Exonemo (Yae Akaiwa & Kensuke Sembo) [JA,US]
The artist unit e x o n e m o was formed in 1996 by Akaiwa Yae and Sembo Kensuke under http://exonemo.com. Crossing over freely between digital and analog, the world of computer networks and the real world, they reveal the relationship between technology and its users. They work on many experimental projects that create humorous and innovative artworks, depicting the effects of digital media on modern society. Their piece "The Road Movie" won the Golden Nica for Net Vision category at Prix Ars Electronica in 2006. In 2012, they started an Internet secret society named "IDPW" and organized the related event “Internet Yami-Ichi (Black Market).” They are currently a member of NEW INC (http://newinc.org/) and live and work in New York since 2015.