Wednesday, June 29, 2016
Fay's Belated Birthday and Fundraiser

Happy Birthday Fay!
June 16 at the Project Reach NYC, 39 Eldridge St. office friends, family, and colleagues gathered together to celebrate Fay's 64th. Filled with live artist performances, donated art pieces, and birthday cake, this event brought together young and old with a love of the arts. The fundraiser was for the The Arts Initiative: A Legacy Project of the Basement Workshop Community, which creates a community space for cross generational arts and activism practices and facilitates community arts classes and workshops.

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Wednesday, June 15, 2016
Light Year 14: "Japan Parade" Celebrates tradition by embracing the new.

June 2, 2016
Pearl Street Triangle and Anchorage Place
Light Year 14: ”Japan Parade” was an event sponsored by the Consulate General of Japan in New York, that celebrated Japanese culture. Bringing together old and new, Light Year 14: “Japan Parade” featured a selection of all Japanese video artists based in New York. Each of the films expressed an aspect of traditional Japanese culture through modern technology and animation methods.
ON megumi Akiyoshi’s work has previously been shown by AAAC, she also had a piece in this event as well.
“Blooming Bubbles in Circulation” (2016)
“Pouring water into a cup, bubbles appear and disappear. Mkiyoshi sees these bubbles as a symbol of life, wishing all living things to bloom fully.” –Leo Kuelbs Collection

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Tuesday, June 14, 2016
Wednesday, June 8, 2016
Chương-Đài Võ on Southeast Asia Studies

Chương-Đài Võ has recently earned her PhD in Southeast Asian studies. Here she is giving a presentation on “Asia Art Archive’s collection on visual arts and performance art in Southeast Asia, and how they offer interpretations of the present and rehearsals of the future.” (Chương-Đài Võ)

Chương-Đài Võ is researcher at Asia Art Archive and independent curator.  She has an extensive background of working on Southeast Asian studies whether through the arts or studies at universities such as M.I.T. and Johns Hopkins University.

Jane DeBois is current chairwoman of the board of Asian Art Archive in Hong Kong. Here she is introducing Chương-Đài Võ who is presenting on Southeast Asian Archiving and Arts.

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Goddess of Democracy Protests in New York

Weiming Chen's Goddess of Democracy statue has traveled cross country from L.A. and was here in New York not only to make the 27th anniversary of the crack down on the students in Tiananmen Square on June 4, 1989, but also in protesting China's policies in any number of inhuman treatments and policies occurring today

The Goddess of Democracy statue was placed outside the New York United Nations Headquarters. 

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