Kaho Abe is a game designer and media artist based in NYC interested in improving social and personal experiences through the use of technology, fashion and games.
She is currently a Computational Fashion Fellow at Eyebeam Art & Technology Center and the Artist in Residence at the Game Innovation Lab at NYU-Poly. She researches and build games that utilize technology to bring people together face to face. Her projects have appeared in shows and conferences in NYC, Boston, San Jose, the UK, Greece, China and Japan, and have been discussed in various news sources including I.D. Magazine, BBC, Kill Screen Magazine, CNET News, NBC, NY1 and the Japanese newspaper, Asahi Shimbun.
An important part of her practice is sharing her work, methodologies and techniques with youth and adults through teaching classes and workshops on designing and building alternative physical game controllers. She also co-hosts a monthly playtesting event with Come Out and Play at Eyebeam.
Her other passions include film, music and day dreaming.