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Designing death | Etsuko Ichihara | TEDxUTokyo
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Added Aug 16, 2016
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Etsuko Ichihara / Artist, Day-Dreaming Director

Etsuko Ichihara combines modern technology with Japan’s unique culture through her works in performances, art installations and devices.
Through the “Digital Shaman Project,” which infuses the soul of the deceased with Pepper, the popular robot, she proposes a new way to mourn with the help of modern technology, science, religion and the supernatural.

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