Research Outline

Research Theme : Multimedia Theater in Japan
Brief Description of the Research : Wang Chong researched the Japanese theater works that incorporate multimedia techniques from perspective of live videos, interactive media and robots. During his residency he watched contemporary theater and contemporary dance and Japanese traditional performing arts woks, and he exchanged ideas with Japanese artists with regards to the multimedia techniques.


1 December 2015 Arrives in Japan
2 December 2015 to
24 January 2016
Interviews artists and arts managers in Tokyo
Attends performances in contemporary theatre, contemporary dance, media art performance and traditional performing arts
Visits Kyoto, Osaka and Kobe to see some performances
16 December 2015 Public Talk at Morishita Studio
25 January 2016 Departs Japan

Public Talk

Date : 16 December 2015
Time : 19:00-20:30
Place : Studio S, Morishita Studio
Title : gIs theater dying in the 21st century?h
Wang Chong gave a presentation on his recent works gThe New Wave Theaterh with his question, gIs theater dying in the 21st century?