BEGIN:VCALENDAR VERSION:2.0 PRODID:-//PYVOBJECT//NONSGML Version 1//EN BEGIN:VEVENT DTSTART:20100605T000000Z DTEND:20100807T000000Z DESCRIPTION:<!-- [if gte mso 9]><xml> <w:WordDocument> <w:View>Normal</w:V iew> <w:Zoom>0</w:Zoom> <w:DoNotOptimizeForBrowser /> </w:WordDocument> </xml><![endif]-->\n<p style="margin-bottom: 0.0001pt\; line-height: norm al\;"><span style="font-size: 12pt\;">Japanese Canadian National Museum pr esents a touring exhibition from the Japan Foundation\n\n<p style="margin- bottom: 0.0001pt\; line-height: normal\;"><strong><span style="font-size: 12pt\;"><!-- [if !supportEmptyParas]-->&nbsp\;<!-- [endif]--> </strong>\ n\n<p style="margin-bottom: 0.0001pt\; line-height: normal\;"><strong><spa n style="font-size: 12pt\;">KATSURA </strong>\n\n<p style="margin-bottom: 0.0001pt\; line-height: normal\;"><strong><span style="font-size: 12pt\;" >The Photographs of Ishimoto Yasuhiro </strong>\n\n<p style="margin-botto m: 0.0001pt\; line-height: normal\;"><span style="font-size: 12pt\;">June 5 - August 7\, 2010\n\n<p style="margin-bottom: 0.0001pt\; line-height: no rmal\;"><span style="font-size: 12pt\;">At National Nikkei Museum &amp\; H eritage Centre\, 1<sup>st</sup> and 2<sup>nd</sup> floor\n\n<p style="marg in-bottom: 0.0001pt\; line-height: normal\;"><span style="font-size: 12pt\ ;"><!-- [if !supportEmptyParas]-->&nbsp\;<!-- [endif]-->\n\n<p style="ma rgin-bottom: 0.0001pt\; line-height: normal\;"><span style="font-size: 12p t\;">Japanese Canadian National Museum presents <strong>KATSURA &ndash\; T he Photographs of Ishimoto Yasuhiro</strong> \, opening June 5\, 2010 at t he National Nikkei Museum &amp\; Heritage Centre\, located at 6688 Southoa ks Crescent in Burnaby\, BC\, and continuing until August 7.&nbsp\;\n\n<p style="margin-bottom: 0.0001pt\; line-height: normal\;"><span style="font- size: 12pt\;"><!-- [if !supportEmptyParas]-->&nbsp\;<!-- [endif]-->\n\n< p style="margin-bottom: 0.0001pt\; line-height: normal\;"><span style="fon t-size: 12pt\;">Photographer Ishimoto Yasuhiro (b. 1921) is widely acknowl edged as one of the most influential figures in the development of postwar Japanese photography. Among his most celebrated bodies of work\, his phot ographs of the legendary 17<sup>th</sup> century Katsura Imperial Villa in Kyoto infuse images of the iconic structure with a New Bauhaus aesthetic. This exhibition of 50 black and white photographs presents Ishimoto&rsquo \;s attempt to liberate tradition through a contemporary view point.\n\n<p style="margin-bottom: 0.0001pt\; line-height: normal\;"><span style="font -size: 12pt\;"><!-- [if !supportEmptyParas]-->&nbsp\;<!-- [endif]-->\n\n <p style="margin-bottom: 0.0001pt\; line-height: normal\;"><span style="fo nt-size: 12pt\;">Works: 50 framed Photographs of Gelatin Silver Print from <em>Katsura Villa</em> \, Iwanami Shoten (1983)\n\n<p style="margin-botto m: 0.0001pt\; line-height: normal\;"><span style="font-size: 12pt\;">(Coll ection of The Japan Foundation)\n\n<p style="margin-bottom: 0.0001pt\; lin e-height: normal\;"><span style="font-size: 12pt\;"><!-- [if !supportEmpt yParas]-->&nbsp\;<!-- [endif]-->\n\n<p style="margin-bottom: 0.0001pt\; l ine-height: normal\;"><strong><span style="font-size: 12pt\;">ISHIMOTO YAS UHIRO </strong>\n\n<p style="margin-bottom: 0.0001pt\; line-height: norma l\;"><span style="font-size: 12pt\;">Ishimoto was born in San Francisco\, 1921 then moved to Kochi Prefecture\, Japan\, with his parents in 1924. Af ter graduating from Kochi Prefecture Agricultural High School\, he returne d to the United States in 1939 and was detained in a Colorado internment c amp in 1942. In 1948\, he entered the Photography Department of the Chicag o Institute of Design where he studied with Harry Callahan and Aaron Siski nd. After graduation\, he returned to Japan in 1953 where he began photogr aphing <em>Katsura</em> . His book on the subject was published in 1960. I shimoto became a professor at the Tokyo University of Art and Design in 19 66. He has had his work displayed in numerous solo exhibitions\, including <em>New Japanese Photography</em> at the Museum of Modern Art\, New York. In 1996\, Ishimoto was given the Person of Cultural Merit Award by the Ja panese government.\n\n<p style="margin-bottom: 0.0001pt\; line-height: nor mal\;"><span style="font-size: 12pt\;"><!-- [if !supportEmptyParas]-->&nb sp\;<!-- [endif]-->\n\n<p style="margin-bottom: 0.0001pt\; line-height: n ormal\;"><span style="font-size: 12pt\;">The Japanese Canadian National Mu seum <span style="color: #333333\;">communicates to all the Japanese Canad ian experience and contribution as an integral part of Canada&rsquo\;s her itage and multicultural society. <a href=""><span sty le="font-size: 12pt\;"> </a>\n\n<p style="margin-bottom: 0.000 1pt\; line-height: normal\;"><span style="font-size: 12pt\;"><!-- [if !su pportEmptyParas]-->&nbsp\;<!-- [endif]-->\n\n<p style="margin-bottom: 0.0 001pt\; line-height: normal\;"><strong><span style="font-size: 12pt\;">Nat ional Nikkei Museum and Heritage Centre </strong>\n\n<p style="margin-bot tom: 0.0001pt\; line-height: normal\;"><span style="font-size: 12pt\;">668 8 Southoaks Crescent\n\n<p style="margin-bottom: 0.0001pt\; line-height: n ormal\;"><span style="font-size: 12pt\;">Burnaby\, BC&nbsp\; V5E 4M7\n\n< p style="margin-bottom: 0.0001pt\; line-height: normal\;"><span style="fon t-size: 12pt\;">604.777.7000\n <span style="font-size: 12pt\; font-family: Calibri\;"> \n\n SUMMARY:KATSURA – The Photographs of Ishimoto Yasuhiro URL:/en/events/2010/06/05/katsura-the-photographs-of-ishimoto-yasuhiro/ END:VEVENT END:VCALENDAR