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3 Artists video show "Visual Materialism"

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Masayuki KAWAI, Kentaro TAKI, Shuhei NISHIYAMA"Visual Materialism"

27 Jan.(sat.)-25 Feb. (sun)2018
venue: MORI YU GALLERY(Kyoto)

DVD release in 2018

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VCT will release another DVD of foreign artist from the level REF., coming March 2018.

Ryota Hamasaki's "Enlighten"@Kawasaki City Museum

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Ryota Hamasaki's "Enlighten" is exhibited at Kawasaki City Museum.
date: 20 Dec 2017-25 Jan.2018 
venue: Kawasaki City Museum ,grand floor, entrance to exhibition space
details are in Kawasaki City Museum web site.

open call:SSAF–AAA Research Grant

SSAF–AAA Research Grant for Histories of Ideas, Art Writing, and Visual Culture 2018

The Sher-Gil Sundaram Arts Foundation (SSAF) and Asia Art Archive (AAA) in India are pleased to announce the SSAF–AAA Research Grant for Histories of Ideas, Art Writing, and Visual Culture 2018. This grant, which is the first collaboration between SSAF and AAA in India, emerges from AAA’s ongoing engagement with histories of art writing, and its initiatives to map, compile, translate, and republish texts from various contexts. This grant is in line with SSAF’s commitment to work with cross-disciplinary initiatives addressing the oppressed and the marginalised, and alternative and heterodox practices in the arts and in intellectual work.

Deadline for Applications,1 January 2018

details to ask to Asia Art Archive

open call for AiR Tilburg, Netherland.

Open Call 2018 for visual artists, curators and writers
With the Artist in Residence program – that affords opportunities for experimentation to try out new ideas, practices and strategies – SEA Foundation promotes internationally relevant artistic production, research and discussion. SEA Foundation is located in Tilburg, in the south of the Netherlands.

Duration: 1 week – 3 months Residencies can take place from: • February – June • September – November
Application for 2018 residency program is now open Deadline: 27 December 2017 noon
details are on AiR Tilburg

Call for Entries 2018, European Media Art Festival

Call for Entries 2018
European Media Art Festival//
Festival: 18 - 22 April 2018//
Exhibition: 18 April - 21 May 2018
// Cinema / Exhibition / Conference / Media Campus INIT / Performances

ISFFC2017, Cyprus fest. VCT artists

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ISFFC2017, International short film festival in Cyprus will present two artists from VCT. this is a conjunction with the European Capital of Culture Pafos 2017. 

Between Regularity and Irregularity  Audiovisual Art and culture @Palia ilektriki
Tuesday 31 October – Wednesday 1 November 2017 20:00

list of works:
"Living in the Box -cube" Kentaro TAKI(2007-2014, 13min)
"Tea Corner" Kentaro TAKI(documentation, 2015, 2min)
"in the twinkling of an eye" Shuhei NISHIYAMA (2013, 6min.)

Video installtion@MOCA, Yinchuan, China

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Kentaro TAKI's latest video installation "syndro-polis#2  "Kopfschmerz-bau" by Kentaro TAKI" is participating a group show "Very Sustainable- Environmental Revollution" at MOCA, Yinchuan, China

Very Sustainable- Environmental Revollution
date: 2017.09.03 - 2017.12.17
venue: MOCA, Yinchaun

Kikai de Mirukoto, screening@Egypt

Kikai de Mirukoto=Eye Machine/To See by Chance -the Pioneers of Japanese Videoarts-(2013) screening at Medrar, 17 Aug. 2017 19:30-

"Kikai de Mirukoto=Eye Machine/To See by Chance -the Pioneers of Japanese Videoarts-" official site

INTER–MISSION X IAFT 16/17, Singapore

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Taka iimura, Sung Nam Han, Shuhei Nishiyama, Kentaro Taki will join to "INTER–MISSION X IAFT 16/17", at Lasalle Collage of the Arts, Objectifs-Center for Photography, Singapore, in 18-19 May. 2017

details are on official web site  IAFT 16/17

Ko Nakajima@microscope

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Ko Nakajima Part 1: Works 1964-1988

at Microscope Gallery
1329 Willoughby Avenue, #2B Brooklyn, NY 11237
Sunday May 21 2017, 7:30pm Introduced by Mio Nakai

IAFT16/17at Space One, Seoul, South Korea


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Who Kills What Kills Who Kisses?
Interdisciplinary Art Festival Tokyo 16/17 Exhibition in Seoul

Sung Nam HAN,Shuhei NISHIYAMA, Kentaro TAKI, Takahiko IIMURA

Venue:Space One
date: April 15th-30th 2017 Opening hours: Sat–Sun, 12–5pm; Tue–Fri, by appointment Closed on Mondays and public holidays


C/Sensor-ed Scape@TWS

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Kentaro Taki takes part in
a group show "C/Sensor-ed Scape"
date:15 April -28 May 2017
(close 17, 24 April, 1, 8, 15, 22, May) 
venue: Tokyo Wonder Site Hongo, Tokyo

Taki shows his latest video installation piece "unNeighborly".

Visual Ray -2 N D- to New Dimension

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Visual Ray -2 N D- to New Dimension
IAFT16/17 Expanded Video Art Performance 

Audio&Visual Performance by Tasman Richardson from Canada.
Shuhei Nishiyama and Sung Nam Han

March 8th(Wed) 2017 OPEN:19:30 START:20:00 
Venue:shimokitazawa THREE

IAFT16/17 official web site

OPEN CALL:Videoart exhibition, UK


Calling for videos or performances for video that explore hormones, medical technologies, sexuality, gender and body modifications.

details to ask :

Call for entries, 25FPS festival, Zagreb

25 FPS Festival is inviting new films to apply for the International Competition of the 2017 edition taking place in Zagreb between September 28th and October 1st.
Filmmakers, artists, producers and distributors should submit films completed after 1st of January 2015 and not longer than 60 minutes. Deadline for submissions is 31st of May 2017. Before filling out entry form, check all-important and easy to read Festival Regulations. details to ask to 25FPS festival.

8th Cairo Video Festival, Egypt

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Masayuki KAWAI and Kentaro TAKItake part in 8th Cairo Video Festivalheld in Cairo, Egypt, Feb. 2017.

5-28, February 2017, Cairo, Egypt
presented by Medrar


TAKAHIKO IIMURA solo show; Space In Time -Experimental Film and Video Art

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TAKAHIKO IIMURA, Space In Time -Experimental Film and Video Art
MORIYU GALLERY KYOTO presents "Space In Time -Experimental Film and Video Art" with Taka iimura's installation piece and screenings.

2016. 12. 10(sat) -  2017. 1. 29(sun) 
 <Artist talk & Performance> 2017. 1. 28(sat)  start : artist talk 16:00-18:00
Takahiko IIMURA, Masayuki KAWAI, Yuichi MORI
Performance: 18:00- (30'), free entrance, no reservation


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In a related talk session of "MAM research program 004: Video Hiroba" exhition in Mori Art Museum, Kentaro Takitakes part in. In the exhibition room, his documentary piece"Kikaide mirukoto"(2013) is also introduced.

talk session"the heritages of Video Hiroba(Video Agora)"
with Hirofumi Sakamoto(researcher)+ Hikaru Fujii(artist)+ Kentaro Taki(artist)
modelator:Kenichi Kondo(curator, Mori Art Museum)
date: 6 Dec. 2016(tue.)19:00-21:00
at Auditorium Mori Art Museum, entrance free, details(in japanese only) are here.

Interdisciplinary Art Festival Tokyo2016

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Taka iimura, Sung Nam Han and Shuhei Nishiyama join in IAFT16/17.

Day1 12 Nov. (sat.)2016
open:18:50 Screening program "IAFT16/17 meets OSMOSIS fest part1":19:00-
Artist Talk by Hiroko OKADA and Makoto AIDA:20:30-

Day2  25 Nov.(fri)2016
open:18:30 Art Performance by INTER–MISSION:19:00-
Screening Program "IAFT16/17 meets OSMOSIS fest part2":19:30-
Art Performance by Takahiko IIMURA:21:15-

details are on official website.をご覧ください。

Call for videoart, festival from Bogotá (Colombia)

International Architecture, Video Art, Painting, Photography, Installation and Performing Art Festival Extended deadline: October 22, 2016

International Architecture, Video Art, Painting, Photography, Installation and Performing Art Festival, that will be hosted in Bogotá (Colombia), at Jorge Jurado Gallery, from November 19 to December 19, 2016.

details are on its LIQUID


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Dates: 16(Fri)-24(Sat) September 
Venues: SuperDeluxe (Roppongi), UPLINK FACTORY (Shibuya) 

Under the theme of “Commotion” Hors Pistes Tokyo 2016 will present various programs: legendary works which caused uproar in the art world, cutting-edge moving image arts and performances, selected works by Hors Pistes Paris and nominated works from new artists in various Asian countries.  Hors Pistes (“off-road” in French) is an international film festival initiated by the world famous Centre Pompidou museum in Paris. Since 2011, Hors Pistes Tokyo promotes emerging images, ideas and talents in Japan and Asia. The festival is a place to experience and discuss new ways to see and share images.  Artists: Christian Boltanski, Joseph Beuys, Douglas Davis, Nam June Paik, Isidore Isou, Aki Kuroda, Jean-Luc Vilmouth, Justine Emard, Keiichiro Shibuya, LoVid, etc.  

HPT2016 Official Website:
-2016 Program: 


Joseph Beuys, Douglas Davis, Nam June Paik, documenta 6 Satellite Telecast, 1977. Courtesy of Electronic Arts Intermix (EAI), New York.

Isidore Isou, Traité de Bave et d’Éternité (1).jpg

Isidore Isou, Traite de bave et d‘eternite, 1951. Courtesy of RE:VOIR.


Christian Bolthanski, L’Homme qui tousse, 1969. Coutesy of the artist.

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LoVid, Digital Dirt Spiderwebs, 2016. Courtesy of the artists.


Special screening feat. Taka iimura@NMAO, Osaka

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Special screening feat. Taka iimura in Nakanoshima Eizo Gekijyo vol. 12

date:24 Sat. -25 Sun. 2016
venue: NMAO(Osaka, Japan)
from early works to minimal/ conceptural pieces on film/video.
details are in NMAO's Web site
Press releace in Japanese is here

Call for submission, 8th Cairo Video Festival

CALL FOR SUBMISSION   8th Cairo Video Festival   Video Art & Experimental Film

Medrar for Contemporary Art is accepting applications for the 8th Cairo Video Festival, which will take place in February, 2017. Initiated by the Cairo-based artist initiative Medrar for Contemporary Art in 2005, this festival continues its focus on providing a platform for sharing and discussing newly produced high concept/low-budget experimental videos and films. Based on a call for works by emerging artists, the festival program takes the format of a concise series of video screenings, accompanied by talks and discussions with active video-makers and curators to tackle some of the key themes and issues presented in the works Check out the previous edition

Deadline for submission: 30th September 2016
Details are on official web site: 8th Cairo Video Festival   Video Art & Experimental Film