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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:

*1. Revolutionising Anime*
RMIT Gallery reveals secrets of manga and anime
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
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
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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