The concept of communication in education for information studies and autopoiesis by Jun Sakamoto and Kyoko Murakami Article in Japanese Link: https://www.hosei.ac.jp/bungaku/museum/html/kiyo/48/yoko/sakamoto.pdfAuthor: Jun Sakamoto and Kyoko MurakamiSource: Hosei University, Japan
Gakkan Engawa Workshop
“Gakkan Engawa Workshop” is a media expression workshop utilizing citizen participation. It was designed and held to celebrate the opening of Fukutake Hall at Hongo campus of the University of Tokyo in March 2008. With the completion of Fukutake Hall, we aspired to make it an open and connected space, much like the corridor balconies […]
“Keitai Trail!” is a collaborative media practice, designed to collect, connect and visualize people’s stories through a game-like activity. We used “keitai(mobile phone in Japanese” as a main activity tool, not only in order to invite people in their most familiar setting, but also to explore a new way of using mobile phones for media […]
A sphere of polyphonic chats, loosely knitted by members of Shin’s seminar. 「民放連プロジェクト」、「ろっぽんプロジェクト」をはじめ、各地の放送局などで展開されている、マスメディアと市民の回路づくりを目指すメディア・リテラシー実践のための広場
” A-I-U-E-O Gabun -weave the memories of community-” (“Gabun”, litteraly “pictures and sentences,” hereafter called ‘gabun’) is a photo and wordplay activity inspired by the tradition of Japanese word game forms. It is moreover a simple storytelling project consisting of photographs and sentences aimed to encouraging sustainable local communication and community building. Gabun has been […]
Radio Community Quest!
Radique! (Radio Community Quest) is a ‘quest workshop’, where participants explore local towns with map and IC recorder in hand, recording their experiences, cutting and editing and finally sharing these local stories on community radio stations. Radique! workshops were held so far in local shopping districts of Kyoto and Kobe, joined by students from Yuko […]
Media Conte is a digital storytelling project, focusing on the people who are marginalized and tell their untold stories. With the storytelling movement found in the West, it is often said that “everyone has a story to tell,” and so in workshops conducted on the theme, participants appear to feel like they are expected to […]
Toyama Photo Senryu
“Toyama Photo Senryu” is a media literacy project conducted in collaboration with Tulip Television, a commercial broadcasting station in Toyama prefecture. It was moreover a cross media activity using the TV program and an official website for both PC and mobile phone. Alongside this, several workshops were held in Toyama prefecture and Tokyo. In this […]
Mapping Digital Media: Japan
Japan may be the world’s most advanced country in the development and application of digital technology. Despite two decades of economic stagnation, digitization has proceeded rapidly. Digital satellite broadcasting was launched in 2000 and for terrestrial television in 2003. Digital switch-over was completed and analog broadcasting discontinued in July 2011, except in the case of […]
This project has been designed to implement and learn about “Media Literacy” and “Cross- cultural Communication and Understanding” through exchange and joint creation of video pictures cross- culturally. In the globalized media society of Asia, diversity of media and coexistence of cultures is studies based on the cross-border media created by students.