KOTARO ABE  is a Japanese designer based in London.
DESIGN ACTIVATION
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/// CONTACT ///
info@kotaroabe.com
+44 (0)7490 169281
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/// RESEARCH FIELDS ///
Design Activation, Critical Design, Interaction Design, UI/UX
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/// WORK EXPERIENCE ///
2016.3-
Freelance Designer | Interaction / Exhibition / Web / Graphic
2015.4-2015.9
Researcher | Keio University SFC, Japan.
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/// EDUCATION ///
2015.7-
MA | MA Design Interactions, Royal College of Art, United Kingdom.
2011.4-2015.3
BA | Faculty of Environment and Information Studies, Keio University, Japan.



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/// AWARDS ///
“Wood Pencil,“ D&AD 2017
“2nd Prize,“ Bloomberg London Divider Competition
“Finalist,“ WIRED Japan Creative Hack Award, 2016
“Selected art work,“ ACM SIGGRAPH ASIA 2013
“Grand Prix,“ The 20th International Collegiate Virtual Reality Contest 2012

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/// SELECTED EXHIBITIONS ///
"SPIN", Sonar 2016, Barcelona, Spain, 2016
"#dearLondon", The Language of London, KK Outlet, London, United Kingdom, 2016
"unsettled", Ars Electronica Festival, Linz, Austria, 2014
"unsettled", NTT ICC Open Space 2014, Tokyo, Japan, 2014
"Perch on My Arm!", NTT ICC Open Space 2014, Tokyo, Japan, 2014
"Lines", NTT ICC Open Space 2014, Tokyo, Japan, 2014
"Ambient Camera: Who released the shutter?", ACM SIGGRAPH ASIA Art Gallery 2013, Hong Kong, 2013
"Perch on My Arm!", Laval Virtual 2013, Laval, France, 2013