March 11, 2016 marks the fifth anniversary of the earthquake, tsunami, and nuclear disaster in Fukushima. After Fukushima: A 24-hour Event (curated by Judy Hussie-Taylor and Lydia Bell in collaboration with Eiko) will include a photo collaboration between Eiko and photographer/historian William Johnston which will be on display in the sanctuary for 24 hours beginning on March 11. Event schedule below
Conversation Without Walls: Bearing Witness
3/11, 4pm - 8pm
Scholars and artists gather to commemorate the five-year anniversary of the Fukushima disaster. How are we challenged by mounting human failures? How does being a mover affect our thoughts and sensitivity? And how do our memories affect our movement? How do choreographers concern themselves with changing environments, artistically, politically and socially?
4-5pm: Marilyn Ivy & Bill Johnston discussing A Body in Fukushima
Respondents: Gabriel Florenz, Harry Philbrick, Julie Malnig
5-6pm: Karen Shimakawa & Ana Janevski
Respondents: Debra Levine, luciana achugar
6-7pm: Yoshiko Chuma & Katja Kolcio
Respondents: Koosil-ja, Wendy Perron
At 9pm Eiko will perform in the Church
with a special introduction by Yukie Kamiya, Gallery Director of Japan Society.
At 10pm the Church will be open for 24 hours to visit the Eiko/Johnston "A Body in Fukushima" photographs while singers and poets will mark each hour with a song and poem.
3/12, 10 pm
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