Beyond the Human Drum Machine With Daito Manabe

January 4, 2013 | 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 DJing, math and the pure technical aspects of smiling have lead to some really neat bio-hacks of twitchy arm ballet, live hologram projection mapping and musical shoes.

Oh, ok, fine. Here’s the classic.