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Transit Republic : Program 04

Collective Asia Lecture series_2
Collectives and alternative spaces in East Asia

January 18, 2017 at The Japan Foundation, Los Angeles


Hiroyuki Hattori (JP) 
Kenichiro Egami(JP)
Megumi Machida(JP)
Kio Griffith (LA / JP)
KT Bender (LA)
and guests TBD

This program is a discussion on current cultural and social practice collectives in East Asian cities. East Asian regions have had historical and cultural backgrounds contrary to those of the European and North American nations. A multitude of autonomous cultural and social spaces and multilayered networks have birthed in recent years contemplating alternative societies that practice labor without exploitation. On another level, these venues have served as factions to nurture experiments to open up the dialogue of creations.

"Collective Asia" creates a shared archive to capture the relationship between art and social practice in the Asian regions by gathering, collecting, translating, editing, confronting issues, and real voices of the people.

For this talk, we will begin with an introductory presentation and survey followed by a participatory exchange of information with the audience.

a Transit Republic project
presented by Art Bridge + TYPE
A Featured Event of Month of Photography Los Angeles

Supported by The Japan Foundation, Los Angeles