Kouichi Okamoto "magnetic field record"

Exhibition : 20 - 21 September 2014
London Design Festival / Digital Design Weekend
Venue : Victoria and Albert Museum
South Kensington Cromwell Rd, SW7 2RL

"magnetic field record' -a suspended device recording and visualising earth's magnetic and gravitational forces into stunning drawings.
Co-presented by The Japan Foundation

[magnetic field record] - vimeo :

Related event

Artist talk - Kouichi Okamoto x Yuri Suzuki with Alex Coles
Date: 22 September 2014 from 6:30pm
Venue : The Japan Foundation
Russell Square House, 10-12 Russell Square, WC1B 5EH


Kouichi Okamoto / kyouei design (b.1970; Shizuoka, Japan)

Okamoto, under the name bekkou, released the sound source work "hi light" from Ducth techno label X-trax in 1997 and has since worked with Dutch and English music labels. From 2004 he became enamored with Dutch design and established Kyouei Design in 2006. Kyouei Design products are now available in over 30 countries at design shops, stores and museums. He has participated in Israel's Holon Museum opening exhibition" The State of Things" in 2010 and his product "glass tank" was included in the permanent collection at San Francisco Museum of Modern Art in 2011. A designer whose work ranges from art, music and design, he was also selected as one of 100 artists for Contemporary Culture" NOVA" in São Paulo in 2010, and again in Rio de Janeiro in 2011.

Artist Profile

Press Release
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