Since November 2017 I started to collaborate with Dr. Giovanni Maria Troiano (Northeastern University, Boston, MA, USA) on a new research project regarding deformable interfaces and the definition of Non-Rigid HCI. The first outcome is a full-paper entitled “Non-Rigid HCI: A Review of Deformable Interfaces and Input“, which was just accepted at the upcoming ACM […]
On March 25 I got my Ph.D. Degree in Human Informatics at the University of Tsukuba (JP). Thank you a lot to my supervisor Prof. Hiroo Iwata, and to my thesis committee members such as Prof. Hideaki Kuzuoka and Prof. Hiroaki Yano. Thank you also Prof. Aki Yamada.
I took part in the second creation for the upcoming dance project between the great flamenco dancer Israel Galvan and YCAM InterLab. Here is a video (produced by YCAM InterLab) which documents the first creation (January 2018) and outlines the main concept of the performance. Israel & イスラエル（Teaser） from YCAM on Vimeo.
I attended the first MAX Summer School organized by Prof. Suguru Goto and Prof. Masahiro Miwa at the Tokyo University of the Arts (Tokyo, JP). The four-day workshop focused on exploring features, tricks, and coding practicing for MAX/Msp-Jitter.
I will present an updated version of the exhibition “Life in the Space-Age: Experiments of Art and Technology in Zero-Gravity Environments” at the upcoming Tsukuba Media Art Festival 2018 (Tsukuba, Ibaraki, Japan). Among the others, the exhibition will features works from Takuro Osaka and GRINDER-MAN.