HIRAKURA Kei

Affiliation

Faculty of Urban Innovation, Division of Urban Innovation

Job 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 Achievement in Research Career 【 display / non-display

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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 Interdisciplinary Information Studies -  The University of Tokyo

  • Master of Interdisciplinary Information Studies -  The University of Tokyo

Campus Career 【 display / non-display

  • 2015.04
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    Now

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

  • 2011.04
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    2015.03

    Duty   Yokohama National UniversityCollege of Education and Human Sciences   Associate Professor  

  • 2010.04
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    2011.03

    Duty   Yokohama National UniversityCollege of Education and Human Sciences   Lecturer  

  • 2021.04
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    Now

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

  • 2017.04
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    Now

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

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External Career 【 display / non-display

  • 2020.04
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    2022.03

    International Research Center for Japanese Studies   Researcher  

  • 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  

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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

  • Art at large

  • Philosophy/Ethics

 

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

  • How Figures Think: Studies of Art Making

    HIRAKURA Kei (Part: Single Work )

    University of Tokyo Press  2019.09 ISBN: 978-4-13-010143-1

    Amazon

  • 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

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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]

    No Setting   Single Work

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    A Baccalaureate Thesis

Papers 【 display / non-display

  • Forms of Fog

    Hirakura Kei

    CASE-2 Chronotope in the City of Fog ( Kyoto City University of Arts )    16 - 29   2021.03  [Invited]

    Single Work

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

  • 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)

    HIRAKURA, Kei

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

    Single Work

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Review Papers 【 display / non-display

  • OPEN: A Residence in the Time of Corona

    Hirakura Kei

    OPEN CALL: CALL for OPEN ( Aomori Contemporary Art Centre, Aomori Public University )    7 - 12   2021.03

    Introduction and explanation (others)   Single Work

  • Comments of Guest Judge

    Hirakura Kei

    OPEN CALL: CALL for OPEN ( Aomori Contemporary Art Centre, Aomori Public University )    17 - 17   2021.03

    Introduction and explanation (others)   Single Work

  • WHY?

    Hirakura Kei

    Reciprocal units within Art and Urbanism 2020 ( Yokohama National University )    16 - 18   2021.01

    Introduction and explanation (others)   Single Work

  • Non-Eardrum Music

    Hirakura Kei

    WEEKEWND: core of bells ( Fujisawa City Art Space )    66 - 71   2020.12

    Introduction and explanation (others)   Single Work

  • Sites of Characters

    Hirakura Kei

    SUMI: The General Guide to Japanese "Sho" ( Geijutsu Shinbun-sya )  ( 267 ) 174 - 175   2020.12

    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

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Other external funds procured 【 display / non-display

Presentations 【 display / non-display

  • 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  (Zoom)  2020.09.05   International Research Center for Japanese Studies

  • Mussels, worms, and typography

    HIRAKURA Kei  [Invited]

    Making with Nonhuman Beings  (Tama Art University)  2019.09.27   Tama Art University Art Studies

  • 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  

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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: 2020.04  -  2021.03 

 

Council/Academic activity outside the university 【 display / non-display

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

    2021.04
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    2022.03

    Society   Selection committee member

  • Artist in Residence Program, Aomori Contemporary Art Centre

    2019.03
     
     

    Others   Guest judge

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

  • Reciprocal Units within Art and Urbanism 2021

    Yokohama National University  (Zoom) 

    2021.05
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    2022.03

  • RAU Fes 2020-2021

    Yokohama National University  (BankART1929 BankART Temporary) 

    2021.02
     
     

  • Chronotope in the City of Fog: Public Talk

    Kyoto City University of Arts  (Kyoto City Networking Salon for Community Welfare and Multicultural Exchange) 

    2020.12
     
     

  • Artist meeting with HIRAKURA Kei

    Aomori Contemporary Art Centre  (Zoom) 

    2020.11
     
     

  • Sakanaka Takafumi x Hirakura Kei Talk

    Aomori Contemporary Art Centre  (Aomori Contemporary Art Centre) 

    2020.11
     
     

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