Date: 18 March 2009
Drew Hemment has been invited as the only international speaker atSendai Creative Forum,a conference in Sendai, Japan by the Japan Foundaiton and the City of Sendai. Drew has been invited to present Futuresonic and its impact on the city of Manchester. The symposium is on the creative and cultural economy and will address the potential to initiate a new international media art and music festival for Sendai in order to support development in the city. The Japan Foundation stages conferences as a forum for international exchange between people who are in charge of international cultural exchange in local-government bodies or of planning for public cultural activities.
Associated departments and research centres: ImaginationLancaster, Lancaster Institute for the Contemporary Arts