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11.20.2008

ksw 10th anniversary restrospective: shifted focus


For those of you in San Francisco, don't miss Shifted Focus, a retrospective exhibition and performance series celebrating the 10th anniversary of Kearny Street Workshop's APAture festival. The exhibit features ten APAture alumni who have significantly contributed to the dialogue of contemporary art practice in the Bay Area and beyond.

The exhibit is running now through January 23 at space180 Gallery, and features the work of Christine Wong Yap, Kevin B. Chen, Binh Danh, Rajkamal Kahlon, Michael Arcega, Kana Tanaka, Rebecca Szeto, Jenifer K Wofford, Mark Baugh-Sasaki and Weston Teruya. The series also includes a panel discussion, an evening of literary readings, and a multidisciplinary performance event:
SHIFTED FOCUS: A 10th Anniversary APAture Retrospective
Related Events

**Gallery Opening**
Featuring new works by Christine Wong Yap, Kevin Chen, Binh Danh, Michael Arcega, Rajkamal Kahlon, Kana Tanaka, Rebecca Szeto, Jenifer Wofford, Mark Baugh-Sasaki and Weston Teruya.

Saturday, October 25, 7:00-9:00 pm
KSW's space180 Gallery
180 Capp Street, 3rd floor
San Francisco

**Panel Discussion**
In conjunction with the Chinese Culture Center's exhibition, ICONS OF PRESENCE: Asian American Activist Art, Nancy Hom, Leland Wong, Lenore Chinn, Choppy Oshiro and Richard Godinez will discuss the similarities and differences between APA artists working in the 1970s and today. Moderated by Robynn Takayama.

Wednesday, November 12, 7:00-9:00 pm
Chinese Culture Center
750 Kearny Street, 3rd floor
San Francisco

**Literary Night**
Past APAture literary artists present new works of poetry, prose, spoken word and more. Artists include Claire Light, Sabina Chen, Dennis Somera, Wei Ming Dariotis, Truong Tran, Neela Banerjee, Bushra Rehman and Pireeni Sundaralingam.

Wednesday, December 5, 7:00-9:00 pm
KSW's space180 Gallery
180 Capp Street, 3rd floor
San Francisco

**Performance Night**
In conjunction with the de Young Museum's exhibition, Asian | American | Modern Art, past APAture performance artists present new works. Artists TBD.

Friday, January 23, 6:00-8:30 pm
de Young Museum
50 Hagiwara Tea Garden Drive
San Francisco
It looks like a really interesting, diverse array of artists. For more information about the exhibit, the artists, and related events, visit the Kearny Street Workshop website here. Congratulations on ten years, KSW.