Public performance by Jon MoritsuguNovember 14, 8:00pm - 9:00pm
Mānoa Campus, Commons Gallery, Art Building
The Commons Gallery, University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa (UHM), is pleased to present the exhibition "Jon Moritsugu: HYPERRRRREALITY" and his performance.
Ear protection suggested. Seizure-inducing lights and images.
UHM visitor covid-19 guidelines: https://manoa.hawaii.edu/moving-forward/visitor-faqs/
Jon Moritsugu (b. 1965) is an American cult underground filmmaker. His movies are satiric, protopunk deconstructions of popular genres and formats; "The New York Times" describes them as "funny, anarchic, provocative and exhilarating.” His work deals with discrimination against Asian-Americans and the legacy of white supremacy in America. His films have shown in Sundance, Cannes, Berlin, Toronto, Rotterdam, Venice, New York Underground, Chicago Underground, MoMA, The Guggenheim, The Whitney, and numerous other festivals and museums. He lives and works in Mānoa. His book "Numbskull Revolution" is forthcoming in 2022.
Image: Artwork by Jon Moritsugu. Courtesy of the artist.
Free admission. Exhibition and performance can be viewed through the gallery windows.
Art & Art History, Mānoa Campus
Sharon Tasaka, 808-956-8364, email@example.com, https://hawaii.edu/art/jon-moritsugu-hyperrrrreality/
Sunday, November 14
Public performance by Jon MoritsuguMānoa Campus, Commons Gallery, Art Building