Art / Openings In Tokyo

'Her Own Way: Female Artists and the Moving Image in Art in Poland — From 1970s to the Present'

TOKYO PHOTOGRAPHIC ART MUSEUM

by Yukari Tanaka

Aug. 14-Oct. 14

Japan and Poland have shared 100 years of diplomatic relations, which were first established on March 22, 1919.To celebrate the anniversary, the Tokyo Photographic Art Museum is showcasing an exhibition of works by Polish contemporary artists in collaboration with the Adam Mickiewicz Institute, a Polish government-sponsored cultural organization.

Placing the works in historical context, the exhibition traces the development of women’s contributions to Polish arts from the 1970s to today, focusing on their use of video as a form of expression. Highlights include “Drawing TV” (1976) by Ewa Partum and “Fight “(2001) by Zuzanna Janin.

Tokyo Photographic Art Museum; Yebisu Garden Place, 1-13-3 Mita, Meguro-ku, Tokyo. Ebisu Stn. 10 a.m.-6 p.m. (Thu., Fri. until Aug. 30 until 9 p.m., otherwise till 8 p.m.) ¥500. Closed Mon. 03-3280-0099; www.topmuseum.jp

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