Taiki Watai

Was born 1985. Works as interaction designer and artist.

Graduated from School of Commerce and finished Representation and Media Course of Graduate School of Letters, Art and Science, Waseda University.

During his university years he was engaged in development of SI robot and creating art products, while being involved in media and interaction research.

His works were chosen for Japan Media Arts Festival and he got judge’s award in Campus Genius Contest.

He reconsiders ordinary materials and phenomena and makes full use of information technology to reunite them. Every day he dreams of future and alternative world promised by technology.

His interest spreads to borders between organic and inorganic, animate and inanimate, matter and information, and further beyond those borders.

 

1985年生まれ。インタラクション・デザイナー、アーティスト。

早稲田大学商学部卒業、早稲田大学大学院文学研究科表象メディア論コース修了。
在学中は、メディア論・インタラクション研究に従事する一方、アート作品の制作、群知能ロボット開発を行う。

学生CGコンテスト審査員賞、文化庁メディア芸術祭推薦作品選出。

日常的な素材や現象を捉え直し、情報技術を駆使して再結合を試みる。
テクノロジーがもたらす未来とオルタナティブな世界を日々妄想する。
有機物と無機物、生命と非生命、物質と情報の境界とその越境に関心がある。