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Open Salon Erkki HUHTAMO Special Talk “The Tasks of Media Archaeology”

Saturday, February 14, 2015, 2:00pm–

Open Salon Erkki HUHTAMO Special Talk “The Tasks of Media Archaeology”


In addition to Prof. HUHTAMO's talk there will be a short demonstration of utsushi-e (Japanese magic lantern show referred in the book) by Minwa-za Company which has contributed to recovery and research of the tradition.

Guest: OTA Yoshitaka (aesthetics and art history)
Moderator: HATANAKA Minoru (ICC)

Date: Saturday, February 14, 2015, 2:00pm–
Venue: ICC 4F special stage
Capacity: 200 persons (first-come basis)
Admission free
With interpretation (Japanese-English)

Organizer: NTT InterCommunication Center [ICC]



Media Archaeologist, Historian, Exhibition Curator Erkki HUHTAMO is known as a founding figure of media archaeology. He has published extensively on media culture and media arts, lectured worldwide, given stage performances, curated exhibitions, and directed TV programs. He is a professor at the University of California Los Angeles (UCLA), Departments of Design Media Arts, and Film, Television, and Digital Media. His most recent book is Illusions in Motion. Media Archaeology of the Moving Panorama and Related Spectacles (The MIT Press, 2013).

OTA Yoshitaka

Minwa-za Company

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