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This week’s events: March 10 to March 15

Mar. 10, 2015 (Tue.) 08:05

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The following events will be held from March 10 to March 15, 2015. For a full list of events held just before and during the exhibition including those presented by entities other than Parasophia and its participating artists, click here. Links to individual event pages will be added as soon as they are available.

[Cinema Program] Emiko Kasahara “trigonometry”
This series of screenings of feature-length color films was chosen by artist Emiko Kasahara to complement her new work at Parasophia. It includes both Japanese and Manchurian wartime propaganda films and Soviet films made in the early postwar period.
March 10 (Tue.)–15 (Sun.)
Venue: Film Theatre, The Museum of Kyoto (on the corner of Sanjo and Takakura Streets, Nakagyo-ku, Kyoto)
Admission: Free for Parasophia ticket-holders. Show your Parasophia ticket to see any screening. Parasophia ticket information

[Lecture & Gallery Tour] Artist Talk by Brandt Junceau
March 13 (Fri.) 2:00–3:30 PM
Venue: Kyoto Municipal Museum of Art
Speaker: Brandt Junceau
Language: English (with consecutive interpretation into Japanese)
Up to 30 participants

[Talk Event] Exhibition Draft 2015: Related Event
Masumi Kawamura in Conversation with Miwa Yanagi
March 14 (Sat.) 4:00 PM–
Venue: Meeting Room 2, Kyoto Art Center
40 seats available
Presented by Kyoto Art Center
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[Cinema Program] Talk by Emiko Kasahara
March 14 (Sat.) 7:40–8:40 PM
Venue: Film Theatre, The Museum of Kyoto
Speakers: Emiko Kasahara and others
174 seats available (Parasophia ticket required)

[Workshops] Cai Guo-Qiang “Children Da Vincis” Project
“What’s important isn’t whether you can fly.” —Cai Guo-Qiang
Children will be invited to set their imaginations free and create objects using everyday materials that will be included in Cai Guo-Qiang’s installation at Kyoto Municipal Museum of Art.
Every Saturday, Sunday, and holiday between March 8 and April 26, 10:00 AM–4:00 PM
Venue: Main gallery, Kyoto Municipal Museum of Art
For ages 5 to 10; must be accompanied by guardian (adult participation is limited to observation only)
See all workshops held before the exhibition (scroll down to the bottom)

Sherpa Tours
These unique tours are planned by the Parasophia Volunteers to share different ways to enjoy the exhibition. Details will be announced at the Volunteers desk at Kyoto Municipal Museum of Art and on the Parasophia Volunteer Center’s website (
Every Saturday, Sunday, and holiday between March 14 and May 10, 2:00 PM– (40–60 min.)
* Sign up to participate starting from 1:00 PM on the day of the tour.
Venue: Kyoto Municipal Museum of Art
● Sherpas (volunteer mediators) are always available throughout the exhibition space to answer questions or take part in discussions about any particular artwork.
● For group tours, please contact the Parasophia Volunteer Center.
Parasophia Volunteer Center (c/o Kyoto Art Center)
Phone: +81-(0)75-213-1000 / FAX: +81-(0)75-213-1004 / E-mail:

* All event details are subject to change. Events may be cancelled without advance notice.
* Reservation not required unless otherwise specified; seats available on first-come, first-served basis on the day of each event. Admission is free unless otherwise noted. Parasophia ticket may be required for events held in the exhibition space.
* All events are held in Japanese unless indicated otherwise.
* All events are presented by the Kyoto International Festival of Contemporary Culture Organizing Committee, Kyoto Association of Corporate Executives (Kyoto Keizai Doyukai), Kyoto Prefecture, and Kyoto City unless indicated otherwise.
* “PAB” refers to Parasophia’s Professional Advisory Board.