PHILOSOPHER'S PHOTOS

You’ve Mistaken Me for a Butterfly

You’ve Mistaken Me for a Butterfly (the first instalment) POETRY ON THE MOVE Boundary Crossings: A Festival of Poetry, presented by International Poetry Studies Institute (IPSI) in the Faculty of Arts and Design at the University of Canberra. 16 September 2017, 2PM at the National Portrait Gallery, Canberra, ACT. You’ve Mistaken Me for a Butterfly (the second instalment) IAS PUBLIC PERFORMANCE, presented by the Institute of Advanced Studies (IAS), University of Western Australia (UWA). 25 September 2017, 6PM at the Callaway Music Auditorium, UWA, Crawley, WA. By Mayu Kanamori with music by Terumi Narushima  Process Blog: https://aboutokin.com

Blurring Boundaries

Blurring Boundaries – the role of the artist in social history, responsibility and ethical choices A public lecture by Mayu Kanamori, 2015 IAS Artist-in-Residence Date: 29 September 2015 Time: 6pm Venue:  Fox Lecture Theatre, Arts Building UWA Parking: P3, off Hackett Entrance 1 Cost: Free, but RSVP essential. RSVP: http://www.ias.uwa.edu.au/lectures/kanamori     Mayu Kanamori’s most recent work Yasukichi Murakami: Through a Distant Lens is a theatre work about the life of historical photographer Yasukichi Murakami and the modern day search of his missing photographs. Murakami arrived in Western Australia in 1897 from Japan and lived in Broome as an inventor, entrepreneur and photographer. The day after the Japanese bombing of Pearl Harbour, like […]

Soul Sounds

Soul Sounds: Working with communities to find their voice to reach, inform and touch A Masterclass with Sarah Yu and Mayu Kanamori, 2015 IAS Artists-in-Residence Date: 29 September Time: 10am – Noon Venue: Institute of Advanced Studies, UWA Cost: Free, but RSVP essential by 22 September. Registrations: http://www.ias.uwa.edu.au/masterclass/soulsounds   Sound is a very intimate medium. When we close our eyes and listen deeply to someone, we can begin to open our heart so that the stories we hear seep into our souls, beyond just their words. Sarah Yu and Mayu Kanamori’s audio work bring together multiple voices to tell stories of people and communities. They use interviews and oral histories to inform tourists, […]