Moving Image Archive of Contemporary Art / MIACA Japan

TheMoving Image Archive of Contemporary Art Japan (MIACA Japan),an organization dedicated to theconservation and promotion of moving image art works and artists, started its activity in 2006 in Yokohama, Japan. MIACA organizes exhibitions, temporary video libraries,and talk events, and lectures by art professionals. more >>

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Siew-wai Kok of Klex kindly host our screening in Kuala Lumpur, at the Raw Art Space.
Hitomi Hasegawa will visit and do screening and talk.

Artists: Kyun Chome, Bontaro Dokuyama, Nobuaki Ito, Aya Momose

Date: Sat 12th August 2017, 8 pm
Venue: Raw Art Spaceo8, 4F, Japan Panggong, 50150 Kuala Lumpur
Admission: suggested donation RM10
Host: Klex

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KNOCK – Videos and films on the genealogy of socially engaged art in Asia

MIACA is delighted to present the project KNOCK explores the genealogy of socially engaged art and social practice in Asia, focusing on film and video art. KNOCK includes both historical films that deal with society, and contemporary community-based art videos and artists’ documentaries that explore the seeds of today’s social practice.

Date of screening: 30th August to 8th October, 2017
Symposium: 2nd September, 2017
Venue: MMCA Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Seoul, Korea

Artists/filmmakers: Chen Chie-Jen, Fujiko Nakaya, Hakudo Kobayashi, Chang Chao Tang, Chim Pom, Li Binyuan, KyunChome, Moe Satt, Yau Ching and others.

More details will follow!

Courtesy of Futoshi Miyagi
Courtesy of Wee Li Lin
Courtesy of Nguyen Trinh Thi

Nightlight Screening in Basel, Switzerland

MIACA is proud to present The Nightlight Screenings second edition with WHITE FRAME (Switzerland) exploring recent works from Swiss and international artists. This initiative aims to draw a more focused attention to video art and art film works to a broader public and to simultaneously foster international exchanges for our Swiss productions. Participating artist include;

Li Xiaofei,
Futoshi Miyagi,
Aya Momose,
Wong Ping,
Nguyen Trinh Thi,
Wee Li Lin and Charles Lim, and
Kavich Neang.

Date: 25 August 2017
Time: 20:00–23:00
Venue: Garden of the Christoph Merian Foundation, St. Alban-Vorstadt 5, Basel, Switzerland

Hazy Sundays; Love Man Love Woman by Nguyen Trinh Thi

Hazy Sundays; Love Man Love Woman by Nguyen Trinh Thi

Date: 24th July, 2016 17:00
Place: Connecting Space, 18-20 Fort Street, North Point, Hong Kong

Love Man Love Woman by Nguyen Trinh Thi
Color | 2007 | 54min | Vietnamese with English Subtitles
Directed by: Nguyen Trinh Thi

Lecture Curating Art After New Media Hong Kong

Date: 18-22 May, 2016 2pm-
Place: MIACA, Chai Wan

MIACA had a lecture with the selected applicants of curating course that the Videotape, the Polytechnic University, and the ISEA organized.
More than 30 participants came to our studio and talked about new media and curating.

Yu Araki at The 60th BFI London Film Festival

Date: Sep., 2015
Place: British Film Institute, London, UK

The 60th BFI London Film Festival selected Yu Araki’s wonderful piece, Angelo Lives!

Asian Film and Vide Art Forum

Date: 2015 Sep. 9th to Oct. 31st
Place: National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art (MMCA) Seoul, Korea

MIACA presented two screening programs, one is about Feminism, the other is about Immediacy that the term discussed in 60's in film sphere. Both we picked up from the contemporary artists. We did the two-days symposium together with the film/video organizations of IAMIN, International Artists Moving Image Network, from Thailand, Indonesia, Malaysia, Korea.

Gender, Genitor, Genitalia -Rokudenashiko Tribute exhibition

Date: Opening:On 29th Aug. 2015
Exhibition: 29th August 2015 to 20th September 2015
Place: Woofer Ten  活化廳,
404, Shanghai Street, Yau Ma Tei, Kowloon, Hong Kong

On 29th Aug. 2015, the opening of the Gender, Genitor, Genitalia -Rokudenashiko Tribute exhibition. At the Woofer Ten, themed feminism, censorship, media and genitalia.
All the fund was raised by the Indie GoGo and the Campfire, thanks for all who supported us!!
If you want to get the catalogue, please contact The price (color p132, Chinese, English, and Japanese) is 100HKD/130USD

Lecture “After Fukushima -Young Japanese artists”

Date: Aug 22nd 2015
Place: Hong Kong Arts Center, Wan Chai, Hong Kong

At the Hong Kong Arts Center, Hasegawa of MIACA introduced Japanese young artists after Fukushima.
The artists introduced; Olta, Haruka Kawaguchi, Kota Takeuchi, Kyun Chome, Japonica, Aya Momose, Motoyuki Shitamichi, Yuki Iiyama, Mai Endo, Chim Pom
Speaker; Hitomi Hasegawa (MIACA director, Curator)

And The Story Goes

Date: 14th Mar (Sat) 2015, 18:30-20:30,
Place: WING | Platform for Performance
21/F, Unit 2102, Chai Wan Industrial City Phase II
70 Wing Tai Road, Chai Wan, HONG KONG

We did a screening event on 14th Mar (Sat) 2015, Screening by MIACA, food curated by SOOK, drink and performance! Come and check the new space in Chai Wan, this is an inaugural event of the WING platform for performance. Plus please take a look at Chai Wan Mei Festival open studios and galleries, also a pop-up exhibition by Inti Guerrero!
The space Wing was initiated by Leslie Van Eyck, performing arts curator.

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