Kei HIRAKURA [ Decomposing Picasso et al. (Extended and Embedded Version) ]

Decomposing the thinking process materialized in and around a painting of Picasso et al., this lecture/performance tries to analyze the collective thoughts of human and nonhuman agencies in the vicinity of the painting, and to extend them reflexively.

Saturday, December 6, 2014
Open: 5:00 pm Start: 6:00
General Admission: ¥1,500(One drink)

(b. 1977, Japan) is an art theorist and an artist. His analytical works explores the micro-structures of our technologically-embedded perceptual systems through the modern and contemporary art works, especially the late films of Jean-Luc Godard. Hirakura obtained his PhD in Interdisciplinary Informatics from the University of Tokyo in 2009. He teaches art and philosophy at Yokohama National University as an associate professor. His book, Godard’s Method(s), received the Prize of the Association for Studies of Culture and Representation in 2011.