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Device Art Symposium "On Specific Elements in Japanese Media Art"
13 May 2010
Waseda University, Toyama Campus
Chair: Machiko Kusahara / Panelists: Erkki Huhtamo, Hiroo Iwata, Kazuhiko Hachiya,
Masahiko Inami, Novmichi Tosa(Maywa Denki)

Gadget OK! Device Art in Japan
19 February 2010
CNSI Auditorium (California NanoSystems Institute, UCLA)
Chair: Victoria Vesna, Erkki Huhtamo, Machiko Kusahara, Peter Lunenfeld
Panelists: Hiroo Iwata, Sachiko Kodama, Masahiko Inami, Eddo Stern, Kazuhiko Hachiya,
Machiko Kusahara, Novmichi Tosa(Maywa Denki), Erkki Huhtamo, Frederik Schodt

Device Art Symposium at Device_art 2009-2010    link
27 October 2009
Jedinstv Factory & Conference hall of Zagreb Center for Independent Culture and Youth
Chair: Suncica Ostoic (KONTEJNER)
Panelists: Hiroo Iwata, Machiko Kusahara, Novmichi Tosa (Maywa Denki)

#1 Overview by Machiko Kusahara
#2 Presentation

- Hiroo Iwata

- Novmichi Tosa (Maywa Denki)

Device Art Symposium at Ars Electronica 2009
4 September 2009
Brucknerhaus History Lounge, Linz, Austria
Chair: Machiko Kusahara / Panelists: Hiroo Iwata, Hideyuki Ando, Ryota Kuwakubo,
Kazuhiko Hachiya, Novmichi Tosa (Maywa Denki)

#1 Overview by Machiko Kusahara
#2 Presentation

- Hiroo Iwata

- Hideyuki Ando

- Ryota Kuwakubo

- Kazuhiko Hachiya

- Novmichi Tosa (Maywa Denki)

CREST Project
Device Art Symposium "Reflections on Commercializing Media Art"
30 September 2007
The National Museum of Emerging Science and Innovation, 7F MiraiCAN Hall
Chair: Machiko Kusahara / Panelists: Hiroo Iwata, Ryota Kuwakubo,
Novmichi Tosa (Maywa Denki), Kazuhiko Hachiya
Guest Speaker: Dominique Chen (Creative Commons Japan)

#0 Introduction by Machiko Kusahara
#1 Overview by Hiroo Iwata
#2 Presentation

- Ryota Kuwakubo

- Kazuhiko Hachiya

- Novmichi Tosa (Maywa Denki)

- Comment by Dominique Chen

#3 Panel Discussion "Reflections on Commercializing Media Art"        
Device Art CREST Symposium
18 May 2007
Venue: Akihabara UDX 4F AKIBA 3D Theater
Chair: Hiroo Iwata
Panelists: Masahiko Inami, Hiroo Iwata, Machiko Kusahara, Ryota Kuwakubo, Sachiko Kodama,
Kazuhiko Hachiya, Taro Maeda, Novmichi Tosa (Maywa Denki), Hiroaki Yano

#1 Overview "The Creation and Development of Expressive Technology in Device Art" by Hiroo Iwata
#2 Presentation

- "Easy Control System for Robots" by Masahiko Inami

- "Ferrofluid Sculpture" by Sachiko Kodama

- "Enabling the Audience to Experience the Process of Creating Various Devices" by Novmichi Tosa (Maywa Denki)

- "Tool Kit with Electronic Devices Facilitating the Production of Media Art" by Ryota Kuwakubo

- "Boosting the Productivity of Device Art by Developing Functional Modules"; "Establishing an Objective Evaluation System and Methodology for Producing Device Art -- Biometric Measurement of Audience Response" by Hiroaki Yano

- "3D Display Cube/ Fairy Finder Series" by Kazuhiko Hachiya

- "Device Art With Sensory Illusion: Site Visit to the Field of Digital Media" by Taro Maeda

- "Research Study on Device Art" by Machiko Kusahara

Device Art Symposium Lecture Series
"The History and Present State of Media Art: Playfulness, Science and Technology"
18 December 2006
Waseda University, Toyama Campus
Chair: Machiko Kusahara / Panelists: Itsuo Sakane, Erkki Huhtamo

#1 "Crossing the Borders Between Science and Art:
       From Playfulness to Media, a Personal Retrospect" by Itsuo Sakane
#2 "Origins of Interactive Media Art" by Erkki Huhtamo
CREST Project
Device Art Symposium "Which Came First, the Chicken or the Egg?
-- The Relation Between Concept and Technology"
21 June 2006
Akihabara UDX 6F Conference Room
Chair: Machiko Kusahara / Panelists: Masahiko Inami, Hiroo Iwata, Machiko Kusahara,
Sachiko Kodama, Kazuhiko Hachiya
Guest Lecturer: Usman Haque (Architect)

#1 Presentation

- Hiroo Iwata

- Masahiko Inami

- Sachiko Kodama

- Kazuhiko Hachiya

#2 Special Lecture "Misadventures in Technology" By Usman Haque        
#3 Panel Discussion "Which Came First, the Chicken or the Egg?
      -- The Relation Between Concept and Technology"        
Device Art Symposium "The Relation Between Art and Objects"
07 May 2006
The National Museum of Emerging Science and Innovation, 7F MiraiCAN Hall
Chair: Machiko Kusahara / Panelists: Hiroo Iwata, Ryota Kuwakubo, Sachiko Kodama,
Kazuhiko Hachiya
Guest Lecturer: Erkki Huhtamo (Professor of UCLA, Department of Design | Media Arts)

#1 Special Lecture "Device Art: A Western Perspective" by Erkki Huhtamo
#2 Special Lecture "Device Art as a CREST Project" by Hiroo Iwata
#3 Presentation

- Kazuhiko Hachiya

- Ryota Kuwakubo

- Sachiko Kodama

#4 Panel Discussion "The Relation Between Art and Objects"        
2005 [9th] Japan Media Arts Festival
Device Art Symposium "Will Techno Gadgets Become an Art?"
02 March 2006
Tokyo Metropolitan Museum of Photography
Chair: Machiko Kusahara / Panelists: Hiroo Iwata, Ryota Kuwakubo, Kazuhiko Hachiya,
Novmichi Tosa(Maywa Denki)
Guest Speaker: Hiroyuki Moriwaki (Artist)

#1 Introduction "The Characteristics of Device Art" by Machiko Kusahara
#2 Presentation

- Hiroo Iwata

- Ryota Kuwakubo

- Novmichi Tosa (Maywa Denki)

- Kazuhiko Hachiya

- Hiroyuki Moriwaki

#3 Panel Discussion "Will Techno Gadgets Become an Art?"        
2004 [8th] Japan Media Arts Festival
Device Art Symposium "How We Create Media Art Works"
03 March 2005
Tokyo Metropolitan Museum of Photography
Chair: Machiko Kusahara / Panelists: Hiroo Iwata, Ryota Kuwakubo, Sachiko Kodama,
Novmichi Tosa (Maywa Denki)

#1 Introduction by Machiko Kusahara
#2 Presentation

- Hiroo Iwata

- Ryota Kuwakubo

- Sachiko Kodama

- Novmichi Tosa(Maywa Denki)

#3 Panel Discussion "How We Create Media Art Works"