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Art & Politics in Postwar Japan

May 26, 2016 - 00:00-May 27, 2016 - 00:00

The international conference Art & Politics in Postwar Japan will take place at the Department of Arts and Cultural Studies, University of Copenhagen, May 26-27, 2016.
 
The conference will focus on art and politics in Japan in the period 1945-1975 in order to provide a foundation for scholars and general audiences to gain insights into the artistic and political situation of Japan in the immediate postwar period. The conference includes three keynotes speakers, who are all experts in Japanese avant-garde art movements in the 1960s and 1970s, as well as an open call for papers, from which we will select seven additional presentations. Open call for papers will provide a chance for  scholars and artists to present their research and receive feedback from the invited keynote speakers as well as other participants.
 
 
 
(Tanaka Atsuko, Electric Dress, Second Gutai exhibition, Tokyo 1956)
Art & Politics in Postwar Japan

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Start:
May 26, 2016 - 00:00
End:
May 27, 2016 - 00:00