Discover Nikkei's Community Collage @ the Imagined Futures Conference on Sat, May 2, 2009

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May 20092
1:00p.m. - 5:00p.m.

Japanese American National Museum
369 East First Street
Los Angeles, California, 90012
United States

Discover Nikkei will present a special activity as part of the Imagined Futures Conference presented by the Aratani Endowed Chair, UCLA, and the Japanese American National Museum.

Discover Nikkei Community Collage
Saturday, May 2, 2009
1 - 5 pm

FREE WITH PRE-REGISTRATION!

Imagined Futures is a one day conference for up and coming Asian Pacific American artists featuring keynote addresses by Eric Nakamura of Giant Robot and actor George Takei, followed by 2-hour workshops where participants will learn from established artists. The workshops will be followed by closing remarks and a light reception.

This event is FREE, but you must pre-register at: https://spreadsheets.google.com/viewform?key=pzur_NdcxS82vTfdRgY06UQ&hl;=en&pli;=1

Japanese American National Museum
369 East First St
Los Angeles, CA 90012

DISCOVER NIKKEI COMMUNITY COLLAGE

Share a picture, story, or item and find your own connection within our community.

Participants will create a community collage by posting their drawings, text, or items (plastic bags will be available to place items into) around themes of "Community" and "Culture".

Participants will create a community collage by posting their drawings, text, or items (plastic bags will be available to place items into) around themes of "Community" and "Identity".

This collage will be created and only exist between 4-5pm. The project will be documented and used to create a Nikkei Album collection. Afterwards, it will be dismantled. Posted items will not be returned.

Check out photos from our first Community Collage in the Nikkei Album: Discover Nikkei Community Collage - March 2009

CONFERENCE PROGRAM

1-2pm Welcome
Special Opening Performance by UCLA's NSU Modern
Opening Remarks by Prof. Lane Hirabayashi, Koji Sakai, and Emily Morishima

Keynote Speakers:

Eric Nakamura of Giant Robot
George Takei, Actor

2-4pm Workshops:
• Filmmaking with director/writer/producer Quentin Lee
• Anime/Comics with Jeff Yang and Parry Shen, Editors of Secret Identities:the Asian American Superhero Anthology
• Blogs/New Media with Phil Yu of Angry Asian Man
• Spoken Word/Hip Hop with LA hip-hop sensation Shin-B
• Fiction with award winning writer, Naomi Hirahara
• The Art and Business of Clothes with Ryan Suda of Blacklava

4-5pm Closing Light Reception

For details on the workshops, go here:
http://www.facebook.com/group.php?gid=44840209217

Space is limited and the workshops are filling fast, so sign up now!

 

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