Still Be Here – Hatsune Miku

by Mari Matsutoya, Laurel Halo, Darren Johnston, LaTurbo Avedon & Martin Sulzer.

Commissioned by CTM Festival and transmediale – festival for art and digital culture berlin in collaboration with donaufestivalstival, Barbican Centre and Metal Liverpool

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First presented at the transmediale/CTM festival for art and digital culture in Berlin, Still Be Here is a concert performance/essay portrait based on the cult figure Hatsune Miku.

Lyrics collected and randomized from: 1925, Freely Tomorrow, Tell Your World, Sayonara World End, Melt, Karakuri Pierot, Tachycardia, Packaged, Akatsuki Arrival, Kosuro Voc@loid, Dead End, Maigono Ribbon, Your Diva, My Time, World’s End Umbrella

By LaTurbo Avedon, Laurel Halo, Darren Johnston, Mari Matsutoya and Martin Sulzer.

Many thanks to Crypton Future Media, Hiroyuki Ito, Mitsuhiro Takemura, Telematique, Kazuma Glenn Motomura, Rudolph Arnold, Anne Oren

Special thanks to models TDA Hatsune Miku Append, Mamama’s Hatsune Miku Appearance and software MMD Tool, Nitroman, MMD Transporter, Eiichi Takebuchi, Mikumikudance/Yu Higuchi, Mikumikumoving/Mogg, Mikumikucapture/Buitt.

This work features an adaptation of Hatsune Miku © Crypton Future Media, Inc. 2007, licensed under CC-BY-NC

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