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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.

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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

Rendezvous in Syndro-polis@TWS-Berlin

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"Rendezvous in Syndro-polis",Video installation, Open studio by Kentaro Taki

Venue: Tokyo Wonder Site Berlin
Date: 9 (Fri.)-15 (Thu.) September 2016
Open hour: 19:00-21:00(opening reception, Fri.), 14:00-18:00(Sat.- Thu.)
Web site:
Supported by Tokyo Wonder Site

[address]Tokyo Wonder Site Berlin, raum 139, 1.O.G,
Kunstquartier Bethanien, Mariannenplatz 2, D -10997 Berlin


Call for residence artist, Light Cone (Paris, France)

Light Cone (Paris, France) has just announced a call for projects for the second session of 2016 of the Atelier 105 video post-production residencies addressed to experimental filmmakers.

The deadline for submissions is June 30, 2016 and the selected projects will be announced on July 15, 2016.

details and ask to : Light Cone :film maker residence

Video Hiroba - Reexamining the 1970s Experimental Video Art Group

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Video Hiroba - Reexamining the 1970s Experimental Video Art Group

Period:Saturday, July 30. 2016 - Monday, January 9, 2017
Venue: Mori Art Museum
details information is here.

Video Hiroba was an experimental video art collective formed in Japan in 1972. Its members included Nakaya Fujiko, Yamaguchi Katsuhiro, Kawanaka Nobuhiro, Kobayashi Hakudo, Matsumoto Toshio, Hagiwara Sakumi, and Wada Morihiro among other artists and creators.

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

KoNakajima retrospective and performance@VIDEOFORMES

VIDEOFORMES 2016 en photos / pictures from VIDEOFORMES on Vimeo.

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VIDEOFORMES2016 focuses on Ko Nakajima, with his screening program from his retrospective program compiled by VCTokyo in 2014 .

*Video Program Japon, Maison de la Culture, salle Chavignier, Clermont-Ferrand 17th March to 19th March, 10am to 11.30pm KO NAKAJIMA (Japan) et KENTARO TAKI (Japan)

*REQUIEM DANCE Ko Nakajima Friday 18th March – 8.30pm – Maison de la Culture, salle Boris Vian, Clermont-Ferrand
Supported byArts Council Tokyo

"VIDEOs"program @VIDEOFORMES2016, France

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Saturday 19th March, 2pm, salle Boris Vian
VIDEOs screening at VIDEOFORMS2016 in Clearmont-Ferrand, France.

Contemporary video art screening program from VIDEOs from Japan. As an expression methods, the members of VIDEOs are using video material for their pieces into conscious awareness. This program presents problems of artist in today in the period of information society.

Supported byArts Council Tokyo

K.Taki's video sculpture, exhibition in Taiwan

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Kentaro Taki's video sculpture piece is in the exhibition in Taiwan National Museum of Fine Art, Taichung.

19 March -  22 May 2016
@Taiwan National Museum of Fine Art, Taichung.


Feedback Video Performance@McGill and NYU

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[Montreal on 29th Feb]
-RHYTHM OF VIDEO FEEDBACK video installation, live performance and talk by Masayuki Kawai and Daisuke Harashima-
Date: 29th February 2016 performance and discussion 4:30-6:30pm installation open 1-7pm
Venue: MIRL SCREENING ROOM, Lea B46 (BASEMENT), Leacock Building, McGill University —

[NYC on 6th March] Symposium and performance -Media as Singularities-
Date: 6th March(Sunday) 15:00-17:15 Venue: NYU Auditorium 15:00-16:30 USA: Tom Looser (NYU), Zhen Zhang (NYU) Japan: Daisuke Harashima (University of Tokyo), Masayuki Kawai (video artist) 16:45-17:15 Video Feedback Live Performance by Masayuki Kawai:

"in between zones"@Ryogoku Monten Hall


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"in between zones"

25 Feb. (Tue.) 2016, @ Ryogoku Monten Hall

open19:00, start:19:30 fee 3000yen,


Takahiro Tomatsu: body performance

Bettina Berger :flute

Daniel Lorenzo :piano

Hiroki Azuma:  video work


Moving Image as Live Performance@TTM

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Live event@TTM
Moving Image as Live Performance
20 Feb,sat.  2016  & 19 Mar. sat. 2016
need to resavation from here(able to90days before)
program direction by Masayuki Kawai

”Artifacts Predict the Future”S.Nishiyama, S.N.Han@Blockhouse

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”Artifacts Predict the Future”
February 11th[Thu/National Holiday]—21st[Sun] 2016 12:00-20:00
venue: BLOCKHOUSE B1 and 4F
Entrance Free
■Opening Party February 14th[Sun] 19:30-21:00
■Closing Party February 21st[Sun] 20:00-21:30

"natura : data"Masayuki Kawaisolo exhibition@MORIYU GALLERY KYOTO

6 Feb(sat.)-28(sun.)2016
p.m 0:00 - p.m 7:00 close on Mon. Tue. Holiday
Reception; 6 FEB(sat.)2016, 8:00-20:00

VゔIぃDでEおO at Ryougoku Monten

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VゔIぃDでEおO by Takahiro Tomatsu, Hiroki Azuma
What does it bring to us that the wide and rapid spreading of video media which permeates our daily life? It is an attempt to reveal the issue by corporeal performing art by Takahiro Tomatsu, video art by Hiroki Azuma and performance by musicians from Japan and abroad, in the space-time of Ryogoku Monten Hall. Who takes or is taken by video? For what purpose does the camera take all these recordings? For posterity? For security? For history?

Artist:Takahiro Tomatsu, Hiroki Azuma
Date:2015.12.21(Mon)  Time: 19:30 
Admission:2,000 yen
Organize:     Tokyo Metropolitan Foundation for History and Culture, Tokyo Wonder Site
Venue:     Ryogoku Monten Hall

Masayuki Kawai solo exhibition@ Galelry alpha-M

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Masayuki Kawai solo exhibition

carator: Kazuhiro Yamamoto
dates: 19th December (Sat) -6th February (Sat) open: 11:00-19:00 free admission closed on Sundays, Mondays and public holidays

artist talk: 19th December (Sat) 18:00-19:00
opening reception: 19th December (Sat) 19:00-
venue:gallery αM

B1F, Agata-takezawa Bldg. 1-2-11 Higashi-kanda, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo 101-0031 Japan
tel: 03-5829-9109
organized by Musashino Art University


VIDEO TRACKING vct chronicle 02-09:

VCT Media Design:

Undefined Boundary Project:

Carlo Sansolo exhibition:

V-LOUNGE | V-LOUNGE | Canadian Videoart Channel vol.1-3 vol.1-3:

Elodie Pong - Peripheral Area



Maurice Lemaitre