Taro Yasuno “MUSICINEMA No.9”
The works using internet and letters such as “Nico Nico Douga” and “Moving-Letter-Coordinate Painting No. 7 of 29 Letters by 29 Lines” by Hideki Nakazawa are screened on the wall. Taro Yasuno presented “MUSICINEMA No.9” as a work of movie for music, not music for movie. Yasuno’s MUSICINEMA was rather like “tweets” than music, which I thought the piece was created in a contemporary style.
Kazuhiko Hachiya “Seeking is believing”
Speaking of tweets, Kazuhiko Hachiya utilized Twitter as a part of his work “Seeking is believing”, which is an implementation of showcasing text-based information delivered by Twitter in real time.
The festival also organized a film contest, CREAM Competition, which received 922 entries form 42 countries that included a variety of works such as movies, animations, documentary, experimental movies, film performances and installations.
Shunsuke Matsushima “VOICE-PORTRAIT ~self-introduction~”
The CREAM Prize was given to Shunsuke Matsushima’s “VOICE-PORTRAIT ~self-introduction~“, a work combined with the artist own replicated self-portrait film and voice of someone’s self-introduction which can be found on the internet, as it aims to spread as many users as possible by taking an advantage of the reblog function on Tumblr.
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