Program

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Friday, March 15
 
@Clock Tower Hall
9:30 – 9:40
Opening remarks
Co-Chair: Prof. Naoko Tosa  - Graduate School of Advanced Integrated Studies in Human Survivability, Kyoto University
Co-Chair: Prof. William Latham   - Dept. of Computing, Goldsmiths, University of London
 
9:40 – 10:10
Welcome Talks “The Origin of Art”
Dr. Juichi Yamagiwa  - President, Kyoto University
 
10:10 – 10:20
Group photo
 
10:20 – 10:30
Welcome Talks
Prof. Kaoru Takara – Dean, Graduate School of Advanced Integrated Studies in Human Survivability, Kyoto University
 
10:30 – 11:00
Keynote 1
Prof. Scott S. Fisher
Associate Dean, Founding Chair, Interactive Media Division USC School of Cinematics Arts
 
11:00 – 11:45
Keynote 2 “EXPO 2025 OSAKA, KANSAI, JAPAN”
Mr. Tetsuya Azuma – Director for International Exhibitions, Exhibition Promotion Office, Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI)
 
11:45 – 12:20
Talk “Art Innovation: Invisible Beauty”
Prof. Naoko Tosa– Graduate School of Advanced Integrated Studies in Human Survivability, Kyoto University
 
12:20 – 13:20
Lunch
Demonstration of VR Display: The area in and around Kyoto city (Rakuchu rakugai), Funaki version By
Toppan Printing Corporation
 
13:20 – 13:55
Talk “MUTATOR VR”
Prof. William Latham   - Dept. of Computing, Goldsmiths, University of London
 
13:55 – 14:30
Talk “Art Innovation
Prof. Kazuo Nakamura  - Graduate School of Advanced Integrated Studies in Human Survivability, Kyoto University
 
14:30 – 15:00
Talk “Exoplanet Kyoto”
Prof. Yosuke Alexandre Yamashiki - Graduate School of Advanced Integrated Studies in Human Survivability, Kyoto University
 
15:00 – 15:30
Bus Transfer
 
15:30 – 17:00
Kenninji Temple
Talk “Zen Buddhism and Art”
Mr. Shundo Asano– Zen Monk and General Manager, Kennin-ji Temple
Art Exhibition by Naoko Tosa
Art Exhibition by Prof. Yosuke Alexandre Yamashiki
Art Exhibition by William Latham & Lance Putnam
Art Exhibition  by Tamiko Thiel
Art Exhibition  by Memo Akten
 
17:00 – 17:30
Bus Transfer
 
17:30 – 19:30
Reception-Community Lounge, Graduate School of Advanced Integrated Studies in Human
Submitted Exhibition & Performance
 
 
Saturday, March 16
@Conference room, Graduate School of Advanced Integrated Studies in Human Survivability
10:00 – 10:10
Opening remarks
 Prof. Naoko Tosa – Graduate School of Advanced Integrated Studies in Human Survivability, Kyoto University
 
10:10 – 10:40
Guest greeting from Kyoto City Government
r. Kozo Hiratake – Deputy Chief Secretary, Kyoto City Government for Culture and Art Policy
Guest greeting from Kyoto Prefecture
Mr. Akimasa Yamashita - Deputy Governor, Kyoto Prefecture
Guest greeting from Agency for Cultural Affairs
Mr. Hiroshi Matsuzaka - Executive Director, Agency for Cultural Affairs
 
10:40 – 11:10
Keynote 3 ”Expansion of Dimensions in Art Expression”
Prof. Emeritus Makoto Nagao – Kyoto University 
 
11:10 – 12:30
Art Innovation Session
Dr. Muneharu Kuwata – Mitsubishi Electric Corporation/span>
Mr. Jun Nakamura – Obayashi Corporation
Mr. Hitoshi Nakagawa– Design Kyoto
Mr. Shinichi Ohkubo – Toppan Printing Corporation
Mr. Shuhei Toyoda– Toyoda & Co.,Ltd
 
12:30 – 13:30
Lunch
 
13:30 – 14:00
Talk “Beyond Drawing”
Prof. Frederic Fol Leymarie – Dept. of Computing, Goldsmiths, University of London
 
14:00 – 14:30
Talk “Beyond Reality”
Ms. Tamiko Thiel  - Artist, Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality, Munich/Seattle
 
14:30 – 14:50
Award Ceremony
 
14:50 – 15:00
Break
 
15:00 – 15:30
Talk “AI Art”
Memo Akten Artist, PhD Candidate, Goldsmiths, University of London
 
15:30 – 16:00
Talk
Assistant Prof. Zhu Kening – School of Creative Media, City University of Hong Kong
 
16:00 – 16:20
Talk
Lucy Dusgate Programmer Digital Art, The Lowry
 
16:20 – 16:50
Talk
Prof. Liang Zhao – Graduate School of Advanced Integrated Studies in Human Survivability, Kyoto University
 
16:50 – 18:00
Panel discussion “The Future of Art and Technology”
Prof. Ryohei Nakatsu– Specially-Appointment Professor, Design School, Kyoto University
Prof. Naohide Tomita  - School of Engineering, Kyoto University
Prof. Koji Koyamada – Academic Center for Computing and Media Studies, Kyoto University
Ms. Eleanor Watson - Assistant Curator the Design Museum
Ryohei Kawagishi Undergraduate Student, Dept. of Integrated Human Studies, Kyoto University
 
18:00 – 18:10
Closing Remarks
 Prof. William Latham -Dept. of Computing, Goldsmiths, University of London