February 23, 2009
The second night of Sei-sei Rei-rei was also finished peacefully and fantastically.
Today, I post here a special clip of the event! This is a small and small part of the event, but I promise you can know how nice the event was, how cool the Mr Kondo’s trumpet tune was, and how Reiko and Sho scribbled, no no, projected the hieroglyph on the walls and summoned spirits of thunder with the dark knight ZP. Enjoy it:-D
Special thanks to Mr Kondo and Ms Tosa.
As this clip shows, the usage of ZeptoPad is unlimited. “Whiteboard in your pocket.” (If you forgot how to project your ZP worksheet, just check here.) Show your imagination and creativity off with your ZP! The small white knight will help you whenever you need (if the battery is not run out)!
February 21, 2009
The first day of the event, Sei-sei Rei-rei (清々冷々), was finished perfectly and fantastically.
During the flight from Amsterdam to Tokyo, for scribbling on the wall of world heritage shrine, a evil soldier, dark knight ZeptoPad which has black worksheet, was born. UEI team gathered to Kamigamo shrine in Kyoto to complete the mission. With the new-born dark knight ZeptoPad in iPod Touch 3G and Macbook, Sho and Reiko scribbled… nay, put the seal of ancient hieroglyph on the walls of the shrine and trees at the event.
As I said above, Kamigamo shrine is one of the world cultural heritage and one of the important cultural properties in Japan. There remains solemn and ancient atmosphere, and many traditional and important ceremonies were held there. At the place, melodious tunes of trumpet by Mr Kondo, technological graphics directed by Ms Tosa, and a ritual prayer offered to a Shinto god, all of them were harmonized fantastically and illusionally. The evildoing of dark knight Zeptopad was transformed into a nice illumination by the harmonized magic. Many people come to the event. The templeture was below zero degree Celsius, however, in the charm of the event, people forgot such coldness.
We really appreciate joining this conventional but unconventional event. We are so excited at the event and looking forward to the second day! The new-born dark knight ZeptoPad will try to do mischief tomorrow as well, but will be transformed into a cool knight in the divine ceremony at cool night.
Mr Toshinori Kondo is the grobal trumpet player.The clip below is his trumpet play in Araska.
Ms Naoko Tosais a professor of Kyoto University whowas a fellow at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology Center for Advanced Visual Studies (CAVS).
February 13, 2009
Traditionally Japanese saw the gods in the nature. Nature is the source of life. That always should be remembered. In the technology society, the distance between people and nature is far both physically and spiritually. We seem to have forgotten the importance of the nature. However, it can be said that technology itself is a new way to tell the notion to the next generation. With new technology, so, ZeptoPad.
On 21st and 22nd February 2009, an event is to be held by Ms Naoko TOSA and Mr Toshinori KONDO, at Kamigamo shrine, in Kyoto. The event is “Sei-sei Rei-rei.” To Mr Kondo’s trumpet music, Ms Tosa creates more mystic atmosphere by displaying hieroglyphics, pictures, and thunders on the wall of the shrine, within the traditional Shinto ritual ceremony. To display the things, she will use five projectors and a drawing software, ZeptoPad.
In the event, traditional Shinto ritual, melodious music, and computer technology will be amazingly harmonized. And the harmony will create more novel, awful, but somewhat dear atmosphere and will touch your senses of sight, hearing, and the sixth sense…? We are very happy that our ZeptoPad is to be used for this wonderful event.
Ms Naoko Tosa is Japanese media artist and professor of Kyoto University. Mixture of traditional Japanese style and high-technology computer is the characteristic of her art.
Mr Toshinori Kondo is a famous Japanese Jazz trumpet player who is qualified in Europe, North America, and of course Japan.
For more detail of Ms Tosa, click here.