The 2010 Kyoto Prize Workshops

Resist the Single-Point Perspective! Drawings as Performances in Two, Three and Four Dimensions

William Kentridge

/  Visual Artist

Arts and Philosophy

Arts(Painting, Sculpture, Craft, Architecture, Photography, Design, etc.)


11 /12 Fri

13:00 - 16:30

Place: Kyoto International Conference Center

Address:Takaragaike, Sakyo-ku, Kyoto 606-0001 Japan



Opening Address Introduction of Laureate Shuji Takashina
Workshop Part 1: Drawings / (Hi)story
Part 2: Film / Animation
Part 3: Theatre / Literature
Laureate Lecture: William Kentridge (Laureate in Arts and Philosophy)
Panel Discussion Moderator: Shinji Kohmoto
Panelists: William Kentridge
Shuji Takashina
Masaki Nakamasa [Professor, Graduate School of Human and Socio-Environment Studies, Kanazawa University]
Nobuaki Doi [Research Associate, Collaborative Research Center for Theatre and Film Arts, Waseda University]
Naoto Moriyama [Associate Professor, Department of Performing Arts, Kyoto University of Art and Design]


William Kentridge

Visual Artist

Mr. Kentridge introduces traditional drawing techniques into animation, video projection and other media to develop a new medium for art in which these elements fuse together in multiple ways, thus creating an original world to express poetically his deep insights into society and human existence.


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Friday, November 12, 2010
Kyoto International Conference Center
Shuji Takashina [Chairman, Kyoto Prize Committee; Director, Ohara Museum of Art]
Coordinator and Moderator
Shinji Kohmoto [Member, Kyoto Prize Selection Committee; Curatorial Advisor, The National Museum of Modern Art, Kyoto]
Associate Coordinator
Ellie Nagata
Organized by Inamori Foundation
Supported by Kyoto Prefectural Government, Kyoto City Government, and NHK
With the cooperation of South African Embassy in Japan