The Agency for Cultural Affairs organizes participation in various overseas media arts festivals etc. through projects planned and managed by NHK international, Inc. The aim is to introduce outstanding works in such fields as media art, video, the websites, videogames, cartoons and comics. Exhibitions, screenings, presentations and so on are arranged at overseas media arts festivals and other facilities with their focus on award-winning works from the Japan Media Arts Festival.
Organizer: The Agency for Cultural Affairs, Government of Japan
Administration: NHK International, inc.
Advisor: FURUKAWA Taku (Animation Artist)
MOURI Yoshitaka (Professor, Department of Arts Studies and Curatorial Practices, Tokyo University of the Arts)
Japan Media Arts Festival
Works Presented Abroad
The project for participation in overseas media arts festivals commenced in 2009 and has so far been implemented at 70 festivals and media arts-related facilities and institutions in 30 countries around the glove. Japan Media Arts Festival overseas comittion were also organized at 7 places in 5 countries between 2002 and 2012.