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Japan Media Arts Festival "Special Exhibition" Set for March 16-23 in Vienna, Austria, under Theme of "tenacious, gracious"

2017-03-15 17:09
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TOKYO, Mar. 15, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- 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.

This "Special Exhibition" will be held at the tricky women 2017 International Animation Film Festival for female animation directors, which opens in Vienna, Austria. It will present award-winning works from the past Japan Media Arts Festival. This edition titled "tenacious, gracious" will present 11 works by 20 female artists. Taking the tenacity and graciousness of women for its themes, the exhibition has been compiled to disseminate the attractions of works made by Japanese women.

Venue:

- Gallery Bildraum 07 (Burggasse 7-9, 1070 Vienna, Austria)
- Metro Kinokulturhaus (Johannesgasse 4, 1010 Vienna, Austria)

Period:

Thursday, March 16, to Thursday, March 23, 2017

Admission:

Free

Organizer:

- Japan Media Arts Festival / Agency for Cultural Affairs
- Government of Japan

Co-organizer:

tricky women 2017

Cooperation:

Gallery Bildraum 07

Planning Director:

OKAMOTO Mitsuko (Professor of Department of Animation, Graduate School of Film and New Media, Tokyo Univ. of the Arts)

Administration:

NHK International, Inc.

EXHIBITION (Venue: Bildraum 07)

"KiyaKiya," KONDOH Akino
(Image1: http://prw.kyodonews.jp/prwfile/release/M104083/201703149824/_prw_PI1fl_HDXKl8PC.jpg)

"In This Corner of the World," "Town of Evening Calm, Country of Cherry Blossoms," KOUNO Fumiyo (Image2: http://prw.kyodonews.jp/prwfile/release/M104083/201703149824/_prw_PI2fl_xn944k9B.jpg)

"Yukisusumisariyuki," KWGT
"2.5D Mask," KWGT, IWABUCHI Maki, MIYAZAKI Mari
"Futon," MIZUSHIRI Yoriko
(Image3: http://prw.kyodonews.jp/prwfile/release/M104083/201703149824/_prw_PI3fl_XR83Q5iC.jpg)

"Pray," "Shinjuko world" Shinjuko
(Image4: http://prw.kyodonews.jp/prwfile/release/M104083/201703149824/_prw_PI4fl_Bq90iSk0.jpg)

"YAMASUKI YAMAZAKI," Shishi YAMAZAKI

ANIMATION SCREENING
Venue: Metro Kinokulturhaus
"Tamako love story," YAMADA Naoko
(Image5: http://prw.kyodonews.jp/prwfile/release/M104083/201703149824/_prw_PI5fl_4D1VYXVi.jpg)

"Japan Media Arts Festival curation program under the theme of "tenacious, gracious"
Artists:
KONDOH Akino, Shinjuko, Shishi YAMAZAKI, KABUKI Sawako, KUGENUMA Ayasa, HU Yuanyuan, MATSUMOTO Saki, MIZUSHIRI Yoriko, KUNO Yoko, SHIRAISHI Keiko, WAKAMI Arisa, ARAI Chie, KOGUMA Atsuko

OPENING PERFORMANCE
Performer: Shinjuko
Date: from 7 p.m., Thursday, March 16
Venue: Bildraum 07

Curator's Talk "tenacious, gracious"
Guest: KOUNO Fumiyo
Moderator: OKAMOTO Mitsuko, Planning director
Date: from 3:30 p.m., Friday, March 17
Venue: Bildraum 07

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Source: NHK International, Inc.

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