Akira Wakita

Akira Wakita

Dean/ Professor, Faculty of Environment and Information Studies
Graduate School of Media and Governance
DegreesPh.D. (Media and Governance) (Keio University, 2002)
Areas of ExpertiseVisualization, Geometric Modeling, Smart Material
Courses TaughtENVIRONMENT AND INFORMATION STUDIES,ART AND SCIENCE,GRAPHICS PROGRAMMING,COMPUTATIONAL DESIGN,ADVANCED RESEARCH WORKSHOP(XD1),ADVANCED RESEARCH WORKSHOP(XD2),ADVANCED RESEARCH WORKSHOP(XD3),ADVANCED RESEARCH WORKSHOP(XD4),DESIGN STRATEGY(VISUALIZATION),MASTER SEMINAR,SEMINAR(How to Live as an Artist),ACADEMIC PROJECT (Radical School Design)
Selected Publications[ EXHIBITIONS ]
- under the sea, Roppongi Art Night, Sel Octagon Tokyo, 2019
- scenery - solo exhibition, Rouault Chapel in Kiyoharu Art Colony, Yamanashi, 2019
- NxPC.Live vol.35 IAMAS x SFC, Circus Tokyo, 2019
- Media Ambition Tokyo, Tokyo, 2019
- School of the Future Festival - TOKYO MIDTOWN X ARS ELECTRONICA, Tokyo, 2019
- ARIGATO SAKURAGAOKA Produced by Art Photo Tokyo, Shibuya, 2018
- VENT, Oya Histroy Museum, Tochigi, 2018
- MUTEK, Miraikan, Tokyo, 2018
- Seia Lee Soprano Recital - Grace Note 2018, Suntory Hall, Tokyo, 2018
- Ars Electronica Festival, Gallery Spaces, Linz, 2018
- Scalar Field of Cosmetics, Kanebo Cosmetics "LUNASOL" 2018 Autumn Collection, Tokyo, 2018
- Scalar Field of Shoes, Euglena Tokyo Headquarters, 2018
- Xhiasma, Roppongi Art Night, Tokyo, 2018
- Takahashi Collection - Face and Abstraction, Kiyoharu Art Colony, 2018
- Symptom Visualized - Solo Exhibition, Art & Science Galley Lab Axiom, Tokyo, 2018
- Media Ambition Tokyo, Tokyo, 2018
- MUTEK / RedBull Music Festival, Miraikan, Tokyo, 2017
- NEW SYNERGETICS, NISSAN CROSSING, Tokyo, 2017
- Ars Electronica Festival, Gallery Spaces, Linz, 2017
- Media Ambition Tokyo, Tokyo, 2017
- ART PHOTO TOKYO -edition zero-, Tokyo, 2016
- Fluid, Art & Science Galley Lab Axiom, Tokyo, 2016
- Moths, crabs, fluids, WRO Art Center at the Koszyki Hall, Warsaw, 2016
- Ars Electronica Festival, Deep Space 8K, Linz, 2016
- Best of Art and Science, European Forum Alpbach, Alpbach, 2016
- Impetus and Movement, ARS ELECTRONICA in the KNOWLEDGE CAPITAL Vol.06, Osaka, 2016
- Technarte, Bilbao, 2016
- Eco Expanded City, WRO Art Center, Wrocław, 2016
- Ocean General Circulation Simulation (for Geo-Prism), Miraikan, Parmanent Exhibition, Tokyo, 2016
- Scalar Field of Shoes - Solo Exhibition, SPACE_XX, Tokyo, 2016
- Digital Media and Japanese Graphic Design, Tokyo Midtown, 2016
- SIGGRAPH Asia, Art Gallery, Kobe, 2015
- Any Tokyo, Zojoji, 2015
- Elements of Art and Science, Ars Electronica Center, Linz, 2015
- Ars Electronica Animation Festival, Central, Linz, 2015
- Amu Special Party, Tokyo, 2015
- Robotinity, Ars Electronica Center, Linz, 2011-2014
- Any Tokyo, Zojoji, 2014
- Japan Media Arts Festival Kushiro Exhibition, Kushiro, 2014
- Techfest 2012, invited work of Japan Media Arts Festival, IIT Mumbai, 2012
- ACE 2011, Interactive Art, Gold Award, Lisbon, 2011
- SIGGRAPH ASIA 2011, Emerging Technologies, Hongkong, 2011
- Japan Media Arts Festival Exhibition, The National Art Center, Tokyo, 2010
- INTERIOR LIFESTYLE TOKYO, 2009
- Interactive Tokyo, 2006
- SIGGRAPH 2006, Emerging Technologies, Boston, 2006
- SIGGRAPH 2005, Cyberfashion Show, Los Angeles, 2005
- Japan Media Arts Festival, Tokyo, 2001
- Graz Biennial on Media + Architecture, Graz, 2001
- cast01, Bonn, 2001
- Architecture Media Player, Traveling exhibition, Italia, 2000
- Electronic Language International Festival, invited, Sao Paulo, 2000
- European Media Art Festival, Osnabrueck, 2000

[ AWARDS ]
- Asia Digital Art Award, Digital Design Category, Selected, 2012
- ACE 2011, Interactive Art, Gold Award, 2011
- Asia Digital Art Award, Digital Design Category, Selected, 2011
- Japan Media Arts Festival, Agency for Cultural Affairs, Jury's Selection, 2010
- Asia Digital Art Award, Digital Design Category, Excellent Award, 2003
- Japan Media Arts Festival, Agency for Cultural Affairs, Jury's Selection, 2001
- Web3D RoundUP Golden Rosso Award, Technology Award, 2000
- Multimedia Grand Prix 2000, Network Division, Information Design Award, 2000
- Nikkei Architecture Digital Design Competition, Grand Prix, 1999

[ BOOKS ]
- Access to Materials - Material Computing for Design, Art and Architecture, BNN, 2013
- x-DESIGN, Keio University Press, 2013
- Matter in the Floating World, Princeton Architectural Press, 2011
Project Web Pagehttp://wakita.sfc.keio.ac.jp/
Home Pagehttp://web.sfc.keio.ac.jp/~wakita/
Contact Information5322 Endo Fujisawa, Kanagawa 252-0882 Japan
Keio University Shonan Fujisawa Campus