The new art installation for Audi e-tron GT at Roppongi Hills
WOW magazine 193 - Dec. 22nd, 2021
Beginning December 23rd (Thursday), Audi will be holding its special event, "Road to a Better Future," under the sparkling illumination lights at Roppongi Hills. WOW handled planning, directing, and producing for this work of installation art, which fuses the dynamic handling of the Audi e-tron GT, with brilliant displays of light.
“POEM”, WOW's original short film which was showcased for only 3 days at the WOW Short Film Festival this summer, is now available online. This work was produced as part of WOW's 25th Anniversary Exhibition Project to commemorate WOW's 25th anniversary next year.
Complete works and behind-the-scenes making of research project “The Shape of Prayer” now available for viewing
WOW magazine 191 - Oct. 25th, 2021
WOW's original research project “The Shape of Prayer” focuses on the culture of prayer in Japan. The themes of "Katashiro", "Monyo", "Mountains", and "Sake", which have been associated with prayer since ancient times, were selected to create works through research and fieldwork, and the series of processes were recorded on video. The completed videos of all the works, as well as a making-of video of the research and fieldwork, can be viewed on the "The Shape of Prayer" website.
Future Navigation: Teijin Group 100th Anniversary Project
WOW Talk Vol.9 Expression, Technique and Improvisation Seen In “Contour”
WOW magazine 190 - Sep. 29th, 2021
The 9th online talk event in the “WOW Talk” series led by WOW staff will be held on October 7 (Thu) at 7 pm. The talk will center on the making of the WOW original short film “Contour” which was released this summer.
AR + motion graphics "WOW AR" new release available on app
WOW magazine 189 - Sep. 21st, 2021
"WOW AR" is an app that lets users enjoy works in which AR (augmented reality) and motion graphics, a forte of WOW, are used. It is released in the year 2020 with the goal to turn all environments into art installations. As a second release, 2 works of motion graphics are available.
Enjoy the night of Pikatyu Outbreak! by WOW and Rizomatiks Research
REBORN ART FESTIVAL 2021-22
WOW magazine 188 - Aug. 10th, 2021
Held for the third time this year, the Reborn-Art Festival 2021–2022, a comprehensive arts festival, opens on Wednesday, August 11. With the help of Executive Producer Takeshi Kobayashi and Art Director Chie Morimoto, WOW will be participating in an installation piece that draws its inspiration from the song “forgive” by Bank Band.
WOW’s New Work “Sense of Wonder” Will Be Shown at Pikachu Outbreak!
Art garden of light and fog by WOW at Tokyo Midtown
WOW's Original Short Film “Contour”
WOW magazine 187 - Jul. 29th, 2021
WOW's Original Short Film “Contour” will be released for premium viewing on the WOW Youtube Channel on July 30 (Fri) at 9:00 pm (JST). This work was produced as part of WOW's 25th Anniversary Exhibition Project to commemorate WOW's 25th anniversary this year.
WOW inc. uses technology to reconstruct intangible natural experiences
from pokemon to lady gaga, in twenty years WOW studio has animated the world
“Sound of Digital Fermentation” reimagines an orchestra through technology
WOW magazine 186 - Jul. 28th, 2021
“Yoichi Ochiai x Japan Philharmonic Orchestra Project,” which started in 2018 with the theme of “reimagining orchestra through technology,” is celebrating its fifth performance this year. This year’s concept is “open your senses.” Under the title of “Sound of Digital Fermentation,” the aim is to present a concert that will reclaim music and physicality by awakening the five senses, including the sense of smell and taste, through a live orchestra.
Tokyo Light Odyssey wins Webby in the FILM & VIDEO category
The new, 180° panoramic movie, The View from TOHOKU & NIIGATA, gets its public release
WOW magazine 185 - Jul. 26th, 2021
On Thursday, July 22, TOHOKU HOUSE, an event housed at the Akiba Square (close to JR Akihabara Station in Tokyo), started showing the 180° panoramic movie The View from TOHOKU & NIIGATA, planned, directed and produced by WOW.