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Aichi Triennale 2019 International Forum: Freedom of Expression and Art in “Taming Y/Our Passion”

Aichi Triennale 2019 International Forum

The Aichi Triennale Next Step Committee and Aichi Triennale Organizing Committee will jointly organize Aichi Triennale 2019 International Forum, Freedom of Expression and Art in “Taming Y/Our Passion”. With reference to cases around the world, discussions will examine the issue of “freedom of expression” faced by Aichi Triennale 2019. The future targets and challenges will also be discussed.

1. TITLE
 Aichi Triennale 2019 International Forum
 Freedom of Expression and Art in “Taming Y/Our Passion”

2. TIME & DATE
 13:00 to 17:00, Saturday, October 5, 2019 (Doors open at 12:00)
 13:00 to 18:00, Sunday, October 6, 2019 (Doors open at 12:00)

3. VENUE
 Art Space A, 12F, Aichi Arts Center
 1-13-2 Higashisakura, Higashi-ku, Nagoya, Aichi, Japan

4. MAIN TOPICS AND SPEAKERS (TBD)
  Overall Chairperson: Michio Hayashi (Professor at the Faculty of Arts, Sophia University)
  Major: Art history/Art criticism
  Prof. Hayashi has been active both as a scholar and critic in the field of modern-contemporary art with special emphasis on postwar Japanese art. He has participated in collaborative projects with institutions such as MoMA (NY), the Tate Modern, and the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston.

 1) Day 1: Saturday, October 5
  Theme: Freedom of Expression, Art and Society (TBC)
  Why are freedom of expression and artistic freedom important, and why must they be respected? With reference to cases around the world where freedom of expression or artistic freedom has been violated or jeopardized, including the current problems faced by the Aichi Triennale 2019, discussions will be made with input from artists and curators who participated in the event.
 - Part 1: Presentations (13:00-14:10)
   Speakers (TBD):
   Toshio Yamanashi (Chairman of the Aichi Triennale Next Step Committee)
   David McNeill (Journalist, The Economist)
 - Part 2: Discussion (14:30-17:00)
   Speakers (TBD):
   David McNeill
   Pedro Reyes (Curator, Aichi Triennale 2019)
   Aichi Triennale 2019 participating artists, etc.

 2) Day 2: Sunday, October 6
 - Theme: The Difficulties of Art in “Taming Y/Our Passion,” and the Future (TBC)
  While reviewing the artistic achievements and remaining issues of the Aichi Triennale 2019, the speakers will discuss ways to overcome the hardships faced by this event from an international perspective.
 - Part 1: Presentations (13:00-15:00)
  Speakers (TBD):
  Jorg Heiser (Curator, Busan Biennale 2018)
  Cuauhtémoc Medina (Chief Curator, 12th Shanghai Biennale)
  Jo-Lene Ong (Independent Curator)
  Daisuke Tsuda (Artistic Director, Aichi Triennale 2019)
  Shihoko Iida (Chief Curator, Aichi Triennale 2019)
  Chiaki Soma (Curator, Aichi Triennale 2019)
  Aichi Triennale 2019 participating artists, etc.
 - Part 2: Discussion (15:20-17:20)
  Speakers (TBD):
  Jorg Heiser
  Cuauhtémoc Medina
  Jo-Lene Ong
  Aichi Triennale 2019 curator team and participating artists, etc.
 - Closing: Summary (17:35-18:00)
  Michiro Hayashi

5. ORGANIZERS
  Aichi Triennale Next Step Committee , Aichi Triennale Organizing Committee

6. APPLICATION FOR PARTICIPATION
 1) Capacity 100
 2) How to apply
  Send an e-mail to the address shown below, with the title “Application for International Forum on October 5,” “Application for International Forum on October 6” or “Application for International Forum on October 5 & 6”, stating your address, name and e-mail no later than 17:00, Wednesday, October 2.
 3) Application contact
  General Affairs Division, Community Affairs Department, Bureau of Community and Cultural Affairs, Aichi Prefectural Government
 E-mail: @ (either Japanese or English)
 4) Selection of participants
  Participants will be decided by drawing lots.
  Only those who are selected will be notified by e-mail to the address given on the application. Those who are not selected may not be allowed to participate. (If the number of applications does not reach the capacity, all applicants will be notified that they are permitted to participate.)
 5) Notes
  Applications by phone will not be accepted.
  Only one person can apply per e-mail.
  Participants are advised to arrive at the venue as early as possible due to the time taken for security screening of bags before entering.

7. REGISTRATION FOR MEDIA
 1) How to register
  Media personnel wishing to cover the forum are asked to send an e-mail to the address shown below, with the title “Registration for International Forum Coverage,” with the Media Coverage Registration Form attached, no later than 17:00, Thursday, October 3. (Confirmation by phone is not needed.)
 2) Registration contact
  Send an e-mail to the Secretariat of the Aichi Triennale Organizing Committee at: @ (either Japanese or English)

8. INQUIRIES
 [Regarding applications for the International Forum]
 Culture and Arts Division, Cultural Affairs Department, Bureau of Community and Cultural Affairs, Aichi Prefectural Government
 Tel.: +81(0)52-954-6184 (Japanese only)
 General Affairs Division, Community Affairs Department, Bureau of Community and Cultural Affairs, Aichi Prefectural Government
 Tel.: +81-(0)52-954-6158 (Japanese only)

 [Regarding registration for media for the International Forum and Aichi Triennale 2019]
 The Secretariat of the Aichi Triennale Organizing Committee
 Tel.: +81-(0)52-971-6111 (either Japanese or English)

9. NOTES
 1) Further information on the main topics and speakers will be updated in due course at:
  https://www.pref.aichi.jp/soshiki/bunka/ (Japanese only)
  https://aichitriennale.jp/index.html (Japanese only)
  https://aichitriennale.jp/en/index.html (English only)
 2) Japanese/English simultaneous interpretation is available only via the receivers given to participants at the forum venue. Audio recordings of the simultaneous interpretation will not be provided to media people to avoid secondary use.
 3) The forum will be streamed live via YouTube without Japanese/English simultaneous interpretation and the video of the forum with Japanese/English subtitles will be uploaded on YouTube later.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u8rFiEAcd2g

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