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Nakanoshima Collège: "Thinking about Art and Ourselves #2 -- "Music, the Body, and Communication"

2013-1-23 (Wed) 7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.

Nakanoshima Collège is involved in ongoing planning in order to serve as an intermediary for a variety of media and works of art and in order to find ways to enrich our lives with art. For this café, we have invited the musicologist ITOH Nobuhiro who will discuss, interspersing his talk with demonstrations, about the relationship between the body and music, the ways in which music can open communication, and more.

Whether you are a musician and play a musical instrument or not, you are cordially welcome to attend this event!

Guest: ITOH Nobuhiro, Musicologist, Professor, Graduate School of Letters, Osaka University

Café Master: HONMA Naoki, Teaching Staff, Center for the Study of Communication Design

What is Art Area B1?

The concourse on the 1st basement of the Naniwabashi Station was set up as the Art Area B1 at the time of opening of the Keihan Electric Railway's Nakanoshima Line on October 19, 2008. Starting then, the project to make the station a center of artistic communication commenced.

What is Lab Café?

A major program instituted at Art Area B1 is the "Lab Café," designed and implemented by the Center for the Study of Communication-Design. The Lab Café is an interactive program in which participants have wide-ranging discussions on a variety of topics. The program aims to make the station a communication space in the arts and academia by taking up various themes in philosophy, art, science and technology and providing the general public with chances to be exposed to expertise on those topics.

• Admission starts 30 minutes before the posted starting time.
• The program may be modified from what is noted here.

Date: 2013-1-23 (Wed) 7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Organizer: Art Area B1 (Osaka University, NPO Dance Box, Keihan Electric Railway)
Venue: Art Area B1 (Concourse, 1st basement, Naniwabashi Station, Keihan Nakanoshima Line)
Registration: Not necessary.
URL: http://www.cscd.osaka-u.ac.jp/2013/000488.php
Contact: Center for the Study of Communication Design (CSCD)
zenkyo-insoumu@office.osaka-u.ac.jp

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