Entries by James Jack

“Sea Birth: Part One” in Nagano

Tenku: Museum in the Sky Tomi City, Nagano 30 September – 29 October 2017 10:00-17:00 Ikoi no Ie (closed on Mondays except holidays)   James Jack. Sea Birth: part one. 2017, Installation view. Photo by Haruka Iharada James Jack. Sea Birth: part one. 2017, Installation view. James Jack. Sea Birth: part one. 2017. Installation view of digital video. […]

“Place: A Point of View” Exhibition

  PLACE: A POINT OF VIEW   DATE September 8 – October 22, 2017   ARTISTS Karni Dorell, Hannah Israel, Toine Horvers, James Jack, Katherine Jackson, Meridith McNeal, Alicia Wargo, Gosia Wlodarczak     ABOUT THE EXHIBITION The third installment in the “Focus on the Flatfiles” series, featuring rotating selections from the Kentler Flatfiles on […]

Molokai Arts Center Artist in Residence

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 estate […]

“Listening to the Earth” Artist Workshop

Creating, Sharing and Tasting Art Art x Farming Summer Camp   Artists Mali Wu, “What is Taste?” James Jack, “Let’s Listen to the Earth” Toru Koyamada, “Exchange by the Campfire”   Dates August 31- September 2   Summer Workshops in inner Yame, Fukuoka   Planning 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。 […]

“Stories from Layers of Earth” Artist workshop

“Stories from Earth” Artist workshop   Date 19 August 2017 Artist James Jack Organizer Hiroko Shimizu   Mishima Groundwork Mishima, Shizuoka, Japan https://www.guidoor.jp/city/mishima/ 「マイストーリー地層」 2017年8月19日(土) 富士山や「水の都・三島」の水辺自然の豊かさを知り、作品をつくるアート・ワークショップ アーティスト ジェームス・ジャック オーガナイザー 清水 裕子 NPO法人 グラウンドワーク三島 会場 三島市民活動センター 静岡県三島市芝本町 6-2 https://www.guidoor.jp/city/mishima/

“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” Talk

Lecture: Socially Engaged Art in Asia 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 Japan; […]

“WDA: Dirt Restaurant” at Ichihara Art x Mix

Dirt Restaurant  WORLD DIRT ASSOCIATION James Jack Shotaro Yoshino Yoshitaka Nanjo World Dirt Association collected dirt samples along with stories from ten sites. For Ichihara, a “tasting room” as well as a “kitchen” provides two unique experiences. The shape, color, fragrance and taste (based on smell) is linked with stories in the kitchen to create […]