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Minglius: Istanbul Biennale Report

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FRIDAY DECEMBER 18th, 19:00 – 22:00 / FREE ENTRY

AIT will host the final Minglius event this year!!
From 8pm, there will be a few talks as follows.

 11th Istanbul Biennale Report
   Started in 1987, the 11th Istanbul Biennale "What Keeps Mankind Alive?"(Sep-Nov, 2009)
    was directed by WHW / What, How & for Whom,a curative collective of 4 female curators.
    AIT staff, Naoko Horiuchi will give a talk of her visit to this biennale.
    Istanbul Biennale URL: http://www.iksv.org/bienal11/anasayfa_en.asp
    AIT members Keisuke Ozawa and Roger McDonald will also briefly look back on the art industry
    this year of both Japan and overseas.

 Published: “AMERICA MADE” by Arcus Project Director, Mizuki Endo
   Director of the Arcus Project, which has an artist in residence program in Ibaraki prefecture,
    has published a book which is a collective of interviews he has done to get a better understanding of
    a country he has long shunned; America. Interviewees include the famous Takashi Murakami, Yuko
    Hasegawa(Museum of Contemporary Art Tokyo Curator), and more.
    Mr. Endo himself will give a brief talk, and the books will be on sale.
    URL: http://03150.net/tontuu/2009/11/post.html *Note: The book is published in Japanese only.

As usual, there will be a bar, tasty snacks and drinks will also be served.
Bring along your friends for a night of fun with art, good food/drinks and music!

Date: Friday December 18th, 2009
Time: 19:00-22:00, Talk Events begin 20:00
Venue: AIT room Daikanyama