CHIAKI

Media Artist/Designer

As a media artist, she creates abstract visual music works in minimalist aesthetics. As a media designer, she designs interfaces for children that can nurture creativity by integrating simple abstract visual imagery and sound. Her background is in media arts specializing in motion graphics, video art, and live visual performances. Combining her expertise, she works at the intersection of media art and interaction design. She also holds Japanese art inspired creative workshops for young children to stimulate their imagination and creativity with non-digital materials.

Screenings and Exhibitions: New York Video Festival (US),  ICA - Institute of Contemporary Arts London(UK),  Visual Arts Gallery (US),  Den Frie Udstilling (DK), Stuttgart Film and Media festival (DE), European Media Art Festival (DE), VIPER Media Festival(CH), Visual Music Marathon(US), Austin Museum of Digital Art (US), Video Forms (FR).

Live visual performances:  Lincoln Center (US), ZKM - Center for Art and Media (DE), World Financial Center (US), Visual Arts Theater(US),  Dance Theater Workshop (US), Merce Cunningham Studio(US), Bergen Kunsthall(NO), Mapping Video Festival(CH), Copenhagen Contemporary Art Center(DK), Dansehallerne(DK).

Awards: Finishing Fund, Experimental TV Center, NY (US) (2007 & 2006), Presentation Fund, Experimental TV Center, NY (US).

Workshops & Lectures: The School of Visual Arts (US), Bergen Art Academy (NO).

Education:
MSc in Medialogy - Aalborg University Copenhagen, Denmark.
BFA in Computer Art - The School of Visual Arts, New York, U.S.
BFA in Scenography design - Musashino Art University, Tokyo, Japan.
Creative Art Therapy certificate from The New School University, U.S.