Yamaguchi Center for Arts and Media (YCAM) is an innovative arts
Akiko Takeshita 竹下 暁子
Producer of performing arts + technology / Yamaguchi Center for Arts and Media [YCAM]
Akiko produce the works which bring together technology and performing arts and collaborate with international technologists and performing artists.
In 2017, she curated VR installation “The Other in You”
How can we relate to others, who are supposed to be distant from us? Do we really know what it is to "see”? The Other in You is an attempt to revive the notion of our body in relation to an object, a notion, which had been forgotten in the act of watching.
The piece won Honorary Mentions (Interactive Art +) in 2018.
She currently produces new dance piece “ Israel & イスラエル (Israel)" futures interaction between flamenco genius Israel Galván. and his AI (artificial intelligence).
Clarence Ng Kian Peow 黄建彪
Project / Production Stage Manager Yamaguchi Center for Arts and Media
Since the year 2000, Clarence Ng has been working in the Singapore performing art scene for 12 years as a production stage manager before moving to Yamaguchi to work as a project and production manager for YCAM 10th Anniversary programmes in 2012. Currently still served as a project manager where he oversees and manages most of the projects in YCAM. He also acts as the production manager and the chief of the YCAM
He is part of the core production team that support and responsible for the experimenting, researching, developing prototypes, setting up and as well as involved in the creation process in most of the 10th Anniversary programmes. Especially Ryuichi Sakamoto and Shiro Takatani’s three installations, LIFE - fluid, invisible, inaudible ver. 2, Forest Symphony and Water State 1 and a performing art piece titled “LIFE-WELL” by Mansai Nomura + Ryuichi Nakamoto + Shiro Takatani.
After the 10th anniversary, he continues to stay and manage the
Such platform allows opinions and ideas to be shared and discuss freely among the team and these creation sessions could be
He hopes one-day YCAM could be one of the top desired R&D media art producing