Japanese Tattoo Live Demonstrations & Lectures

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Conference/Presentation

Mar 20148
1:00p.m.

Japanese American National Museum
100 North Central Avenue
Los Angeles, California, 90012
United States


Celebrate the opening of Perseverance: Japanese Tradition in a Modern World with live tattooing and lectures led by the artists featured in the exhibition.


LIVE TATTOO DEMONSTRATIONS
Featured artists from the exhibition will be tattooing live, up-close-and-personal, showcasing various forms of Japanese tattooing, including tebori , a traditional Japanese hand tattooing form.

Featuring:
Horitomo
Miyazo
Shige
Yokohama Horiken

LECTURES
Artists and contributors will talk about their work in the exhibition and the importance of the art of tattoo in their life.

Schedule:
•1:00pm: G.W. Kimura, Ph.D. (Cantab.) , President & Chief Executive Officer of Japanese American National Museum
•1:30pm: Kip Fulbeck , Perseverance Designer & Photographer
•2:00pm: Takahiro Horitaka Kitamura , Perseverance Curator
•2:30pm: Tattoo Model Unveiling , Takahiro Horitaka Kitamura and Kip Fulbeck
•3:00pm: Junko Junii Shimada
•3:30pm: Chris Horishiki Brand
•4:00pm: Jill Horiyuki Halpin
•4:30pm: Chaz Bojorquez


The event will conclude with a signing of the exhibition catalog with all artists. Check back for details on how to purchase your own catalog.

Regular admission is required for entry. Purchase admission at the front desk of the Museum on event day. No pre-payment accepted. Last entrance to the National Museum will be at 4:30pm.

Lectures will take place in the Tateuchi Democracy Forum in the National Center for the Preservation of Democracy (glass building across the Courtyard from main building). Admission required for entry. Seating will be on a first come, first served basis, until maximum capacity is reached. Seating is limited so arrive early!

In conjunction with the exhibition Perseverance: Japanese Tattoo Tradition in a Modern World

Updated event information, please check: http://www.janm.org/events/2014/03/#08

 

JANM . Última actualización Feb 25 2014 10:17 a.m.


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