Relight Project×MEDIA AMBITION TOKYO Relight Session Vol.2
Tatsuo Miyajima X Daisuke Tsuda X Seiichi Saito X Kikuchi Hiroko
Courtesy Lisson Gallery Milano
宮島 達男Artist/Relight Project
Tatsuo MIYAJIMA is a contemporary artist. He graduated from the Tokyo University of Arts in 1986 and also received an honorary doctorate from the London Institute in 1998. His participation in the Venice Biennale (1988) brought him international attention. Since then, based on the idea of ‘Art in You,’ he has produced a number of works that uses digital light-emitting diode (LED) and materials such as electric circuits, video, and computers. He serves as Vice President of Kyoto University of Art and Design and Tohoku University of Art and Design.
津田 大介Journalist /Media Activist
Daisuke TSUDA is a journalist and media activist. He is the editor-in-chief of an online magazine about politics Politas. Graduated from the Social Sciences Department, Waseda University. He is a visiting professor at Osaka University of Economics and Kyoto University of Art and Design. He is a Representative Director of Movements for the Internet Active Users. He also appears on television network including TV Asahi and Fuji Television. He has written numerous articles and books on subjects such as media, journalism, IT, internet-service, contents-business, copyright, and others, as exploring ‘new’ journalism using social media.
齋藤 精一Creative&Technical Director, Rhizomatiks /Media Ambition Tokyo Committee
Born in Kanagawa in 1975, Mr. Saito began his career in New York in 2000 after graduating from Columbia University with a Master of Science degree in Advanced Architectural Design (MSAAD). Since then, he has been active in creative work at the Arnell Group, and returned to Japan upon being selected for the Echigo-Tsumari Art Triennial event. He produces works in the commercial art field which are three-dimensional and interactive while also being based on the firm grounding in logical thought that he cultivated through architecture. Mr. Saito has won numerous international awards at the 2009-2014. He currently serves as Director of Rhizomatiks Co., Ltd., while also lecturing part-time at the Department of Architecture in the Faculty of Science and Technology at Tokyo University of Science. 2013 D&AD “Digital Design” Jury, 2014 Cannes LIONS “Branded Content and Entertainment” jury. Milan Expo Japan pavilion theatre space director, Media Art Director at Roppongi Art Night 2015.Good Design Award 2015 Jury.
菊池 宏子Creative Director, NPO invisible/Relight Project
Hiroko KIKUCHI is an artist and community designer. Her experiences extend from creating socially engaged art projects, to providing engagement based strategic direction and leading educational and leadership programs for arts and cultural institutions. She has worked for the MIT and the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, and her consulting clients include Berkeley Art Museum, the Washington DC Office of Planning, the Kentucky Foundation for Women, and Vietnamese American Civic Association and others. In Japan, she has worked for the WAWA project, Aichi Triennale 2013 and lectures at Rikkyo University and Musashino Arts University.