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Japan Creative Centre (JCC) and Interactive & Digital Media Institute, National University of Singapore are jointly organizing the symposium, seminar and exhibition on Media Art, featuring Naoko Tosa, one of the leading contemporary artists in Japan. This series of events aims to deepen the understanding of Japan's creative capability and to facilitate networking of specialists of Japanese Media Art.


DATE: 2th September 2011
TIME: 6pm to 8pm
VENUE: Auditorium, Faculty of Engineering , National University of Singapore

Professor Naoko Tosa will be making a key note speech on the history & future of Media Art. During the event, Professor Tosa will lead the panelists in a discussion on popularizing Media Art in Singapore. Panelists taking part in the evening are as follows,

Mr Jeffery Ho
(Executive Director, DesignSingapore Council)

Professor Oliver Grau
(Head, Department for Image Science, Danube University)

Professor Sorensen Dorrit Vibeke
(Chair, School of Art, Design and Media, Nanyang Technological University)

Professor Wong Yunn Chii
(Head of Architecture Department, National University of Singapore)

Professor Ryohei Nakatsu
(Director, IDMI, National University of Singapore)

2. Exhibition
DATE: 3rd September to 30th September
TIME: 10am to 6pm (Opened from Tues to Sat, Closed on Public Holidays, Sundays and Mondays)
VENUE: Japan Creative Centre, 4 Nassim Road

3. Seminar and Opening Reception
DATE: 3rd September
TIME: 2pm to 4pm
VENUE: Japan Creative Centre, 4 Nassim Road

4. Curator Tour and Artist Tour by Atsuhiko Shima
(Chief Curator, The National Museum of Art, Osaka)
DATE: 10th September
TIME: 2pm to 4pm
VENUE: Japan Creative Centre, 4 Nassim Road


Naoko Tosa believes as her artistic concept that "various cultures in the world are connected just as one culture from the ancient time of human history at unconsciousness level overcoming nationalism". Connecting this concept to a computer, she has created a new concept called "Cultural Bit", creating a new frontier of art products to lead society to a richer future. Covering a wide range of areas, Naoko Tosa's art includes digital painting, video arts, art documentary, augmented reality art just to name a few.

Naoko Tosa' video art works have been collected at the Museum of Modern Art, New York, exhibited at the New York Metropolitan Art Museum and other locations internationally. In 2000, she received prizes from the Interactive Art section in ARS Electronica, as well as a 2nd Prize for Nabi Digital Storytelling Competition of Intangible Heritage, organized by UNESCO2004.

Please kindly rsvp your interest in the above events to email at early to avoid disappointment. We regret to inform that as there are limited seating, seats will be confirmed only upon receipt of confirmation email from JCC. ALL EVENTS ARE FREE OF CHARGE.

Japan Creative Centre

4 Nassim Road, Singapore 258372
+65 6737 0434,
Nearest parking is at Orchard Hotel and Forum Galleria

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