Symposium on “Japanese Art and Culture”
The Jim Thompson Art Center cordially invites you to join the symposium on “Japanese Art and Culture”, one of the educational programs of ‘Tomyam Pladib’,
the current exhibition at the Jim Thompson Art Center.
Date: Thursday, April 24th 2008
Time: 2:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Venue: The Ayara Hall at the Jim Thompson House Museum Compound
Speakers: Yuko Hasekawa, Mami Kataoka and Raiji Kuroda
The symposium on “Japanese Art and Culture” is a half-day seminar that will feature presentations by three renowned curators from Japan.
The three curators will present their insights on the role and the current movements in the Japanese contemporary art scene, namely its trends and the booming market. The three distinguished curators include: Yuko Hasekawa, Chief curator, Museum of Contemporary Art, Tokyo; Mami Kataoka, Senior Curator, Mori Art Museum, Tokyo and Hayward Gallery, London; and Raiji Kuroda, Chief Curator, Fukuoka Asian Art Museum, Fukuoka.
The program is partially funded by the Japan Foundation, Bangkok. (The Program will be presented in English with Thai simultaneous translation)
Please kindly note that the program is limited to 80 guests. Reservations can to be made in advance through Tel. 02 612 6741/
1:30 pm Registration
1:50 pm Opening speech by Mr. Takeji Yoshikawa,
Executive Director of the Southeast Asian Bureau,
Director General of Japan Foundation Bangkok
2:00-3:30 pm Symposium on “Japan Contemporary Art and Culture”
• Yuko Hasekawa, Chief curator,
Museum of Contemporary Art, Tokyo,
• Mami Kataoka, Senior Curator,
Mori Art Museum, Tokyo and Hayward Gallery, London
• Raiji Kuroda, Chief Curator,
Fukuoka Asian Art Museum, Fukuoka
3:30-3:45 pm Coffee Break
3:45-4:15 pm ‘Question and Answer’ session
4:15–4:30 pm Closing speech by Gridthiya Gaweewong,
Curator of ‘Tomyam Pladib’ exhibition
and the Artistic Director of the Jim Thompson Art Center