[Chapter 6] ”New Role of Art”
A new field is opened in art, and people with “Multilayered Face” and “Multilayered Occupation” appear.
1 New Start of Dance
Now we know that a new generation of circus like “Modern Circus” by Camille Poitel in France is making a dashing appearance. It gives an image of “Opera of New Era” to us and it aims the integration of several fields. And, on the Interne a virtual idol like Miku Hatsune is making a dashing appearance too and she is pioneering the new interests of the people who want to express themselves through more new way. Also, like Lady Bjork, a famous singer in Iceland, we know several earnest trials to expand the arts. Also, we can find a new possibility and a new start in “Dance” too if we give a different reading of the function of the dance.
If we re-understand a “Dance” as “Creation of Posture”, “Dance” goes to what everyone in the world does “Creation and Adjustment of Posture” as their behaviors unconsciously every day. And, as Space Tube keeps an ability to change the general public including the kids to an improvised dancer, so we can find a way for us to bring Space Tube to 7.5 billion people worldwide. Shoes and socks are the daily necessities of people all over the world. Everyone wants to take a bath preferably every day. Can Space Tube be like shoes, socks or baths? I want to invent magic for that.
It is common to both the poor and the rich that “Body is a Daily Concern of People in the world”. The pain of one and the same body gives “Distortion” common to both, and its recovery creates a common “Smile”. As such a body is “Remodeled” to the extent that he or she can’t be aware of, “Ambiguous” and “Sense of Confusion” progresses, a new device that realizes its recovery appears and a new body care method needs to be established. Because if our body shake, all our life will be unsettled.
I am conceived about “SPACE MUSEUM” as a place to respond to such the requests as follows.
“SPACE MUSEUM ” is a place of experience, a place of design, a place of informing that presents the results of those to the world. And it is a place of education to train the pillars.
For the above purpose, I adopt a collaboration based on “Dance + Architecture + Design + Information”. Our modern era will become an era where collaboration by other fields is required. That is because we deal with “New Problem Groups” that can’t be solved by the previous methods. For that reason, the experts who deal with that need to be updated their expertise. Finally, our world has also come into an era where free collaboration is possible through collaboration of senses. Conceptually, the artists and scientists live in different worlds, but in the world of sensations the two are surprisingly close, and it is no contradiction that one person doubles as both. Those who had been forced to walk separately in various circumstances, but now they are asked to walk together for the first time, so they are very surprised to this big change. Such a new era is coming.
And, it is the dancer that plays an important role in “Space Museum”. This is because dancers are evaluated socially as one of “Body Experts”, they are the persons who precede “Tacit Knowledge”, and stand at the closest position to express “Tacit Knowledge” as the information. The dancers train their body skills day by day and study to float a body a bit, they are doing “Creation of Posture ~ Formation of Form” which people can’t do in the everyday life. Today, we have special value to “Tacit Knowledge” cultivated in floating the body a bit, in the information society, in the aged society, and in the space age. However, this value has never been socialized, it has been left secret in the narrow world of performing arts of dance.
As long as the dancers have the intention of informing “Tacit Knowledge” that they have cultivated, they can open a “New Function” suitable for the 21st century and can be active as a social entity as well as the Bauhaus architects in the first half of the 20th century. Because the importance of the dancers who shoulder “Tacit Knowledge” increase dramatically in the information society. If the creation and adjustment of “Posture” becomes a daily theme for people all over the world, the dancers who are doing it every day will be tied in a new way to the people, and the utility of dance will draw attention in their lives.
Therefore, even in such a case, if there is no reflection on the 20th century art system, and if we interpret about dance only like “Dancers are the persons who create the beautiful movements that can’t be realized by ordinary people on the stage” it is boring just by comparing the superiorities between the humans, we see only the differentiation between a dancer and ordinary people. So, more than that, if we interpret about dance like “Dancers are the persons who recollect a history of the evolution of the life, and depend on its recollection they challenge the creation of the new postures through dance movements. They are pioneers who develop the vision of the body for the tomorrow”, it will be useful for ordinary people and it will show a new spread. From now, limiting the use of dance will make dance a boring one.
If it is true that space development, biometric remodeling, robot development, virtual space development, elderly people’s culture development are all difficult to understand for the general public, the dancers have a lot of opportunities. Then, if they realize collaboration, they will catch the opportunity to create “New Dance”. Even in Laban’s school in London, which is famous for its high level of dance education, only a few graduates can enter the world famous dance troupe, and other graduates can’t get jobs. Even if they get a job at such a troupe, the timing of their retirement is incredibly early. The circumstances are the same also at the university’s dance faculties around the world, and there is no witness to boldly show contradiction of contemporary dance education so much. The time is coming to address new demands.
2 New Culture that yields Economy
Until now, in human’s history, economy and culture are separate menus, and “Money” is the initiative, culture is slaughtered under the economy, culture has always been tolerated in times of recession. And because science and technology is divided into economy and culture to art, the things that lead society are science and technology, and culture can’t break the wrong structure that culture follows. But once a new culture that yields economy is born, this bad relationship can be repaired and the gear of history can be rotated once more in the right direction.
At “Space Museum”, artists also advance into the area that was the work of scientists until then. The era that only scientists will science will be over, and the era that only dancers dance will be over. So, the existing fields will be dismantled and mixed, and we will have a new era. As a result, there will be many people with “Multilayered Face” and “New Occupation” such as being scientists and dancers. What an interesting era!
“Space Museum” is an attempt to coexist culture and economy in this sense, where art and science are both, dance and design are together. For us, the life extension of art is not our theme, but the creation of new art that yields a new economy and the developing the economy as a new culture are our subjects.
The “New People” in our new era must be those who collect history once again divided past so far and have them in one’s body.
3 Birth of New Individual
In our era, instead of “collective” we will become an era in which “individuals” are drawing attention. If it belongs to a large organization and belongs to our company, our company’s myth that lifetime is stable has collapsed. “Individuals” began to be pressed for new power. The community on the net is exploding in bust. Everyone writes and sends a blog. The total number of performers has been greatly raised, and new branded stars are beginning to appear.
From now, the way of life as an individual becomes important, regardless of whether it is married or single, the trend will be a “Single Life”. Both men and women depend on their opponent as before, but something interesting does not begin, and it is difficult to mature with the age of interesting jobs we get once. Since a woman began to become self-sustaining, it would be serious if a man did not become independent. The concept of a retirement age and the second life also began to be suspicious. The sense of age is beginning to change incredibly.
As the place where we should live is also higher the level at which information technology provides “New Real”, we will be able to do “One Place of Residence” and “World Tour” at the same time. People will combine real travel and net use, and will start a completely different form of life. Changing the life style itself becomes a symbol of “Age of the Individual”.
Advanced medical treatment has developed, and we should live in a “Society in which we can’t die easy”. People who can’t die even after the reproductive period created “Culture”. In a super aged society, which is said to have an average life expectancy with medical force until the age of 120, people who can’t die after the scheduled “Death” overflows. There is no way that the state of culture continues with the current extension.
When one meets an opposite sex, when the interest shifts to “Culture” instead of “Love“, the age of the partner is irrelevant. Even a nine-year-old child or an aged 90-year old, if we understand that they are the owner of the knowledge and skills that we wanted to know, we are interested in and obsessed with a form different from “Love.” Even though we are with them, we don’t feel expectation or incongruity as when “Love” was the purpose. Experiencing such a transformation of sensation becomes an important condition for “Single Life” because it can be freed from the feeling specialized in the sex of women and men.
Macron, who took office as President of France on May 2017, and his wife Brigitte. They were the relationship between a play students and a teacher. Macron is 39 years old and Brigitte is 63 years old. The age difference is 24 years old. When Brigitte first met Macron was 15 years old and she was 39 years old. Brigitte was a married mother with three children. However, Macron was an intellectually premature boy and urged Brigitte to marry. Brigitte says about him “I’m completely into this boy’s intelligence.” It is the birth of a wonderful couple that flew away and connected with “Culture” and also connected with “Love”. From now, there will be an increasing number of interesting human’s relationships connected by various values not bound by such an age.
Influenced by the great fluctuations of adults’ world, there are major changes in the world of children. When the present children go out to society, it is pointed out that becoming a profession where 60% or more of them don’t exist, and 20 years later many big companies also disappear, becoming a society without a specific success model. The great sense of death also changes, and it is fully expected that “Grave” will be unnecessary after 50 years. Children are urged to develop new imagination and obliging themselves to acquire new ways of living. What do the children learn and what kind of good skill can they learn? How should they design their life in a society where average age is 120 years old? It is natural that a model that is very different from the life design that had been retired from society at the age of 60 or 70 would be necessary. Education for children becomes increasingly important.
4 Dialogue between Modern Science and Death
Lisa Randall describes the layer that constitutes the extra dimension as follows;
“One layer is parallel to our layer and may contain a parallel world. Even if there is an organism in another layer, the living thing is confined in a completely different environment, so it must be perceived totally different force with a totally different sensation. Our senses are coordinated to pick up scientific reactions, lights, and sounds surrounding us. In another layer, the fundamental force and particles should be different, so if there are creatures there, there is no point in common with our layer creatures. For some layer worlds, we may be able to find the signal.”
Modern medicine judges death by “Brain Death” and “Cardiac Arrest”. Because of “Brain Death”, consciousness also disappears because it is the brain that is generating consciousness. We believe that “Cardiac Arrest” completes death and begins body decay. Indeed, if anyone dies, they disappear in a matter of time before our eyes, leaving no traces of it. However, these are the understanding of the physical phenomena that make up the four-dimensional world where we live. Indeed, consciousness will disappear with the death of the brain. However, its extinction is the annihilation in our world, if there are other physical phenomena, it may continue to exist in a different form.
Why was a material born, and the universe was born? It has not been understood by anyone yet. “Subject that produces Material” remains a mystery. But our humans want to know it. If “Subject that produces Material” exists, it may be that this entity has created a multilayered physical world. The four-dimensional world in which we live is one of its multilayered physical worlds. So I think that the human’s brain generates consciousness as a physical phenomenon belonging to the four dimensional world but after consciousness of this brain consciousness can survive inside another brain of another world.
The state-of-the-art LHC in the mountains of Switzerland succeeded in detecting Higgs particles. From now on, what kind of new particles will be detected in LHC, including elucidation of Dark Matter? And each time a new particle is detected, the scientists will discard the true form of the universe and the proposed space model until then and transfer to a new model. People in general are left behind and will be swayed.
How to die together with the theme of how to live will become an especially important theme. It is Tibetan Buddhism that brings in the most strategic way to death. The Dalai Lama 14th said, “Where and how to be reborn after death depends on the power of Karma, but the state of mind at the moment of death also affects the quality of regeneration, the moment of death is the most profound and profitable It is also the time when an internal experience occurs, the process of death and death brings encounter between Tibetan Buddhism and modern science.”
About death, we can prepare a definite practical program for incarnation and declare that it is possible to talk with modern science. For contemporary people who are increasing fear of death, which is said to be a time when people don’t know how to die, apart from whether there is regeneration or circulation, it is wonderful that we can prepare such a program. It is a valuable precedent case for those who want to practice their own active death. Death is the last creative design opportunity left to the living one.
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