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Nobuhiro MASUDA Last modified date:2021.12.24

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Academic Degree
PhD (Literature)
Country of degree conferring institution (Overseas)
Field of Specialization
Aesthetics, Image Theory
Total Priod of education and research career in the foreign country
Outline Activities
Image and Media Theory
1. History and Theory of Photography
2. Theory of Media Technology and Visual Culture
3. Aesthetics of Media/Bio Art
Research Interests
  • 1. Theory and History of Photography
    2. Media Theory and Visual Culture
    3. Theory and History of Media/BioArt
    keyword : Aesthetics, Image, Media, Art, Design
Academic Activities
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1. Juppo Yokokawa, Nobuhiro Masuda, Kazuhiro Jo, Chromatophony: A Potential Application of Living Images in the Pixel Era, Leonardo,, 1-11, 2021.12, [URL].
2. Nobuhiro Masuda, Juppo Yokokawa, Kazuhiro Jo, Yosaku Matsutani, Living Images, Inert Humans: Vitality of the Images Appearing in Chromatophony and a Wave, The Sixth Transdisciplinary Imaging Conference: Dark Eden, 2021.11, [URL].
3. An Essay on the Materiality of Media.
4. Nobuhiro Masuda, Chronophotography and Plasmatic Cinema (Chap. 1 in "Creative Evolution of Moving Images? : Deleuze's Cinema and Pre-cinema"), 『文学・芸術・文化』(近畿大学文芸学部論集 ), 31, 1, 47-84, 2019.08.
5. Nobuhiro MASUDA, Gravity and the Moving Images in the 19th Century, Proceedings of ICA 2016 "Aesthetics and Mass Culture" (The Korean Society of Aesthetics), 355-359, 2017.03, [URL].
6. Measurement and Representation of the Body: Sciences and Imaging Technology in the Fin des Siècle France.
7. L'instant du temoin : essai sur l'illustration / photographie a la Fin-de-siecle en France.
1. Nobuhiro Masuda, Transductive Media for Multispecies Aesthetics, FeLT: 4th Renewable Future Conference 2021, 2021.11, [URL].
2. Nobuhiro Masuda, Taxonomy of Posthuman Anthropomorphism in Science and Art: From Animal to Machine, 4th International Conference "Taboo - Transgression – Transcendence in Art & Science", 2020.11.
3. Juppo Yokokawa, Nobuhiro Masuda, Kazuhiro Jo, Living Image: squid chromatophore as an alternative pixel, 4th International Conference "Taboo - Transgression – Transcendence in Art & Science", 2020.11.
4. Nobuhiro MASUDA, Technological Conditions for Living Images (the Panel 'Living Images, Inert Humans'), Dark Eden, The 6th international Conference on Transdisciplinary Imaging at the Intersections between Art, Science and Culture, 2020.11.
5. Nobuhiro MASUDA, The Material Mediation of Bioart, Quite Frankly: It's a Monster Conference (SymbioticA+Somatechnics), 2018.10.
6. Nobuhiro MASUDA, Gravity and Moving Image in the Nineteenth Century, 20th International Congress of Aesthetics, 2016.07.
7. Nobuhiro MASUDA, Chronophotography and Plasmatic Cinema(Panel paper, "Deleuze's Cinema and Pre-cinema: The Creative Evolution of Moving Images"), The 2nd International Deleuze Studies in Asia Conference, 2014.06.
8. Nobuhiro MASUDA, Animetic Representation of the Prosthetic Body (Panel paper, "Prosthetic Utopia: Archaeologies of the Future in Japanese Popular Culture" ), The 3rd Mechademia Conference on Anime, Manga and Media Theory from Japan, 2012.11.