In December 2009, photographer Kota Ezawa (b. 1969) visited the MIA and spoke with Elizabeth Armstrong, curator of contemporary art and director of the Center for Alternative Museum Practice, and David Little, curator of photography and new media, about Ezawa’s “Art ReMix” installation and his work The History of Photography. Ezawa employs handwork and digital techniques to translate iconic images from television, cinema, and art history into highly graphic and evocative versions of the originals. He received a BFA from the San Francisco Art Institute and an MFA from Stanford University. His work is represented in numerous public collections, including the Art Institute of Chicago; Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington, D.C.; Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York; Museum of Modern Art, New York; and San Francisco Museum of Modern Art.