Against Again Troupe is the Annual Grand Prize winner of the 18th Taishin Arts Award, it was announced in Taipei on Jun 6. Taking home NTD 1.5 million, the troupe received the prize for White Clear Song, directed and written by Snow Huang.
“In Thailand, the word IMF entered popular usage during the Asian financial crisis and became a synonym for ‘cheap.’ I think the foreign origin of the word, or what Vicente Rafael calls the ‘promise of the foreign,’ is what opens the word itself to becoming a carrier for new meanings.”
“In Japan, there was the benshi narrator. In Thailand, there were the versionists who would travel in troupes in the provinces, where they would present films accompanied by a live aural performance that served to supplement the projected image in various ways, from narration to dubbing, commentary or even critique. You can read this practice as an extreme localization of the foreign or generic.”
IMAGE CRISIS — By Andrew Maerkle
“I think it would be too ambitious to say that the lectures in themselves offer an escape from capitalism, because that’s obviously not what’s happening. The starting point can be just a single question that I’m trying to answer. For Asia the Unmiraculous, this is the question of the relationship between race and capitalism.”
Katsumi Sunamori – Implications of the Scenery (1) Katsumi Sunamori – From the series “Unzen, Nagasaki” (1993-95). © Katsumi Sunamori Photography Office. On the morning of June 2, 2019, I arrived at Nagasaki Airport and headed south byView More >
A theatre performance that consciously deals with its fundamental temporal nature is a rare thing. Time forms the foundation of the viewing experience. Why is it…
Imagination for recovery – Disaster and restoration Kenichi Tanaka – (left to right)>: Haisen C (1964), oil on canvas; Still life 1 (1975), oil on canvas; Umibe no bochi A (1978), oil on canvas. Installation view at “Art DoctorView More >
Satoshi Ohno: Sleep in Jungle.
7 MAR – 4 APR 2020
Tomio Koyama Gallery, Tokyo
Taro Izumi: The Dawn of Compact Structure
29 FEB – 25 APR 2020
Take Ninagawa, Tokyo
17 MAR – 18 APR 2020
Taka Ishii Gallery Tokyo