dividual (ENDO Takumi, Dominick CHEN), TANIGUCHI Akihiko, HATANAKA Minoru (ICC)
Artists’ Talk dividual
Dividual inc. was founded in April 2008 by ENDO Takumi and Dominick CHEN, and offers software development and services themed around "human communication close to nature." Works include "TypeTrace" (http://typetrace.jp; generating digital manuscripts), "rigureto" (http://rigureto.jp; anonymous grooming communication), and many other social applications. Permanently recruiting web creators.
Born 1983. Completed studies at the Graduate School of Tama Art University. Using self-built devices and software, he has been creating works in a variety of formats in the realms of media art, net art, live performance, video and sculpture among others. Together with WATANABE Tomoya, he is also active as a member of the "Omoide Yokocho Academy of Media Arts and Sciences (OAMAS)" exploring the art form of media art in theory and practice. Main exhibitions include "[Internet Art Future]: Reality in Post Internet Era" (ICC, 2012), "objects thinking too much" (Iidabashi Bunmei, 2013), "Open Space 2014" (ICC, 2014), etc.