Hinako Kasagi Talk



resident talk:

Tuesday* December 5, 6:30 pm

Current apexart resident Hinako Kasagi (curator, Nagoya City, Japan) and New York-based video artist and filmmaker Shelly Silver discuss the past, present and future role of Japanese women in the arts in Japan and abroad.

Mako Idemitsu, KAE, Act Like a Girl!, 1996, video and 16mm, 47 min, color, sound.


Hinako Kasagi is Curator of Contemporary Art at The Nagoya City Art Museum in Japan. At the museum she has been the curator of such exhibitions as Niki de saint phalle 2006, Leonor Fini 2005, Selected Prints of Roy Lichtenstein 2004, Yae Asano 2003, as well as the rehanging of the Museum’s permanent collection of contemporary art. She was also instrumental in organizing the 2005 World Fair in Aichi, Japan.

Shelly Silver is a New York-based artist utilizing video, film and photography. Her work, which spans a wide range of subject matter and genres, explores the connections that bind and restrict us; the varied routes of pleasure and desire; the stories that are told about us and the stories we construct about ourselves.
She has been exhibited throughout the US, Europe and Asia at venues such as MoMA, NYC; MoCA, LA; The Pompidou Center, Paris; The Kyoto Museum, Japan, The ICA London; The London Film Festival; The Singapore Film Festival and has won many awards including The Golden Dove for Best Long Form Documentary at The Leipzig International Documentary Festival, Best Narrative at The Australian Int'l Film & Video Festival and The Houston Int'l Film Festival and Jury Prize at the Moscow International Film Festival Media Forum. Silver has received numerous fellowships and grants including from the NEA, the DAAD, NYSCA, NYFA, the Jerome Foundation, the Japan Foundation and Anonymous Was a Woman Foundation. She is a 2005 John Simon Guggenheim Fellow. She currently teaches at The Cooper Union and the MFA Department of Photography and Related Media, The School of Visual Arts.


Please join us.
All events are open to the public and free.

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apexart’s public program series and international residency program are supported in part by Altria Group, Inc., The Milton & Sally Avery Arts Foundation, The Foundation for Contemporary Arts, The Lily Auchincloss Foundation, Inc. and with public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs, and the New York State Council on the Arts.

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