This event was held in 2019.

STEAM THINKING – Art to Create the Future – Challenge from KyotoTalk Session

A talk session will be given by Taro Suzuki, the artist who creates the art work for the Art Competition Preview, Hironori Fukuoka, CEO of Fukuoka Weaving Co., Ltd., who collaborates with Suzuki in the making of the work, and Hide Nakaya, Chief Director of KYOTO STEAM – International Arts x Science Festival, on the theme of the fusion of science and arts, the concept contained in the term ‘S.T.E.A.M.’

Date and Hours
3.21 (Thu) 13:30~15:30(Doors open at 13:00.)
ROHM Theatre Kyoto, North Hall
Target audience
Open to all above the elementary school age(Elementary school pupil must be accompanied by an adult.)
Free of charge
Reservation is required and is made on a first-come first-serve basis.
Apply to
TEL: 03-6273-0314
E-mail: kyoto_steam@eastcrew.comPlease contact office of Talk Session and Shin Sarugakuki of KYOTO STEAM – International Arts × Science Festival for reservation.Please provide your name, telephone number, and the number of seats needed.
Application period
3.1 (Fri) ~ 3.20 (Wed)

  • Chief DirectorHide Nakaya

    Former NHK Senior Commentator
    (Arts and Culture / Digital-related matters)

    Kyoto University Graduate School of Advanced Integrated studies in Human Survivability, Specially Appointed Professor.Completed Graduate School of Fine Arts at Tokyo National University of Arts and Music. After acting as art director, he joined NHK. Dispatched to Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Media Laboratory. Designed the actual NHK’s logo mark in 1995. Assigned to NHK Commentator in 1999 (in charge of arts and culture, digital-related matters). Retired from NHK in 2018.

  • Taro Suzuki

    Tokyo University of the Arts, Department of Design, Associate Professor
    Head of Atelier OMOYA

    Born in Katsushika, Tokyo in 1973. Media artist and Head of Atelier OMOYA. Tokyo University of Arts, Department of Design, Associate Professor. Attracted by beauty and wonderfulness of physical phenomena in the nature, he has created many works incorporating its chronological change as expression elements. The movements and changes of “substances” and “light” extracted on the timeline supported by original ideas and advanced technology convey pure emotion and surprise to the viewers.

  • Hironori Fukuoka

    Representative Director

    Fukuoka Weaving Co., Ltd.