BEGIN:VCALENDAR VERSION:2.0 PRODID:-//PYVOBJECT//NONSGML Version 1//EN BEGIN:VEVENT UID:events.uid.5929@www.discovernikkei.org DTSTART:20190509T000000Z DTEND:20190509T000000Z DESCRIPTION:<strong><span style="color: #c21313\;">FREE</strong>\n\nFrom th e hand-drawn typeface on the cover of <em>The Godfather</em> to Herman Mil ler&rsquo\;s biomorphic coffee table\, the work of Japanese American desig ners including <strong>Ruth Asawa</strong>\, <strong>George Nakashima</str ong>\, <strong>Isamu Noguchi</strong>\, <strong>S. Neil Fujita</strong>\, and <strong>Gyo Obata</strong> permeated postwar culture. While these seco nd generation Japanese American artists have been celebrated\, less-discus sed is how their World War II incarceration&mdash\;a period of intense har dship and discrimination&mdash\;had a powerful effect on their lives and a rt.\n\n<em><strong>Masters of Modern Design: The Art of the Japanese Ameri can Experience</strong></em>\, a documentary co-production between JANM&rs quo\;s Watase Media Arts Center and KCET for the series ARTBOUND\, explore s the ways in which their camp experiences impacted their lives\, influenc ed their art\, and sent them on trajectories that eventually led to their changing the face of American culture with their immense talents.\n\nA Q&a mp\;A with the filmmakers and some of the people interviewed for the film and a light reception will follow the screening. <strong><a href="https:// 9644p.blackbaudhosting.com/9644p/tickets?tab=2&amp\;txobjid=30751a84-64ed- 47d6-9f24-6f85a12232e8" target="_blank">This program is free\, but RSVPs a re recommended here.</a></strong>\n<a href="https://9644p.blackbaudhosting .com/9644p/tickets?tab=2&amp\;txobjid=30751a84-64ed-47d6-9f24-6f85a12232e8 " target="_blank"></a>\n\nThe film will be broadcast in Southern Californi a on KCET and available for streaming on <a href="https://www.kcet.org/art bound" target="_blank">kcet.org/artbound</a> starting May 15. Please check their website in May for more information.\n\nImage: Ruth Asawa\, 1952. P hoto by Imogen Cunningham. &copy\;2019 Imogen Cunningham Trust. DTSTAMP:20240528T010233Z SUMMARY:Film Screening\, Q&A\;\, and Reception—Masters of Modern Design: The Art of the Japanese American Experience URL:/en/events/2019/05/09/film-screening-qa-and-receptionmasters-of-mode/ END:VEVENT END:VCALENDAR