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Akiko Takeshita

Akiko joined Watershed on a secondment from her role as Performing Arts & Technology Producer at Yamaguchi Centre for Arts and Media (YCAM).


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Image: Shamphat Photography

RAM Workshop

In 2016 dancers, artists, circus performers and choreographers experimented with RAM developed by YCAM from Japan. RAM uses motion capture sensors to create real-time visual feedback through virtual environments.
Urbanimals by Paul Blakemore

Urbanimals

2015 Playable City Award Winner. A playful pack of wild beasts appear in unexpected places, waiting for people to play with them.

Akiko joined Watershed on a secondment from her role as Performing Arts & Technology Producer at Yamaguchi Centre for Arts and Media (YCAM) from April 2015 to March 2016. Whilst in residence, Akiko worked on the 2015 Playable City Award winner Urbanimals by LAX, and produced a YCAM and Watershed partnership dance and technology workshop; RAM.

YCAM is center for open innovation, developing distinguished ideas for arts, education, and life in the future, with artists, technologists, researchers from all over the world, and local collaborators.


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