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Machiko Kusahara

Device Art: A Japanese Phenomenon?

February 4, 2008, 6:00 pm   » 

Why does Japanese media art tend to be playful? Why are artists so design-conscious, sometimes even designing gadgets themselves? How is Japanese "love for technology" reflected in media art? This lecture will introduce the concept "Device Art," providing ample examples from Maywa Denki and other artists working within this realm. It will also analyze this Japanese trend within what's current happening worldwide in art and design.

EDA  (Map)
Broad Art Center
240 Charles E. Young Drive, Room 1250
Los Angeles, CA 90095
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