BEGIN:VCALENDAR VERSION:2.0 PRODID:-//PYVOBJECT//NONSGML Version 1//EN BEGIN:VEVENT UID:events.uid.6515@www.discovernikkei.org DTSTART:20220129T000000Z DTEND:20220129T000000Z DESCRIPTION:<span style="font-weight: normal\; text-decoration: underline\; ">EVENT UPDATE\n<span style="text-decoration: underline\;">Due to the rapi dly increasing COVID-19 infection rates in Los Angeles County due to the O micron variant\, this program will now be held virtually.\n\n<span style=" text-decoration: underline\;">The safety of our community is of paramount importance to us\, as is our obligation as a public institution to do our part to support efforts to inhibit the spread of the COVID-19 virus. We wi ll continue to monitor public health guidelines and reassess as the situat ion unfolds. Please visit <a href="https://www.janm.org/visit">janm.org/v isit</a> for more information regarding visiting JANM.\n\n<strong>$5 gene ral\, FREE for JANM members</strong>\n\nTenacious and prolific\, Japanese American artist Miné Okubo continued perfecting her art even as war inter vened twice during the early years of her promising career. Okubo is accla imed for <em>Citizen 13660</em>\, a book of her 198 drawings revealing li fe inside a temporary Bay Area detention center and a Utah concentration c amp where she was incarcerated with thousands of other Japanese during Wor ld War II. It is the first book about the American concentration camp expe rience by a former prisoner.\n\nOkubo’s work has influenced many Japanes e American artists up to the present day\, whether through her practice\, style\, or dedication to documenting the truth about the world around her. In this interactive virtual discussion and workshop\, artists <strong>Ki ku Hughes</strong>\, <strong>MariNaomi</strong>\, and <strong>Yumi Sakug awa</strong> will share how they are inspired by Miné. The discussion wi ll be followed by interactive drawing sessions with each artist.\n\n<a hre f="https://9644p.blackbaudhosting.com/9644p/page.aspx?pid=196&amp\;tab=2&a mp\;txobjid=115023f7-3b09-49ba-913a-69519e898293">RSVP HERE</a> SUMMARY:Virtual Artist Talk—Inspired by Miné URL:/en/events/2022/01/29/virtual-artist-talkinspired-by-mine/ END:VEVENT END:VCALENDAR