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APSU presents lecture by Los Angeles artist, Buddhist priest

Austin Peays department of art presents Hirokazu Kosaka as the final speaker in the 2003-04 Creative Capital Artist Lecture Series.

His lecture will begin at 7 p.m., Wednesday, April 14, in Trahern 401.

A master Zen archer and Buddhist priest, Kosaka has been creating visually stunning projects and performances for more than 25 years. His 2000 project Silkroad combined chanting Buddhist priests and Zen archers with flamenco dancers and choirs to create what LA Weekly called an ecstatic experience.
Austin Peay's department of art presents Hirokazu Kosaka as the final speaker in the 2003-04 Creative Capital Artist Lecture Series.

His lecture will begin at 7 p.m., Wednesday, April 14, in Trahern 401.

A master Zen archer and Buddhist priest, Kosaka has been creating visually stunning projects and performances for more than 25 years. His 2000 project “Silkroad” combined chanting Buddhist priests and Zen archers with flamenco dancers and choirs to create what LA Weekly called “an ecstatic experience.”

Kosaka lives in Los Angeles, where he serves as director of visual arts and curator of the Japanese American Cultural and Community Center. His many awards include fellowships from the Durfee and Rockefeller foundations and a Creative Capital Grant.

The lecture is free and open to the public.
—Terry Stringer