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Who is VJ Mamiko Kushida?

VJ Mamiko Kushida is New York's most innovative VJ, New Media Artist, Creative Technologist & Art Educator specializing in Projection Mapping, Livestreaming Virtual Production, Metaverse Design and Interactive Visual Experience Design.

Mamiko's team works in a wide range of genres: DJ event, concert, musical theater, corporate event, film shooting, luxury event and fashion event

physically & virtually.


2005: She began her VJ career in Kyoto, Japan.

2008: She moved to  New York. She started VJing at the Sullivan Room, which is the top 100 clubs in the world.

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.

2014: She was nominated for the Best Visual Artist at Brooklyn Nightlife Awards.

2015: Post punk band "ZZZ’s"’s music video “Dystopia” which is directed by her was nominated for Berlin Music Video Awards 2015.

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.

2016: She joined NEW ORDER's USA tour and did opening Visuals for New Order at Radio city music hall (NY) and Tower Theater (Philadelphia).

2017: She created Visual contents for the American POP STAR Ian Erix's UK concert tour. 

She did live visuals for Grammy award winning rapper  Busta Rhymes and celebrity R&B singer Tinashe at the stage 48 NYC.

2018: She created visuals and did live visuals for Africa Now! featuring DJ Black Coffee at Apollo Theater. She was invited  as a panelist to the Apollo theater education program presents " Visual Arts in Entertainment"  at Apollo theater.

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.

2019: She produced the over 100 feet wide projection mapping video wall for Kuna festival (house music event) at the warehouse venue in Bushwick, Brooklyn. It is one of the biggest projection mapping installations in NYC.

2020-present: She launched a virtual production department in 2020. The department is designing Virtual Events and livestreaming events. The team has been creating digital immersive visuals for NYC's nightlife staple Jonathan Peters's livestreaming events every Saturday virtually and remotely.  Also she has been doing projection mapped live visuals for Jonathan Peters' party "Sound Factory" in NYC physically. 

Currently, she also teaches VJ & New Media Arts at Performing Arts program  at St. John's Preparatory High School, Astoria NY.

Press / Media

Radio show:

DJ Tatsuya Radio show at FM West Tokyo (Tokyo JAPAN)

Career interview:

Interview on

Online TV:

interview and live visual on TV program "CheckerBoard Kids"


Interview in EPIC FAIL super win


VJ Mamiko Kushida appeared at:

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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:

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Jonathan Peters (Sound Factory) / 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

Corporate Clients:

Apollo Theater / Million Air / Hudson County Authority Improvement (New Jersey) / 1800 Tequila / ShowTime TV network  /  Zanerobe (Australia) / SunnyBoy Entertainment (California) / No Barrier Summit

Art Education:

St.John's Preparatory School (Queens NY) / Apollo Theater Education program


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