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Japan Media Arts Festival “Special Exhibition” Set for Feb. 3-18 in Singapore under Theme of “Landscapes: New Vision through Multiple Windows”

January 25, 2017 Destination ASEAN No Comments Email Email

Japan’s Agency for Cultural Affairs organizes participation in various overseas media art festivals through projects planned and managed by NHK International, Inc. The aim is to introduce outstanding works in such fields as media art, videos, websites, videogames, animation and comics.

The upcoming “Special Exhibition” will present 12 works from leading Japanese and world-class media artists under the theme of “Landscapes: New vision through multiple windows” at the Japan Creative Centre at the Japanese Embassy in Singapore. The exhibition’s directors are Kensuke Sembo and Yae Akaiwa from the artist unit “exonemo,” who have engaged in many experimental projects since 1996. Five Japanese feature animation films will also be screened at Shaw House Lido Theatre.

-Venue: Japan Creative Centre (4 Nassim Road, Singapore 258372); Shaw Theatres Lido 5
(350,Orchard Road, 5th Floor, Shaw House, Singapore 238868)
-Period: Feb. 3-18, 2017 (10:00-18:00, closed on Sunday and Monday.)
*Opening at 19:00 on Feb. 3.
-Admission: free
-Organizer: Japan Media Arts Festival / Agency for Cultural Affairs, Government of Japan
-Co-organizer: Japan Creative Centre, Embassy of Japan in Singapore
-Planning Director: exonemo (SEMBO Kensuke, AKAIWA Yae)
-Administration: NHK International, Inc.


“The souvenir photographs”, EBIHARA Shoko
“Double Click to Open”, Angelica VERDAN
“Waiting for the Elevator”, Sarah CHOO Jing
“/landscape”, SHINTSUBO Kenshu
“100100 views of Mount Fuji”, Jens SUNDHEIM
“Popular Screen Sizes”, Rafael ROZENDAAL
“Stream”, Joe HAMILTON
“Untitled”, TAKAMINE Tadasu
“You would come back there to see me again the following day.”, TSUDA Michiko
“Fluttering Frame”, exonemo
“Saturn Apartments”, IWAOKA Hisae
“Den-noh Coil”, ISO Mitsuo

February 3
19:30- Guide tour by exonemo

February 4
13:00-14:30 Artist talk by EBIHARA Shoko /Sarah CHOO Jing
15:00-16:30 Artist talk by TAKAMINE Tadasu /exonemo

February 11 & 18
14:00-15:30 Screening of “Den-noh Coil SP”

Venue: Shaw Theatres Lido 5

February 5
“Your Name.”, SHINKAI Makoto

“Sarusuberi: Miss Hokusai”, HARA Keiichi

“Giovanni’s Island”, NISHIKUBO Mizuho

February 12
“In This Corner of the World”, KATABUCHI Sunao

“The Garden of Words”, SHINKAI Makoto

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