Arts and Culture
21 May 2018 - 09:57
Zoological drawing showing the diversity of Acantharian planktonic hosts.
22 Dec 2017 - 17:50
When Yoko Nomura moved from warm, dry California to the subtropical island of Okinawa, she was struck by the stifling heat and humidity. Searching for ways to survive the Okinawan summer months,...
Type: Press release
22 Dec 2017 - 11:24
Toshiko Taira, a living national treasure who made great efforts in the conservation of Basho-fu for the Kijoka Basho-fu Association, was herself certified as an Important Intangible Cultural...
22 Dec 2017 - 11:22
The weaving process, which is part of the long and complicated traditional production process of Basho-fu.
22 Dec 2017 - 11:17
Cultivation of Itobasho, a type of banana plant that is used to make Basho-fu.
22 Dec 2017 - 11:09
Magnified images of vascular bundles after traditional degumming in ‘Naha-u’, the outer part of the banana plant leaf sheath that is used to make Basho-fu.
30 Nov 2017 - 14:49
A smartphone robot, created by Professor Kenji Doya and his team.
30 Nov 2017 - 14:46
A series of untitled paintings by chimpanzees and bonobos.
30 Nov 2017 - 14:44
A self-playing piano, containing the music ‘Study for Player Piano’ by composer Conlon Nancarrow.
30 Nov 2017 - 13:56
Hideki Nakazawa, the exhibition curator and artist, in front of his ‘Manifesto of Artificial Intelligence Art and Aesthetics.’
30 Nov 2017 - 13:39
Mika Kusakari, the exhibition curator and artist in front of her own artwork, ‘Uneven Painting #50.’
30 Nov 2017 - 13:26
When science and art collide, the results can be both brilliant and bizarre. At the Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Graduate University (OIST), the world’s first interdisciplinary...
Type: News Article