Exhibitions, Readings, and Performances

Last Update: December 2016

Ron Car (Associate Professor of Communications)

Filmography

Screenings

  • Global Lives Project
    • Asia Society Northern California. San Francisco, USA. June 2014.
    • Smithsonian National Museum of the American Indian. Washington, DC. May 2014.
    • Digital Academy Film School. Mumbai, India Indian Institute of Technology. April 8, 2011. Mumbai, India. April 9, 2011.
    • City Arts and Music Project. London, England. July 2010.
    • Klupce Alternative Cultural Center. Zrenjanin, Serbia. July 2010.
    • Rex Cultural Center. Belgrade, Serbia. July 2010.
    • Central European University. Budapest, Hungary. July 2010.
    • Tuzrakter. Budapest, Hungary. July 2010.
    • Asian-American Film Festival. June 2009.
    • City Library Filip Visnjic. Bijeljina, Bosnia. December 29, 2009.
    • ABC No Rio. New York. April 2008.
    • Arts House, Old Parliament Building. Singapore. September 2008.

Selected Installations

  • Global Lives Projects
    • The Long Now Museum. San Francisco. November 2010 - May 2011.
    • Flateurville. Paris, France. July 2010.
    • Yerba Buena Center for the Arts. Grand Premier; San Francisco. February 2010.
    • UC Berkeley; Department of Anthropology. Berkeley, California. April 2009.
    • United Nations University. Tokyo, Japan. September 2008.
    • Institute for the Future. San Francisco, California. November 2008.

Irene Herrera (Assistant Professor of Communications)

Screenings

  • Women in Refuge: Stories from a Border (HDV 30 minute documentary)
    • Southwest Arts Festival, Washington DC. "A Look at Contemporary Documentary Filmmaking." September 2011.
    • Organización Nelso Garrido. Caracas, Venezuela. June 2011.
    • Chagrin Falls Documentary Film Festival. Chagrin Falls, Ohio, USA. October 2010.
    • Miami Dade College as part of Celebrating Women's History Month at Miami Dade College featuring filmmaker Irene Herrera. March 2011.
    • Boston Latino International Film Festival. December 2010.
    • DOCUTAH. Salt Lake City, Utah, USA. September 2010.
    • Chagrin Falls Documentary Film Festival. Chagrin Falls, Ohio, USA. October 2010.
    • La Femme International Film Festival. Los Angeles, California, USA. October 2010.
    • UNHCR National Refugee Day. Cinematheque, Caracas, Venezuela. June 2010.
    • DOC Miami. Miami, Florida, USA. May 2010.
    • Amnesty International Human Rights Art Film Festival. Silver Spring, Maryland. April 2010.
  • Crossing Hispaniola (15 min HDV documentary)
    • Social Media Film Festival. Las Vegas. September 2012.
    • WAMMFest: Women and Minorities in Media Festival. March 2012.
    • Screening for Women's Day - African, Caribbean and Pacific (ACP) Observatory on Migration. Brussells, Belgium. March 2012.
    • Austin Forum on Journalism in the Americas at The Knight Center for Journalism in the Americas. September 2011.
    • Miami Dade College as part of Celebrating Women's History Month at Miami Dade College featuring filmmaker Irene Herrera. March 2011.
    • Broadcast of 12 Cameras on LINK TV: View Chang. March 2011.
    • Fort Lauderdale International Film Festival. Florida, USA. November 2010.
    • United Nations Association Film Festival. Stanford University, Palo Alto California, USA. October 2010.
    • Amnesty International Human Rights Art Film Festival. Silver Spring, Maryland. April 2010.
  • You Can Call Me Nikkie (8 minute HDV documentary)
    • Three broadcasts on the program "Short Notice"on MNET America Channel - October 2011
    • Asian American Film Festival, New York, USA, 2008 - June 2010
  • The Global Lives Project: Japan and Lebanon Documentaries
    • City Arts and Music Project. London, UK. July 2010.
    • Klupče Alternative Cultural Center. Zrenjanin, Serbia. July 2010.
    • Rex Cultural Center - Belgrade, Serbia. July 2010.
    • Central European University. Budapest, Hungary. July 2010.
    • Tűzraktér. Budapest, Hungary. July 2010.

Installations

  • The Global Lives Project: Japan and Lebanon Documentaries. The Long Now Museum & Store. San Francisco. November 2010.
  • The Global Lives Project: Japan, Lebanon and China Chapters. Flateurville, Paris France. July 2010.
  • Yerba Buena Center for the Arts. San Francisco, USA. February 2010.
  • UC Berkeley, California. April 2009.
  • Institute for the Future. San Francisco, California. November 2008.
  • United Nations University. Tokyo, Japan. September 2008.
  • Creative Commons iSummit. Hokkaido, Japan. September 2008.
  • Jardin Iporanga Plaza. Sao Paulo. April 2008.

Ian Lynam (Adjunct Faculty of Art)

Jury and Curation

Exhibitions

  • "Species Regret." Goya Curtain. Meguro, Tokyo, Japan. 2016.
  • "That's Entertainment!" Coni Wolf Gallery at Marketview Arts, York College of Pennsylvania. York, PA, USA. 2016.
  • "Kit of Parts (10 Year retrospective)." UltraSuperNew Gallery. Harajuku, Tokyo, Japan, 2015.
  • "Mall No. 2." Utah MOCA. Salt Lake City, Utah, USA. 2015.

Mariko Nagai (Associate Professor of Japanese Literature and Creative Writing, Director of Research)

Readings

  • Japanese-American Museum of San Jose. April 2015.
  • Launch of Short Fiction 8. Plymouth University. Plymouth, UK. Oct. 2014.
  • 2013 John R. Milton Writers Conference. The University of South Dakota, Vermillion, South Dakota. USA. November 2013.
  • UNESCO’s Bangkok World Book Capital City 2013. Bangkok Metropolitan Administration (BMA), in conjunction with UNESCO’s Bangkok ’World Book Capital City 2013′. Bangkok, Thailand. October 2013.
  • St. Bogdag på Hald (The Great Book Day at Hald). Viborg, Denmark. August 2013.

Karl Neubert (Adjunct Faculty of Communications)

Selected Filmography

  • "Fukushima Mon Amour." Dir. Doris Dörrie. Perf. Rosalie Thomass and Kaori Momoi. First Assistant Director. Majestic Filmverleih. 2016.
  • "Deutschland von oben. Der Kinofilm." Dir. Freddie Röckenhaus. Japanese Narration and Subtitle Supervisor. Documentary Feature. Universum Film (UFA). 2012.
  • "MINI. 50 Years: Wheels on Each Corner." Dir. Manuel Werner. Line Producer/Japan. TV Documentary. Bavarian Broadcasting. 2009.
  • "Ski Jumping Pairs: Road to Torino." Dir. Riichiro Mashima. Perf. Kazuyoshi Funaki, Antonio Inoki and Adeyto. German and English Script Supervisor and Casting. Avex Entertainment. 2006.
  • "The Fisherman and His Wife." Dir. Doris Dörrie. Perf. Alexandra Maria Lara, Christian Ulmen and Simon Verhoeven. Pre-Production Coordinator. Constantin Film. 2005.
  • "Streetcam: Tokyo Fashion Trends." Director and DOP. Documentary Short. Disney Channel. 2005.
  • "MANA - Beyond Belief." Dir. Peter Friedman and Roger Manley. Line Producer/Japan. Documentary Feature. Official Selection, Documentary Film Festival Amsterdam. 2004.
  • "Pastewka in Japan." Dir. Alexander von Eisenhart-Rothe. Location Manager. Documentary Feature. ARD. 2004.
  • "People Make The Difference." Dir. Gehrisch & Krack. Line Producer/Japan. Corporate Film. Siltronic Corp. 2004.
  • "Go Warrior! Aikido." Dir. Galen Yeo. Line Producer. TV Documentary. Discovery Channel. 2004.
  • "sur|FACE – 14 Contemporary Japanese Architects." Producer, Director and DOP. Documentary Feature. Uplink Factory. 2003.
  • "Myunhen yori Ai wo Komete (From Munich with Love)." Dir. Yuriko Okada. Perf. Josephine Jacob, Cornelia Saborowski, Vincent Courtens and Rainer Matsutani. Associate Producer, Writer and Second Camera. TV Series. NHK. 2001-2003.
  • "Sneaking In: Donald Richie's Life in Film." Dir. PRINZGAU/podgorschek. Line Producer and Second Camera. Documentary Feature. ORF. 2003.
  • "Anatomy of a Crash." Dir. Brian J. Kelly. Line Producer. TV Documentary. Discovery Channel. 2003.
  • "D-Splash! Miwa Ohshiro in Cairns." Dir. Sumio Miyamoto. DOP. Documentary Short. King Records. 2002.
  • "Beyond Human." Dir. Thomas Lucas. Line Producer/Japan. Documentary Feature. PBS, 2001.
  • "Saving Our Planet." German Supervisor and Copywriter. Event Video for the Hanover World Expo. Aoi Promotion. 2000.
  • "L+R (el and ar)." Dir. Edgar Honetschläger. Perf. Yukika Kudo and Hideyo Amamoto. Line Producer and Second Camera. Official Selection, Rotterdam Film Festival. 2000.
  • "Enlightenment Guaranteed." Dir. Doris Dörrie. Perf. Uwe Ochsenknecht, Gustav-Peter Wöhler and Heiner Lauterbach. Line Producer/Japan. Constantin Film. 1999.
  • "Mondaen! Tokyo Special." Dir. Freddie Röckenhaus. Line Producer. TV Documentary. ZDF. 1999.
  • "The Turns of the Wheel." Producer, Director, Writer and DOP. Experimental Short. Official Selection. Mill Valley Film Festival. 1998.

Recent Screenings

  • Fukushima Mon Amour
    • Cinema Release in Germany, Austria and Switzerland. 2016.
    • Berlin International Film Festival, Feb. 2016.
  • sur|FACE – 14 Contemporary Japanese Architects
    • Uplink Factory. March 2016.

Kaoru Sakurai (Associate Professor of Art)

Group Exhibitions

  • "Storefront inaugural exhibition." Storefront Gallery. Bushwick, Brooklyn, NY. 2010.
  • Laundromat Flat File. Bushwick, Brooklyn, NY. 2010.
  • "Cranbrook in Japan 2008." Shinjuku Park-Tower. Shinjuku, Tokyo. 2008.

Curation

Structural Design Consultation

Akira Takaoka

Music Compositions and Performances

  • "Aeolian Variations for harp and computer." SEAMUS 2015, Virginia Tech. Blacksburg, Virginia, USA. 2014.
  • "Aeolian Variations for harp and computer." ICMC/SMC 2014, Athens, Greece. 2014.
  • "Five Movements on Modulations." Kioi Hall. Tokyo, Japan.
  • "Twelfth Aitake II: Beyond Eleven for the Gagaku Sho." Kioi Hall. Tokyo, Japan.

Shinya B Watanabe (Associate Professor of Art)

Workshop Projects

  • Dance Environment Project. Contemporary Dance Creative and Educational Workshop Project. Artistic director: Toru Yamanaka, Art and Dramaturg: Shinya B. Kyoto Art Center. Kyoto, Japan. May 2011–Jan 2012.

Solo Exhibition

  • "Our World." Gendai Heights Gallery. Tokyo, Japan. April 2012.
  • "Afterwards, me." Gendai Heights Gallery. Tokyo, Japan. Dec. 2012.

Group Exhibitions

  • Gendai Heights Gallery 15th Anniversary Exhibition. Gendai Heights Gallery. Tokyo, Japan. July 2014.
  • "Plain Air." Contemporary Art Exhibition, Air Plane Gallery, New York, USA, Oct–Nov 2012.
  • "Bushwick Open Studio Art Festival." Contemporary Art Showcase. Brooklyn, New York, USA. Oct. 2012.
  • Koko Kara Toku (Far than Here), Photography by Tominaga Goso, Sound Installation by shin-ya b., Makii Masaru Fine Arts, Tokyo, Japan, Oct-Nov 2010

Group Performances

  • "A man is known to be mortal by two things, sleep and lust by Air Vessel." Produced by Shinya B, Choreograph and Dance: Yuki Goda, Monochrome Circus. Media and Music: Toru Yamanaka, Bucci and Shinya B. Haretara Sorani Mamemaite. Tokyo, Japan. June 2014.
  • "Fruit session 2014." Choreograph and Dance: Yuki Goda, Monochrome Circus, Dramaturg: Shinya B, Media and Music: Toru Yamanaka, Bucci and Shinya B. The Museum of Art. Ehime, Japan. March 2014.
  • "(hasn't got a name)." Produced by Shinya B, Choreograph and Dance: Norihito Ishiii, Sankaijyuku, Media and Music: Toru Yamanaka, Bucci and Shinya B. Haretara Sorani Mamemaite. Tokyo, Japan. Dec. 2013.
  • "(hasn't got a name)." Produced by Shinya B, Performed by Toru Yamanaka, Bucci, Shinya B. Haretara Sorani Mamemaite. Tokyo, Japan. Sept. 2013.
  • "Earning My Religion." Produced by Shinya B, Performed by Yutaka Fukuoka, Toru Yamanaka, Wata, Shinya B, Haretara Sorani Mamemaite. Tokyo, Japan. April 2012.
  • jellybeanZ, Contemporary Dance Performance (Choreographer: Yukari Kakiuchi. Dancers: Yuki Negishi, Akiyo Fukami and Yukari Kakiuchi, Documentation and etc.: shin-ya b.). Zendai Contemporary Art Exhibition Hall, Shanghai, China, Dec 2010.
  • Yen Calling for Powers 2, Media Art and Music Performance (Voice: Yutaka Fukuoka, Visual, Noise, Computer Sound and iPhone: shiny-ya b.), Kanagawa, Japan, Nov 2010.
  • Yen Calling for Music Blue, Media Art and Music Performance (Voice: Yutaka Fukuoka, Computer Sound and iPhone: shiny-ya b.), Setouchi International Art Festival, Kagawa, Japan, Oct 2010.
  • Performance for Akashima, Dance Performance for Where is Architecture Exhibition (Choreographer: Junjun, Music Composer: Toru Yamanaka, Dramaturg: shin-ya b.), National Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo, Japan, Jul 2010.
  • 15th Kyoto International Dance Workshop Festival -- Hot Summer in Kyoto 2010, Media and Dance: Music and Dance Workshop (Leader: Toru Yamanaka, Choreograph Advisor: Kousei Sakamoto and Yuko Mori from Monochrome Circus, Dramaturg: shin-ya b.), Kyoto Art Center, Kyoto, Japan, May 2010.
  • Okorinagara Warau (Laughing with Anger), Contemporary Dance Performance (Choreographer and Dancer: Junjun, Dramaturg: shin-ya b.), d-souko, Tokyo, Japan, Feb 2010.
  • We dance (Off-site Dance Project),Contemporary Dance Community Forum (Organizers: Matsue Okazaki, Natsuko Tezuka and shiny-ya b.), Yokohama City Port-opening Memorial Hall, Kanagawa, Japan, Feb 2010.
  • Alice, Multimedia Theater Dance Performance (Choreographer: Junjun, Dancer: Kim Ito & Junjun, Video Artist: shin-ya b.), Medikit Art Center (Miyazaki Prefectural Arts Center), Miyazaki, Japan, Jan 2010.
  • Home Acoustics (Tribute to Shozo Uchii) Contemporary Dance Performance for Shozo Uchii Exhibition (Choreographer: Yukari Ikeuchi, Dancer: Mamiko Oe and Manaka Azechi, Dramaturg, Video, Music and Art: shin-ya b.), Setagaya Museum, Tokyo, Japan, Dec 2009.