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Open Space 2008

April 19, 2008–February 28, 2009

Open Space 2008


ICC Open Space is a community space that is free of charge and open throughout the year. It utilizes part of the gallery, library, mini theater and lounge. As an accumulation of the core activities at ICC, this year 16 works are presented free of charge at the following ICC Zones and Corners: Art & Technology, Research & Development, Network, and Archive. It is also possible to further research the activity history of ICC through various reference materials and visual recordings.
ICC aims to create an environment where one encounters and engages with the progressive experimental activities derived from the dialogue between technology and art.

Date: April 19, 2008–February 28, 2009
Venue: NTT InterCommunication Center [ICC]
Opening Hours: 10:00am–6:00pm
Closed: Mondays (If Monday is a holiday, then Tuesday), The year-end and New Year holidays (December 29 to January 5), Maintenance day (August 3 and February 8)
Admission Free

Organizer: NTT InterCommunication Center [ICC]
Support: Austrian Cultural Forum



The Art & Technology Zone is where you can follow the recent developments in the artistic expression within our information-based contemporary society; experiencing examples of media art through factfilled descriptions with keywords such as "interactive," "video," and "acoustic." This zone also contains two chronologies introducing art and social /cultural trends : the "ICC Art & Science Chronology" (covering 20th century) under the glass floor at 5F Lobby, and "Interactive Chronology" (1990s-) with a flight of stairs with an interactive component.


This corner introduces research in private, public and academic sectors; including leading-edge studies being made in corporate laboratories, projects development supported by the government, and research made at educational institutions such as universities.

In this zone ar tistic pieces inspired by network technology are on view, including technology that fosters the emergence of new communication forms and expressions, and bi-directional distribution technologies for high-resolution images.


This zone consists of a library, mini-theater, and ICC's "HIVE" image archive. In the "HIVE" visitors can view video art works, inter view clips, and documentation of ICC's activities to present.


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