February 07, 2017

Japanese Video Art at Yuchengco Museum: Digital Dimensions by Naoko Tosa

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  • Yuchengco Museum is pleased to present Digital Dimensions, featuring the video art projections of internationally renowned Japanese media artist Naoko Tosa.

    Dr. Naoko Tosa is an internationally renowned Japanese media artist who has recently been appointed as Japan Cultural Envoy by the Agency of Cultural Affairs, Government of Japan. Transforming the gallery space into a screenic environment, Digital Dimensions features a new series of video projections by the artist that envelope the viewer in its sensual exploration of materials and temporality. Inspired by Rimpa, one of the major historical schools in Japanese painting, Naoko Tosa also introduces cutting-edge technologies at the core of her artistic process.


    Artist’s talk and Japanese products mini-fair

    To give visitors more enriching experience of the Digital Dimensions exhibition, Naoko Tosa will share insights into her creative process and examples of her major works in an Artist’s Talk on February 11, Saturday, at 2:30 pm. Tosa will also discuss the technology behind her art and how she bridges Japanese tradition and technology. The talk is free with museum admission (P100 for adults, P50 for students and seniors). To reserve slots for the artist’s talk, email info@yuchengcomuseum.org.

    In addition to Dr. Tosa’s talk, there will be a mini fair of new lifestyle products from the Land of the Rising Sun. Called “Snapshot Japan”, the mini product fair will showcase a different side to modern Japanese culture. Snapshot Japan will feature the country’s unique food, fashion accessories, apparel, and cosmetics. The mini product fair will be at the Yuchengco Museum lobby from February 9 to 11, Thursday to Saturday, from 10 am to 6 pm. Entrance to the mini fair is free. Snapshot Japan is presented by Global Initiative, Inc. with the support of the Japan Foundation, Manila. For event details, follow @YuchengcoMuseum and #SnapshotJapan on social media.

    Digital Dimensions: Video Art Projections by Naoko Tosa is presented by Yuchengco Museum with the support of the Japan Foundation, Manila and with thanks to the Agency for Cultural Affairs of the Government of Japan. The exhibit will be on view from February 11 to March 31, 2017.

    Event Details
    What: Japanese video art at Yuchengco Museum
    When: Exhibit – February 11 to March 31, 2017; Mini product fair – February 9 to 11, Thursday to Saturday
    Where: Yuchengco Museum is located at RCBC Plaza, corner Ayala and Senator Gil J. Puyat Avenues, Makati City

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