Cultural Melting Bath Program Schedule

9:00-9:25    
Naoshima and its Audiences (Chelsea Foxwell)

PANEL 1: NAOSHIMA and TESHIMA

9:30-9:45    
Benesse on Naoshima: The Art Island and Its Corporate Patron (Sandy Lin)

9:50-10:05  
Naoshima and Inhotim: Betraying Some Baggage Brought to “Destination Art” (Melanie Lukas)

10:05-10:20 
Discussion. Moderator: Richard Neer

10:25-10:40 
The Chichu Art Museum: Notions of Site-Specificity and the Phenomenological Model (Nancy P. Lin)

10:30-10:45 
Teshima Art Museum: A New Environment (Mengna Da)

10:45-11:15   
Discussion. Moderator: Richard Neer

11:15-11:30    
Break

11:30-12:30   
KEYNOTE: Joan Kee, University of Michigan
Crimes for Environmental Justice: On Yoko Ono's Rape

12:30-1:15    
Lunch

1:15-1:45      
Wumai (Toxic Haze) in Chinese Art and Media (Paola Iovene)

1:45-2:15     
Experimental Ecologies: Designing Nature, Community, and Infrastructure in Post 3.11 Japan (Michael Fisch)

2:15-2:30    
Break

PANEL 2: BEYOND NAOSHIMA

2:30-2:45   
Concrete, Painting, and Productivity: The Hyperobject of Shiraga Kazuo’s Challenging Mud (1955) (Hanne Graversen)

2:50-3:05   
Sleeping with Art: The Hotel/Art Museum Concept in Japan (Tessa Handa)

3:10-3:25    
From Diorama to Naoshima: Hiroshi Sugimoto and His Hard-boiled Architectural Wonderland (Zhiyan Yang)

3:30-3:45    
Passépartout: Nicholas Galanin and the Craft of Sovereignty (Luke Fidler)

3:45-4:15   
Roundtable. Moderator: Miriam Wattles, University of California, Santa Barbara

4:15-4:30  
Concluding Remarks (Richard Neer)

The Symposium Concludes; Visual and Material Perspectives on East Asia workshop to follow:

4:30-6:30  
VMPEA Workshop talk by Prof. Miriam Wattles, University of California, Santa Barbara: Defining Manga Anew in 1928: Ippei, a Book, and History

6:30         
Workshop and symposium joint catered dinner in the lounge (symposium and workshop participants)

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