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Online Artist Conversation: Carlos Runcie Tanaka

Mar 16, 6:00 PM–7:00 PM

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Add to Calendar 3/16/2021 6:00 PM 3/16/2021 7:00 PM America/Chicago Online Artist Conversation: Carlos Runcie Tanaka

This event will be in Spanish and have live English interpretation. Questions can be asked in both English and Spanish.

Enjoy an intimate, casual evening of conversation between artist Carlos Runcie Tanaka, featured in No Ocean Between Us, and Lucía Abramovich-Sánchez, Associate Curator of Latin American Art.

Nacido en Lima, Perú, Carlos Runcie Tanaka es un artista con experiencia formal en cerámica, realizando estudios en Brasil, Italia y Japón. La obra temprana de Runcie Tanaka fue inspirada en la ciencia biológica, la arqueología y la geología. A mediados de la década de 1980, amplió su visión a la instalación. Su hábito de coleccionar, ordenar y exhibir objetos diversos, incluyendo vasijas de barro prehispánicas y esculturas, lo han influido en sus instalaciones espaciales. El trabajo reciente de Runcie Tanaka se refiere a una amplia gama de alusiones culturales, expresadas a través del uso de origami, vidrio y nuevos medios.
 
Born in Lima, Peru, Carlos Runcie Tanaka is an artist with a formal background in ceramics, undertaking studies in Brazil, Italy, and Japan. Runcie Tanaka’s early work was inspired by biological science, archaeology, and geology. In the mid-1980s, he expanded his vision into installation art. His habit of collecting, arranging, and displaying diverse objects, including Pre-Hispanic clay vessels and sculptures, has influenced his spatial installations. Runcie Tanaka’s recent work refers to a wide range of cultural allusions, expressed through the use of origami, glass, and new media.  

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This event will be in Spanish and have live English interpretation. Questions can be asked in both English and Spanish.

Enjoy an intimate, casual evening of conversation between artist Carlos Runcie Tanaka, featured in No Ocean Between Us, and Lucía Abramovich-Sánchez, Associate Curator of Latin American Art.

Nacido en Lima, Perú, Carlos Runcie Tanaka es un artista con experiencia formal en cerámica, realizando estudios en Brasil, Italia y Japón. La obra temprana de Runcie Tanaka fue inspirada en la ciencia biológica, la arqueología y la geología. A mediados de la década de 1980, amplió su visión a la instalación. Su hábito de coleccionar, ordenar y exhibir objetos diversos, incluyendo vasijas de barro prehispánicas y esculturas, lo han influido en sus instalaciones espaciales. El trabajo reciente de Runcie Tanaka se refiere a una amplia gama de alusiones culturales, expresadas a través del uso de origami, vidrio y nuevos medios.
 
Born in Lima, Peru, Carlos Runcie Tanaka is an artist with a formal background in ceramics, undertaking studies in Brazil, Italy, and Japan. Runcie Tanaka’s early work was inspired by biological science, archaeology, and geology. In the mid-1980s, he expanded his vision into installation art. His habit of collecting, arranging, and displaying diverse objects, including Pre-Hispanic clay vessels and sculptures, has influenced his spatial installations. Runcie Tanaka’s recent work refers to a wide range of cultural allusions, expressed through the use of origami, glass, and new media.  

The link to participate in this event will be sent to all registrants on March 16th.

Carlos Runcie Tanaka, Peru, b. 1958, Cloud/Nube (The Journey/El Viaje; One/Uno), 2013, Video installation (The Journey 4:13 minutes; One 7:26 minutes) and 36 origami crabs, Courtesy of the artist

Lectures and Artist Conversations are made possible by generous support from the Bank of America lecture fund for Latin American lectures.

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