Akira Nakayasu

Graduate School of Arts and Design
Kobe Design University
8-1-1 Gakuen-nishi
Nishi-ku, Kobe 651-2196
Japan
akira@nakayasu.com

Akira Nakayasu is an artist, researcher and educator based in Kobe, Japan. He works across digital media art and robotics, and often collaborates with the theatrical world, contemporary music and dance. His recent focus is on a lifelike kinetic expression inspired by a wiggling tentacle of a sea anemone or by grass blowing in the wind.

Books

Journal Articles

Art Gallery

Proliferating Possibilities: Speculative Futures in Art and Design Art Gallery

July 2019
Art Papers

Animated Robotic Sculptures: Using SMA Motion Display to Create Lifelike Movements

August 2020