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Projects in the Making…

Sinktop: Yuji Nakada + Tomofumi Yoshida

by TOMOE MORIYAMA

YUJI NAKADA and TOMOFUMI YOSHIDA, Sinktop Movie, 2004.

The worldwide success of Japanese anime and video games contributes over fifteen trillion yen to the Japanese economy, giving rise to government support of these 'creative' industries. The study of animation, computer graphic design and manga comic illustration is part of the compulsory education program in elementary and junior high schools. But we must not overlook the important influence of new media art in these genres. Recently, many Japanese media artists, such as Toshio Iwai, Kazuhiko…

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