City Paper is not for tourists
Project 4: Consider exploring Puerto Rican artist Nayda Collazo-Llorens’ “Navigable Zones.” Featuring paintings, drawings, and video installations, the exhibit is about finding, and sometimes losing, your way. Reception is tomorrow, Sat., 5/12, from 6 to 8:30 p.m., with a talk by Collazo-Llorens at 5:30 p.m.
If you can’t shell out the astounding $280 to attend Saturday’s “Beyond Sushi” symposium featuring Iron Chef Masaharu Morimoto, get a taste of Asia in these galleries’ collaborative project Big in Japan.
Shigeko Bork Mu Project: “Meditation Rooms” features works by Yumi Kori and Shinji Turner-Yamamoto, whose art examines the interplay between traditional and contemporary Japanese culture. Reception is tomorrow, Sat., 5/12, from 5 to 8 p.m.
Transformer: A mix of old and new, “Not Only A, But Also B” showcases the works of Aki Goto, Misaki Kawai, Chikara Matsumoto, Kazuyuki Takezaki, and Soju Tao. See where manga, Hiroshige, and Tokyo subculture come together. Reception is tomorrow, Sat., 5/12, from 7 to 9 p.m.