Entries by James Jack

“Whisper of History” live artist talk @NUS Museum

“Some things are too sacred for images, other things are waiting to be imagined.”   In Conversation with James Jack James Jack’s practice revolves around creating socially engaged art works. In this conversation, he traces his practice spanning works using dirt from the Cu Chi tunnels, to social activism in Okinawa, focusing on how soil […]

Water Talks III: James Jack virtual studio visit, Hawai‘i

Donkey Mill Art Center: Inundation Art and Climate Change Program (Hōlualoa, Hawai‘i Island)   Artist James Jack’s virtual studio visit reconnects him with his community of artists, friends and community members with whom he collaborated with on his digital work, Sea Birth three, featured in INUNDATION: art and climate change in the pacific. Together, conversations […]

Digital artist in residence, Oak Springs Garden 2020

James Jack James Jack is an artist and an assistant professor of Art Practice at Yale-NUS College in Singapore, who is “concerned with rejuvenating stories that exist in the world.” His work has been exhibited and published in Asia and the U.S. Learn more about him at www.jamesjack.org https://www.osgf.org/alumni/james-jack

“Art Linking Communities” Fujinomiya Biennale talk 28 Sept

Art Linking Communities Artist Talk FUJINOMIYA BIENNALE 2020 18:30- 20:00 28 September 2019 Ishibashi Historic House 3-chōme-23-3 Kanbara Shimizu-ku Shizuoka, Japan, 421-3203   For more Information http://fujinoyama-biennale.com     『コミュニティをつなげるアート』 日時 2019/9/28 18:30- 20:00   場所 旧五十嵐邸歯科医院 静岡県静岡市清水区蒲原3-23-3   『 コミュニティをつなげるアート、 ホノルルと小豆島での実践について』 今回のトークでは、 ジェームス氏のこれまでの活動や、各地で行っているの実践を手法を取り上げながら その活動の意義や目的、私たちの中にある”piko”について考える   詳細 Flyer: 2019fgak.pdf E-mail:contact@fujinoyama-biennale.com http://fujinoyama-biennale.com

“Resilient Island Stories” artist talk 14 July

RESILIENT ISLAND STORIES Date 16:00- 18:00 14 July, 2019 Arts Tropical 688-3 Kokuba, Naha-City, Okinawa, Japan   “DIRT IS NOT DIRTY” – Walter Ritte James Jack’s art projects place emphasis on social processes and question dominant political worldviews of power and ownership of land. For this talk, he will focus on Molokai Window (Honolulu Museum […]

Open drawing workshop in Okinawa July 2019

What Flows in Our Sea? Dates 14- 17 July 2019 A Participatory Drawing 参加型ドローイング Sakata studio #1F 1-4-4 Tsuboya Naha-shi, Okinawa 902-0065 Download flyer HERE   私達の海に何が流れているのか 会期 2019.7.14 – 7.17 A Participatory Drawing 参加型ドローイング 阪田清子スタジオ 〒902-0065 那覇市壺屋1-4-4 1F左 チラシのダウンロードはこちら            

“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/   […]

“Grounded Conversations” talk at NUS Museum

“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 NUS Museum presents this iteration of the Grounded Conversations series, which brings together Yeo Shih Yun and James Jack to mark the exhibition’s closing. Focusing […]