Ken&CocoによるMedia Art Unit. 2014年結成。
HDMI, led by media artists Ken and Coco, is a hybrid creative studio since 2014. Based in Tokyo, Shanghai, and New York, we apply design and technology together to create innovative ideas that could be utilized to different platforms.
Ken | HDMI Chief Interaction Developer
Machine Learning, Physical Computing, Creative Coding, Computer Vision, Wearable Technologyを担当。幼い頃からSFに興味を抱く。テクノロジーの力を借りて身体をより制御可能にしサイボーグになるのが夢。
Born 1987, Ken is a programmer, interaction designer, and a digital alchemist who is experimenting in the realms of art and technology. He received his master degree in Computer Science in 2008 and started his career as an interaction developer in HDMI since then. He is fluent in both Japanese and English.
As a programmer, Ken’s work expands from machine learning, physical computing, creative coding, computer vision, to wearable technology. As an artist, he is most proficient in the relationship between human body and virtual reality. Ken has also been interested in science fiction and cyborg since childhood. It is his dream to utilize the power of technology to extend the ability and possibility of human body and to transform himself into a cyborg.
Coco | HDMI Director
Visual ArtsとCommunication Design卒業。日本語と中国語が堪能。
Visual Communication, UX/UI, Motion Graphics, Film Production, Fashionを担当。
Born 1989, Coco is a graphic designer, storyteller, and an innovator who is exploring aesthetics in the field of digital media. She holds a bachelor degree in Visual Arts and a master degree in Communication Design. Coco is currently working as the chief creative officer of HDMI. She is fluent in both Japanese and Mandarin Chinese.
Coco creates works that overlap the fields of visual communication, user experience/user interface, motion graphics, film production, and fashion. Her works inspire girls to feel the beauty within themselves. The metaphor behind her works is the pursuit of eternal beauty in virtual worlds. Coco believes in fairy tales and magic. She has a passion for fairy dolls and always dreams to become one of them.