In compliance with Japan’s national health authorities, NTT InterCommunication Center [ICC] have made the decision to close its facility from February 29 to March 1, as a measure against the further spreading of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) in Japan.
We apologize for the inconvenience and disappointment this may cause to those who had hoped to visit on both dates.
We appreciate your understanding and cooperation.
As information technology and globalization continue to transform our society, what kind of vision of the future can we imagine?
Held in Singapore and Tokyo from December 2019 to March 2020, this exhibition is an attempt to reinterpret the singular image of the future that has been cultivated by modernization, scientific and technological progress, and instead present multiple possibilities for our future. With a focus on new media art in Asia, the featured artists use technology as shared tools or platforms to explore mythology, ritual, and the relationship between mankind and machine. Within Asia, the forms and processes by which modern technology was accepted differ greatly. These artistic practices reveal remarkable creativity and rich sensibilities.
Through different perspectives of artists on technology, this exhibition endeavors to broaden our vision of a linear future into futures with open possibilities.
Date: January 11–March 1, 2020
Venue: NTT InterCommunication Center [ICC] Gallery A
Hours: 11:00am–6:00pm (Admission until 30 minutes before closing)
Closed: Mondays (If Monday is a holiday, then Tuesday), Maintenance day (February 9)
Opening hours and holidays are subject to change. Please visit the ICC website for up-to-date information.
Admission Fee: Adults / University students 500 (400) Yen
* Rates shown in parentheses are for groups of more than 14 persons.
* Admission free: Disabled persons (proof-required) and their attendants / Persons 65 years and older / High school students and younger.
Organizers: NTT Intercommunication Center [ICC], The Japan Foundation Asia Center
Riar RIZALDI [Indonesia]
Riar RIZALDI is an artist from Indonesia currently based in Hong Kong. His works mainly focus on the relationship between human and technology, consumer electronics, theory-fiction, image circulation and network intervention. Through his works, he questions the notion of (a) temporality, image politics, digital materiality, media archeology and unanticipated consequences of technologies in human life. He is also actively composing and performing sonic-fiction using the methods of field recording and foley through programming language. Riar has also curated ARKIPEL Jakarta International Documentary & Experimental Film Festival ― Penal Colony (2017) and “Internet of (No)Things” (2018) at Jogja National Museum that was organized by Japan Foundation Asia Center. RIZALDI is currently a PhD candidate at School of Creative Media, City University of Hong Kong.