1 2［イベント情報］'Restoring Landscapes by Converting Town Documents into Electronic Data' has been featured in the Kyoto ShimbunOctober 21, 2021(Thu)
Kyoto Shimbun reported on Assistant Professor Hirotaka Sato (College of Letters)--a member of the Art Research Center--who has 'restored' the landscape of Yumiya-cho in the early Meiji era with a digital archive. Yumiya-cho is located in the Higashiyama district of Kyoto.［イベント情報］October 21, 2021(Thu)
On October 21, 2021, the Kyoto Shimbun featured an article on the digital archiving of films that belonged to the late Aimi Akira, initiated by Associate Professor Shinya Saito (College of Image Arts and Sciences)--a member of the Art Research Center.
Professor Saito plans to create a database on these films as part of his project Kyoto Street Culture Archive: Memories of the Pop Culture Featuring the Streets, and their Visualization.［イベント情報］October 17, 2021(Sun)
The crowdfunding initiative of Shochiku Otani Library in Tokyo that Professor Ryo Akama--Deputy Director of the Art Research Center--has been supporting in its digital-archiving activities was featured in the Tokyo Shimbun on October 17, 2021.
The article introduces the 10th anniversary of the crowdfunding initiative that aims at digitizing and making online available severely damaged materials in the library collection.
Nearly half of the donations for the crowdfunding initiative have been made by repeated users, and the number of young users who came to know about the library through crowdfunding has steadily increased.［イベント情報］The ARC-iJAC International Joint Research Project on the Urashima Legend in the Collection of Itoi Bunko Library in Maizuru Cityhas been introduced in the Kyoto ShimbunJune 11, 2021(Fri)
On June 10, 2021, the ARC-iJAC-funded research project of Professor Eriko Hata (Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, Shizuoka Eiwa Gakuin University) on the primary sources related to the legend of Urashima in the collection of Itoi Bunko Library in Maizuru City was featured in the evening edition of the Kyoto Shimbun.
The article reported on a different and unexpected turn from the commonly known story on the legend of Urashima Taro from the Edo period that is introduced in an easy-to-understand way by Prof. Hata's research group investigating the Itoi Bunko Library in Maizuru.［イベント情報］July 20, 2020(Mon)
The special exhibition "KIMONO: Fashion Identities", which is being held at the Tokyo National Museum, was featured on an NHK Educational TV program "Nichiyo Bijyutsukan (Sunday Gallery) Art Scene" on July 19. The program is available for streaming from the following link until 9:59 A.M. on 26 July (NHK plus ID is required).
The program featured "Karuta asobi zu", a painting from the ARC's Fujii Eikan Bunko Collection, as a fine example of paintings which depict the popular kimono patterns from the early-17th century. We can also see the colorful kimonos coordinated by Natsuko Takasu, an ARC's Visiting Collaborative Researcher, at the end of the special feature.
The exhibition will also be featured in "niconico Art Museum", and there will a live streaming gallery talk with Dr. Oyama, Senior Manager of Decorative Arts, Tokyo National Museum, from 18:00 on July 21. The streaming will available from the following link (niconico user registration is required)
This week is the last chance to see "Karuta asobi zu" at the Tokyo National Museum, so why not make an advanced reservation, take measures against COVID-19, and visit the exhibition during this long weekend?
"KIMONO: Fashion Identities" website
News article on "KIMONO: Fashion Identities"［イベント情報］Prof Ryo Akama's "Online System for Transcribing Pre-Modern Japanese Cursive Characters with AI Assistance" featured in Nishinippon Shimbun newspaperApril 10, 2020(Fri)
In the newspaper column "A future with AI" from the Nishinippon Shimbun, dated March 29, Professor Ryo Akama of the Art Research Center (ARC) explains about his latest research on "An Online System for Transcribing Pre-Modern Japanese Cursive Characters with AI Assistance".［イベント情報］Interview with Prof Ryo Akama on "An Online System for Transcribing Pre-Modern Japanese Cursive Characters with AI Assistance" featured in AERA magazineApril 3, 2020(Fri)
An interview with Professor Ryo Akama of the Art Research Center (ARC) on "An Online Education System for Transcribing Pre-Modern Japanese Cursive Characters with AI Assistance" has been featured in the Asahi Shimbun Weekly AERA magazine's issue from 23 March 2020. The article is also available on AERAdot.
https://dot.asahi.com/aera/2020031900024.html?page=1 (available only in Japanese language)［イベント情報］November 1, 2019(Fri)
"https://www.arc.ritsumei.ac.jp/lib/vm/akochushingura/［イベント情報］October 2, 2019(Wed)［イベント情報］September 23, 2019(Mon)