School of Art, Media, and Technology

Streaming Culture: Sachiko Kodama, March 12, 6:30pm @ Kellen Auditorium

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Parsons Art, Media + Technology presents:
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FRIDAY March 12, 2010, 6:30pm @ the Kellen Auditorium
Parsons the New School for Design
66 5th Avenue, ground floor

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Organized by Victoria Vesna, Visiting Professor (UCLA) and Director of Research, Art, Media & Technology, Parsons The New School of Design

March 12, 2010, 2009: Sachiko Kodama, Media Artist

Introduced and hosted by Katherine Moriwaki, Assistant Professor of Media Design, Parsons the New School for Design

Internationally renowned media artist Sachiko Kodama will present her work in a talk that covers her artistic process, the background of her magnetic ferrofluid artworks, current artistic activities (including ‘Device Art’), and her thoughts on the relationship between art and technology.

Japanese female artist Sachiko Kodama was born in 1970. As a child she spent a lot of time in the southernmost part of Japan. This area is rich in tropical flowers and plants, edged by the sea, and washed with warm rain. Sachiko loved art and literature from an early age, but also had a strong interest in science. After Graduating Physics course in the Faculty of Science at Hokkaido University, In 1993, Sachiko matriculated in the Fine Arts Department at the University of Tsukuba, studying Plastic Art and Mixed Media. She received Ph.D. in Art.

In 2000, Sachiko began work on a ferrofluid art project that she named “Protrude, Flow”. The dynamic movement of liquids is the theme of this project. Her work has been exhibited at Ars Electronica Center/Linz, National Taiwan Museum of Fine Arts, Tokyo Metropolitan Museum of Photography, Wexner Center for the Arts/Columbus, Skirball Cultural Center/Los Angeles, The National Art Center/Tokyo, Reina Sofia National Museum/Madrid, Museum of Contemporary Art, Tokyo.

1970 Born, Kagoshima, Japan
1993-2000 Art & Design, University of Tsukuba
2002 Awarded grand prize at the 5th Media Art Festival
2009-2010 Stayed in NY with a grant from the Agency for Cultural Affairs

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