Online Catalogue Launch & Talk Event
In Conversation with Toshiyuki Ohwada and Mark McNeill
December 5, 2020
Celebrate the launch of the Hiroshi Nagai: Paintings for Music Online Catalogue with an exclusive talk between contributors of the catalogue Toshiyuki Ohwada and Mark ‘Frosty’ McNeill. In this online talk event, Professor Ohwada, an expert on American music and currently conducting research on the resurgence of city pop at Harvard-Yenching Institute, will give insight on the influence of American music on the city pop genre. In addition, DJ, radio producer, curator and creator of dublab.com Mark “Frosty” McNeill will share his curatorial experience of putting together the two Pacific Breeze compilations featured in the Hiroshi Nagai: Paintings for Music exhibition. The two contributors will also discuss Hiroshi Nagai’s connection to city pop and the genre’s recent surge in international popularity.
Please note that the talk event will be conducted via Facebook livestream. A link to the livestream will be added to this page prior to the event. Please check back closer to the date or visit the JPF Sydney Facebook.
Those in Sydney are invited to visit The Japan Foundation, Sydney on the day to tune in to the livestream together. The event is free, however reservations are required to maintain COVID-19 health and safety requirements.
ABOUT THE SPEAKERS
December 5, 2020 (Saturday)
45 min interview + 15 min audience Q&A
via Facebook & at The Japan Foundation, Sydney
Book for the viewing event at JPF Sydney via the link below.
Free; Bookings required for JPF Sydney viewing event
JPF Sydney Facebook and
The Japan Foundation, Sydney
Level 4, Central Park
28 Broadway, Chippendale NSW 2008
(02) 8239 0055
Header image: Hiroshi Nagai, Beachside Cloud Vehicle, late 2000s, acrylic on canvas board, © the artist