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Planning and supporting activities of the Shin Open Lab, from technology to art.

Hiroshi Esaki

​江崎 浩

Hiroshi Esaki, Ph.D
Graduate School of Information Science and Technology,
The University of Tokyo

Joined Toshiba Corporation in 1987, and engaged in research and development of system control technologies related to ATM technology, the next-generation broadband data communication technology, at the company's research laboratory.

After working as a visiting researcher at Bellcore, New Jersey, USA for two years from 1990, in 1998 he became a professor at the Graduate School of Information Science and Engineering, the University of Tokyo.


Currently, MPLS JAPAN representative, IPv6 Forum IPv6 Ready Logo Program Committee chairman, IPv6 Dissemination and Advancement Promotion Council Executive Director, Okayama Prefecture IPv6 Consortium Chairman, JEITA Wireless LAN Technology Promotion Council Chairman, Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology He has been a member of many committees such as

Appointed Chief Architect of Digital Agency in 2021


Daiya Aida

会田 大也

museum educator

Born in 1976. Graduate of  Tokyo Zokei University and Institute of Advanced Media Arts and Sciences [IAMAS].
Has been developing and managing educational programs at the Yamaguchi Center for Arts and Media [YCAM] for 11 years since its opening in 2003.  Developing and managing " outside the school” type education, such as media literacy and art education for the museum, planning educational programs, various community projects, and human resource development projects in collaboration with various companies through the deployment of workshops and facilitation methods.
Received the Kids Design Grand Prize through a series of original media workshops, and received the Agency for Cultural Affairs Media Arts Festival Good Design Award for the exhibition 「コロガル公園シリーズ」(Korogaru Park Series).
Specially Appointed Assistant Professor at GCL, University of Tokyo 2014-2019.  Aichi Triennale 2019 / International Art Festival "Aichi 2022" Curator (Learning).
Yamaguchi Center for Arts and Media [YCAM] from 2019.

Tatsuma Hanayagi

花柳 達真

Choreographer, Japanese traditional dancer

  • Born in Nobeoka City, Miyazaki Prefecture.

  • First stage performance at the age of 6.

  • Studied under Jusuke Hanayagi (currently Juoh Hanayagi), the fourth Iemoto.

  • Graduated from Tokyo University of the Arts.

  • Representative of "Geimaruza", formed by graduates of Japanese dance at Tokyo University of the Arts.

  • Exclusive teacher of Kamishichiken Kabukai in Kyoto.

  • Currently, he teaches disciples in Tokyo, Kyoto, Osaka, and Miyazaki.

  • Received the Minister of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology Award from the Japan Dance Association.

  • Appeared and choreographed on the stage of performances sponsored by the National Theater.



  • "The Kabuki"acting guidance.
    Directed by Maurice Béjart. Tokyo Ballet (Performances in Paris Opera, La Scala in Milan, and other places around the world)

  • "Himiko" choreographed and performed.
    A performance sponsored by Suntory Hall directed by Fukusuke Nakamura. Tokyo, Hakata, Sapporo. (Cast: Kotaro Nakamura, Tsuyoshi Tsutsumi, etc.)

  • Choreographed the ballet musical "Dramatic Kojiki". Tokyo, Kyoto, Hakata, Miyazaki.
    (Cast: Kazuhiro Nishijima, Miki Maya Hideki Togi, Akira Takarada, etc.)

  • Choreographed and performed in "Japanese dance and orchestra".
    Performance sponsored by Tokyo Bunka Kaikan (cast: Tamasaburo Bando, Miyako Yoshida, Mansai Nomura, Yu Todoroki, etc.)

  • "Kitano Odori" choreography.
    Exclusive teacher of Kamishichiken Kabukai in Kyoto. (Kamishichiken geisha, choreography and instruction for maiko)

  • Kabuki Choreography Assistant
    Kabukiza, Minamiza, Shochikuza, Hakataza, etc.

  • Takarazuka Revue Choreography Assistant

  • OSK Opera Choreography

  • Ken Matsudaira New Kabukiza Performance Choreography

  • Naomi Fujiyama Minamiza performance choreography

  • Mitsukoshi Meijinkai Choreography
    Choreography for a new performance by the Japan Dance Association


  •  「舞妓はレディ」choreography instruction.
    Directed by Masayuki Suo (Cast: Mone Kamishiraishi, Tamiyo Kusakari, Hiromi Hasegawa, Satoshi Tsumabuki, etc.)

  • 「ジョーカーゲーム」 choreography.
    Directed by Yu Irie (Cast: Kazuya Kamenashi, Yusuke Iseya, Kyoko Fukada, etc.)

【Overseas Performance】 

  • Choreographed and performed at Geimaruza Nihon Buyo Performance.
    Ministry of Foreign Affairs related project, Cervantino International Theater Festival invitation performance. (Mexico, Guanajuato)

  • Directed and choreographed the Geimaruza Japanese dance performance.
    A project related to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, a performance commemorating the 400th anniversary of diplomatic relations with Spain. (Madrid, Barcelona)

  • Appeared in "Geimaruza New York Performance".
    Invited performance by Japan Society.
    (New York, Atlanta, Toronto, etc.)

  • Choreographed and appeared in "Himiko Singapore Performance".
    Hosted by Suntory Hall. Directed by Fukusuke Nakamura.

  • Japanese dance foundation overseas performance appearance
    (Edinburgh, London, Paris)




  • Appearance on NHK「にっぽんの芸能」

  • Choreography for NHK「民謡魂 」

  • NHK 「新春特番 」choreography and appearance

  • NHKBS 「英雄たちの選択 」 Choreography

  • Panasonic "VIERA" PV choreography




  • Sapporo Liberal Democratic Party Cultural Study Group

  • Tendai Buddhism Okayama Diocese Workshop


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