Kyoto International Community House, where the festival’s office is located, will undergo a scheduled power outage due to the inspection of electric equipment in the building on Monday, March 7, 2022.
The festival’s office will be temporarily closed on that day. We appreciate your understanding and cooperation.
KYOTO STEAM 2022 International Art Competition exhibited eleven collaborations, selected from the 111 project plans submitted to the open call by forty-one corporate or research institute partners.
The winning work for the Audience Award chosen by visitor vote were announced.
Kanamori Yoshiaki × FUJIX Ltd.
KYOTO STEAM 2022 International Art Competition exhibits eleven collaborations, selected from the 111 project plans submitted to the open call by forty-one corporate or research institute partners.
On January 28, the winning works for the Grand Prize and Second Prize were screened, announced, and awarded.
Miki Maaya × Division of Medical Device Innovation, Department of Clinical Research, National Hospital Organization, Niigata National Hospital
Kaneko Miya × MARUSHIGEYA CORPORATION
Aoki Jun (Director, Kyoto City KYOCERA Museum of Art)
Akamatsu Tamame (President, Kyoto City University of Arts)
Iida Shihoko (Chief Curator [Head of Curatorial Team], Aichi Triennale 2022)
Kuno Sachiko (Executive Vice-President, Kyoto University)
Tokui Nao (CEO, Qosmo, Inc.; Associate Professor, Keio University)
KYOTO STEAM 2022 International Art Competition is held at Higashiyama Cube, Kyoto City KYOCERA Museum of Art, until February 13, 2022.
Please see the event page for more details
On Sunday, December 26 from 1 p.m., a dance performance by maiko (apprentice geisha) from Pontocho, one of the five hanamachi geisha districts in Kyoto, will be presented.
Due to the coronavirus pandemic, in-person stage performances have been reduced in scale or canceled, meaning that opportunities for maiko to perform have been lost for a long time. Please enjoy a performance by maiko who have continued to devote themselves to dance.
A trailer for NAQUYO Immersive Sound Live Performance, which takes place on December 25, is now available to watch online.
Get ready for the birth of an unprecedented art performance that is a fusion of cutting-edge electronic music, digital art, gagaku (classical Japanese court music), and contemporary dance, and all based on a uniquely Kyoto-style approach to cultural research. Watch the video here.
A video about the Sensing the Feelings of a Chimpanzee Through Art project (now entering its fourth year) is available to watch online.
Watch highlights of the chimpanzees’ behavior over the course of the project’s tests and the preparation for the exhibition in December, in addition to hearing from the artists and scientists involved.
Watch the video here (Japanese only).
STEAM Dialogue is a series of roughly twenty video interviews with artists and their corporate or research institute partners about their collaborations for KYOTO STEAM 2022 International Art Competition. The first videos, which also feature behind-the-scenes footage of the collaborations, are now online. Further videos will become available in the leadup to the competition exhibition in January 2022.
Watch the videos here (Japanese only).
STEAM THINKING LABO is a series of workshops about the intersection of art, science, and technology. Held at art colleges in the city of Kyoto and organized as a learning program by KYOTO STEAM—International Arts × Science Festival, the workshops feature artists, corporations, and researchers.
The 2020 STEAM THINKING LABO workshops were held at Kyoto University of the Arts and Kyoto City University of Arts.
The artists, corporations, and researchers who took part in the workshops at the universities joined talks looking back at the events in relation to their respective activities. Videos of these talks are now available to watch online.
Watch the videos here (Japanese only).
Held originally as part of Okazaki Market+ on Sunday, March 28, 2021 and streamed live, the “Future Tea Culture” series of talks is now available to watch again by popular demand.
For more on the “Future Tea Culture” talk series, see here (Japanese only).
A short documentary about the activities of the Sensing the Feelings of a Chimpanzee Through Art project in 2020 at Kyoto City Zoo is now available to watch online.
Watch the video here (Japanese only)