Tokyo Futures 3: Transnational Cities

Tokyo Futures Series - Sainsbury Institute - Tate Britain

Friday 29 September, 2017 - Saturday 30 September, 2017
10:00am BST - 6:00pm BST

The Clore Auditorium, Tate Britain, Millbank, London SW1P 4RG

About the Symposium

Learn about Tokyo and London as sites of transnational exchange. This symposium will examine the historical interconnectedness of cultures in Tokyo and London. The first day explores Tokyo’s transnational histories and futures. The second day looks at the intersections and points of contact among multiple cultures and diverse artistic legacies in London.


Keynote lectures will be delivered by Sonia Boyce, Reiko Tomii and Lee Ufan
Confirmed speakers include: Alessio Antoniolli, Michael Asbury, Gavin Jantjes, Shanay Jhaveri, Carmen Julia, Geeta Kapur, Kuroishi Izumi, Sook-Kyung Lee, Amna Malik, Vivan Sundaram, Ming Tiampo, Isobel Whitelegg and Hiroki Yamamoto

The full programme for Transnational Cities will be made available soon on the Tate website.

(Thursday 28 September 2017 is a students only day and will be in Chelsea at University of the Arts, London)

Transnational Cities is an international symposium is co-hosted by Tate Research Centre: Asia and TrAIN Research Centre, UAL and arranged in partnership with Aoyama Gakuin University, Centre for Transnational Cultural Analysis, Carleton University, Meiji Jingu Intercultural Research Institute and Sainsbury Institute for the Study of Japanese Arts and Cultures (SISJAC).

Tate Research Centre: Asia has been generously supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation. Additional funding for Transnational Cities has been provided by Toshiba International Foundation, Sainsbury Institute for the Study of Japanese Arts Cultures, Daiwa Anglo-Japanese Foundation.

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