Hello! we are usaginingen is a duo of artists, Shinichi Hirai and Emi Hirai. “Usagi” means “rabbit” and “Ningen” means “human” in Japanese, so “Usagi+Ningen” together makes “rabbit human”. We perform as an audio/visual artist duo, with visual and music equipment we have invented.
We have performed at international music, art, Film festivals and educational institutions, including Fusion Festival[DE], Vision’R Festival[FR], roBOt07 Festival[IT], Flatpack Film Festival[UK], Antimatter Media Art[CA] and Barents Spektakel[NO,RU]. In 2014, We are awarded the Iceland Reykjavik Visual Music Punto y Raya Festival in the Live Cinema category. We have performed 21 countries 51 cities (as of January 2017)