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Collaborative Creation: “Co-Creation”

Rapid technological development in society will continue to increase and accelerate into the future and many jobs will be taken over by machines. Because of this, it can be difficult to imagine what work that the children of today will do in the future. In a future society, traits that only humans can possess —such as the ability to think and act creatively— will become increasingly more important.
Humans are essentially creative. However, in current education we are taught that there is only one correct answer, all other answers are incorrect. Free thinking and behaving differently to other people is discouraged, we are told it is wrong and are corrected. As a result, we become afraid of making mistakes, and we lose our natural creativity. Humans learn about the world through interaction with others and by sharing experiences. People think with their bodies as they move through the world, and much of human society has developed through creative achievements born from collaboration and team play. This is why collaborative creativity, or the experience of “co-creation,” is now very important.

Play Installations

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    Sketch Town

    Sketch Town is a town that grows and evolves according to the pictures drawn by children. After the 2-D drawings of the cars, buildings, UFOs, and spaceships are completed, they are scanned, become...

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    Sketch Town Papercraft

    Pictures drawn in Sketch Town can be turned into unique 3-D papercrafts, which children can take home. The process of creating 3-D objects helps children understand spatial perspective. This process...

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    Create! Hopscotch for Geniuses

    Create! Hopscotch for Geniuses is the digital version of the childhood game hopscotch. Participants are invited to create their own hopscotch course, consisting of projected circular, triangular, and...

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    Light Ball Orchestra

    Rolling a light-ball changes its color and sound. Combined, the light-balls form an orchestra! The overhead light-balls communicate with those on the floor, as one is touched,  the...

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    A Table where Little People Live

    In this installation, little people run across the interactive screen of a tabletop around which children sit or stand. Children are encouraged to interact with the little people by placing objects on...

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    Connecting! Train Block

    In Connecting! Train Block, cars and trains run along roads and railroad tracks that are connected by wooden blocks. As children place different blocks on the table, more cars and trains appear,...

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    Story of the Time when Gods were Everywhere

    As the symbols on the screen are touched by children, they evolve into the images that they represent. As more images are created by this tactile function, a story begins to emerge. The objects that...

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Venue Details

Term
Jul 25, 2015 - Aug 24
Hours
10:00 - 18:00 (last admission : 17:30)
Closing Day
Open everyday
Venue
Matsuzakaya Toyota
6-85-1, Nishi-cho, Toyota-shi, Aichi, 471-0025, Japan
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Admission Fee
■ day ticket
Junior high school students or more: 1,200 yen
3 years old - elementary school following: 800 yen
※ Free : 2 years old and younger

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