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Image from the 20th Japan Media Arts Festival, 2017

21st Japan Media Arts Festival Exhibition of Award-winning Works


The 21st Japan Media Arts Festival received 4,192 entries from 98 countries and regions in its four divisions: Art, Entertainment, Animation and Manga. The Exhibition of Award-winning Works will present selected works featuring a wide range of styles, genres and forms of expression, as well as materials documenting the lifetime accomplishments of Special Achievement Award winners. The festival program will also include symposia, artists’ talks, workshops and other related events. Gathering diverse artists and creators from Japan and abroad, the eleven days of the festival will offer a precious opportunity to experience works representing the most contemporary trends in Media Arts (in Japanese: Media Geijutsu).

  • Period

    Wednesday, June 13 – Sunday, June 24, 2018

  • Venues

    The National Art Center, Tokyo
    and other locations

  • Admission


  • Organizer

    21st Japan Media Arts Festival Executive Committee

  • Chair

    MIYATA Ryohei [Commissioner for the Agency for Cultural Affairs, Government of Japan]

  • Operating Committee

    AOKI Tamotsu [Director General, The National Art Center, Tokyo]
    FURUKAWA Taku [Animation Artist]
    TATEHATA Akira [President, Tama Art University]

  • Jury Members
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