KYOTO STEAM -- International Arts x Science Festival -- Prologue to Be Held in Late March, 2019

City of Kyoto

2019/3/15 14:00

KYOTO, Japan, Mar. 15, 2019 /Kyodo JBN/ --

Executive Committee of KYOTO STEAM

KYOTO STEAM -- International Arts x Science Festival --

Prologue to Be Held in Late March, 2019

KYOTO STEAM -- International Arts × Science Festival is a novel form of international art and culture event, which aims to explore new possibilities of culture through the collaboration of arts and science and technology. As a project ahead of this, a prologue to KYOTO STEAM – International Arts x Science Festival – will be held in March in the ancient capital of Kyoto.  

Date: March 21 – 24, 30 and 31

Venue: ROHM Theatre Kyoto, Kyoto City Zoo and UNESCO World Heritage Site Nijo Castle (Nijo-jo)

Organizer: Executive Committee of KYOTO STEAM – International Arts x Science Festival

KYOTO STEAM – International Arts x Science Festival -- will be held in spring 2020.

Program:

- STEAM THINKING -- Art to Create the Future -- Challenge from Kyoto/Art Competition Preview & Talk Session

The international art competition encourages art and technology collaboration between artists and Kyoto-based enterprises. For its preview, Taro Suzuki, a media artist, is commissioned to create a concept art work. A talk session will also be held in conjunction with the preview.

- Traditional Art × New Technology in Noh Daie -- the Graceful Tengu

This performance encourages a new method of experiencing the Noh performance, which simultaneously generates CG images of background scenes on monitors, through which the audience can enjoy the high-technology presentation together with the Noh performance.

Others:

- Classical Literature x Traditional Art x Media Art Shin-Sarugakuki -- Revision -- Prologue - Creation Program has started!

- Art x Science in Kyoto City Zoo -- What do chimpanzees feel in arts?

- Dumb-Type New Project Work in Progress 2019

- Interactive Media Art Program “Touchable Earth”

- Art x Food Market

For further details of the programs, visit the KYOTO STEAM official website:

kyoto-steam.com/en/

Captions:

Photo1: WATER LOGO Atelier OMOYA+NIPPON DESIGN CENTER by Taro Suzuki

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Photo2: Noh “Daie”

Photo courtesy of Katayama-ke Nohgaku Kyomai Hozon Zaidan (the Katayama family foundation for the preservation of Noh and traditional Kyoto dance)

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