Project team


YCAM InterLab

a team of media art researchers and developers in the Yamaguchi Center for Arts and Media [YCAM].

Photo:Dominik Mentzos Yoko Ando (Dancer)

Embarked on a career as a dancer after meeting Kuniko Kisanuki in 1989, and has appeared in numerous dance performances since. She has been choreographing and performing her own solo pieces since 1997. In 2001 she was discovered by William Forsythe and joined the Ballett Frankfurt, in 2005 became a member of The Forsythe Company. Ando now enjoys a worldwide reputation as a leading dancer of the company. In Japan, she continues to work on her own projects while collaborating with other dance companies.

Photo:Syoko Hiraoka Yoshito Onishi (Artist)

b. 1986. Applying programming to the creative process, Onishi creates refined paintings and sculptures with electronic circuits and living organisms. He has participated in various other artists’ projects as a video artist, designer, software and hardware developer.

Satoru Higa (Programmer / Artist)

b. 1983. Currently works for Rhizomatiks co.,ltd. Higa programs digital visual system and writes and edits software. He also creates improvisational performances, installations and live performances.

Motoi Shimizu (Programmer)

After working as a web engineer, Shimizu studied at the Institute of Advanced Media Arts and Sciences. He now works as a freelance programmer, focusing on the concepts of “Real world orientation”, “Interactivity”, and “Networking”.

Kyle McDonald (Artist)

b. 1985. Based in Brooklyn. A media artist who works with code, from interactive installations to tactical performance. He regularly contributes to open source arts-engineering initiatives such as openFrameworks, with an emphasis on interaction and computer vision. He advocates critical openness, and tries to push the limits of sharing in his daily practice.

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