Choreographer, Performer: Aki Suzuki (Akeno)
Genre: Telepresence Performance, Media Art
Production Year: 1999
Master Format: ISDN Net Casting
Media artist Marikki Hakola and musicians of the Otná Eahket band Antti Hytti, Jouni Takamäki ja Tom Nekljudov produced a live audiovisual netcasting by using ISDN connection from Magnusborg Studios (Porvoo, Finland) to the Somido Center (Tokyo, Japan). The audiovisual netcasting was part of the telepresence performance by choreographer, dancer Akeno. Film photographer Raimo Uunila and multimedia designer Riku Makkonen and a group of young artists of Magnusborg also took part in the visual and technical production.
The telepresence performance took place in Magnusborg Studios, Porvoo, Finland on Sunday March 14th 1999 at 11.00 am – 13.30 pm Finnish tile, and at the same time at the Somido Center, Tokyo, Japan.
Choreography and Dance: Akeno and Tomoe Shizune & Hakutobo
Visual Design: Marikki Hakola, Raimo Uunila, Riku Makkonen
Assistants: Liina Toiviainen, Mika Tyyskä, Lauri Virkki, L Peisa, O Eira
Music: Otná Eahket Band / Antti Hytti, Jouni Takamäki, Tom Nekljudov
Audio Technicians: Pave Molnar, PP Kortelainen, Tom Lönnström
Sponsor: Sonera Oy
Production Network: Hakutobo (Tokyo), Kroma Productions,
Mangtone Oy, P.Jyrälä Oy, Bandservice Oy, BHK