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Lab Café Special and Search Project Tie-In -- with Videographer Jun OKAMURA vol. 2: In the Footsteps of HASHIMOTO Goro

2015-5-15 (Fri) 18:30 - 21:00

For this Lab Café, we've invited videographer OKAMURA Jun, a returning guest from February of this year, to have a live screening of another of his documentaries. This time, his documentary will be on the Japanese emigrant to Brazil and botanist HASHIMOTO Goro. Dr. HASHIMOTO, who fled a rapidly militarizing Japan for Brazil at a young age, was a solitary scholar who immersed himself in the collection and classification of plants. The image of a Dr. HASHIMOTO enveloped in his study of myxomycetes can be seen in this documentary.


OKAMURA Jun (Videographer)

Café Master

KUBOTA Tetsu (Faculty staff, CSCD, Osaka University; Steering committee member, Art Area B1)

•  Admission starts 30 minutes before the scheduled start time.

•  The program may be modified without notice from what is noted on this page.

What is Lab Café?

A major program instituted at Art Area B1, "Lab Café" is designed and implemented by the Center for the Study of Communication-Design. 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.

What is Art Area B1?

The concourse of the first basement of Naniwabashi Station was set up as Art Area B1 when the Keihan Electric Railway's Nakanoshima Line was opened on October 19, 2008. Since then, the project has aimed to make the station a center of artistic communication.

Date: 2015-5-15 (Fri) 18:30 - 21:00
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: No registration is necessary for this event.
Contact: Center for the Study of Communication-Design, Osaka University

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