Feb 14
~
Feb 25

Digital Choc

2:00pm – 7:00pm
Free

Since 2012, the Institut Français Tokyo organizes the media art festival “Digital Choc” in cooperation with the Goethe-Institut Tokyo. Three works by young German artists will be displayed in the foyer of the Goethe-Institut.

It is a critical discourse about the rapid advance of artificial intelligence and virtual reality, as well as a creative development of projection mapping techniques.

About the works:

XENORAMA will bring the sculpture “RADIX|ORGANISM|APPARTUS” to life with the help of special illuminations and sound effects, questioning the connections, dependencies and possibilities between nature and technology. RADIX was awarded the New Face Award at the 20th Japan Media Arts Festival in the category Entertainment.

“Rhizomat VR” plays out on an extended stage on the internet and in a virtual reality. In this world, a private company took over the state and established a totalitarian system. Only the rebelling group Rhizomat opposes them. “Rhizomat VR” was produced by INVR.Space in cooperation with the German-French TV channel Arte and Berliner Festspiele.

Susanne Steinmassl will present an open narrative in her film “The Future Is Not Unwritten”, that can endlessly re-write itself due to an intelligent algorithm, dealing with themes such as transhumanism and the future of our human existence.

Tokyo's Best Events and Cultural Activities in Your Inbox Every Week

Featured Events
Related Events
  • tokyo fireworks festival
    Sat, Jul
    11

    Sumidagawa Fireworks Festival

    Cancelled

    This is the big daddy of summer fireworks festivals in Tokyo. The Sumida River Fireworks show kicks off at 7pm and runs for a full 90 minutes. This festival attracts massive crowds. Check out our guide to surviving the Sumidagawa Fireworks […]

    7:00pm – 8:30pm
    Free
  • Flea Market Tokyo
    Sun, Jul
    12

    Tokyo Romantic Flea Market/Shibuya Flea Market

    Peruse over 100 shops offering antiques and vintage items from Japan and afar alongside handicrafts, accessories, fine art, organic foods and plants. Held in the green surrounds of Shibuya Garden Tower’s gardens, the market offers a relaxed Sunday spot for […]

    10:00am – 4:00pm
    Free
  • Mon, Jul
    13

    WTF Is JavaScript?! with WWCode Tokyo

    Online

    Code Chrysalis CTO and Co-Founder Yan will be giving an interactive workshop aimed at beginners interested in coding. At this event, you will learn: what a program is and what programming is why coding can be so tough some of […]

    7:30pm – 10:00pm
    Free
  • Tokyo Art Book Fair
    Mid
    Jul

    The Tokyo Art Book Fair

    Postponed

    After a brief hiatus in preparation for a new venue, the 11th Art Book Fair is to be held at the Museum of Contemporary Art in Tokyo. The Tokyo Art Book Fair gathers over 300 exhibitors from around the world. […]

    Free

Recommended hotels located nearby