BEGIN:VCALENDAR VERSION:2.0 PRODID:-//PYVOBJECT//NONSGML Version 1//EN BEGIN:VEVENT UID:events.uid.6592@www.discovernikkei.org DTSTART:20220316T000000Z DTEND:20220515T000000Z DESCRIPTION:The Isamu Noguchi Foundation and Garden Museum presents <em>No Monument: In the Wake of the Japanese American Incarceration</em>\, a foc used\, small-scale group exhibition guest curated by Genji Amino with Chri stina Hiromi Hobbs. \n\nThe exhibition is organized to mark the eightieth anniversary of Executive Order 9066 (signed on February 19\, 1942) which authorized the forced removal and mass incarceration of more than 120\,000 Japanese Americans by the United States government during World War II. I ncluding a selection of works by Japanese American artists\, some of whom were incarcerated and others whose lives were shaped indirectly by the wid espread impact of the Executive Order\, the exhibition represents an array of photographic and sculptural experiments following an event marking the height of anti-Japanese sentiment in the twentieth century. \n\nIt inclu des a small selection of works made by as yet unidentified Japanese Americ ans in the concentration camps. These works now reside in the collection o f the Japanese American National Museum\, Los Angeles\, and circulate as p art of the traveling exhibition and remembrance project <a href="https:// www.janm.org/exhibits/contested-histories" target="_blank">Contested Histo ries: Art and Artifacts from the Allen Hendershott Eaton Collection</a>. T hey are presented alongside work by Leo Amino (1911–1989)\, Ruth Asawa ( 1926–2013)\, Joseph Goto (1916–1994)\, Hiromu Kira (1898–1991)\, Toy o Miyatake (1895–1979)\, Patrick Nagatani (1945–2017)\, Isamu Noguchi (1904–1988)\, Kay Sekimachi (b. 1926) and Toshiko Takaezu (1926–2011).  \n\nBy gathering together works such as Isamu Noguchi’s haunting wood and bone Monument to Heroes (1943)\, Kay Sekimachi’s ethereal hanging fiber work Ogawa II (1969)\, and Patrick Nagatani’s 1994 photographs o f the former sites of Japanese American concentration camps in Utah and Id aho\, the exhibition presents a range of approaches to abstraction develop ed following the era of Japanese American incarceration.\n\nFor more infor mation\, click on the link below.\n\nhttps://www.noguchi.org/museum/exhibi tions/view/no-monument-in-the-wake-of-the-japanese-american-incarceration/ SUMMARY:No Monument: In the Wake of the Japanese American Incarceration URL:/en/events/2022/03/16/no-monument-in-the-wake-of-the-japanese-american/ END:VEVENT END:VCALENDAR