What is the New Literacy for Media Infrastructure Project?

This research project aims to establish a new media theory and design educational workshop programs to develop new media literacy in the era of media infrastructure. More about the Project…

この研究プロジェクトはメディア・インフラ(Twitter、Facebook等SNSからGoogle、インターネット等情報通信基盤まで)の構造や機能、デザインを、技術的観点からだけではなく、政治経済的、文化的な 観点から批判的に理解していくメディア・リテラシーを育成するための、新たな理論構築と学習プログラム開発を目的としています。More about the Project…

News and Events

Mar. 21-22, 2020 Infra Literacy Project Annual Seminar インフラリテラシー・プロジェクト年度末セミナー

2年目を迎えた「インフラリテラシー・プロジェクト」。 今年の年度末セミナーは青森で開催を決定! On March 21-22, the second annual seminar of the Infra Literacy Project will be held at the northern Aomori prefecture. Join us! これまでの成果報告とともに、韓国のジョン・ヒョンソンさん、ワン・ヨンジュさん、杉本達應さんらにお越しいただき、青森公立大学の森でドローンを飛ばしたりしながら、デジタルメディアとリテラシーのありかたをゆるりと、深く議論します。どうかお誘い合わせの上、ご参加ください。 The seminar will consist of the annual report by the project members, keynote presentations by Prof. Jeong Hyeon-Seon and Dr. Yeonju Oh of South Korea, and Prof. Tatsuo Sugimoto of Tokyo Metropolitan University. Flying drones in the forest of Aomori Public University, enjoy taking the Sukayu hot spring, we will deeply discuss digital media and literacy.

Sept. 21-22 Platform Cooperativism Sympo with Trebor Scholz

Symposium “Platform Cooperativism” Second Day シンポジウム「プラットフォーム協同組合主義の現在」2日目 International Seminar “Toolbox of Infra-Literacy” 国際セミナー「インフラリテラシーの道具箱」 日本語版は下部にあります The New Literacy for Media Infrastructure Project will hold the 7th seminar on September 22, 2019, to report our ongoing activities which aim to establish a new media theory and design educational workshop programs to develop new media literacy in the era of media infrastructure.    At this English event, we will introduce the latest prototype of our workshop, followed by a discussion with panelists including Professor Trebor Scholz of the New School University, an advocate of the “Platform Cooperativism,” Professor Kazunori Mizushima of social thoughts and cultural studies, and Professor Junko Taguchi of a new field: architect education. …

June29-July28 Media Landscape WS

From June 29 to July 28, the infra-literacy project has been facilitating a long term workshop: Media Landscape Workshop with twelve participants from a variety of social sectors and academic disciplines in the Hongo campus, University of Tokyo. A detailed report will come soon.