The New Embodiment of Digital and Physical
Tetsuya Mizuguchi X Seiichi Saito
※The talk session will be held in front of 「Rez Infinite ‐ Synesthesia Suit」by Tetsuya Mizuguchi and Rhizomatiks Architecture.
水口 哲也Media Designer/Founder of Resonair Project Professor/Keio University Graduate School of Media Design (KMD)
Along with his pursuit of research on the links between human desires and media, Tetsuya Mizuguchi engages in a wide range of creative activities in synesthesia around the globe, spanning genres such as video games, music and visual creation. His works include Rez (2001), Lumines (2004), and Child of Eden (2010).
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.