Utsuroi is a poetic Japanese word that means change, transition, transformation, movement, or passage. The Utsuroi Lab creates Utsuroi gadgets by inventing novel technologies and finding multi-cultural contexts. This lab was founded in 2019 by an artist Yuichiro Katsumoto at the Schol of Science and Technology, Tokyo Denki University.
A practice of making animal figures with soft actuators.
Kosei Tsuruno, Soma Teraoka, Takumi Furuya, Yuichiro Katsumoto
Fruits of Light
Lightings that remind the pleasure of eating fruit. We designed two types of lighting with grape and orange motifs.
Tomoya Takase, Shota Nakao, Kota Yamashita, Yuichiro Katsumoto
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An animatronic Daruma doll with the aim of making traditional crafts more accessible to people today.
Nanako Imanari, Riku Sakamoto, Yuichiro Katsumoto