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"Revolutionising Anime" & "Japan: Kingdom of Characters"

16 Jan 2011 12:43 PM | Office Administrator (Administrator)
Exhibitions and talks at RMIT Gallery (in Storey Hall, RMIT University)
- all from 21 January to 19 March.
Gallery hours: Mon-Fri 11-5; Sat 12-5
For more details:
http://www.rmit.edu.au/rmitgallery

*1. Revolutionising Anime*
RMIT Gallery reveals secrets of manga and anime
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http://www.rmit.edu.au/browse;ID=n9784by2cj0u1>
RMIT Gallery invites visitors to go behind the scenes of the final
"polished" anime objects in the summer exhibition Revolutionising Anime:
Production I. G's pursuit of ultra-realistic fantasy.

*Japanese animation: pre-production and design*
*Dr Christopher Baker*, RMIT University
12-1pm Wed 16 March

*2. China and Revolution: History, parody and memory in contemporary art
*Revolutionary Chinese Art comes to RMIT Gallery
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http://www.rmit.edu.au/browse;ID=9n9w8ea1nr0s1>
The relationship between the political poster art of the Great
Proletarian Cultural Revolution and its impact on contemporary Chinese
art will be explored in an upcoming exhibition at RMIT Gallery.

*The fate of a painting and artists in the Cultural Revolution*
Chinese-Australian painter *Shen Jiawei* from Sydney, in conversation
with guest curator Dr Stephanie Hemelryk Donald.
12-1pm Fri 21 January

*3. JAPAN: Kingdom of Characters*
Hello Kitty! Japanese characters come to life at RMIT Gallery
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http://www.rmit.edu.au/browse;ID=g39oc9q34xte>
Do you remember Astro Boy? Have you ever owned anything emblazoned with
Hello Kitty? Have you -- or any person you know -- become addicted to
the iconic Pokemon?

*Sexual Robots and Plastic Humans in Anime*
*Philip Brophy*, expert on Japanese animation
12-1pm Wed 16 February

*Encounters with Japanese popular culture*
*Carolyne Sevens*, University of Melbourne
12-1pm Wed 9 March

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