Open Studios at the Joan Mitchell Center

On Wednesday, September 25, 2019, we had an evening dinner followed by an Open Studios at the Joan Mitchell Center. Welcoming locals to see what Fall Artists-in-Residence have been up to in their studios. The Artists-in-Residence are:Sean Gerard Clark, New Orleans (S.G.Clark Art)Marianne Desmarais, New OrleansYukiyo Kawano, Portland, ORAthena LaTocha, New York, NY and Peekskill, … Read more Open Studios at the Joan Mitchell Center

Announcing 2019 Joan Mitchell Center Artists-in-Residence

https://joanmitchellfoundation.org/blog/announcing-2019-awardees-for-artist-in-residence-program?fbclid=IwAR20OZk30cshpv7lEP69rLBTj8obrP4e1suV-_Ud_lhRjV5HwoH51bkeobU January 10, 2019 The Joan Mitchell Foundation is pleased to announce the 32 artists who have been awarded residencies at the Joan Mitchell Center in New Orleans for the coming year. All of the artists will be provided with private studio space at the Center, which sits on a two-acre campus in the historic … Read more Announcing 2019 Joan Mitchell Center Artists-in-Residence

Workshop: KONPAKU 魂魄– the River of Elsewhere

  A beautiful end-of the summer day, Saturday, Sept. 12, 2015 I 5:30 p.m., we gathered at Concordia University, NE Portland, OR., and opened the one-hour work-shop. My opening introduction stating “this workshop is a collaboration between a butoh dancer, Teresa Vanderkin and me, a visual artist, Yukiyo Kawano. Together, we investigate what exists beyond the visible.” Then Teresa … Read more Workshop: KONPAKU 魂魄– the River of Elsewhere

Seattle Asian Art Museum

On August 5th, 2015 (August 6th, Hiroshima time), Washington Physicians for Social Responsibility (WPSR) commemorated the 70th anniversary of the bombing of Hiroshima by having the 100% scale, second “Little Boy (folded)” installing on the steps of the Seattle Asian Art Museum. For this one-day outside installation, I attended to meet visitors, and talk about … Read more Seattle Asian Art Museum

Never Again

AUGUST 6 – SEPTEMBER 19 – Traveling Exhibit commemorating 70th anniversary of Hiroshima & Nagasaki Concordia University / George R. White Library Open to public during library hours / FREE Co-sponsored by Concordia University and The Wholistic Peace Institute The image below shows the calligraphy on the kimono silk which is forming the shape of … Read more Never Again

reflect on “Suspended Moment:Desperate Bid For Life”

In my reflecting the pre-show performance (Centennial Play – “Words That Burn”) with a Butoh dancer, Meshi Chavez, on Sep., 27th, 2014. One of the way I understood about that moment — the moment felt like a phantom; the sense of impossibility filled the space; We all have experienced a nihilistic desire; imagine our own death… … Read more reflect on “Suspended Moment:Desperate Bid For Life”

Suspended Moment: Desperate Bid For Life

Fat Man (folded) and Little Boy (folded) will be showing at Centennial Play – “Words That Burn” – Portland, OR/There will be a per-show performance —Suspended Moment:Desperate Bid For Life –with a Butoh dancer, Meshi Chavez, on Sep., 27th   Suspended Moment: Desperate Bid For Life —-FREE EVENTS BEFORE WORDS THAT BURN PERFORMANCE 7:00pm – 7:30pm (the performance space open 30 minutes … Read more Suspended Moment: Desperate Bid For Life