The 15th Japanese Media Arts Festival12.02.24
The 15th Japanese Media Arts Festival exhibition has started at The National Art Center, Tokyo, from February 22 to March 4, 2012. The 15th Japanese Media Arts Festival has attracted much attention not only in Japan but overseas as well, and the number of submissions has reached a record 2,714 entries. And at this exhibition about 150 works including Award winning-works is exhibited in four categories: art, entertainment, animation, and manga.
In the art category, a video work titled Que voz feio (That Ugly Voice) was selected for the Grand Prize. Twin women, each in a different location, talk about a certain incident in their childhood. The viewer sees two screens, each with video, sound, and subtitles simultaneously, and gradually notices subtle differences between the two. The video is an experience of “difference” on various levels, such as time, speaker, and subtitles.
Grand Prize winner of the art category, Que voz feio (That Ugly Voice) by Yoshihiro Yamamoto
Also you can see many interactive and unique works as follows;
Excellence Award in Art categoty / Particles by Manabe Daito and Ishibashi Motoi
New Face Award in Art category / Monkey Business by Ralph Kistler and Jan Sieber
Jury Selections in Art category / Soak by Yunsil Heo and Hyunwoo Bang
In this event many simposium and workshops is scheduled. Concerning the details please see here.