Artist Interview アーティストインタビュー
The world of Takayuki Fujimoto, a lighting artist at the forefront in Japan’s multimedia performance scene
Takayuki Fujimoto (Dumb Type)
As a member of the pioneering multimedia performance group Dumb Type, Takayuki Fujimoto has helped open up new horizons in computer-controlled lighting. In recent years he has concentrated efforts on projects that explore the possibilities of LED lighting, and in collaboration with performers and creators trained at the International Academy of Media Arts and Sciences (IAMAS) he has experimenting with forms of spatial expression where sound, visuals, performer movements and lighting are digitally synchronized. Just prior to the
(the Netherlands, Germany, France, etc.) of a revived production of one of his representative works,
, we spoke with Fujimoto about his artistic world, beginning from his early work with Dumb Type and going on to his views on the future of LED lighting in the multimedia performance scene he has continued to support as a lighting artist.
(Interviewers: Takao Kawaguchi (Dumb Type); Eiko Tsuboike)