Chicago-based animator and digital media artist, Takeshi Murata, is featured on The Creators Project. Takeshi takes a unique approach to his work, emphasizing the relationship between humanity and technology as an important element of his artistic ethos. His brilliant displays of color and animation have an organic edge that gives them a life of their own.
In this short feature, VICE sits down with Takeshi as he discusses his relationship with his work. Takeshi’s projects are like living creatures; he follows them through technological experimentation, ultimately allowing them to develop creative story arcs of their own. Combining hand-drawn animation with software manipulation and beyond, Takeshi has mastered communicating the human behind the digital.