The second installment of videos documenting our conference SOUND::GENDER::FEMINISM::ACTIVISM Tokyo, a collaboration with the Graduate School of Global Arts (GA) at Tokyo University of the Arts, are online now.
Panel 1a: Contemporary Art Practices:
Abstracts and bios from all contributors to this panel are available online here.
A Q&A session is also available to watch here.
We'll be sharing further documentation from this conference over the coming weeks.
SGFA 2019 Tokyo was a research event investigating the context of sound in all its various creative and theoretical forms, gender and activism. For the fourth installment of this regular SGFA forum took place at Tokyo University of the Arts. Our aim was to share research, establishing and extending our pre-existing network of researchers and practitioners working in these areas with those working in Japan and beyond. Read more about the conference, and find full details of all contributors in the conference program.
The conference included the following panels, for which documentation is being uploaded in installments:
- The Welcome session & Introductory panel
- Contemporary Art Practices
- Silence, Voice & Representation
- Collecting, Archiving & Networks
- The Activist & Confrontational Voice
- Japanese Culture
- Queer Identities on Screen
- Urban Activism & Domestic Spaces
- Voice & Language
The conference also included workshops, a round table discussion and a performance evening - documentation of these will also be uploaded where possible.
Photographs of Mieko Shiomi's a 'Spatial Poem' and Catherine Clover's 'Sound walk in Ueno Park' can be found on the conference web page here.