THE 19TH JAPAN MEDIA ARTS FESTIVAL

NEWSText: Aya Shomura

Rhizome, Boris LABBÉ, 11'25" © Sacrebleu Productions

The 19th Japan Media Arts Festival, Animation Division, Grand Prize, “Rhizome” Boris LABBÉ © Sacrebleu Productions

The 19th Japan Media Arts Festival will be held from February 3rd to 14th, 2016 at the National Art Center, Tokyo and other venues.

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The Exhibition of Award-winning Works will present Award-winning Works and information on the Jury Selections as well as the winners of Special Achievement Awards. Brings together all works selected from 4,417 entries from 87 countries and regions. It was the largest number. The festival program will also include film screenings and various other events.



The Japan Media Arts Festival is not only a showcase that brings together works from diverse genres, but also a platform for the sharing of cultural values. A concurrent program of symposium, presentations and workshops gathers diverse artists and creators from Japan and abroad and provides a profound insight into the world of contemporary expression and creation. These 12 days offer a precious opportunity to encounter works representing the most contemporary trends in Media Arts.

The 19th Japan Media Arts Festival Exhibition of Award-winning Works
Date: February 3rd – 14th, 2016
Opening hours: 10:00 – 18:00 (Open until 20:00 on Fridays. Last entry 30 min prior to closing)
*Closed on February 9th
Place: The National Art Center, Tokyo
Address: 7-22-2 Roppongi, Minato-ku, Tokyo
Other places: TOHO CINEMAS Roppongi Hills (6-10-2, Roppongi, Minato-ku, Tokyo), SuperDeluxe (3-1-25 B1F Nishi-Azabu, Minato-ku, Tokyo), Institute Cervantes Tokyo(2-9, 6 bancho, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo)
*Closed days and opening hours vary according to venue.
Admission: free
Organized by Japan Media Arts Festival Executive Committee
Tel: +81 (0)3 5459 4668 (Information center of Japan Media Arts Festival Exhibition of Award-winning Works/19:00-20:00)
http://festival.j-mediaarts.jp/en

Text: Aya Shomura

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