YOKO ONO: LOOKING FOR... (Symposium)

3 Oct 2019

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The Heong Gallery

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Explore the many facets of Yoko Ono’s work to date at this day-long symposium with the participation of international speakers as part of the Cambridge-wide exhibition, YOKO ONO: LOOKING FOR...


Thursday, 3 October 2019


Downing College, University of Cambridge and Anglia Ruskin University

Convenor: Gabriella Daris (Centre for Research in Modern European Philosophy, Kingston University London)

Chair: Prof Peter Osborne (Centre for Research in Modern European Philosophy, Kingston University London)

Speakers: Prof Steven Connor (University of Cambridge); Prof Naoko Seki (Joshibi University of Art and Design and Museum of Contemporary Art of Tokyo); Dr Charles Dreyfus Pechkoff (University of Franche-Comté); Dr Tanya Horeck (Anglia Ruskin University); Mathieu Copeland (writer and independent curator); Dr Reiko Tomii (art historian and independent curator)



9:30am: The Heong Gallery

Part One

10am-12:30pm: Howard Theatre, Downing College, Cambridge University

Part Two

2:30-5pm: Mumford Theatre, Anglia Ruskin University

Social Event

5-9pm: Ruskin Gallery

5-9pm: Private view of the exhibition Yoko Ono: 'Arising', 'Mend Piece', 'Cut Piece'

6pm: Performance of Yoko Ono's 'Cut Piece' by Fukiko Takase

This symposium is convened by Gabriella Daris (Curator of YOKO ONO: LOOKING FOR...) and organised in collaboration with Dr Prerona Prasad (Exhibitions and Programming Manager, The Heong Gallery, Downing College), and Chris Owen (Head of Cambridge School of Art, Anglia Ruskin University).


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