To the overseas exhibits “BAKERU”, “POPPO”, and “Tokyo Light Odyssey”
WOW magazine 160 - Oct. 30th, 2019
The installation piece “BAKERU” which takes its motif from traditional performing arts in the Tohoku region finished its exhibition “BAKERU: Transforming Spirits” the other day in the United States in Los Angeles. From November, “POPPO Exhibit” and “Tokyo Light Odyssey” will be displayed at Japan House London in England.
Freeing information distribution from the framework of “pages” into a “story.” “Breakfast” beta version, a new style of presentation tool, now available.
WOW magazine 158 - Aug. 26th, 2019
WOW has released the beta version of “Breakfast”, a presentation tool that provides a new style of visual expression.
Chandelier with a diameter of 2.7m and ceiling LED of 31m x 10m for Grand Cinema Sunshine will be revealed.
WOW magazine 156 - Jul. 10th, 2019
On July 19 (Fri.), a 12-screen large cinema complex, the “Grand Cinema Sunshine”, will be opening in Ikebukuro, Tokyo. Under the direction of WOW, the chandelier (“Light Sculpture”) located in the entrance lobby of the 4th floor of the complex and the large LED display (“Motion Ceiling”) that covers the ceiling of the 12th floor have been procured.
“BAKERU” starts at JAPAN HOUSE LOS ANGELES / Suntory “Mizu To Ikiru” Digital Art Garden Starts at TOKYO MIDTOWN
WOW magazine 155 - Jul. 1st, 2019
WOW is pleased to announce the world debut of “BAKERU: Transforming Spirits,” a complimentary exhibition inviting visitors to step into the supernatural world of Japanese folk traditions from the northern region of Tohoku, Japan, through the use of large-scale interactive projections with motion capture technology.
Reconstructing the orchestra using technology: “SOUND-FREE CONCERT 2019” and “THE CROSSING UN-ORCHESTRA”
WOW magazine 154 - Jun. 19th, 2019
This year, WOW will participate again in “Yoichi Ochiai X Japan Philharmonic Orchestra Project” as a “video performer.” This year, the first night is titled “Diversity 《Sound-Free Concert 2019》” and the second night is titled “Art 《The Crossing Un-Orchestra》,” and it will be double performances lasting two weeks.
Motion graphics work “motion texture 02” on exhibit at Roppongi Art Night 2019
WOW magazine 153 - May. 22nd, 2019
The one-night art festival “Roppongi Art Night 2019” set in Roppongi will be held from May 25th, 2019 (Sat) to the 26th (Sun). WOW will exhibit original motion graphic work “motion texture 02.”
Permanent exhibition of the art installations “wind_form” and “FLOW” at THE THOUSAND KYOTO
WOW magazine 152 - Apr. 25th, 2019
“THE THOUSAND KYOTO” located near JR Kyoto Station and operated by “Keihan Hotels & Resorts” opened on January 29. “Wind_form” and “FLOW”, original work by WOW will be permanently on display.
HIPANDA OMOTESANDO store features an experiential installation with videos & AR
WOW magazine 151 - Apr. 17th, 2019
On April 14th, 2019 (Sun), Chinese apparel brand HIPANDA opened its largest flagship store in Omotesando. Along with CURIOSITY founder Gwenael Nicolas who managed the store coordination and production, WOW managed overall direction of video & AR for the new in-store experiential installation.
WOW directed the environment and designed the experience at SHIBUYA STREAM
WOW magazine 150 - Apr. 16th, 2019
The project aims to generate new culture in Shibuya and to bring new life to the Southern Area of Shibuya Station. It is targeted at creative people and is intended as a place that provides them with daily inspiration. WOW was in charge of planning the environment and designing the experiences for a giant monitor which is located at the 100-meter walkway connecting the second floor to Shibuya Station, the giant wall projection set up at the entrance and the large staircase connecting the building to Meiji Street.
A performance that unites digital art with Ainu traditional dance, “Akan Yukar - Lost Kamuy”, has begun.
WOW magazine 149 - Mar. 27th, 2019
The Akan Ainu Craft Association and the Japanese Regional DMO, who are working to spread awareness of Ainu traditional culture, formed the NPO, Akan Tourism Association Town Development Promotion Organization in order to develop the tourist area. They are the ones who renewed the program by the Lake Akan Ainu Theater “Ikor”*.
CHANDON Blossom Lounge 2019 Open in Tokyo Midtown
WOW magazine 148 - Mar. 13th, 2019
Continuing on from last year, “CHANDON Blossom Lounge” will be held in Tokyo Midtown from March 15th (Fri.) until April 14th (Sun.), 2019. WOW was in charge of the creative direction and image production for the giant Chandon bottle, “Chandon Bouquet,” installed in the center of the grounds.
YADORU at Media Ambition Tokyo 2019
WOW magazine 147 - Feb. 15th, 2019
From February 23rd (Sat) to March 3rd (Sun) 2019, a technology culture festival to create a future called "Media Ambition Tokyo 2019" will be held. For the first time in Tokyo, WOW will display kokeshi doll projection mapping piece "YADORU" presented at the Yamagata Biennale in September 2018.