【Lecture Performance】 To Build a Language of Compresence

  • The Way of TypeTrace ~ Maijo Otaro Edition, 2007


Chen is an information-science researcher who traverses the fields of technology, science, and art to explore ideas around new forms of commons and knowledge. Chen will present a lecture-performance on the subject of human emotion, reformulating theoretical perspectives that have deeply affected him from science fiction to Eastern philosophy.

Extension Projects:
Projects including lecture-style performances by artists participating in the international contemporary art exhibition, group appreciation of work, and the provision of venues for discussion.

Dominique CHEN (dividual inc.)

  • Born 1981
  • Based in Tokyo, Japan
  • Photo: Takashi Mochizuki

French nationality. Ph.D in Interdisciplinary Information, Waseda University of Faculty of Letters, Arts and Sciences, Associate Professor. Director of NPO Common Sphere (Creative Commons Japan), co-founder of dividual inc., Ltd. 2008 IPA Unexplored IT Human Resources Development Program · Certified Super Creator. Good Design Award Jury in 2016-2018.

Selected Works & Awards

2019 22nd Milan Triennale, NukaBot, Milan, Italy
2016 syncle, Apple Best of AppStore, Tokyo, Japan
2015 Picsee, Apple Best of AppStore, Tokyo, Japan
2013 Creative Commands Compilation Data, 16th Japan Media Arts Festival, Entertainment Division, Jury Selections, Tokyo, Japan
2007 The Way of TypeTrace ~ Maijo Otaro Edition, Haptic Literature, Tokyo Photographic Art Museum, Tokyo, Japan


Dates Sat, Oct 12. 17:00 Sun, Oct 13. 17:00
Duration 100min. (TBC)
Japanese and other languages Language


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Photo: Shun Sato


Ticket prices ¥1,300
Note No children under school age are permitted.


Aichi Arts Center Art Space A (12F)


Aichi Arts Center 12F
1-13-2 Higashisakura,Higashi-ku, Nagoya
461-8525 JAPAN


・5 minutes on foot from Sakae Station on the Higashiyama Subway Line or Meijo Subway Line.
・5 minutes on foot from Sakae-Machi Station on the Meitetsu Seto Line.



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