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Vibrations of Entities

October 30, 2010–February 27, 2011

Vibrations of Entities


NTT InterCommunication Center [ICC] is pleased to hold the "Vibrations of Entities" exhibition.

German animator Oskar FISCHINGER (1900–67), who is famous for his collaboration with Walt DISNEY in the early stages of production for the animated musical film masterpiece "Fantasia" (1940), once said that, "Everything in the world has its own spirit, and this spirit becomes audible by setting it into vibration." This statement can be said to be a reminder that the origin of the word "animation" is animare (meaning "to breathe life into"), but more than that it can be said to imply that all kinds of objects contain an energy dwelling within them. Ever since being inspired by FISCHINGER's words, American composer John CAGE continually sought out the sound dwelling within objects, attempting to draw out the sound of from within things that cannot be seen and things that cannot be heard. He did this not by striking a certain "thing" but by intensifying his efforts to listen to the energy within the "thing." Although it is well known that light and sound are kinds of oscillatory phenomenon, within relationships between people, for example, we may exceed our perception and sense something akin to sympathetic energy that cannot be perceived as physical pulsations. In this exhibition we intend to introduce works that express an "invisible power" that can be interpreted broadly in relation to various vibrations in the form of energies and phenomena such as these.

Date: October 30, 2010–February 27, 2011
Venue: NTT InterCommunication Center [ICC] Gallery A
Hours: 11:00 am–6:00 pm (Admission until 30 minutes before closing)
Closed: Mondays (If Monday is a holiday, then Tuesday), The year-end and New Year Holidays (December 27 to January 4),
Maintenance day (February 13)
Admission Fee: Adults / University students 500 Yen (400 Yen),
* Rates shown in parentheses are for groups of more than 14 persons.
* During the exhibition, you can be admitted twice per one ticket. At second admission, please show your ticket you purchased for first admission at reception.
*Admission free for disabled persons (proof-required) and their attendants, High school students and younger, persons 65 years and older

Organizer: NTT InterCommunication Center [ICC]



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"Vibrations of Entities" discount coupon
Please print out and have the coupon here. It is possible to enter to the exhibition at a discounted fee.
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Discount with the exhibition held at Tokyo Opera City Art Gallery
If you show ticket stub of the following exhibition that will be held in the same period at Tokyo Opera City Art Gallery at 3F Tokyo Opera City, we offer discount to admission fee. Also, you can be admitted at discount if you show ticket stub of the exhibition "Vibrations of Entities."
"SONE Yutaka: Perfect Moment"
"Dominique Perrault: Urban Landscape"

Discount with "MuPon"

Discount with "Grutt Pass 2010"

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