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Toyama Media Art International Triennale Award Ceremony will be held!




 We will hold the "Toyama Media Art International Triennale 2020 (former Toyama Waterside Video Festival)" award ceremony, which has been held since 2008, for the purpose of disseminating video culture and discovering and nurturing young creators. This will be the first time since the transition to the triennale system.

  7 works selected from 343 from all over the world including Japan are finalists. Awards will be given to them, and the winner will be decided.


2.Award Ceremony

(1)Date and time

   Sunday, March 14, 2021, 13:00 – 16:00 JST


   “Toyama Kirari” building, lobby on the 2nd floor *Only authorized personnel can enter.


   Toyama Media Art International Triennial Management Consortium


   One Grand Prize – prize money: 3,000,000 JPY (1 work)

   Semi Grand Prize – prize money: 1,000,000 JPY (1 work)

   Judge Special Prize – prize: diamond necklace and prize money: 100,000 JPY (1 work)

   Judge Prize – prize money: 30,000 JPY (3 works)

   Under-twenty Prize – prize: Amazon Gift Card of 30,000 JPY (1 work)


  ・Final Judges *Listed in Japanese alphabetical order

   ITO Junji (General Producer of Toyama Media Art International Triennale)

   UCHIDA Mahoro(Curator, Exhibition Supervisor of The National Museum of Emerging Science and


   SHIMA Atsuhiko(Director of 21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art, Kanazawa

   SENJU Akira(Composer)

   NAKAJIMA Shinya(Chief Executive Officer of the Board TOHOKUSHINSHA


   MOTOKI Katsuhide(Movie Director

   YAMASHITA Yukako(THE CLUB Managing Director

     ・Special Judge

   MORI Masashi (Mayor of Toyama City


   The award ceremony will be live-streamed on the YouTube channel of “Toyama Media Art International



3.Programs related to award ceremony

(1)Prime concert

 ①Date and time Sunday, March 14, 2021, 14:00 – 15:00 JST

 ②Venue “Toyama Kirari” building, lobby on the 2nd floor

   *Only authorized personnel can enter.

   *The concert will be live-streamed on the YouTube channel.

 ③Performers Part 1 HOSOKAWA Chihiro Jazz Piano *From Toyama City

         Part 2 ARAI Takamori Violin), SHOJU Machiko Piano

            FUKASAWA Natsumi (Dancer)、MAEKUBO Ryo Electronics

(2)Prime Theater (Screening of prize-winning works)

 ①Exhibition period March 15 (Mon.) – March 18 (Thu.), 2021

 ②Opening hours 10:00 – 17:00 JST (March 18 10:00 - 15:00) *Admission Free

 ③Venue Toyama Glass Art Museum, Gallery 2 on the 5th floor


4.Contact Us

Management Secretariat of the Toyama Media Art International Triennale

Central Urban Area Activation Division

7-38 Shinsakura-machi, Toyama 930-8510 Japan

Official Website

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