Who is VJ Mamiko Kushida?
VJ Mamiko Kushihda is most innovative VJ, Projection Mapping Specialist, Audio Visual Specialist, New Media Artist and Art Educator in New York.
She works in a wide range of genres: DJ event, concert, musical theater, corporate event, luxury event, fashion event and music video.
She started her VJ career in Kyoto, Japan in 2005.
In 2008, She moved to New York. She started VJ ing at the Sullivan Room which is the top 100 clubs in the world.
In 2010, She made her VJ debut at the Cielo which is the world's and New York's best club. She’s done live visuals for the Grammy Award winning music producers such as Frankie Knuckles and Easy Mo Bee.
In 2014, She was nominated for the Best Visual Artist at Brooklyn Nightlife Awards.
In 2015, Post punk band "ZZZ’s"’s music video “Dystopia” which is directed by her was nominated for Berlin Music Video Awards 2015.
She officially collaborated with 80's iconic visuals artist "Keith Haring" for 1800 Tequila's event. She made animations by using Keith Haring's art works.She created projection mapping installation and did store design for Australia based men's fashion brand "ZANEROBE"'s pop up store in Soho NY.
She also had VJ performance for American TV Network "SHOWTIME" 's event at Paley Center for Media -Museum of Television and Radio- in NY.
In January 2017, She created Visual contents for the American POP STAR Ian Erix's UK concert tour. In March, She started to work with Italian musical production "Incanto Productions, corp." and created Projection Mapping Stage for the musical "Sempreverde: EVERGREEN" at Queens Theater NY. In May, She did live visuals for Grammy awards winning rapper Busta Rhymes and celebrity R&B singer Tinashe at the stage 48 NYC.
In 2018, She created visuals and did live visuals for Africa Now! featuring DJ Black Coffee at Apollo Theater. She was invited as one of the panels for the panel discussion " Visual Arts in Entertainment" presented by the Apollo theater education program at Apollo theater in June 2018.
She made Audio-Visual projection mapping art installation for Earth day event presented by Hudson County Authority Improvement at Hudson River park in April 2018.
She did visuals for No Barrier Summit concert presented by No Barrier USA at Summer Stage in Central Park in October 2018.
In 2019, She succeeded to create one of the NYC's biggest projection mapping video walls which are over 100 feet wide video projection at a dance music event at the warehouse venue in Bushwick, Brooklyn.
Currently, she also teaches VJ & Multimedia Arts at Performing Arts program at St. John's Preparatory High School, Astoria NY.
Press / Media
DJ Tatsuya Radio show at FM West Tokyo (Tokyo JAPAN)
VJ Mamiko Kushida appeared at:
Apollo Theater (NY) / Radio City Music Hall (NY) / Tower Theater (Philadelphia ) / Central Park summer stage (NY) / Paley Center for Media -Museum of Television and Radio- (NY) / Queens Theater (NY) / Jamica Performing Arts Center (NY)
New York, USA: Cielo / House of Yes / Brooklyn Mirrage ( Avant Gardner ) / Brooklyn Steel / Knockdown Center / Sullivan Room / Stage 48
DJs and musicians VJ Mamiko Kushida has worked with:
Carl Craig / Amp Fiddler / Jeff Mills / Derrick Carter / Frankie Knuckles / Mark Farina / Miguel Migs /Alan FitzpartrickI / Easy Mo Bee / NEW ORDER ( opening set with ZGRT) / Ian Erix / Busta Rhymes / Tinashe / Mobb Deep / DJ Black Coffee / TOKiMONSTA and more
Apollo Theater / Million Air / Hudson County Authority Improvement / 1800 Tequila / ShowTime TV network / Zanerobe / No Barrier Summit
St.John's Preparatory School (Queens NY) / Apollo Theater Education program