As a related event to the “New Ecology and Art” exhibition, we have an international symposium “Art, Ecology, and Our Future”. Experts from Japan and abroad will be invited to discuss the relationship between new ecology and art, and exchange views among experts in different fields such as art, science, and philosophy.

“Art and New Ecology” Exhibition
International Symposium: Art, Ecology, and Our Future

Date: Sunday, June 19, 2022
Time: 17:30-19:30
Venue: Tokyo University of the Arts, Ueno Campus, School of Music Bldg. 5, 5-109
Keynote Speech: Emanuele Coccia (Philosopher, Institute for Advanced Study of Social Sciences, France)
Speakers: *Stefano Mancuso (Botanist, University of Florence, Italy) / Toshiaki Ishikura (Akita University of Art) / Masatake Shinohara (Kyoto University) / Sputniko! (Artist, Tokyo University of the Arts)
Moderator: Yuko Hasegawa (Tokyo University of the Arts, 21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art, Kanazawa)
*online participation
Language: Japanese / English (simultaneous interpretation available)
Admission Fee: Free (reservation required)
Reservation form:
*Registration has been closed.
*A video recording with original audio will be available at a later date.
*The exhibition is open until 5pm (University Art Museum), so please join us after visiting the exhibition

Emanuele Coccia
Associate Professor at the École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales (EHESS) in Paris. He specializes in Medieval philosophy. Publications include, La vie sensible (2010), La Bien dans les choses (2013), Métamorphoses (2020) all published from Payot et Rivages. His books are translated into many languages including English, German and Japanese. Worked as the academic supervisor at the exhibition “Trees” held in Cartier Foundation for Contemporary Art , Paris (2019).

Organized by: Graduate School of Global Arts, Tokyo University of the Arts
Special Support: The Japan Foundation
“Art & New Ecology” Executive Committee, Graduate School of Global Arts, Tokyo University of the Arts
Phone: 050-5525-2725