Japan Media Arts Festival Overseas Promotion


July 7 - September, 2021

Waterpieces (2021)


21st season of contemporary and video arts festival “Waterpieces” has opened in July with an extended series of international new media and experimental video screenings at the floating arts center NOASS in Riga, Latvia. Situated by the River Daugava, the arts center NOASS launched its annual festival “Waterpieces” with an extensive July program featuring short films from renowned video arts festivals and short film organisations including Oberhausen International Short Film Festival, AG Kurzfilm (Germany), Japan MediaArts Festival, ARS ELECTRONICA (Austria) and more.

“Expanded Animation,” which is made up of seven award -winning titles from the 24th Japan Media Arts Festival, was also included in the July program and was highly appreciated by the audiences of Latvia.


“Expanded Animation”

The Screening Program is centered around 24th Japan Media Arts Festival award winners that give a feel for the new possibilities animation has to offer.The program which is made up of seven titles, features original short films and one TV program that go above and beyond typical techniques and storytelling methods.

Dates Wed., June 14, 2021 – 7:00 p.m.
Links Screening Programs “Expanded Animation”
Festival Website