1. Nakajima is invited to participate in NHK’s documentary film investigating the mystery of recently filmed giant squid. This new documentary is directed by Yasuhiro Koyama who filmed giant squid in its natural habitat for the first time. The film will be broadcasted in July 2013.
2. Nakajima’s recent drawing is selected to be included in the official booklet of a special exhibition “深海 (deep sea)” at National Museum of Nature and science. This exhibition is co-produced by National Museum of Nature and Science, JAMSTEC, Yomiuri news paper and NHK. The drawing was selected by Dr. Kats Fujikura, principal scientist at JAMSTEC. More information on this exhibition can be found at http://deep-sea.jp/
3. Nakajima is invited to Faculty of Fisheries Science, Graduate School of Fisheries Sciences, School of Fisheries Sciences, Hokkaido University to present his ongoing work on cephalopod behavior.
4. Nakajima will be working as visiting researcher at University of the Ryukyus Cephalopod Laboratory from July- August. He will be conducting various experiments at the lab as well as gathering field data.
Ryuta Nakajima, Associate professor, Art and Design will be showing his recent works in following exhibitions this Spring and Summer.
1. CHOPSHOP at Pier 1218 Madison WI
60+ Artists Draw A Radio
CHOPSHOP presents its third issue: RADIORADIO. The CHOPSHOP zine is a random mail/email invitation to draw. This issue’s topic is the radio. 60 + artists form around the country provided some kind of 7″ B&W image of a radio. Installed as an exhibition -hanging in tandem w/ Dan S Wang’s Madison debut. Silkscreened zine covers are provided by Damon Locks and John Hitchcock, printed by AJ Nordhagen, wtih centerfold images by Fred Stonehouse. CHOPSHOP is a project instigated by Derrick Buisch, randomly published on xerox machines in Madison, WI, since 2007.
2. The Kinsey Institute, Grunwald Gallery of Art, Indiana University Bloomington
2013 Juried Show (May 18th – July 13th)
3. Keitai Mizu (mobile water) June 2-4, Shibuya, Tokyo
is a site specific multi media collaborative installation project by Larissa Hjorth, Ryuta Nakajima, Simon Perry, Kate Rohdes, Kate Shaw, Fleur Summers, Masato Takasaka, Toshi Tomita, Yasuko Toyoshima. This project is produced by Spatial Dialogues
and the Boat People Association
4. Drawing II (June 21st – July 29th), sksk Gallery Okinawa Japan.
5. Minneapolis Institute of Art (MAEP) “Umwelt” (July 18th – Sept 29th)
The Generative Systems Portable Postcard Exhibitions I (includes Professor Emeritus Leif Brush) and II (includes Leif Brush and Professor Gloria DeFilipps Brush) were exhibited in Imaging with Machine Processes: the Generative Art of Sonia Landy Sheridan, curated by Jacob Lillemose, at Transmediale 2013 in Berlin, Germany, in January and February, 2013. Transmediale is a Festival that draws out new connections between art, culture and technology.
Gloria DeFilipps Brush, professor, art and design, will have two photographs in the North of the 45th Parallel Exhibition at the DeVos Art Museum in Marquette, Michigan from June 7 – August 4, 2013. Her work was selected by Mason Riddle, visual arts writer and critic based in St. Paul, Minnesota.