Midori Yamamura has been selected as a contributor to the Getty Foundation Online Scholarly Catalogue Initiative to write an essay on Yoko Ono`s Painting to Hammer a Nail In, for the Walker exhibition, Art Expanded: 1958-1978. The show reinterprets the now canonical art history by focusing on intermedia and post-medium art.
Midori Yamamura has also been selected to partake in the “Postwar – Art between the Pacific and Atlantic, 1945-1965” symposium, co-hosted by the Tate Modern and the Haus der Kunst (Munich, May 21-24). At this symposium, an international group of curators and scholars specializing in postwar global art will reconsider the two decades following World War II; focusing on radical aesthetics and political pressures on aesthetics, they will remap the cartographies of postwar modernism. Symposium participants will have the opportunity to submit their papers for inclusion in an edited volume, which will join a cluster of publications, both in print and online, that have been planned around the “Postwar – Art between the Pacific and Atlantic, 1945-1965” research and exhibition project.