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01.04.13 Marina Galperina

Remember Daito Manabe? The Tokyo-based artist who hooked up his face to a series of electrical wires, which stimulated muscles, choreographing his many twitches and blinks to music? Oh yeah. That was fun. The Creator’s Project goes further into hacking the human body and beyond with this video portrait of Daito himself. See how his interests in […]

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12.26.11 Marina Galperina

The amazing Daito Manabe who’s turned his face into a twitching, human drum machine/music box that time (and also, that other time)… is back! Teaming up with robot arm programmer Motoi Ishibashi, Daito brings us a most robotic turntablist. […]

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02.08.11 Marina Galperina

Daito Manabe is back! Last year, he wired his face into an electronic contraption and turned into a musical twitch-a-long machine for all of YouTube to gawk at. This month at Berlin’s Transmediale Festival, Daito went at it live with art comrade Ei Wada. Watch the duo electroshock and light up their faces below. […]

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12.15.10 Marina Galperina

Artist, programmer and electronic human music box Daito Manabe is back. His facial muscles are still rigged with electric pulses, twitching to the beat, but now you can play him like a human drum kit too. […]

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