Engineer and CEO Klaus Petersen on what got him into robotics, the challenges of running a small business in Japan and how he defies expectations.
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The diversity of New York could help overlooked Japanese technical directors get the work and recognition they deserve.
Not satisfied with just one genre of performance, Popra Nakayama finds the U.S. a great place to branch out into singing, dancing and even martial-arts action film acting.
A self-taught multi-disciplinary artist merging art and electronic music, Ryoichi Kurokawa reconstructs the nature he grew up with software code.
Former art historian and butoh dancer Machiko Yamashita brings Japanese bread buns to Berliners.
Born and raised in Osaka, Ryoko Hori, 37, moved to Tokyo to study fashion design at the age of 18. As a student she was lucky enough to work for the famous clothing brand Issey Miyake, but she wanted even more experiences in life. ...
Japanese monk Seigaku lives a Zen life with as little money as possible in Berlin.
Domestic media artists have been using programming code in recent years to create some astonishing works of art. We look back at how this scene developed over the years and examine four contemporary artists who have defined the way the genre has evolved.
When French photographer-turned-street artist JR visited Tokyo in May, he commented, "I love the vibe here but I don't see enough art in the street." His latest project, "Inside Out," may lead the way to help change this. Earlier this year, JR received the TED ...
Vacant Feb. 10-20 10-20 a Yokohama-based artist duo comprising siblings Yuka and Kentaro Shimura, like to explore the early days of film. In one of their previous works, "X-Ray Train," they took CAT scans of a miniature model of a locomotive. It referenced the the Lumiere ...