Entries by James Jack

“Eight Layers of Dirt” Installation

Eight Layers of Dirt James Jack 4 channel stereo sound installation Variable dimensions 2016 Dirt is a part of us. Just as our body is composed of cells, organs and systems—so too is the earth. This fragile earth supports our life, yet we often separate ourselves from it. Art provides one method for healing our […]

“Small Islands with Big Visions,” roundtable at Sunset House

Place Sunset House, Konoura, Shodo Island, Artwork No. 086 Date Monday, October 10th, 13:30-15:30 pm Participants Michelle Lim (Curator and Art Historian, Singapore/U.S.) Yoshitaka Mouri (Cultural Studies Scholar, Japan) James Jack (Artist, Japan) This special event will reflect on art as it engages with society on two small islands: Singapore and Shōdo. What can art […]

Stories of Khayaland Island Exhibit at Passages

Solo exhibition of walnut ink works on paper by James Jack Passages Bookshop, Portland, Oregon. August 5- September 17, 2016.   Pulau Khayalan is an island rumored to have disappeared from the Singapore Harbor at the beginning of the 19th century. Stories of Khayalan is a collective attempt to rediscover the island, based on the stories […]