Eureka!, 2021

Eureka!

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 […]

Hana Fubuki, 2019

Hana Fubuki

Hana Fubuki is an interactive installation commissioned for the exhibition “In Peak Bloom” by ARTECHOUSE. Inspired by nature’s ability to help us see what is otherwise invisible to the naked eye, such as the passing of time, Hana Fubuki refers to “Sakura snow,” or the way falling cherry blossom leaves can resemble a gentle snowfall or […]

Drift REBA

Drift REBA

Working with TH Productions and the renewable energy brand Drift, we created a generative visual experience that revealed the beauty of the science behind the brand and showed how Drift makes it possible to run on 100% green energy from solar, wind, and run-off water during a 24 hour cycle. We created three different visual […]

George Clooney Casamigos

George Clooney Casamigos

George Clooney and Rande Gerber’s Casamigos Halloween party. A lot of celebrities such as Cindy Crawford, Maroon 5, George Clooney’s wife Amal and supermodel Kaia Gerber has experienced the video booth we made. Akiko worked on real-time compositing system with TouchDesigner to give interactive visual effects. CREDIT Jordan Halsey- VR Playhouse Technical Director Ian Forester- […]

Google Home Max

Google Home Max

DETAILS Life size Google Home Max speaker experience first installed at Coachella Music Festival then to Google I/O.You can say “Hey Google, play x song” and any music you requested controlled the visuals inside. Structure consisted with iridescent layers of panels which made it spectrum of colors. Akiko worked on design direction for the audio-reactive […]