July 29, 2010

Now and then people send Densho announcements of exhibitions, films, and books pertaining to our mission of preserving Japanese American history and educating the public about the World War II incarceration. If you’re in the Bay Area, you might want to visit this exhibition and associated programs at a Berkeley gallery:

An Exhibition by Four Japanese American Women Artists:
Reiko Fujii, Lucien Kubo, Shizue Seigel, Judy Shintani

Exhibition: August 17 – September 18, Mon. – Fri. 11 am – 5 pm, Sat. Noon – 5 pm Reception: August 21, Saturday, 6 – 9 pmFour Sansei women artists draw from personal, family and collective narratives to explore the complex legacies of the Japanese American experience through collage, assemblage, glass, found objects, painting, photography, image transfer, word, video, installation, and performance.

Arts and Consciousness Gallery
John F. Kennedy University

2956 San Pablo Avenue, Second Floor

Berkeley, California

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Artist Talk, Sat, Aug 21, 4 – 6 pm Seeking the Essence: Memory, Legacy
and Untold Stories With artists Judy Shintani, Shizue Seigel, Reiko Fujii

Artist Talk, Sun, Aug 28, 2 – 4 pm Intergenerational Legacies: The Meaning of Hybridity in an Evolving California by Shizue Seigel, artist and author of In Good Conscience: Supporting Japanese Americans During the Internment

Art Making Workshop, Sun, Aug 29, 1 – 4:30 pm Honoring Ancestors Through Art, Tell their stories through writing, painting, and collage. Facilitator: Judy Shintani, JFKU Arts & Consciousness Alumna. $25 RSVP: judyshintani@yahoo.com

Multi-Media Performance, Sat, Sept 18, 3 – 4:30 pm Grandmothers From Far Away Lands; The Egg House Wall; Stories about Internment Camp; The Farm and The Glass Kimono Performed by Reiko Fujii, Judy Shintani, Lisa Petrides. Artist Q&A following performance