Symposium "Love, Fight, Feast"

Sa, 23.10.2021, 09–16:30 Uhr
Museum Rietberg

Symposium on the occasion of the special exhibition "Love, Fight, Feast"

Emulating the courtly practice of uta awase, "poetry contest", eight international scholars and curators of Japanese art gather together to perform a happyō awase, a "pairing of presentations.” The in-depth discussions of key works and topics featured in the exhibition Love, Fight, Feast reveal additional stories beyond the representational paintings, prints, and craft objects. These works embody the multi-faceted allure of Japanese narrative art.

Detailed program (pdf)

The symposium is supported by the Toshiba International Foundation.

The symposium will take place on site in Zurich and online. Do you prefer to participate online? Then please register here.

Venue: Park-Villa Rieter, Vortragssaal (also online)

Museum Rietberg

Gablerstrasse 15
8002 Zürich
Bibliothek: Gablerstrasse 14

+41 44 415 31 31

Tram 7: Museum Rietberg / Bus 72: Hügelstrasse

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Sa, 23.10.2021, 09–16:30 Uhr


free, registration required


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