Radiation as communication and imagination in art
Waves have the wide range from physical vibration to light. Radio art deals with the in-between of the two extremes. It would be even between "handy" body-side and "telepathic" side. Radio must be understood as radiation. Radiation is communication as well as imagination in art. Tetsuo Kogawa will also introduce with his own experience and experiments.
Tetsuo Kogawa (Japan). Tetsuo Kogawa's interests range over a variety of disciplines and critical approaches. After studying philosophy at Sophia and Waseda universities, he taught at Wako University for 17 years. He is currently Professor of Communication Studies at Tokyo Keizai University's Department of Communications.
Kogawa introduced free radio to Japan, and is widely known for his blend of criticism, performance and activism. He has written over 30 books on media culture, film, the city and urban space, and micro politics. Most recently he has combined the experimental and pirate aesthetics of the Mini-FM movement with internet streamed media.
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