HIRAKURA Kei

Affiliation

Faculty of Urban Innovation, Division of Urban Innovation

Job Title

Associate Professor

Date of Birth

1977

Research Fields, Keywords

Media, Film, Ecology, Philosophy of Art, Contemporary Art, Perception, Animal, Aesthetics, Culture and Representation, Dance

Mail Address

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Education 【 display / non-display

  • 2003.4
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    2009.7

    The University of Tokyo   Interdisciplinary Information Studies   Doctor Course   Completed

  • 2000.4
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    2003.3

    The University of Tokyo   Interdisciplinary Information Studies   Master Course   Completed

  • 1996.4
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    2000.3

    International Christian University   Division of Humanities   Graduated

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  • Doctor of Interdisciplinary Information Studies - The University of Tokyo

  • Master of Interdisciplinary Information Studies - The University of Tokyo

Campus Career 【 display / non-display

  • 2015.4
     
     

    Duty   Yokohama National UniversityFaculty of Urban Innovation   Division of Urban Innovation   Associate Professor  

  • 2011.4
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    2015.3

    Duty   Yokohama National UniversityCollege of Education and Human Sciences   Associate Professor  

  • 2010.4
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    2011.3

    Duty   Yokohama National UniversityCollege of Education and Human Sciences   Lecturer  

  • 2021.4
     
     

    Concurrently   Yokohama National UniversityInterfaculty Graduate School of Innovative and Practical Studies   Associate Professor  

  • 2017.4
     
     

    Concurrently   Yokohama National UniversityCollege of Urban Sciences   Department of Urban and Social Collaboration   Associate Professor  

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External Career 【 display / non-display

  • 2020.4
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    2022.3

    International Research Center for Japanese Studies   Researcher  

  • 2015.6
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    2018.7

    Tokyo University of the Arts   Faculty of Fine Arts   Lecturer  

  • 2014.9
     
     

    Okayama University   Faculty of Letters   Lecturer  

  • 2012.6
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    2017.3

    Tokyo University of the Arts   Intermedia Art, Faculty of Fine Arts   Lecturer  

  • 2009.4
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    2010.3

    Rikkyo University   Department of Body Expression and Cinematic Arts, College of Contemporary Psychology   Lecturer  

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Academic Society Affiliations 【 display / non-display

  • 2017.6
     
     
     

    Japanese Society for Dance Research

  • 2016.6
     
     
     

    The Japanese Society for Aesthetics

  • 2005.11
     
     
     

    表象文化論学会

  • 2004.5
     
     
     

    日本生態心理学会

Research Areas 【 display / non-display

  • Humanities & Social Sciences / Aesthetics and art studies

  • Humanities & Social Sciences / Theory of art practice

  • Humanities & Social Sciences / Philosophy and ethics

 

Research Career 【 display / non-display

  • Affective Figures: Embodied Power of Art

    Project Year: 2019.4

  • Art as Extended Mind-Body: Analysis on Embodied Process of Thinking in Art Making

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Books 【 display / non-display

  • How Figures Think: Studies of Art Making

    HIRAKURA Kei( Role: Sole author)

    University of Tokyo Press  ( ISBN:978-4-13-010143-1

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    Total pages:335   Language:Japanese Book type:Scholarly book

  • 21 Issues for the New Era: Thinking with High School Students

    HIRAKURA Kei, et al.( Role: Joint author ,  Reading / Dancing with Animals)

    Sayusha  ( ISBN:978-4-86528-072-2

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    Total pages:296   Responsible for pages:73-86   Language:Japanese Book type:General book, introductory book for general audience

  • Over the Cinema

    ISHIOKA Yoshiharu, MIURA Tetsuya, IRIE Tetsuro, DOI Nobuaki, HIRAKURA Kei, HATAKEYAMA Muneaki( Role: Joint author ,  Audio-Visual Depictions of Destruction, Collapse and Entropy)

    Filmart  ( ISBN:4845915871

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    Total pages:416   Responsible for pages:277-340   Language:Japanese Book type:General book, introductory book for general audience

  • American Avant-garde Movies

    Tomohiro Nishimura, Yu Kaneko, Takashi Echigoya, You Oota, Julian Ross, Hirofumi Sakamoto, Kei Hirakura, Takayuki Yoshida, Tomonari Nishikawa, Hidenori Okada( Role: Joint author ,  Discrepant Beat: Robert Smithson's Spiral Jetty)

    Shinwasya  ( ISBN:9784864051033

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  • Documents: 14 Evenings

    The National Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo( Role: Joint author ,  "Videmus (We See): Kobayashi Kohei's T,i,m,e,m,a,c,h,i,n,e, " pp. 295-300)

    Seigensya  ( ISBN:9784861524066

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Papers 【 display / non-display

  • Forms of Fog

    Hirakura Kei

    CASE-2 Chronotope in the City of Fog   16 - 29   2021.3  [Invited]

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    Language:Japanese   Publishing type:Research paper (research society, symposium materials, etc.)   Publisher:Kyoto City University of Arts   Single Work  

    On Fujiko Nakaya + Shiro Takatani “Chronotope in the City of Fog"(Kyoto, 2020)

    Other Link: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1B1bHJ2Ivk4haEmNmzKVOQL4ULz4ue4dM/view

  • The "Nature Studies" of Merce Cunningham: Offset Rhythm, Figures of Other Species, and the Ecology of Songs

    HIRAKURA Kei

    Choreologia   ( 41 )   32 - 40   2019.3  [Invited]

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    Language:Japanese   Publishing type:Research paper (scientific journal)   Publisher:Japanese Society for Dance Research   Single Work  

  • Concrescent Figure: Embodied Thought Process in La Garoupe of Picasso et al.

    Kei Hirakura

    Hyosyo: Journal of the Association for Studies of Culture and Representation   ( 11 )   146 - 164   2017.3  [Reviewed]

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    Language:Japanese   Publishing type:Research paper (scientific journal)   Publisher:the Association for Studies of Culture and Representation   Single Work  

  • 4 notes on Adieu au langage

    Eureka   47 ( 1 )   150 - 160   2015.1  [Invited]

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    Language:Japanese   Publishing type:Research paper (scientific journal)   Publisher:Seidosha   Single Work  

  • Folding structures and the "distance": seeing Hishida Shunso's Ochiba(Falling Leaves) and Soshun(Early Spring)

    HIRAKURA, Kei

    Newsletter of The National Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo   ( 609 )   10 - 11   2014.10  [Invited]

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    Language:Japanese   Publishing type:Research paper (scientific journal)   Publisher:The National Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo   Single Work  

    Other Link: http://kinbiopac.momat.go.jp/limedio/dlam/M130793/6.pdf

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Review Papers 【 display / non-display

  • Composing Ghosts

    HIRAKURA Kei

    Jodo Journal   ( 3 )   18 - 29   2022.4  [Reviewed]  [Invited]

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  • A History of Horror Films '80s: Cronenberg's Gooey Bodies

    HIRAKURA Kei

    POPEYE   ( 893 )   2021.9

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    Language:Japanese   Publishing type:Article, review, commentary, editorial, etc. (trade magazine, newspaper, online media)   Single Work  

    Other Link: https://popeyemagazine.jp/post-43165/

  • OPEN: A Residence in the Time of Corona

    Hirakura Kei

    OPEN CALL: CALL for OPEN   7 - 12   2021.3

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    Language:Japanese   Publishing type:Article, review, commentary, editorial, etc. (other)   Publisher:Aomori Contemporary Art Centre, Aomori Public University   Single Work  

  • Comments of Guest Judge

    Hirakura Kei

    OPEN CALL: CALL for OPEN   17 - 17   2021.3

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    Language:Japanese   Publishing type:Article, review, commentary, editorial, etc. (other)   Publisher:Aomori Contemporary Art Centre, Aomori Public University   Single Work  

  • WHY?

    Hirakura Kei

    Reciprocal units within Art and Urbanism 2020   16 - 18   2021.1

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    Language:Japanese   Publishing type:Article, review, commentary, editorial, etc. (other)   Publisher:Yokohama National University   Single Work  

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Works 【 display / non-display

  • Dance as Chisel

    KAMIMURA Megumi, HIRAKURA Kei, TSUDA Michiko

    2019.3 - 2019.4

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    Work type:Artistic work   Location:Mori Art Museum  

  • Traverser la route

    SHINODA Chiharu, HIRAKURA Kei, et al.

    2018.5

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    Work type:Artistic work   Location:Institut français du Japon - Tokyo  

  • Building a cave

    SHINODA Chiharu, Yokohama Architectural and Urban Studies F, HIRAKURA Kei, FUJIWARA Teppei

    2018.3

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    Work type:Artistic work   Location:BankART Studio NYK 2F  

  • Mapping to Diagrammatic Explanation ("Moving Pictures of Thought")

    HIRAKURA Kei

    2016.5

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    Work type:Artistic work   Location:3331 Arts Chiyoda  

    A Poster on Robert Smithson's Spiral Jetty, mapping the way of helicopter shooting.

  • Folding Different Species

    Kei HIRAKURA, Takuya INABA , Yuya KOYAMA , Tomomi SANO , Hiroko TANABE , Yui NAKAMURA , Hiroki+h YAMAMOTO , Kenichiro WATANABE

    2016.1

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    Work type:Artistic work   Location:blanClass  

    Exploring the art of folding different species -- human and nonhuman -- to look for and embody the different ways of life. Exhibition and Performance by the participants of the workshop: Thinking outside Body, Folding Different Species organized by Kei Hirakura.

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Awards 【 display / non-display

  • The Association for Studies of Culture and Representation Award

    2011.7   The Association for Studies of Culture and Representation   Godard's Method(s), Inscript, 2010.

    Individual or group name of awards:HIRAKURA, Kei

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Presentations 【 display / non-display

  • Diagramming Ghosts: The Use of Movements-Images-Words in the Film For Example by Arakawa and Gins

    HIRAKURA Kei

    AGxKANSAI 2022 Art and Philosophy in the 22nd Century After ARAKAWA+GINS  2022.3  Studies of the Architectural Body Research Group at the Institute of Oriental and Occidental Studies, Kansai University

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    Event date: 2022.3

    Language:English   Presentation type:Oral presentation (general)  

    Venue:Kyoto University of the Arts, Kyoto, Japan   Country:Japan  

  • Dancing with other species: Typography in Miyazawa Kenji's "Annelid Dancer"

    Hirakura Kei

    Avidya on a Spider's Web: Toward the Future of the Somatic Experience under the Ecology of Social Network System  International Research Center for Japanese Studies

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    Event date: 2020.9

    Language:Japanese   Presentation type:Oral presentation (general)  

    Venue:Zoom  

  • Mussels, worms, and typography

    HIRAKURA Kei  [Invited]

    Making with Nonhuman Beings  Tama Art University Art Studies

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    Event date: 2019.9

    Language:Japanese   Presentation type:Oral presentation (invited, special)  

    Venue:Tama Art University  

  • Animality and Rhythm in Merce Cunningham's "Nature Studies": On Beach Birds for Camera (Animality and Rhythm in Merce Cunningham's "Nature Studies": On Beach Birds for Camera (1991)

    HIRAKURA Kei  [Invited]

    Symposium and Roundtable for the Centenary of Merce Cunningham's Birth  Japanese Society for Dance Research

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    Event date: 2018.9

    Language:Japanese   Presentation type:Oral presentation (invited, special)  

    Venue:Waseda University  

  • The analytical use of dizziness by Arakawa+Gins et al., For Example

    HIRAKURA Kei  [Invited]

    On For Example  Studies of the Architectural Body, Institute of Oriental and Occidental Studies, Kansai University

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    Event date: 2017.12

    Language:Japanese   Presentation type:Oral presentation (invited, special)  

    Venue:Toyo University  

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Past of Collaboration and Commissioned Research 【 display / non-display

  • Avidya on a Spider's Web: Toward the Future of the Somatic Experience under the Ecology of Social Network System

    Offer organization: International Research Center for Japanese Studies   International Cooperative Research  

    Project Year: 2020.4  -  2021.3 

 

Charge of on-campus class subject 【 display / non-display

  • 2022   Introduction to Art and Culture

    College of Urban Sciences

  • 2022   Art and Culture Studio B4

    College of Urban Sciences

  • 2022   Art and Culture Studio B3

    College of Urban Sciences

  • 2022   Art and Culture Studio B2

    College of Urban Sciences

  • 2022   Art and Culture Studio B1

    College of Urban Sciences

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Charge of off-campus class subject 【 display / non-display

  • 芸術学講義

  • 表象文化論入門

  • 欧米映画史2

  • 形の宇宙誌

  • メディア研究

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  • OPEN SITE 7, Tokyo Arts and Space (TOKAS)

    2022.4 - 2023.3  Jury

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    Committee type:Municipal 

  • The Awards of the Association for Studies of Culture and Representation

    2021.4 - 2023.3  Selection committee member

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    Committee type:Academic society 

  • Artist in Residence Program, Aomori Contemporary Art Centre

    2019.3  Guest judge

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    Committee type:Other 

Social Contribution(Extension lecture) 【 display / non-display

  • Reciprocal Units within Art and Urbanism 2022

    Role(s): Lecturer, Planner

    Yokohama National University  2022.5 - 2023.3

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    Audience: University students, Graduate students, Researchers, General public

    Type:Seminar, workshop

  • Toward Reciprocal Units within Art and Urbanism 2022

    Role(s): Lecturer, Planner

    Yokohama National University  2022.4

  • RAU experiments 2021-2022: Stories of Slopes

    Role(s): Commentator, Lecturer, Planner

    Yokohama National University  2022.2

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    Audience: University students, Graduate students, Researchers, General public

    Type:Seminar, workshop

  • Animals and Dance

    Role(s): Lecturer

    Arts Council Tokyo  Program for Dance of the Future  Arts Council Tokyo  2021.12

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    Audience: University students, Graduate students, Researchers, General public, Other

    Type:Lecture

  • Reading Lynch (a drama)

    Role(s): Lecturer, Performer

    Aichi Prefectural Art Theater  2021.11

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    Audience: University students, Graduate students, Researchers, General public

    Type:Seminar, workshop

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