Entries by James Jack

“Our Artists” at Kujira Gallery

“Artists over the Years” Kujira Gallery Date April 18-30 Venue 668-12 Takakura Fujisawa-city, Kanagawa Prefecture Artists James Jack, Shin Asakura, Kiyoko Ito, Hiromitsu Urabe, Noriko Kamata, Toshiro Samata, Michiko Shoji, Mieko Noguchi, Shoko Nakashima, Junko Hirose, Kayoko Miyayama, Hiroshi Watanabe, OJ [Shoko Tanaka made in occupied japan collection] More information http://www.shonanfujisawa.com/~kujira/   「くじら館ゆかりの作家Ⅰ展」(前期) 日時 4月18日(水)~30日(月・祝) 23日・24日(月・火曜日休廊) […]

“The Molokai Process” artist writing

After talking story with Uncle Mac Poepoe, artist James Jack touches the earth to make a drawing near the entrance to Molokai’s Mo‘omomi Preserve in 2017. Photo by Nadine Powell.   ….. Molokai Window was born in 2007 while I was living on O‘ahu. During that time I visited Molokai and was impressed by the […]

“Triangulation” Exhibition, Workshop & Book

Triangulation: Tokyo — Goto — Ho Chi Minh City   Exhibition, Conference and Workshop Date March 2018 Venue Exhibition Room, University Hall 2F Faculty of Music, Ueno Campus, Tokyo University of the Arts Participants Tokyo University of the Arts: Yoshitaka Mōri, Tomo Yamazaki, Sawako Ishii, Jeremy Woolsey, Tanja Sillman, Kazuya Yukimura, Yuka Ikawa and Chiho […]

“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 […]


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 […]