Cesar Harada, M.A.
M.A. is Inventor and Developer of Oil Spill Cleaning technology at
Protei; Founder at
World Environment Action;
TED Fellow 2010 at TED Conferences; Coordinator, designer at
Open_Sailing; Designer, Performer at SUPERsomething (Netherlands);
Designer, performer at MIDI6, Design, Event organization,
Performance (France); and
Owner at cesarharada.com.
Cesar graduated as Section’s Major in the Applied Arts section of Ecole Boulle with historical results (special Mention “Tres Bien” in 2001. In 2006 he completed the animation course at Ecole Nationale Supérieure des Arts Décoratifs Paris (ENSAD Paris), and studied graphic design at Central Saint Martins, London UK as an exchange student (A+ grade). He studied industrial design at the ENSCI Les Ateliers Saint-Sabin as a part-time student, building a trimaran boat on which he travelled and made an animation film. He wrote his ENSAD thesis on the subject of Troubles in Space Perception (2005), and wrote the first version of Open_Architecture(2009) at the Royal College of Art.
Cesar taught graphic design at the Ecole Nationale Supérieure des Architecture (ENSA Versailles) while earning a Masters degree in New Media Arts at Paris 8 University. He published HARADA an retrospective book about the work of his father the sculptor Tetsuo Harada, launched at the Pompidou Center. Cesar studied Design Interactions at the Royal College of Art, his final project is Open_Sailing, a collaborative project with which he won the ARS Electronica [Next Idea] grant, the Sustainable art Award BASH, and the earthcam awards.
His films and performances have been screened in many festivals and international venues such as the Pompidou Center Paris, Museo Reina Sofia Madrid, Niigata museum of contemporary Art JP, Miller Gallery Pittsburgh USA, Polychronopoulos art center in Athens, and the ArtEz Academy NL. He lectured at the V2_ Institute for the unstable Media Rotterdam, Barbican London, CCCB Barcelona, Goldsmiths University London, and MIT Cambridge.
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