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AAAI-Related Exhibitions


An image of artist Ruth Asawa infront of her Wall of Masks
Ongoing Installation
July 6, 2022–Ongoing
A black and white photograph of people smiling and posing for the camera
Exhibition
August 31, 2022–January 15, 2023
A painting depicting three naked women
Exhibition
September 28, 2022–February 12, 2023

Past Events


 

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Chinese Dreams: Livien Yin and Reagan Louie in Conversation

Recorded Webinar

Artists Reagan Louie and Livien Yin discuss their artistic practices and artworks responding to and building on archives of the Chinese diaspora. This virtual event took place on Jan. 10, 2023.

 

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an image of a nurse in an old film

Who was Dimples? Reperforming History in Theater and Visual Arts

Recorded Event

This artist talk with Miljohn Ruperto took place on Nov. 16, 2022 at the Cantor, and included a special reading from his screenplay Dimples by the Stanford Asian American Theater Project Who was Dimples? Reperforming History in Theater and Visual Arts.

 

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IMU UR2 symposium

IMU UR2: Art, Aesthetics, and Asian America

Recorded Symposium

On October 28-29, 2022 Stanford University hosted IMU UR2: Art, Aesthetics, and Asian America. This two-day convening brought together artists, curators, and scholars to rethink and reimagine the histories and futures of artists of Asian descent.

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Chiura Obata (American, born in Japan, 1885–1975), Untitled (Topaz). Sumi-e ink on paper. Cantor Arts Center, Stanford University. Gift of Patrick and Sandra Hayashi in support of the Asian American Art Initiative, 2021.98

Beyond the Camps: Art, Experience, and Executive Order 9066

Recorded Webinar

Artist Masako Takahashi and community leader and collector Patrick Hayashi discuss their artistic practices, memories of Japanese American incarceration during World War II, and what they hope for the future of Asian American art in the museum space. With Cantor curator Aleesa Pitcharman Alexander.

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Introducing the Asian American Art Initiative at Stanford

On February 16, 2021, founding co-directors of the AAAI, Aleesa Pitchamarn Alexander, Robert M. and Ruth L. Halperin Associate Curator of Modern and Contemporary Art at the Cantor, and Marci Kwon, assistant professor in the Department of Art and Art History, introduced the initiative in an online event, previewed upcoming related projects, and hosted a Q&A session.

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