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Akihiko Taniguchi
谷口暁彦
is a Japanese media artist from Saitama, a northern suburb of Tokyo. While he’s probably best known as a brilliant 3D designer and music video director, this interview spotlights his core practice of media art, which cleverly blends the physical and digital worlds. Read Interview →
Art, June 17th 2018
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Shota Mori
森翔太
is a Japanese film-maker based in Tokyo. After turning away from a typical ‘salaryman’ path, Mori found himself floating between different low-wage part-time jobs, before taking up acting and then uploading his own videos to YouTube. In this interview, Mori, who now earns a living writing and directing TV ads and music videos tells us how he ended up here. Read Interview →
Photo/Video, March 25th 2018
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Takahide Higuchi
foodman
is a Japanese experimental musician based in Yokohama. While music played no part in his childhood, Takahide’s life now revolves around constructing and performing his unpredictable and always entertaining songs. Read Interview →
Music, December 21st 2017
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Akiko Aoki
青木明子
is a Japanese fashion designer whose eponymous brand, AKIKOAOKI, launched in 2014. The Tokyo-based creative, part of a new wave of designers with a European influence, describes how her frustration towards the way we perceive fashion has shaped her A/W 2017 collection. Read Interview →
Fashion, November 9th 2017
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Kim Boutin & David Broner
DVTK
is a design studio based in London, founded by Kim Boutin and David Broner. Specialised in designing immersive online experiences, in this interview, DVTK reveal their origins in Paris, explain the convictions which drive their creative practice and share their goal to become a multidisciplinary studio, with output that goes beyond the internet. Read Interview →
Graphics, August 15th 2017
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