Dorita, Dorita Takido,
is an artist, director, and designer based in Tokyo, By combining different functions and senses, and by using technology in parallel, he aims to create an entry point for thinking, to create an experience that shifts conventional senses, or to build a new relationship between humans and living things. In recent years, he has created a work that questions the evolution of robotics, organisms, and plants by attaching artificial muscles to plants, and is currently showing a film at the International Cruise Terminal that considers the endangered eel Leptocephalus robot and humans swimming together. She is currently pursuing a master's degree at the University of Tokyo, searching for a space between research and expression. Major award-winning works include Honorary Mentions (DIGITAL MUSICS & SOUND ART) PRIX ARS ELECTRONICA & STARTS Prize 2017 and New Face Award (Entertainment Division) 18th Japan Media Arts Festival 2014. Adopted the Media Arts Creator Development Support Project in FY2016 and FY2019. Established "SOFT ROBOTICS Collective: School of Life and Machinery" that people can learn biology and robotics as an organizer in 2019. "The Sigh of Eels" which a juvenile leptocephalus robot and a human swim in an Edomae eel in CULTURE GATE to JAPAN "+A+" project, screen at the Tokyo International Cruise Terminal, 3rd floor, large LED monitor in 2022.
AWARDS/SELECTIONS 2022.03 "AUDIBLE SENSES" Japan Media Arts Festival Special Exhibition 2022.01 CULTURE GATE to JAPAN「+A+」Tokyo International Cruise Terminal 3rd floor, movie for LED display 2021.07 Jack into the Noösphere 2020.09 JAPAN MEDIA ARTS FESTIVAL in Miraikan – The National Museum of Emerging Science and Innovation 2019.09 "Projects to Support Emerging Media Arts Creators 2019" Program 2017.09 Prix Ars Electronica DIGITAL MUSICS & SOUND ART Honorary Mentions (Bug's Beat) 2017.09 STARTS PRIZE（Nomination） (Bug's Beat) 2015.06 "Project to Support the Nurturing of Media Arts Creators" Program 2014.11 "18th Japan Media Arts Festival" Entertainment Division New Face Award (Slime Synthesizer)
EXHIBITIONS / FESTIVALS 2020.09 "The 23rd Japan Media Arts Festival" Exhibition Venues: Tokyu Plaza Ginza, Tokyo(The power of muscle with plants) 2020.03 "ENOCUNTERS: Project to Support Emerging Media Arts Creators 2019" Presentation and ExhibitionVenues: Miraikan (The National Museum of Emerging Science and Innovation), Tokyo (The power of muscle with plants) 2017.09 “Ars Electronica Festival 2017 & STARTS PRIZE″ Berlin, Germany (Bug's Beat) 2017.09 “Ars Electronica Festival 2017 & STARTS PRIZE″ Linz ,Austria (Bug's Beat) 2017.04 “Tweetakt Festival 2017″ Fort Ruigenhoek, Groenekan, Utrecht the Neterlands(Bug's Beat) 2016.09 "Kyoui no Heya (Room of Wonder)" art space kimura ASK?, Japan (Bug's Beat) 2015.09 "Internet Yami-Ichi (Internet Black Market) in New York" Knock Down Center, USA 2014.09 "Internet Yami-Ichi (Internet Black Market) in Taiwan" Taiwan National Taiwan Museum of Fine Arts, Taiwan 2014.09 "Internet Yami-Ichi (Internet Black Market) in Brussels" Les Ateliers des Tanneurs, Belgium 2014.08 "Internet Yami-Ichi (Internet Black Market) 4" Sapporo International Art Festival, Sapporo TV Tower, Japan 2014.02 "Internet Yami-Ichi (Internet Black Market) 3" Transmediale 2014, HKW, Germany 2013.06 "Internet Yami-Ichi (Internet Black Market) 2" Kaibutsu Inc. Tokyo, Japan 2012.11 "Internet Yami-Ichi (Internet Black Market) 1" Trans Arts Tokyo, Japan
SELECTED EXHIBITIONS / FESTIVALS 2017.03 "Ooinaru nitijyo-The great ordinary-" workshop of Bug's Beat. Borderless Art Museum NO-MA, Kyoto in Japan (Bug's Beat) 2016.11 "TOKYO DESIGN WEEK" Meiji Jingu Gaien, Japan (As Judge in HEBOCON) 2016.10 "Japan Media Arts Festival 20th Anniversary Exhibition" Performance Day 01, Arts Chiyoda 3331, Japan (Bug's Beat) 2016.09 "KYOTO OKAZAKI LOOPS" Kyoto Okazaki Area, Japan (Slime Synthesizer) 2016.06 "Maker Faire Singapore 2016" Singapore University of Technology and Design, Singapore Exhibition & Work shop(Slime Synthesizer) 2016.02 "Yebisu International Festival for Art & Alternative Visions 2016" The Garden Hall, Japan (Bug's Beat)
MUSIC PERFORMANCE 2016.11 Collaborative Session with sasanomaly (Slime Synthesizer) 2015.08 "Yakushimaru Etsuko Kagaku Ongaku Jikken-shitsu (Etsuko Yakushimaru's Science Music Laboratory)", NHK-FM / Japan Broadcasting Corporation, Japan (A session of dimtakt / Etsuko Yakushimaru, Laser Guitar / DORAVIDEO, OPTRON / Atsuhiro Ito, Slime Synthesizer / Doita)