In conjunction with the exhibition “Perseverance: Japanese Tattoo Tradition in a Modern World,” the Japanese American National Museum will present a talk by photographer/designer Kip Fulbeck, curator and artist Takahiro Kitamura, and contributing artists Chaz Bojórquez, Chris “Horishiki” Brand, and Brian Kaneko on Saturday, Aug. 23, at 2 p.m.
They will take questions from the audience about the exhibition, their practices, and the thriving legacy of Japanese-style tattooing.
Free with museum admission. To RSVP, email firstname.lastname@example.org or call (213) 625-0414.
JANM is located at 100 N. Central Ave. (at First Street) in Little Tokyo. “Perseverance” and “Dodgers: Brotherhood of the Game” will close Sept.14. “Colors of Confinement: Rare Kodachrome Photographs of Japanese American Incarceration in World War II” will close on Aug. 31. For more information, visit www.janm.org.
I LOVE the JANM. I’ve also been a member since befroe it was built. My kids’ names are in the courtyard bricks, and my dad’s is in the 442 Memorial. What a great place. I only wish we lived closer so I could visit all the time.