Born 1932 in Miyagi Prefecture. In 1963, he was introduced to Nam June Paik by Hideo Uchida, who is known for the invention of the transistor. Since then, he provided technical support in the creation of Paik’s artworks, including Robot K-456, Participation TV and Paik-Abe Video Synthesizer. During Paik’s lifetime and since his death, Abe has maintained and improved Park’s works, especially those created in the 1960s and 70s.
Video interviews with SIAF2020 participating artists are uploaded consecutively.
The summarized interviews are also available as text in PDF files along with the video interviews.
These PDF files are to be compiled into “SIAF 2020 Index”, a documentation book to share the full spectrum of SIAF2020 which will be published after February, 2021.
[About PDF file]
It is the edited text of the comments from the artist in the video interview to convey the projects within SIAF2020.
The QR code on the PDF file is linked to the video interview of the artist.
Please note that the linked URL is subject to change without prior notice.