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From: "Grzinic" <Margrz@ns.zrc-sazu.si>
Subject: EAST-EAST project in Ljubljana
Date: Wed, 20 Oct 1999 23:21:04 +0200



NEW MEDIA ART AND THEORY FROM THE EAST

TOKYO - LJUBLJANA@2000


THE MUSEUM OF MODERN ART LJUBLJANA=20

NOVEMBER 2-7, 1999

EXHIBITION - SYMPOSIUM - SCREENINGS





INVITED JAPANESE ARTISTS AND SPEAKERS ARE LEADING NAMES IN THE FIELD OF NEW
MEDIA THEORY, FILM, POST-COLONIAL STUDIES, (INTERACTIVE) 
PHOTOGRAPHY:

MACHIKO KUSAHARA

CHIHIRO MINATO

TOSHIYA UENO


Special guest participant at the symposium EAST-EAST: SPACES, MEDIA and
BODIES (Museum of Modern Art, November 3, 1999) is Trinh T. Minh-ha,
Professor of Women's Studies and Film, University of California - Berkeley,
USA, and internationally known filmmaker. The Slovenian premiere of Trinh
T. Minh-ha's films will be held at the 10th Ljubljana International Film
Festival, Cankarjev dom, Cultural and Congress Center, Ljubljana (November
5-19, 1999).

The project was conceived by MARINA GRZINIC (The Institute of Philosophy
ZRC SAZU, Ljubljana). Organization of the project: Museum of Modern Art,
Ljubljana (Nives Zalokar, Igor Spanjol). The project is supported by the
Ministry of Culture of Slovenia.

Partners who assisted in the realization of the project: MASKA, The Journal
for Performing Arts, Ljubljana (Mr. Emil Hrvatin, Editor-in-Chief);
Cankarjev dom, Cultural and Congress Center, Ljubljana (Ms. Jelka Stergel,
Director of the Film Festival; The Scientific and Research Center of the
Slovenian Academy of Science and Arts - Director's fund, Ljubljana (Dr. Oto
Luthar); JABOLKO, d.o.o.,Ljubljana (Mr. Gorazd Norcic); The French Cultural
Institute, Ljubljana (Dr. Christine Schell, Director); Gallery Skuc,
Ljubljana (Mr. Gregor Podnar, Chief Curator); Slovenska Kinoteka (Mr.
Silvan Furlan, Director).

The technical support for the exhibition is provided by JABOLKO, d.o.o.,
Ljubljana. The project is supported by GRAND HOTEL UNION, Ljubljana.

THE MAIN SPONSORS OF THE PROJECT ARE VIDEO PRODUKCIJA KREGAR (VPK),
Ljubljana and SUZUKI ODAR, d.o.o., Ljubljana.

Moderna galerija Ljubljana

The Museum of Modern Art

Direktorica/Director: Zdenka Badovinac

Tomsiceva 14, Ljubljana 1000, Slovenia

Tel. + 386 61 214 101; Fax + 386 61 214 120

Email: info@mg-lj.si



Marina Grzinic

Email: margrz@ns.zrc-sazu.si









NEW MEDIA ART AND THEORY FROM THE EAST

TOKYO - LJUBLJANA@2000

PROGRAM



November 2, 1999 (Tuesday)

At 11.00

Museum of Modern Art, Ljubljana

Press conference

At 20.00

Museum of Modern Art, Ljubljana

OPENING OF THE EXHIBITION=20

Installation of computer-processed photographs:=20

EVENTS, MEMORIES AND THE HIDDEN LIFE by CHIHIRO MINATO (Tokyo/Paris).

VIRTUAL BODY/VIRTUAL SPACE: screenings of videos and multimedia works, =
as well as the presentation of CD-ROMs by Japanese artists, curated by =
MACHIKO KUSAHARA (Tokyo).

The exhibition will be shown at the Museum of Modern Art until November =
10, 1999.



November 3, 1999 (Wednesday)

>From 14.00 to 19.30

Museum of Modern Art, Ljubljana

Symposium EAST-EAST: SPACES, MEDIA and BODIES

Symposium program:=20

14.00 - 15.00=20

Marina Grzinic: introductory notes and thesis for the symposium=20

(MARINA GRZINIC is philosopher and multimedia artist, Ljubljana.)

15.00 -16.00.

Toshiya Ueno on experiences of the existence of hybrid culture - rave =
culture, inter-East condition, Diaspora and post-colonialism=20

(TOSHIYA UENO is sociologist of hybrid culture and writer who teaches at =
Wako University, Tokyo.)

16.00 - 17.00

Machiko Kusahara on artificial life and multimedia games=20

(MACHIKO KUSAHARA is a curator and media researcher who teaches at Kobe =
University, and is a jury member of the Interactive Category at ARS =
ELECTRONICA, Linz.)



17.00-17.30 coffee break

17.30 -18.30

Trinh T. Minh-ha on the Inappropriate/d Other and other stories=20

(Professor TRINH T. MINH-HA teaches Women's Studies and Film at the =
University of California - Berkeley, USA, and is an internationally =
known writer and filmmaker.)

18.30-19.30=20

Chihiro Minato on the actualization of photography in relation to new =
media=20

(Photographer, multimedia artist, writer and Assoc. Prof. CHIHIRO MINATO =
teaches at Tama Arts University, Tokyo.)



November 4, 1999 (Thursday)

At 16.00

Museum of Modern Art, Ljubljana

Chihiro Minato and Machiko Kusahara: presentation of the exhibited =
projects


At 18.30

Gallery Skuc Ljubljana (Stari trg 21, Ljubljana)

Press conference with Trinh T. Minh-ha, held by Jelka Stergel: =
Presentation of Trinh T. Minh-ha film program at the 10th Ljubljana =
International Film Festival (Cankarjev dom, November 5-19, 1999).

At 20.00

Gallery Skuc Ljubljana



Lecture by Trinh T. Minh-ha on film theory, her own film works and =
related topics.



At 21.00

Gallery Skuc Ljubljana

Lecture by Toshiya Ueno on Japanimation in relation to film and =
philosophy.




November 5, 1999 (Friday)

At 18.00

Slovenska Kinoteka (Miklosiceva 38, Ljubljana)

10th Ljubljana International Film Festival:

TRIBUTE TO TRINH T. MINH-HA=20

Trinh T. Min-ha: A Tale of Love, 1995, 108 min.=20

Prior to the film screening by TRINH T. MINH-HA, the author will give an =
introductory presentation of the film.





At 21.30

10th Ljubljana International Film Festival=20

Cankarjev dom, Ljubljana (Presernova 10, Ljubljana), Kosovelova dvorana

(hall)

TRIBUTE TO TRINH T. MINH-HA

Naked Spaces - Living is Round, West Africa, 1985, 135 min.=20

Prior to the film screening by TRINH T. MINH-HA, the author will give an =
introductory presentation of the film.









November 6, 1999 (Saturday)



At 21.30

10th Ljubljana International Film Festival=20

Cankarjev dom, Ljubljana (Presernova 10, Ljubljana), Kosovelova dvorana=20

TRIBUTE TO TRINH T. MINH-HA

Shoot for The Contents, China-USA, 1991, 102 min.

Prior to the film screening by TRINH T. MINH-HA, the author will give an =
introductory presentation of the film.



November 7, 1999 (Sunday)

At 21.30

10th Ljubljana International Film Festival=20

Cankarjev dom (Presernova 10, Ljubljana), Kosovelova dvorana=20

TRIBUTE TO TRINH T. MINH-HA

Surname Viet Given Name Nam, 1989, 108 min.=20



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