptych (76 x 56 cm each) Identity XV Curated by Meruro Washida Date 23 May – 29 June nca | nichido contemporary art Web https://www.nca-g.com/en/   […]

James Jack on Searching for Rumours, Reimagining The Framework and Mapping Alternative Histories

Studio Interview with Artist James Jack by Object Lessons Space Online LINK James Jack is an artist who has created socially engaged works for the Setouchi International Art Festival, Busan Biennale Sea Art Festival, and Institute of Contemporary Art. His works have been exhibited at TMT Art Projects, TAMA Gallery, and Beppu-Wiarda Gallery. He was an […]

“Molokai Window” at Honolulu Museum of Art

MOLOKAI WINDOW Exhibition by James Jack Honolulu Museum of Art April 26-September 16, 2018 This installation focuses on land not as a commodity to be bought and sold, but on the visceral relationship between Molokai’s people and land. This three-year process has revealed that while the people of Molokai may have different priorities, they all […]

Artist Residency at Orford Musique Canada

While I was an artist in residence at the Orford Center in June-July 2018 I worked in response to the local site from an old cabin converted into a studio. It was small and had no conveniences such as internet, but the perfect size and atmosphere for painting. I started with ink works made directly […]

“Sea Birth” Screening in Okinawa

Sea Birth Screening Artwork by James Jack Part one of the work Sea Birth (2017) begins with the spirits of those who have died in the sea near the site of a shipwreck from the 19th century. Part two of Sea Birth (2018) delves into the militarized spaces of the sea in Okinawa today seen […]