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The 3rd International Symposium for Media Art
“Formation of Culture in the Post-Internet Era: Creation, Production and Network” Day1

Saturday, February 2, 2019, 1:00pm–5:00pm

The 3rd International Symposium for Media Art
“Formation of Culture in the Post-Internet Era: Creation, Production and Network” Day1


Through looking at the radical practices of artists who use media technology such as Internet as a tool, or even as their site of creation itself, we will reveal the current state of creativity in the age of the Internet, and the diverse practices that cross over genres we see today.

Panelists & Moderators:
WADA Ei (Artist, Musician | Japan)
Eyedropper Fill [Wattanapume LAISUWANCHAI, Nuntawat JARUSRUABGNIL] (Multimedia design team | Thailand)
TOYODA Keisuke (Architect / Co-founder of Noiz architects | Japan)
LU Yang (Artist | China)
tomad (Organizer, DJ / Head of Maltine Records | Japan)
HATANAKA Minoru (ICC | Japan)


[Session 1] Defining “Creation” in Internet Society
WADA Ei (Artist, Musician)
Eyedropper Fill [Wattanapume LAISUWANCHAI, Nuntawat JARUSRUABGNIL] (Multimedia design team)
LU Yang (Artist)
tomad (Organizer, DJ / Head of Maltine Records)
HATANAKA Minoru (Chief Curator, NTT InterCommunication Center [ICC])
Q&A and Discussion

* Panelists and program contents may be subject to change

Date: February 2, 2019, 1:00pm–5:00pm (Doors open: 12:30)
Admission Free *reservation is required.
With simultaneous interpretation. (Japanese-English)

Organizer: The Japan Foundation Asia Center, Arts Council Tokyo (Tokyo Metropolitan Foundation for History and Culture)
Special Support: NTT InterComunication Center [ICC]

Registration: Please apply via Peatix (

To administrator of the International Symposium for Media Art (c/o Knot Co. Ltd)
TEL: 03-5784-0174 (Weekdays: 11:00am–5:00pm)
FAX: 03-6690-2569

Panelists & Moderators


Photo: Mao Yamamoto

Born in 1987. While still attending university, he began his activities that crossed over between music and art. He has founded Open Reel Ensemble and Braun Tube Jazz Band since 2009. Has been in charge of music for a total of eleven ISSEY MIYAKE Paris collection shows to date. In 2015, he launched “Electronicos Fantasticos!,” a project dedicated to the revival of disused electric appliances in the form of musical instruments that are eventually to be played in concert at festivals involving a variety of other people, for which he was awarded the 68th New Face Award of Minister of Education Award for Fine Arts. In 2018 he won the Prix Ars Electronica and Starts Prize Honor Award.

Eyedropper Fill

Bangkok-based Eyedropper Fill, is a multimedia design company, specializing in moving-image production and installation. They use a transdisciplinary approach to experiment and cross-collaborate between skills and media such as moving image, interactive design, exhibition design, and installation art. Their aims are to transform information to experience that expands from screen to tangible reality and to immerse people in the moment. Along with their vision to push forward the realms of new media, they are also committed to educating, motivating and inspiring young people by sharing their experiences and processes in a number of workshops and talk in universities in Thailand.

TOYODA Keisuke

TOYODA Keisuke holds a Bachelor of Architecture degree from the University of Tokyo (1996), and a Master of Science in Advanced Architectural Design from Columbia University Graduate School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation (2002). Work experience includes Tadao Ando Architect & Associates (Osaka, 1996-2000), SHoP Architects (New York, 2002-2006). TOYODA Keisuke founded noiz / architecture, design & planning with Jia-Shuan Tsai in 2007, based in both Tokyo and Taipei (added SAKAI Kosuke as noiz Partner from 2016). Actively incorporates computational design into the blueprints, productions, research, and consulting, and implements these methods to various fields, crossing over frequently between architecture, product design, urban planning, and fashion.

LU Yang

Born and based in Shanghai. LU Yang using a variety of media: video, installation, animation, and digital painting, game, the artist unflinchingly explores existential issues about the nature of life and where it resides. Armed with an overlaying mix of strategies taken from Science, Religion, Psychology, Neuroscience, Medicine, Games, Pop Culture and Music. LU Yang’s works have been featured in important solo and group exhibitions at the UCCA (Beijing), M woods museum (Beijing), Centre Pompidou (Paris), 56th Venice Biennale 2015 China Pavillion, 3rd Istanbul Design Biennial, Liverpool Biennial 2016, Shanghai Biennale 2012, Montreal International Digital Art Biennial 2016, Musée d'art Contemporain of Lyon, Momentum (Berlin), Tampa Museum of Art, The 5th Fukuoka Asian Art Triennale, etc.


Launching the online record label Maltine Records in 2005 when he was just 15 years old, tomad has 170 releases to his name. Maltine Records has gained attention as a leading symbol for the new dance-pop music scene and as the image of his generation in Tokyo. He has held events in Manila (Philippines), China, and New York. He has also produced songs for foreign artists. In 2015, he published Maltine Book (Switch publishing), which brings together the activities of the label, to commemorate the 10th anniversary of the label’s founding.


Born in 1968, HATANAKA graduated from Tama Art University. He joined NTT InterCommunication Center [ICC] in 1996, prior to the facility’s opening. He has curated exhibitions at ICC, including group shows such as Sound Art - Sound as Media (2000), silent dialogue (2007), [Internet Art Future]—Reality in Post Internet Era, and solo shows featuring the work of Dumb Type, Maywa Denki, Laurie ANDERSON, HACHIYA Kazuhiko, Rhizomatiks, ISOZAKI Arata, OTOMO Yoshihide, John WOOD and Paul HARRISON.

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