Past Kyoto Event: VOL 36

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VOL 36

September 04, 2019


Reminder that no reservations are necessary for this event! Just come directly to the venue. Drinks/food will be available until 7pm!

We are happy to announce a special edition of Pechakucha Night Kyoto in collaboration withe the International Council of Museums (ICOM) on Wednesday, September 4th, 2019. The event with feature four overseas speakers selected by ICOM, as well as three from Kyoto, presenting under the theme of “Communities and Museums”. As a social program within the ICOM General Conference, this is the only event open to the public. All presentations will be in English.
* Details will be updated in coming weeks

Pechakucha Night Kyoto Vol.36
Date: Wednesday, September 4, 2019
Time: 19:00-20:30 (Drinks/food:18:00-19:00)
Fee: 1,000 yen (includes food/drinks)
Venue: Kyoto Institute, Library and Archives (Rekisaikan), Kyoto Prefectural University

*** Please indicate if you wish to attend by August 26th! ***


18:00 - Drinks and snacks
19:00 - Pechakucha Night starts
20:30 - Event finishes


1 Michael Forero
Country*: Colombia
Displaying affection: Museo Q in Colombia

2 Dr. Njabulo Chipangura
Country*: Zimbabwe
The presentation will specifically look at how we at Mutare museum used an exhibition on diamond mining-the research, the design, and the production-to create a public forum for dialogue and engagement.

3. Anamaria Rojas-Múnera
Country*: Chile
Museums Networks: the missing link between museums and communities""

4. Stefanie Tham
Country*: Singapore
This presentation will focus on Our Tampines Gallery (OTG), Singapore's second community museum that opened in 2017.

5. Lauren Kellie Hadler-Yokoyama
- Independent Arts Manager, Head of Public Programs for Kyotographie International Photography Festival
The importance of visual literacy in art education and everyday life.

6. Shinya Maezaki
- Associate Professor, Kyoto Women’s University
How was Japanese culture invented and how is it represented to the West?

7. Eric Luong
- Associate Professor, Kyoto University of Art and Design
Translating Japanese art: challenges and differing approaches

No presenters have been added to this event.