The program will include a presentation of Cha’s artwork, introductory remarks by Yong Soon Min, Ellie Lee, Annette M. Kim, and Holly Willis, and a short talk—Apropos of Theresa—with writer and translator John H. Cha (who is Theresa’s brother), author and UC Irvine professor Laura Hyun Yi Kang, and curator and scholar Lawrence Rinder.
A reception will follow. See link below to make reservations.
Saturday, December 4, from 1 pm to 6 pm
USC School of Cinematic Arts
900 West 34th Street, Los Angeles
Theresa Hak Kyung Cha, from top: Cha’s hands on her typewriter, 1981, photograph by James Cha; It Is Almost That, 1977 (detail) white press-type letters and white pastel on nineteen sheets of black paper, University of California, Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive, gift of the Theresa Hak Kyung Cha Memorial Foundation, 1992; Dictee, image courtesy and © University of California Press; Surplus Novel, 1980, porcelain jar, with typewritten text on paper, collection of James H. Cha, photograph by Benjamin Blackwell, courtesy BAMPF; Permutations (1976), 16mm film, still, courtesy BAMPFA.