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29 NOV 2015

SUNDAY SCHOOL #12 |Letter From Tokyo || 29 November 2015

Sunday School #12
Letter From Tokyo
Curated by Amanprit Sandhu

‘Letter From Tokyo’, was a one day exhibition that took place on 29 November, 2015.

Focusing on contemporary art and culture, the exhibition presented the work of artists, writers and activists re-imagining the commons, and examining the politics of public space in Tokyo and beyond.

The exhibition featured the work of artists Yoshinori Niwa and Tsubasa Kato. Highlighted the writing and work of the student activist organisation SEALDs; and presented a talk with Jason Waite, curator of Don’t Follow The Wind – an inaccessible exhibition inside the radioactive zone surrounding the Tepco-owned Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant.

Jason Waite is an independent curator focused on forms of practice toward forming agency across diverse fields such as art, society, politics and critical theory. He has co-curated Don’t Follow the Wind, The Real Thing?, Palais de Tokyo, Paris, Maintenance Required, The Kitchen, New York, and White Paper: The Law by Adelita Husni-Bey at Casco – Office for Art, Design and Theory, Utrecht where he was curator.

The exhibition and talk took place at A_SPACE.

 

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