TAKATO SASAKI Official Website                                          English

Home     News     Art Works     Artist Statement     CV     Bibliography     Contact          Link

 

Tokyo University of the Arts - Student Lectures

 

KAKEHASHI Project: Student Creators Dispatch Program

 

 

  

  

Venue: Montclair State University

  

 

 

School of the Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC)

 

 

 

 

KAKEHASHI Project: Student Creators Dispatch Program

 

Dates: 5 November 2014  - 15 November 2014

Number of participants: 25 (23 students and 2 supervisors)

Schools / Institutions: Graduate School of Fine Arts and Graduate School of Music, Tokyo University of the Arts (Tokyo)

Commissioned by: Japan-U.S. Educational Commission (Fulbright Japan)

Organised by: The Japan Foundation (Co-organised by: The Laurasian Institution, USA)

Regional itinerary organised by: Japan International Cooperation Center

 

 

 

KAKEHASHI Project - The Bridge for Tomorrow is a part of the Youth Exchange programme with North America promoted by the Japanese Government, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan (MOFA). The main aim of this project is to promote international understanding of Japanese culture through mutual communication between Japan and the United States. Furthermore, the objective of this programme is to train future leaders of Japan-US exchanges. It encourages young people to establish global network and develop their perspectives.

 

In the domain of arts and music, 23 students have been selected from various Departments at the Tokyo University of the Arts, and they were dispatched abroad to the United States as student creators in November 2014. Takato Sasaki (2nd Year Doctoral Student, Graduate School of Fine Arts, Tokyo University of the Arts) took part in this project as a subleader of the delegation from the university.

 

TUA students visited distinguished art universities, institutions and museums, including Montclair State University, Yale School of Art, Yale School of Music, and The School of the Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC), and each student has presented unique presentation about Japanese art and culture from artistic and musical viewpoints.

 

 

 

Copyright 2016 Takato Sasaki  All rights reserved.