SanseiVision: It's in the Genes
is an exhibition of photographic works by
Yuki Kuniyuki Jr. & I.H.Kuniyuki- curated by
I.H.K. from July
8 -- August 16, 2002.
Yuki Kuniyuki Jr. and I.H.Kuniyuki separated by
time (the last time he saw me i was 1 yr old)and circumstance connected by genetics,
(he's my half-brother, and hapa) re-united by chance and cyberspace
(he was surfing the web and came to the Camera Obscura url, where
he read the guestbook and saw my name-he clicked on my email address)- together find what was lost and create this
exhibition thru 2 years of e-mail and exchanges of photos. (after seeing his works
and showing them at REXgallery in 2000, everyone noticed that my work and his were very similar and we worked for the same
community papers) This exhibition is the culmination of their combined knowledge and imagery spanning the late 1940's
Yuki's work is photojournalism and commercial,
yet easily fits the profile of cutting-edge art. I.H.Kuniyuki's work takes off where Yuki's ends.
From the streets of Seattle's
Chinatown and the Central District to the cities and countrysides of SE Asia, Korea and Japan, to behind the scenes
candid moments of our nation's presidents on Air Force One, SanseiVision provides a unique photographic journey.
SANSEI VISION is a work in process.
groundbreaking retrospective was held at The M. Rosetta Hunter Art Gallery inside Seattle Central
Community College, at 1701 Broadway, Seattle, WA.
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***** PS: July 17 's reception &
slide presentation was maxxed out with over 160 people attending! The THAI KITCHEN donated the eats and everyone
had a great time! This show is averaging some 25 people a day in attendance and the highlight of the attendees were
the 2/3 HANAYUI from KODO!
Special thanks to all the Asian American Journalists
Association and Lori Matsukawa for getting the word out..
Funny thing tho, none of the mainstream media gave up
any ink or air time for our show...Racism is still out there -- so for all u critics , Why
no mention of SANSEI VISION ????
thats all i gotta say for now.
MOre photos will be added periodically, especially the ones that weren't
in the show.