1. Behind the Scenes with Mika Tajima | "New York Close Up" | Art21

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    What happens when back stage becomes front stage? At her Bushwick Brooklyn studio, artist Mika Tajima discusses the processes and ideas behind her two installational-performative works "Today…

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    • "New York Close Up" Series Trailer, Year 2 (2012) | Art21

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      Art21′s Webby-nominated documentary series on art and life in New York City returns with new artists and films premiering online June 1st and continuing throughout Summer 2012. Introducing…

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      • Dr. Nancy Kwallek discusses Herman Miller, Inc. and Knoll's color palettes from the 1950s

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        SEPTEMBER 27, 2011 In conjunction with Mika Tajima's exhibition 'The Architect’s Garden', Dr. Nancy Kwallek uses Herman Miller and Knoll as examples to discuss the impact of color…

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        • Mika Tajima in conversation with Richard Linklater

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          SEPTEMBER 13, 2011 Filmmaker Richard Linklater and artist Mika Tajima discuss slackers, flânurs, and the history of refusal, an element in Tajima’s exhibition The Architect's Garden…

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          • Artist Talk with Mika Tajima, VAC Artist in Residence, Fall 2011

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            SEPTEMBER 6, 2011 Mika Tajima works in diverse modes and is perhaps best known for her installations incorporating sculpture, painting, performance, and video. Working across these media Tajima explores…

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            • Mika Tajima in conversation with Richard Linklater

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              SEPTEMBER 13, 2011 Filmmaker Richard Linklater and artist Mika Tajima discuss slackers, flânurs, and the history of refusal, an element in Tajima’s exhibition The Architect's Garden…

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              • Mika Tajima Versus the Cubicle | "New York Close Up" | Art21

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                How does design shape society? In this film, artist Mika Tajima traces the legacy of the influential Action Office furniture line—developed by Herman Miller—and how it serves as the inspiration…

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                • Mika Tajima Wants to Hire Contortionists | "New York Close Up" | Art21

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                  How do you activate a white cube gallery space? In this film, artist Mika Tajima works with two amateur contortionists to create a series of dance-like movements that respond to her sculptural installation…

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