Dorita, Dorita Takido,
is an artist, director, and designer based in Tokyo, Japan. After studying at Musashino Art University Junior College of Art and Design, Department of Fine Arts, transferred to Musashino Art University, Department of Design Informatics, where she received her Bachelor's degree. By combining different functions and senses, she creates new experiences that disrupt the senses by utilizing the knowledge she has gained during her career in various fields such as fine art, design, games and video works. Though the original idea behind her works may seem outlandish, by combining technology with sophisticated design, she creates an opportunity to think that is accessible to many people. 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)