From 10 September to 2 October 2011 the HMKV will focus on contemporary art and pop culture from Japan: film, music, games, manga, anime, photography, contemporary art and media culture will make a up a lively and varied exhibition at Dortmunder U.
Each year the Japan Media Arts Festival attracts thousands of visitors in Tokyo with a top-class programme of vanguard media art, entertainment, anime und manga. The most ambitious and excellent works will win awards and be exhibited all over the world. After Beijing, Shanghai, Singapore, Vienna and Istanbul, the Dortmunder U is the next location for the 6th Japan Media Arts Festival Overseas Exhibition. Prize-winning works of the last festival will be selected for this show. Among the prize-winners are well known artists such as Hayao Miyazaki as well as newly discovered talents like Shinya Uchida, an iPad magician. Lectures, workshops, talks, guided tours and a comprehensive film programme will complement the festival.
Opening: 9 September 2011
HIRAKAWA Norimichi / QUE Houxo, KUROKAWA Ryoichi, KUWAKUBO Ryota, MIYAMOTO Naotaka, ONISHI Yasuaki, SHINTSUBO Kenshu, SHINTSUBO Kenshu / IKEGAMI Takashi, UKAWA Naohiro
FUJIKI Jun / SUZUTA Ken / SUZUKI Tatsuya, HAYASHI Tomohiko / SENBO Kensuke / KOYAMA Tomohiko, MASE Jitsuro / NAGAE Tom, MIYAWAKI Osamu, MIZUGUCHI Tetsuya, NAKAMURA Haruki, UCHIDA Shinya
AZUMA Kiyohiko, INOUE Takehiko, IWAAKI Hitoshi, YAMADA Yoshihiro, YAMAMOTO Naoki, YOSHINAGA Fumi, Nichimandoku
ANNO Hideaki, HARA Keiichi, HOSODA Mamoru, ISO Mitsuo, KOIKE Takeshi, MIYAZAKI Hayao, OSHII Mamoru, SHINKAI Makoto, TANIGAWA Nagaru / ISHIHARA Tatsuya, YUASA Masaaki
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Stefan Riekeles (Les Jardins des Pilotes, Berlin)
Agency for Cultural Affairs, Japan
Hartware MedienKunstVerein, Dortmund
Japanese Consulate General, Düsseldorf
In Cooperation with
150 Jahre Freundschaft Deutschland–Japan
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