HIRAKURA Kei

Organization

Faculty of Urban Innovation, Department of Urban Innovation

Title

Associate Professor

Date of Birth

1977

Research Fields, Keywords

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

Mail Address

E-mail address



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The Best Research Acheivement as Researcher Life 【 display / non-display

  • 【Book】 Godard's Method(s)  2010.12

    【Book】 American Avant-garde Movies  2016.11

    【Book】 Utopia: Here and There  2008.09

The Best Research Achievement in the last 5 years 【 display / non-display

Graduating School 【 display / non-display

  • 1996.04
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    2000.03

    International Christian University   Faculty of Liberal Arts   Division of Humanities   Graduated

Graduate School 【 display / non-display

  • 2003.04
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    2009.07

    The University of Tokyo  Graduate School of Interdisciplinary Information Studies  Interdisciplinary Information Studies  Doctor Course  Completed

  • 2000.04
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    2003.03

    The University of Tokyo  Graduate School of Interdisciplinary Information Studies  Interdisciplinary Information Studies  Master Course  Completed

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  • Doctor of Philosophy -  The University of Tokyo

  • Master of Arts -  The University of Tokyo

  • Bachelor of Arts -  International Christian University

External Career 【 display / non-display

  • 2015.06
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    2018.07

    Tokyo University of the Arts   Faculty of Fine Arts   Lecturer  

  • 2014.09
     
     

    Okayama University   Faculty of Letters   Lecturer  

  • 2012.06
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    2017.03

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

  • 2009.04
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    2010.03

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

  • 2009.04
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    2009.09

    Seijo University   Department of Art Studies, Faculty of Arts and Literature   Lecturer  

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Academic Society Affiliations 【 display / non-display

  • 2017.06
     
     
     

    Japanese Society for Dance Research

  • 2016.06
     
     
     

    The Japanese Society for Aesthetics

Field of expertise (Grants-in-aid for Scientific Research classification) 【 display / non-display

  • Aesthetics and studies on art

  • Philosophy/Ethics

  • Art at large

 

Research Career 【 display / non-display

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

    Project Year:  -   

  • Affective Figures: Embodied Power of Art

    Project Year: 2019.04  -   

Books 【 display / non-display

  • Over the Cinema

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

    Filmart  2018.03 ISBN: 4845915871

    Amazon

  • American Avant-garde Movies

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

    Shinwasya  2016.11 ISBN: 9784864051033

    Amazon

  • Documents: 14 Evenings

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

    Seigensya  2013.11 ISBN: 9784861524066

    Amazon

  • Godard's Method(s)

    (Part: Single Work )

    Inscript  2010.12 ISBN: 9784900997318

    Amazon

  • Utopia: Here and There

    HIRAKURA Kei, Dennitza GABRAKOVA, HASHIMOTO Satoru, YOSHIDA Kei, IDO Misato, NAKAJIMA, Takahiro, ZHANG Xudong, KOBAYASHI Yasuo (Part: Joint Work , Range: "Utopia through Likeness: Godard's Logic of Similarity, " pp. 13-23 )

    UTCP  2008.09 ISBN: 1882-742X

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Thesis for a degree 【 display / non-display

  • Jean-Luc Godard: Thinking through Editing/Mixing

    HIRAKURA Kei 

      2009.07  [Refereed]

    No Setting   Single Work

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    A Doctoral Dissertation

  • Jean-Luc Godard

    HIRAKURA Kei 

      2002.03  [Refereed]

    No Setting   Single Work

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    A Master Thesis

  • What is the Finality without End?

    HIRAKURA Kei 

      2000.03  [Refereed]

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    A Baccalaureate Thesis

Papers 【 display / non-display

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

    HIRAKURA Kei

    Choreologia ( Japanese Society for Dance Research )  ( 41 )   32 - 40   2019.03  [Invited]

    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 ( the Association for Studies of Culture and Representation )  ( 11 )   146 - 164   2017.03  [Refereed]

    Single Work

  • 4 notes on Adieu au langage

    Eureka ( Seidosha )  47 ( 1 )   150 - 160   2015.01  [Invited]

    Single Work

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

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

    Single Work

  • The Landscape within Conjunctions: Godard after Deleuze

    KALLISTA: The Journal of Aesthetics and Art Theory ( Institute of Aesthetics, Tokyo University of the Arts )  ( 19 )   66 - 73   2012.12  [Invited]

    Single Work

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Review Papers 【 display / non-display

  • Roundtable: For the Centenary of Merce Cunningham's Birth (SAKO Haruko, TOYAMA Kikuko, HIRAKURA Kei, MUTO Daisuke)

    SAKO Haruko, TOYAMA Kikuko, HIRAKURA Kei, MUTO Daisuke

    Choreologia ( Japanese Society for Dance Research )  ( 41 ) 41 - 48   2019.03

    Introduction and explanation (scientific journal)   Joint Work

  • Review: CHIBA Masaya, Nonsense without Sense

    HIRAKURA Kei

    REPRE ( The Association for Studies of Culture and Representation )  ( 35 )   2019.02

    Book review and document introduction, etc.   Single Work

  • Heterodyne: Paul Sharits

    HIRAKURA Kei

    after statements ( Toshi Shibata / Hikotaro Kanehira / Hirofumi Isoya )    2019.02

    Introduction and explanation (others)   Single Work

  • Metapatterns and the theory of good nature

    HIRAKURA Kei

    Shuta Hasunuma ~ ing ( SHISEIDO )    43 - 46   2018.11

    Introduction and explanation (others)   Single Work

  • Review: MIURA Tetsuya, Happy Hour

    HIRAKURA Kei

    REPRE ( The Association for Studies of Culture and Representation )  ( 34 )   2018.10

    Book review and document introduction, etc.   Single Work

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Works 【 display / non-display

  • Dance as Chisel

    KAMIMURA Megumi, HIRAKURA Kei, TSUDA Michiko  Artistic Activity 

    2019.03
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    2019.04
     

  • Traverser la route

    SHINODA Chiharu, HIRAKURA Kei, et al.  Artistic Activity 

    2018.05
     
     
     

  • Building a cave

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

    2018.03
     
     
     

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

    HIRAKURA Kei  Artistic Activity 

    2016.05
     
     
     

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    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  Artistic Activity 

    2016.01
     
     
     

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    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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Academic Awards Received 【 display / non-display

  • The Association for Studies of Culture and Representation Award

    2011.07.02   The Association for Studies of Culture and Representation   Godard's Method(s), Inscript, 2010.

    Winner: HIRAKURA, Kei

Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research 【 display / non-display

  • Affective Figures: Embodied Power of Art

    Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research(C)

    Project Year: 2019.04  -   

  • The Expanded Mind-Body: Materialized Thinking Processes in Art Making

    Grant-in-Aid for Young Scientists(B)

    Project Year: 2014.04  -  2018.03  Investigator(s): HIRAKURA, Kei

Presentations 【 display / non-display

  • 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  (Waseda University)  2018.09.09   Japanese Society for Dance Research

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

    HIRAKURA Kei  [Invited]

    On For Example  (Toyo University)  2017.12.17   Studies of the Architectural Body, Institute of Oriental and Occidental Studies, Kansai University

  • Listening to Enantiomorphic Chambers

    HIRAKURA Kei  [Invited]

    Afterthought Enantiomorphic Chambers #3: Robert Smithson without Robert Smithson, railroad siding 2015  2015.09.06  

  • Animal and capitalism

    Hirakura Kei  [Invited]

    UTCP Symposium "Toward a Newer Universality: Dialogue with Yasuo Kobayashi"  (The University of Tokyo, Komaba)  2015.01.24   Center for Philosophy, University of Tokyo (UTCP)

  • Figure of concrescence: analyzing the embodied thinking process in Picasso et al., La Garoupe (1955)

    Hirakura Kei

    9th Annual Workshop, the Association for Studies of Culture and Representation  (Niigata University)  2014.11.08   The Association for Studies of Culture and Representation

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

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