Where does water come from?, 2021

Where does water come from?

https://vimeo.com/532910488 Where does water come from? is a 5 minutes long audio-visual piece originally exhibited at MUTEK JP+MX Virtual Gallery. The artwork explores the creation of water. Yamashita’s imagination flows deeper into space, into the atomic state, into the ocean, constantly changing its state of being. Artist Statement Water flows from high to low.On the Earth at least.Water […]

Eureka!, 2021


Interactive Neural Connectivity “Neurons that fire together, wire together.” – Donald Hebb. 1949 Eureka!   TOPIC: Neural connectivity   ARTIST: Akiko Yamashita   LEAD SCIENTIST: Kristen Anderson, PhD   An interactive installation exploring the science of how neurons make connections based on Hebb’s postulate that, in a simplified version, states “neurons that fire together wire […]

Forest Perception, 2021

Forest Perception

If a tree talks in the forest, does anyone listen? https://vimeo.com/563380242 ‘Forest Perception — if a tree talks in the forest, does anyone listen?’ projection mapped a giant forest only for one night in the middle of downtown Los Angeles as a part of LUMINEX. The Story Yamashita’s grandfather devoted his life to creating forests […]