Kentaro Taki

*1973, Osaka, Japan. Lives and works in Tokyo, Japan. 

Kentaro Taki studied at the Musashino Art University. He made art of sounds and images with video and computer technology while focusing on the relationship between media-society and cityscapes.

From 2002-2004, he was dispatched by the Overseas Study Program for Artists by the Cultural Agency of Japan (2002) and then for the POLA Art Foundation Overseas Research Program Grant (2003) in HFG-Karlsruhe ZKM in Germany. He now works as a director of VCTokyo, and as a guest lecturer at the Kawaguchi Art School of Waseda University.

TAKI Exchangeable cities

Exchangeable cities / Japan / 2002 / 8'57 / 4:3

The videomaker rebuilds large spaces using a technique similar to « split screen » but which produces a completely different form of puzzle, open to many different interpretations.