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The Japan Media Arts Festival is a showcase of award-winning new media art, animation, manga, and entertainment with a strong focus on Japanese culture. Since its inauguration in Tokyo in 1997, this annual event has grown from strength to strength, attracting entries from amateurs and professionals alike from around the globe.

The exhibition at the Singapore Art Museum's new contemporary art wing at 8 Queen Street introduces Southeast Asian audiences to a varied and engaging selection of digital and new media art and technologies. Cutting-edge artworks are displayed alongside familiar and well-loved pop culture icons from the world of anime and manga. The exhibition also features an interactive section with various popular entertainment systems such as Nintendo Wii and a schedule of symposia, workshops, and screening events.

Symposium
Intersection of Asian Art and Technology
Featuring SIGGRAPH Asia 2008 artists and chairs
12 December, 16:00 - 18:00
The Auditorium at Singapore Art Museum main building

Festival
22 November - 14 December 2008
Galleries 4.11, 4.12, Octro & Qoppa Rooms, 8Q sam
Singapore Art Museum


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