Technoculture, Art and Games (TAG) is an interdisciplinary centre for research/ creation in game studies and design, digital culture and interactive art


Apr 15, 2014

Tuesday Tea with Kaho Abe

The wonderful Kaho Abe is coming to visit. If you don’t already know her and her work, check it out :
She will be around TAG Monday April 14th through Wednesday the 16th working with Lynn and Valerie Walker ( on ideas for a new physical, maybe wearable, game. Or something else exciting and unexpected…
Come and have TEA and CAKE with Kaho on Tuesday afternoon around 4PM in the TAG Lab. She will talk about her new game The Lightning Bug Game –and anything else you want to talk to her about.
WHEN? Tuesday, April 15th, 4PM
WHERE? TAG Lab, EV 11.655, Concordia University


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.

Kaho is currently the Artist in Residence at the NYU Game Innovation Lab, where she designs and builds games with custom controllers with the hope to bring people together face to face. Some of her notable projects include Hit Me!Mary Mack 5000 and Ninja Shadow Warrior. More recently she has been exploring the possibilities of Costumes as Game Controllers.

An important part of her practice is sharing her work, methodologies and techniques with youth and adults through teaching classes, workshops and afterschool programs on designing and building alternative physical game controllers. She is an Educational Fellow at Eyebeam and also co-hosts a monthly playtesting event with Come Out and Playat Eyebeam.

She holds an MFA in Design & Technology from Parsons the New School for Design.

Her other passions include film, music and day dreaming.