Exploring Connections in the North: From Japan to Canada

Tuesday, March 10, 2015 at the University of Alberta

25 February 2015

The PTJC will host the following talk by Dr. Naoki Ishikawa. Please join us if you are interested.

Title: "Exploring Connections in the North: From Japan to Canada"
Time and Date: 4:00pm - 5:30pm, March 10, 2015
Place: Business 3-6, University of Alberta

For his website, please visit: http://www.straightree.com/
For his exhibition in Tokyo, please visit: http://www.canadainternational.gc.ca/japan-japon/events-evenements/gallery-20140508-galerie.aspx?lang=eng

About the Speaker: Dr. Ishikawa completed his Ph.D. at the Tokyo University of the Arts. As a photographer, he has published several collections of photographs, including Pole To Pole (2003) and The Void (2005). Last year, he held a photograph exhibition, POLAR, at the Embassy of Canada Prince Takamado Gallery in Tokyo. As a passionate explorer, he has visited a number of native communities. His highly recognized works made him the recipient of several prestigious awards, including the Sagamihara Award (2010) and The Domon Ken Award (2011). Many of his photographs were taken on his exploration trips. He has also published several nonfiction works, including the award-winning The Last Explorer (2008).