The Japan Information Center (JIC) at the Consulate General of Japan (737 N. Michigan Ave., Suite 1000, Chicago, Illinois) is hosting, “Advertising Photography in Japan: APA Award 2009 International Exhibition”. The exhibition will feature 63 award-winning posters selected by the Japan Advertising Photographers’ Association APA. Each year, the APA recognizes outstanding photographic works in the field of advertising on the basis of their artistic style and aesthetic values. The award-winning works include promotional posters and magazine advertisements that were used widely in the media and in public campaigns in trains and city streets. They depict topics such as the beauty of Japanese nature, cutting edge technology, and facets of the contemporary Japanese lifestyle. This exhibit is open to the public and will run through February 4. The JIC is open Monday through Friday from 9:15 AM – 5:00 PM.
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