The paper attempts to relate two modes of enjoying music for audience.
One is identifying with others or ideas through interpreting about the meaning.
The other is the identification toward nothingness through the textural reception
The way of discussion is to reconsider the body of audience as a field theoretically.
This paper suggests that there are four directions of enjoying music
with the change of the image of a body.
In conclusion, the experience of music audience is that the multilayer images
of a body are changing and being connected with each other in the process
This paper applies a performative view, not a communicative view, to the
largest online community in Japan, Channel 2 by analyzing its typical collective
action called Yoshinoya Festival, from both aspects of its online communications
and offline events. Behaviors in online communications are analyzed quantitatively
based on the methodology of CMC studies, and those in offline events are
analyzed qualitatively based on that of cultural anthropology. Then the problematic
characteristics in Channel 2 are discussed.
This paper examines what kind of roles journalism played on the foundation
of Modern “Art” at the Meiji era in Japan. It first looks at how arts were
reported by journalism when it had not yet been established as a system and
discusses the intimate relation between two. It then examines how the relation
gradually changed with the commencement of art exhibitions, focusing on the
newspaper coverage on the “Hakubakai” exhibitions. Finally, it looks at the
Bunten, the national art exhibition held by Ministry of Education, and discusses
how journalism shifted to overheated reports, naturally resulting to affect the