Akiha Yamakami was born in Nagano Prefecture, Japan in 1984.
She studied at 2009 MA in Printmaking, Lithography major at the graduate school of Tama Art University,Tokyo. She lives and
works in New York City from 2012. She creates soft sculpture works with print and cloths upon the
theme of human body. She actively presents her work both in Japan and in overseas. Started to
collaborate with dance projects a few years ago. She makes costumes for dancers as well.
Maki Kitahara is an award-wining professional dancer from Japan. She has been nominated for “The New Face Award” by The Agency For Cultural Affairs, Government of Japan. She officially started her NY based artist life in 2018 and her first achievement was performing at Whitney Museum of American Art. She has worked with Ajkun Ballet Theatre, Omega Dance Company, Time Lapse Dance and more. She was invited to talk for events at Harvard University and Massachusetts College of Art and Design. She works as an assistant of Youth America Grand Prix and a current faculty of Gibney Dance.