this month at the center

Events are subject to change, please check here for updated times and locations.

October 5 - December 5, 2014, UHM Art Gallery
Binding & Looping: Transfer of Presence in Contemporary Pacific Art. This exhibition brings together artists from Hawai'i and the Pacific for whom fiber and concepts of binding are both a respected tradition and an inspiration for contemporary art. Curator: Deborah Waite.

October 5 - 31, Commons Gallery, UHM Art Auditorium
ArtSpeak - Languages of Creativity. ArtSpeak aims to promote discussion about the ways artists talk about their work and the language and concepts that inform their creative practice. The gallery is set up as a recording studio, with live and web-based interactions, dance rehearsals, performances, workshops, poetry readings, and interviews. The normal gallery opening hours are 10:00 am - 4:00 pm Monday through Friday, and from 12 noon - 5 pm on Sundays. The galleries are closed on Saturdays. Art Speak will also include some evening events. ArtSpeak runs until October 31st. Information about featured artists, and a calendar listing upcoming events on the ArtSpeak 2014 blog on Wordpress. Curator: Moana Nepia.

Sunday, October 5, 1:00–5:00 pm, UHM Art Auditorium
roceedings will commence at 1pm with an official welcome and presentations from Rod Bengston, Director of UHM Art Galleries; Peter Arnade, Dean of the UHM College of Arts & Humanities; Deborah Waite, Curator of Binding and Looping - Transfer of Presence in Contemporary Pacific Art and Professor of the UHM Department of Art & Art History; Moana Nepia, Curator of ArtSpeak - Languages of Creativity and Assistant Professor of the UHM Center for Pacific Islands Studies; and Keali'i Gora, President, Ka Lei Pāpahi o Kākuhihewa.

Tuesday, October 7, 1:30–3:00 pm, UHM Art Gallery
Binding & Looping artist walk-through with Moana Nepia, Lisa Reihana, and Filipe Tohi.

Thursday, October 9, 6:00–7:30 pm. UHM Art Auditorium
Public lecture by Lisa Reihana, Intersections Visiting Artist

Thursday, October 16, 3:00 pm, Crawford 115
"Consumption of Land and Lives: Hawai'i's Plantation Landscape," by Carol MacLennan, Michigan Technological University. UHM Anthropology Colloquium Series; see flyer.

Friday, October 17, 2:00-4:00 pm, Hale Pasifika (Henke 308)
Tahiti Club Opening Social for all interested in learning about Tahitian culture. Come and join the Tahiti Club for exciting cultural events throughout the year! See flyer. For more information, please contact Terava Casey.

Friday, October 17, 2:00-4:00 pm, Kuykendall 410
"Food Justice in Guam," by Maria Ada Auyong. Presented by the UHM Chamorro Studies Speaker Series.

Wednesday, October 22, 12 noon, UHM Art Auditorium
Na Nei I Tou Loloma Scholarship presentations by Terava Casey and Leora Kava. See flyer

Wednesday, October 22, 6:30-8:00 pm, Kamakakuokalani Center for Hawaiian Studies
Join artists/practitioners/curators/scholars in a engaging roundtable discussion involving how indigenous art/objects are created, housed, and displayed within museums spaces locally, nationally, and internationally. Speakers include Maile Andrade, Christina Wirihana, Noelle M. K. Y. Kahanu, Moana Nepia, and Philipp Schorch. Sponsored by the UHM American Studies Department and the Kamakakuokalani Center for Hawaiian Studies. For more information, see flyer or contact Noelle M. K. Y. Kanahu

Thursday, October 23, 5:30-8:00 pm, Shidler BusAd D 106.
"Growing Solidarity: Food Sovereignty, Farmworkers, and Organizing" is an event featuring a screening and discussion of Delano Manongs: Forgotten Heroes of the United Farm Workers -- a 2014 documentary of Larry Itliong and the Filipino farm workers who instigated the Delano Grape Strike of 1965 leading to the creation of the United Farm Workers Union. Sponsored by the UHM Office of Multicultural Student Serviers, the Hawaii Center for Food Safety, Decolonial Pina@ys, UH Food+, Friends of Operation Manong, and the UHM departments of Ethnic Studies and American Studies. See flyer or call 956-7348 for more information.

Wednesday, October 29, 1:30-2:30 pm, Center for Korean Studies Auditorium
Filipino American History and Identity: A second screening of Delano Manongs: Forgotten Heroes of the United Farm Workers will be offered.


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