MeCA l Media Culture in Asia: A Transnational Platform
Platform for new media and digital culture in Asia
As part of ref:now—toward a new media culture in asia, which comprehensively showcases contemporary media culture and creativity through art, exchange, education, and collaboration, the Japan Foundation Asia Center and TodaysArt JAPAN / AACTOKYO present Media Culture in Asia: A Transnational Platform (MeCA), a comprehensive showcase of new media and digital culture in Asia, running from February 9th to February 18th, 2018.
MeCA focuses on the rapidly developing creative scene in Asia, encouraging exchange and partnerships within the emerging generation of talent in the region through an art exhibition, music program, workshops, talks, and an international symposium. As the first fully comprehensive event of its kind in Japan to examine digital creativity through the frameworks of art, music, and education, it will take place in Harajuku, Omotesando, and Shibuya—areas with established reputations as birthplaces for exciting new culture—and produce a platform firmly rooted in the global scene.
MeCA｜Media Culture in Asia: A Transnational Platform
Dates: February 9 (Fri) – 18 (Sun), 2018 [10 days in total]
Venues: Omotesando Hills Space O, Laforet Museum Harajuku, Red Bull Studios Tokyo, WWW, WWW X and more
Organizers: The Japan Foundation Asia Center, TodaysArt JAPAN / AACTOKYO
Special Cooperation: Omotesando Hills, Laforet Harajuku, Digital Choc/Institut français du Japon – Tokyo
Sponsor: Excite Japan Co., Ltd.
Cooperation: Goethe-Institut Tokyo
Grant: U.S. Embassy, Tokyo