Trans-narrative: Life as an artist


10月15日2015年 | 6 pm

Weston Room, Norwich Cathedral Hostry

Leiko Ikemura
Artist

About the Lecture

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Internationally acclaimed artist, Leiko Ikemura, will explore her personal journey as an artist at this month’s Third Thursday Lecture. The Japan-born artist who moved and established her creative career in Europe, shares intimate details of how she discovered her own voice and visual language, beginning with her story from her childhood in Japan to her studies in Spain, debut in Switzerland and artistic activities in Germany.

About the Speaker

Leiko Ikemura is a Japan-born artist who studied in Spain and began her artistic career in Switzerland before moving to Germany where she works today. A painter and sculptor, her work has won many international awards and has been exhibited widely throughout the world. She is particularly famous for her depiction of female figures, landscape and, in more recent decade, traces and patterns of colours with minimal narrative.
Ikemura lives and works in Berlin and Cologne, Germany and is Professor for Painting at the “Universität der Künste” (University of fine Arts) in Berlin, a post she has held since 1991, and from 2014 Professor at the Joshibi University of Art and Design in Kanagawa, Japan.

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About the Third Thursday Lectures

The Third Thursday Lectures hosted by the Sainsbury Institute for the Study of Japanese Arts and Cultures are on a range of topics related to the art and culture of Japan. Talks begin at 6pm (50-minute lecture followed by refreshments). Speakers are all specialists in their field and the talks are intended to be accessible to those with no prior knowledge of Japanese history.

Admission is free and all are welcome. Booking essential. To book your seat, please go to the booking form or email the Sainsbury Institute

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The lecture will be held at the Weston Room, Cathedral Hostry, Norwich NR1 4DH.

The Third Thursday Lecture series is funded by the Great Britain Sasakawa Foundation, Yakult and the Robert and Lisa Sainsbury Charitable Trust.

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