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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.


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Video and Before: Five Japanese Pioneers, N.Y.

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ヴィデオアートのパイオニアの作品がNYで上映されます。VCTokyoはプログラム作成に協力しました。

Video and Before: Five Japanese Pioneers
Friday, September 11, 2015 6:30pm 8:00pm
Video and Before: Five Japanese Pioneers Works by Takahiko Iimura, Toshio Matsumoto, Ko Nakajima, Katsuhiro Yamaguchi, and Fujiko Nakaya

*Image: Still from Ko Nakajima, What is Photography?, 1976. Courtesy the artist

Date: Friday, September 11, 6:30 pm
Location: NYU Silver Center, Room 301 (enter at 32 Waverly Place)
Duration: 75 minutes screening + 15 minutes talk
Selected by: Ann Adachi (Collaborative Cataloging Japan), Christophe Charles (Musashino Art University), and Hirofumi Sakamoto (Wakkanai Hokusei Gakuen University/Postwar Japan Moving Image Archive) Technical Support, in part by: Hirofumi Sakamoto; Christophe Charles; Collaborative Cataloging Japan; and Kentaro Taki, VIDEOART CENTER Tokyo
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"Kikaidemirukoto" in India

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"Kikai de Mirukoto=Eye Machine/To See by Chance -the Pioneers of Japanese Videoarts-" was showed in a symposim held in Srishti School of Art, Design and Technology, Bangalore, India.

date:18 – 19 December 2014
"Comparing Experimental Cinemas" WEB link
many thanks to: Miaca
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"KIKAIDEMIRUKOTO"@KHM/Koeln Meidaart University

"Kikai de Mirukoto=Eye Machine/To See by Chance -the Pioneers of Japanese Videoarts-" will be screened at KHM/Koeln Mediaart University with Prof.Heide Hagebölling and video artist Aki Nakazawa who translated dialogues into German.

27 Nov. 2014 19:00- (Aula Filzengraben 2)
information web site
cooperated by Cultural House of Japan in Koeln

"Eye Machine/To See by Chance -the Pioneers of Japanese Videoart-" Filmpräsentation auf Einladung von Prof. Heide Hagebölling und des Japanischen Kulturinstituts Köln. Mit Aki Nakazawa (Übersetzungen). Donnerstag, 27. November, 19 Uhr, Aula Filzengraben 2, 50676 Köln
web link.

official website is here

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"Kikai de mirukoto" screening at ZKM

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"Kikaide mirukoto"preseted by VCT, will be screened at ZKM, Karlsruhe, Germany.

13 March- 6 April 2014
at ZKM Media lounge(1 floor)
details are here.

Kikaide mirukoto official site is
http://kikai-de-mirukoto.vctokyo.org/

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"Kikaidemirukoto" on Blu-ray

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KIKAIDE MIRUKOTO
-the Pioneers of Japanese Videoarts-

VCT/VIDEOART CENTER Tokyo presents a documentary
video with oral history and video pieces of early video
artists in Japan. Now it's released on Blu-ray!

Appearing Artist:Shuya ABE, Kohei ANDO, Michael GOLDBERG, Sakumi HAGIWARA, Mako IDEMITSTU, Takahiko IIMURA, Nobuhiro KAWANAKA, Hakudo KOBAYASHI, Shigeko KUBOTA, Toshio MATSUMOTO,
Ko NAKAJIMA, Fujiko NAKAYA, Katsuhiro YAMAGUCHI,
Keigo YAMAMOTO, Morihiro WADA

Director: Kentaro TAKI
Presented by VIDEOART CENTER Tokyo

82min Bonus interviews 70 min, region code free/all
Subtitle language:
Japanese, Chinese, Korean, English, German, French
price 3990yen,  Publisher: REF, Distributor: Gendaikikakushitsu, Product code ISBN978-4-7738-8034-2

You can order this here, or try to visit AMAZON

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*contains 30 artists,researchers and related people
*more than 38 digests of video art pieces
*additonal interview, 75min!
*artist map in English on the lieflet




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"KIKAI DE MIRUKITO"screening at Aich Art Center

"KIKAIDE MIRUKOTO (Eye Machine/Seeing by Chance)-the Pioneers of Japanese Video Arts-"will be shown in the Art Film Festival in Aich Art Center.detail schedule is in below. Festival program includes Toshio Matsumoto's new series of experimental film, go to see it!

screening date of "KIKAIDE..."
9. Dec(sun.)17:00-18:20// 12. Dec. (wed.)17:40-19:00//2021


The 17th Art Film Festival

4.-16. Dec. 2012(close in 10 Dec)
at 12F Art Space in Aichi Art Center
ask to;E-mail: bunjo@aac.pref.aichi.jp

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The Past and the Future of Videoart: Screening and Talk

optitle.jpgIn the ASK film festival at Kyobashi, "Kikei de Mirukoto -the Pioneers of Japanese Videoar-" (2011, dir:Kentaro TAKI, prst by VCTokyo, 80min HDV) will be screened. As program F of the festival, and in the second day, a videoart critic, Tomohiro NISHIMURA and director Kentaro TAKI will have a talk about "The past and the future of Videoart".

program F is shown as

1 Aug. (wed.) 13:00- screening only
2 Aug. (thu.) 17:00- screening and talk event (18:30- Tomohiro Nishimura x Kentaro Taki on "the Past and the Future of Videoart")
4 Aug. (sat.) screening only
access to ASK?ArtSpaceKimura is here
Film Festival official site is here

"Kikai de Mirukoto  -the Pioneers of Japanese Videoart-" official web site

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Back to Early days of Mediaart, Japan

20120226kawasakitalk copy.pngDocumentary video screening about the Early Japanese Videoart
"Kikai de Mirukoto -Eye Machine/Seeing by chance-"

date: 26 Feb.(Sun. ) 2012  (open:12:15)
screening 12:30-13:45 
guest talk 14:00-15:00
screening 15:30-16:45
venue: Eizo hall(1F theater) at Kawasaki City Museum

screening: "Kikai de Mirukoto -Eye Machine/Seeing by chance-"
(HDV/2011/80min) japanese only
director: Kentaro TAKI

talk event with Toshio Matsumoto(artist), Hirofumi Sakamoto(mediaart history), Kentaro TAKI(director of documentary) and Koji Hamasaki(curator)

entrance fee 600yen / student500yen

presented by VCT/VIDEOART CENTER Tokyo
co-presented by Kawaguchi Art School of Waseda University
supported by The Japan World Exposition 1970 Commemorative Fund

summary of "kikaide mirukoto"
"kikaide mirukoto "official site
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Documentary of the Early Japanese Videoart

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Documentary video screening about the Early Japanese Videoart
"Kikai de Mirukoto -Eye Machine/Seeing by chance-"

date: 15 Thr. Dec 2011 19:00-20:45 (open:18:30)
venue: Okuma Auditorium/Small hall, Waseda University
screening: "Kikai de Mirukoto -Eye Machine/Seeing by chance-" (HDV/2011/75min) japanese only
lecturer:Kentaro TAKI

Appearing Artist:
Kohei ANDO, Michael GOLDBERG, Sakumi HAGIWARA, Mako IDEMITSTU, Takahiko iimura, Nobuhiro KAWANAKA, Hakudo KOBAYASHI, Shigeko KUBOTA, Toshio MATSUMOTO, Ko NAKAJIMA, Katsuhiro YAMAGUCHI, Keigo YAMAMOTO, Morihiro WADA

Connected People:
Shuya ABE(engineer of Nam June Paik), Barbara LONDON, Yoshimi NARA, Tomohiro NISHIMURA, Ann ADACHI, Rebecca CLEMAN, Yoshitaka SHIMANO, Hiroaki SATO, Nariaki SASAKI, Keisuke OKI, Takashi ECHIGOYA, Yoshiharu HAMASAKI, Yoshitomo MORIOKA, Peter WEIBEL,

presented by VCT/VIDEOART CENTER Tokyo
co-presented byKawaguchi Art School of Waseda University
supported by The Japan World Exposition 1970 Commemorative Fund
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Early Japanese Videoart
"Kikai de Mirukoto" To See through the Machine

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VCTokyo presents a documentary video "Kikai de Mirukoto - the pioneers of Japanese videoarts", with oral history and exact video pieces of early video artists in Japan.

We plan to show this documentary in film festival in public this year. You can get more information in this site or join to our mail news.

HDV,  65min, 2011
director: Kentaro TAKI, camera:Naoya OOE
presented by VCT/VIDEOART CENTER Tokyo


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subsidied by
JEC Fund Project(2011)
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KDDI Foundation (2007)


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interview with mrs. Barbara London, MOMA, NY

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13 Jul. 2010
For VCT's documentary project, we had an interview with Mrs. Barbara London, curator of MOMA, NY. U.S.A..

Since 70's, Mrs. London found video pieces from Japan and she introduced them in U.S.A..We could have good conversation!
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Shigeko Kubota, a pioneer of video sculpture

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11 Jul. 2010

VCT had an interview with Mrs. Shigeko Kubota, a pioneer of video sculpture. We could have good conversation about activities of FLUXUS, and early era of videoart walked with her husband, Nam June Paik.
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interview with Hakudo Kobayashi

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26 Dec 2009

VCT had another interview with Hakudo Kobayashi, video artist of first generation in Japan.

cooperated byTVF
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Michael Goldberg introduced SONY to J-videoartist in 1972

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26 Dec 2009

VCTokyo had an interview with Michael Goldberg, canadian videoartist who visited Japan in 1972, made efforts for videoart scene in Japan as new art expression with media communication tool. recently Goldberg finished his documetary video aboutDaisetsu Suzuki, a ZEN master

cooperated byIVW international video works
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interview with Kohei Ando

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VCT focuses on pioneers of Japanese videoartists, and this time we had interview with Mr. Kohei Ando who treated "Mother"(1969) was made with feedback video shot by 16mm film with using TV station equipments.

cooperation: Dept. promotion of cultural events:Waseda University
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interview with Nobuhiro Kawanaka

25 Mar.2009
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VCTokyo had an interview with Nobuhiro Kawanaka who founded Underground Center , Cinematheque and Image forum. He leaded independent film/video creation since 1970
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Num June Paik Art Center Opens

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Nam June Paik Art Center opened in Kyongi-do near to Seoul, Korea. And VCT documentary team visited there to have couple interview with relatives of N.J. Paik.

photo:Paik Art Ceneter outook(top), and his Robot piece (below)






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Ko Nakajima interview in Okinawa

28 July 2008
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Ko Nakajima is an animation/ video/ installation artist who was also pioneer of japanese media art. VCTokyo had an interview with him in Nago, Okinawa, during his workshop with local art students.

cooperated byNago Shoko-kai
interviewer: Kentaro TAKI camera: Naoya OOE 

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Visited Toshio Matsumoto's lab

3 Jul. 2008doc087matsumoto-thumb-250x169.jpg VCT had an interview with Toshio Matsumoto who has many visual arts career as documentary, feature film, experimental film, videoart, installation...etc. interviewer: Kentaro Taki, videocamera:Naoya Ooe, cooperation: Nihon University Callege of Art
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VCT Documentary Project

Focus on pioneers of videoart

Interview with pioneers of Japanese video artists since 1960’s golden age of videoart and archiving their video pieces.

produced by VIDEOART CENTER Tokyo

supported by ICF(2007)
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interview with Shuya Abe, an engineer of Nam June Paik

28 Jun. 2008
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Since 1963, Shuya Abe worked with Nam June Paik as his engineer.VCT had an interview with Abe in electric parts shop in Akihabara where Paik and Abe have met. He told about robot series and video synthesizer by collaboration of Paik and Abe. interview:Kentaro Taki, video camera: Naoe Ooe, assistant: Sayaka Nasu cooperated by Kokusai Radio, Uchida Amateur Showroom
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pioneers of video art in Japan vol.1

"Undefined" project: documentary and interview
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Katsuhiro Yamaguchi, a pioneer of Japanese Avant-Garde art

3 Nov. 2007
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VCTokyo had an interview with Katsuhiro YAMAGCHI, who took part in group "Jikken Ko-bo" since 1950, and who is a pioneer of avant-garde arts, mediaart in Japan.





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cooperated byKobe art biennial2007

photo: "mobile planet" by Katsuhiro Yamaguchi 
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interview with Keigo Yamamoto

25 Oct 2007
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VCTokyo had an interview with Keigo Yamamoto who was first generation of Japanese mediart with using video technology or network system. We visited his k-bit lab. in Fukui pref.
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