Lecture by Atsushi Sugita

Date(s) : December 16, 2012

Time : 2:30 – 4:00 pm

In this second in a series of three talks on the exhibition “MU – Pedro Costa & Rui Chafes”, the art critic Atsushi Sugita spoke about the state of contemporary art in Portugal.

In addition to his activities as a researcher and critic of contemporary art, Professor Sugita teaches at the Joshibi University of Art and Design and operates the alternate art space Art & River Bank. His knowledge of Portuguese culture, cinema and art has been deepened by his many visits to the country. His publications include “à cidade branca” (Towards a white city, Sairyusha, 2002). He organized the group exhibition “The Age of Micro Voyages” (Joshibi Art Museum, 2010), which included the work of Pedro Costa and other Portuguese artists.


The Hall at the Hara Museum of Contemporary Art