Writing Visual Culture in Cambridge, England
July 12 – 26
3 Undergraduate Humanities and Sciences Credits
Course Number: HWD-2382-A
Faculty: Kyoko Miyabe
Kyoko Miyabe, Acting Chair, Humanities and Sciences Department, School of Visual Arts received her BA from Brown University, MA from York University, England and Ph.D., Cambridge University, England, She is a practicing visual artist with exhibitions in group shows at SciArt Center, New York Hall of Science, Woodmere Art Museum, The Art Institute of Philadelphia, Cerulean Arts (Philadelphia), Brooklyn Waterfront Artists Coalition, Jeffrey Leder Gallery (Long Island City), Limner Gallery (Hudson, NY) and Van Der Plas Gallery (New York City). Her solo exhibition, Either Neither Both, took place in May 2017 at Bard College’s Stevenson Library in conjunction with the publication of Celia Bland’s collection of poetry, Cherokee Road Kill (Dr. Cicero Books), which features her drawings that were inspired by Bland’s poems. Miyabe is also the co-translator of By the Shore of Lake Michigan, a collection of Japanese tanka poems by Tomiko and Ryokuyo Matsumoto, written during their imprisonment in the Heart Mountain Relocation Center and in the immediate post-war years.