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Escape East @ 333 Happy Hour

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Escape East @ 333 Happy Hour

Time: April 14, 2017 from 6pm to 9pm
Location: Japan Society
Street: 333 E 47th Street
City/Town: New York
Website or Map: http://www.japansociety.org/e…
Event Discipline: visual, arts, film/video
Organized By: Japan Society
Latest Activity: Apr 18

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Event Description

Escape from a long work week at this popular monthly mixer for art enthusiasts. Free snacks, beer and wine specials. Open to the public. 

April 14: Experience an immersive video-and-sound installation by Naoko Tosa, the April 2017 featured artist of Times Square Arts: Midnight Moment!

Naoko Tosa  is an internationally renowned Japanese media artist. After receiving PhD from the University of Tokyo, she was artist fellow at the Centre for Advanced Visual Studies at MIT from 2002 to 2004. Currently she is a professor at Kyoto University. Her artworks have been focusing the expression of Japanese tradition and culture utilizing technology. She exhibited her artworks at the Museum of Modern Art in New York, the New York Metropolitan Art Museum, ARS Electronica, etc. 

In 1997, the L'Oreal Grand Prix awarded her art and science first prize. In 2012 she exhibited her artwork on LED screen of 250mx30m at Yeosu Expo in Korea. She has been appointed by the Agency for Cultural Affairs, Government of Japan as a Japan Cultural Envoy 2016. 

Museum Collection: The Museum of Modern Art in New York, The National Museum of Art, Osaka/Japan, The Museum of Modern Art, Toyama/Japan, Nagoya City Art Museum, Nagoya/Japan, and Takamatsu City Museum of Art, Takamatsu/Japan.

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