Fifth Annual Arts Against the Occupation Exhibit in Tokyo
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Fifth Annual Arts Against the Occupation Exhibit in Tokyo

The fifth annual Arts Against the Occupation Exhibit will be held at the Chikudo Gallery in Tokyo in March, 2004. The title of this years exhibit is “STOP THE WALL” as an expression of support and solidarity for the international campaign against The Wall that is now being constructed by Israel. The exhibition will exhibit works from previous AAO shows in London, Philadelphia and Montreal, as well as new works by Palestinian, French and Japanese artists.

Time and Location:
The exhibit runs Mon. 8 March to Sat. 20 March, 2004.
Chikyudo Gallery
8-8-6 Ginza, Chuo-ku, Tokyo

Gallery Hours:
11:00 am ­ 7:00 pm

Opening Reception:
5:00 pm. Monday, the 8th March
at the Chikyudo Gallery

Exhibition is Currated by:
Ichiro Hariu (art critic)
Yoko Takizawa
Mizuko Yakuwa

Participating artists include:
Samir Abdalah (Paris) – Video
Danielle April (Qu̩bec) РPhotograph
Reem Bader (London) – Sculpture
Vladimir Cruells (Paris) – Sculpture
Nidal El-Khairy (Montreal) – Drawing
Daisuke Endo (Tokyo) ­ Video Installation
Richard Fung (Toronto) – Sound
Freda Guttman (Montreal) – Installation
Rawi Hage (Montreal) – Photograph
Samia Halaby (New York) – Painting
Rula Halawani (Jerusalem) – Photograph
Alexandra Handal (Santo Domingo/New York) – Installation
Nathalie Handal (New York) – Poem
Ichiro Hariu (Kawasaki) – Criticism
Emily Jacir (Ramallah/New York) – Video
Minol Kolin (Paris) – Video
Les Lucioles (Montreal) – Video
Sliman Mansour (Jerusalem) – Painting
Ingrid Mayrhofer (Toronto) – Painting
Jun Oenoki (Tokyo) – Installation
Cecilia Parsberg (Stockholm) – Photograph
Georgina Reeves (London) – Photograph
Jayce Salloum (Vancouver) ­ Video Installation
Uno Song (Tokyo) – Sculpture
Nasser Soumi (Paris) – Painting
Laurel Sprengelmeyer (Montreal) – Installation
Kazuko Tajima (Tokyo) – Painting
Vera Tamari (Bir Zeit) + Nahed Awwad (Ramallah) ­ Installation Video
Vladimir Tamari (Tokyo) – Painting
Ben Volta (Philadelphia) – Installation
Lisa Volta Zalloum (Philadelphia) – Drawing
Mizuko Yakuwa (Tokyo) – Relief

For more information contact:
Mizuko Yakuwa
tel. & fax: +81 (0)3 3397 3486