BEGIN:VCALENDAR VERSION:2.0 PRODID:-//PYVOBJECT//NONSGML Version 1//EN BEGIN:VEVENT UID:events.uid.4139@www.discovernikkei.org DTSTART:20130213T000000Z DTEND:20130510T000000Z DESCRIPTION:We celebrate&nbsp\;<strong>Roger Shimomura</strong>&lsquo\;s&nb sp\;<a title="Roger Shimomura (2012-2013)" href="http://www.nyu-apastudies .org/2012/roger-shimomura/">2012-13 residency</a>&nbsp\;with A/P/A Insitut e with a closing reception for&nbsp\;<em><a title="Current Exhibition" hre f="http://www.nyu-apastudies.org/2012/exhibits/current/">Prints of Pop (&a mp\; War)</a>\,&nbsp\;</em>A/P/A&rsquo\;s inaugural gallery exhibition.\n\ nAcclaimed for his poignant\, bright-colored prints and paintings\, award- winning artist&nbsp\;<strong>Roger Shimomura</strong>&rsquo\;s work challe nges constructions of the racialized &ldquo\;other&rdquo\; and calls atten tion to the power of material and pop culture to normalize whiteness. He w as born in Seattle\, Washington and spent two years of his early childhood in Minidoka (Idaho)\, one of ten concentration camps for Japanese America ns during World War II. He holds the title of Distinguished Professor of A rt Emeritus from the University of Kansas where he taught for 35 years. Hi s work is in the permanent collections of over 85 museums nationwide. SUMMARY:The A/P/A Institute at NYU Presents: Roger Shimomura's Prints of Po p (&amp\; War) URL:/en/events/2013/02/13/the-apa-institute-at-nyu-presents-roger-shimomu/ END:VEVENT END:VCALENDAR