December 6, 2019

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An Academic Workshop sponsored by Terra Foundation for American Art with support by the Asian/Pacific/American Institute at NYU and The Japan Foundation, New York (JFNY) Grant for Japanese Studies program. Alexandra Chang (Rutgers University, Newark) and ShiPu Wang (University of California, Merced) co-convened an intensive academic workshop for scholars and curators to examine art activism through a global comparative lens. On Friday, December 6 and Saturday, December 7, the public was invited to join the conversation. Featured speakers included experts in Asian American, Latinx, Indigenous, and African American art, as well as Global Asias perspectives.

Please note that this workshop may have been photographed.

9:30am - 10:00am Introductions
10:00am - 12:30pm Panel 1: Diasporic Art Activism — International Framings

Introduction and Chaired by John Tain, Head of Research, Asia Art Archive
1:30pm - 3:00pm Panel 2: American Art Activisms — Exhibition Histories

Introduction and Chaired by Alexandra Chang
3:15pm - 4:45pm Panel 3: Diasporic Art and Narratives of Activism

Introduction and Chaired by ShiPu Wang
4:45pm - 6:00pm Concluding Discussion