Seemz like 'BEYOND MANZANAR', is a pretty interesting new media event, plus
I think the context is important. Even though I would not of been able to
physically be present at the event, due to my living in the UK - I still
would of wanted to know about it. So I could visited the web site for
research and interest. May be they just forgot...too busy sort of thing.
> Hi Rachel -
> So what does it take to get an event in the Rhizome digest?
> I sent a notice, included below for your reference, to firstname.lastname@example.org
> as per the instructions at the bottom of each digest. It never appeared
> in Rhizome, which puzzles me because I expected it to be of interest to
> the Rhizome readership for its political, topical and new media content.
> What was the reason for rejecting it? Are only specific people allowed
> to submit event notices?
> The event was last week so the notice is no longer relevant, but I would
> like to know what it takes to get a notice into Rhizome for future
> reference. Friends of mine have also told me that they have submitted
> notices of new media art events which were never included in the digest
> - tamiko thiel
> To celebrate the acquisition of the Beyond Manzanar virtual reality
> installation by the San Jose Museum of Art I am pleased to announce a
> panel discussion dealing with infringements of civil rights during the
> Japanese American Internment in WW2, the Iranian Hostage Crisis in
> 1979-'80 and the post 9-11 crisis.
> Yours, Tamiko Thiel
> San Jose Museum of Art and ZeroOne: The Art and Technology Network
> invite you to a Special Sunday Afternoon Discussion.
> BEYOND MANZANAR
> Sunday, November 3, 2002 at 3 p.m.
> San Jose Museum of Art
> 110 South Market Street
> San Jose, California, USA
> Admission: FREE
> R.S.V.P. email to email@example.com
> Light refreshments will be served
> Special thanks to Tengu Shushi
> The virtual reality artwork "Beyond Manzanar" has recently been acquired
> by the San Jose Museum of Art. This presentation celebrates the Museum
> opening of installation and with the panelists and artists
> -- Tamiko Thiel and Zara Houshmand -- explores historical and legal
> raised by the artwork.
> This art piece dramatically casts guests in the unwitting roles of
> internees inside the Manzanar, California Internment Camp and juxtaposes
> this experience against the subsequent mistreatment of Iranian-Americans
> during the Iranian hostage crisis in 1979-80. More information at:
> Now, following the terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center and the
> Pentagon, a similar situation exists. The afternoon's presentation will
> explore the issues and corollaries of all three situations.
> The museum sopen at 11:00 - visitors may experience the "Beyond
> Manzanar" installation before the presentation. (The piece will be on
> exhibit for around 6 months. Entry to the museum is free at all times.)
> Tamiko Thiel, Japanese American new media artist and engineer
> interested in investigating new forms of narrative structure and in
> developing socially and culturally meaningful uses of virtual reality.
> Zara Houshmand, Iranian American writer, theater director, and
> multimedia artist whose work focuses on cross-cultural issues. She was
> involved in pioneering the development of virtual reality on the
> Dave Tatsuno, interned at the Topaz camp in Utah during World War II,
> will show scenes from his haunting movie of the camp, "Topaz", which
> forms part of the National Registry of films.
> Richard Konda, an attorney with The Asian Law Alliance and an active
> participant in the Japanese-American redress movement.
> Shahin Tabrizi, financial consultant specializing in mergers and
> acquisitions; Founder, Treasurer and past President of the Persian
> Susan Hayase, software engineer, a leader in the campaign
> to obtain redress for former camp internees.
> Co-sponsored by:
> The Nihonmachi Outreach Committee
> Persian Center
> San Jose Japanese American Citizens League
> YAD2M Creative
> Web info at: http://www.yad2m.com/bus/02/manzanar/
> pdf copy at:
> + KNORRRRRRR
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