Synesthesia Suit: Rez Infinite and Crystal Vibes

About

Stepping into the media lab of the Keio University Graduate School of Media Design’s Embodied Media Project is like stepping into the story world of Ready Player One. The lab’s collaboration with Rez Infinite’s creative director, Tetsuya Mizuguchi, and Rhizomatiks presents their research project, Synesthesia Suit—a full bodysuit of 26 sensors designed to integrate the entire body into a multisensory VR experience. Wear it to play the Rez Infinite video game, and experience the psychedelic VR project Crystal Vibes.


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Friday, January 20–Friday, January 27, 1 p.m.–8 p.m.
Saturday, January 28, 11 a.m.–3 p.m.
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SECTION New Frontier Art

COUNTRY Japan/U.S.A.

RUN TIME 15 min

EMAIL kyoko.higo@gmail.com

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Artist Bios

Tetsuya Mizuguchi

Tetsuya Mizuguchi is the founder of Enhance Games and Resonair, two studios focused on VR-centric content, game development, and publishing. He is also a project professor at Keio University Graduate School of Media Design. His research involves the links between human desires and media. His works include Rez (2001), Lumines (2004), and Child of Eden (2010).


Ayahiko Sato

Ayahiko Sato is producer and creative director of Rhizomatiks. Incorporated in 2006, Rhizomatiks is committed to affecting wide scale social change by bridging the gulf to foster collaboration between media art, various industries, and businesses.


Kouta Minamizawa, Ph.D.

Kouta Minamizawa is an associate professor at Keio University Graduate School of Media Design. Minamizawa works on exploring a new research field named embodied media.