Entries by James Jack

“Sea-centric SEA” Artist lecture

「海を中心とするSEA*」 Sea-centric SEA This talk starts with the sea. In contrast to land-centric histories of nation-states that dominate discussion of socio-political sphere today, this artist talk will open perspectives from the Ocean. What views are made possible from the perspective of the sea made visible in socially engaged art works? The life of the sea […]

James Jack Exhibition reviews

Reviews of the solo exhibition by James Jack have recently been published in Canada and the show has been extended to September 30th.     (Only a selection of the articles appear here, for the full article contact the publishers )

THE UNSEEN SEA at UH Mānoa

THE UNSEEN SEA ARTISTIC PERSPECTIVES FROM OKINAWA AND JAPAN University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa iLab 22 February 2018 03:00 PM – 05:00 PM Part One: Artist Projects James JACK Toyomi HOSHINA Part Two: Discussion Jaimey HAMILTON FARIS Mary BABCOCK Guests: Toyomi Hoshina, Professor of Art, Tokyo University of the Arts Hoshina is known for his […]

Exhibition de(Tour) at CCA Singapore

Exhibition de(Tour) by artist James Jack CCA Singapore 9 February 2018 07:30 PM – 09:00 PM James Jack. Sea Birth: part two 2017 Installation view Ichihanari Art Project, Okinawa   Exploring the ways in which artistic practices reflect on social and ecological phenomena, James Jack will reference one of his curatorial projects, Play with Nature, […]

“Socially Engaged Art in Asia Pacific” symposium

Socially Engaged Art in Asia Pacific Fukuoka Asia Art Museum Ajibi Hall 8F 26 November 2017 14:00-17:00   Participants: “Between Memories & the Museum in Fukuoka” Nakao Tomomichi (Curator, Fukuoka Asia Art Museum) “The Third Avant-garde: ‘social climates’ in Indonesia and Timor-Leste” Leonor Veiga (Researcher, University of Leiden) “From the Hawaiian Renaissance to the Molokai Window” […]

“Sea Birth” artist talk event

2 December 2017 James Jack (Artist, Social Art Lab Kyushu University) Chiaki Katagiri (Curator, Okinawa Archaeological Culture Center) Haruka Iharada (Curator, Tokyo University of the Arts) James Jack. Sea Birth 2017, Digital video still Location: Taira Historic House Ikei Island, Uruma City, Okinawa Download talk flyer HERE Sea Birth 海・物語・記憶 12月2日(土) 16:00時〜 ジェームズ ジャック(九州大学ソーシャルアートラボ、アーティスト) 居原田 遥(東京藝術大学、キュレーター) 片桐干亜紀 (沖縄県埋蔵文化財センター、主任学芸員) […]

“In Praise of Shadows” Exhibit

In Praise of Shadows NTU Art Gallery in Singapore 27 October – January 2018 NEW: One of the top ten shows in Asia for 2017 article Here Review of the exhibit with beautiful photos on Artling Here A newly commissioned work by James Jack with over twenty local dirt samples from Singapore. James Jack Natura […]

“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 […]