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Kazamidori (2009)


“Kazamidori” is a device to indicate the social wind of interests on the Internet. It works by using the social energy of web accesses to Ars Electronica. When somebody visits the Ars Electronica website, “Kazamidori” turns to point in the direction of the visitor. For example, if somebody visits from Tokyo, “Kazamidori” will point east.)
“Kazamidori” will show the virtual visitors, who continuously access Ars Electronica from all over the world, in the real-world gate of the Ars Electronica Center.

Kazamidori (2009)

Chief: Junichi Yura, Taizo Zushi
Concept: Hideaki Ogawa, Junichi Yura, Taizo Zushi
Kazamidori System: Taizo Zushi + Junichi Yura
Device Design: Hideaki Ogawa, Emiko Ogawa
Installation Design: Hideaki Ogawa, Yoko Minagawa, Emiko Ogawa
Prototype Design: Takeshi Kanno
Art Direction: Hideaki Ogawa