Cesar Harada, from a French-Japanese background, studied
music, glass-blowing and judo. He has been assistant to sculptor Tetsuo Harada, to William
Kentridge's 2004 animation, and to
Kobayashi's traditional Japanese carpentry.
Harada studied graphic design (Saint Martin, London), animation film (Ecole Nationale Supérieure des Arts Décoratifs ENSAD, Paris), and
industrial design (ENSCI Les Ateliers Saint-Sabin). While completing his Masters in New Media Arts (Paris 8), he taught graphic design at the National Superior School of Architecture
of Versailles and worked as cameraman for the live performances
"jeudiz" at the Pompidou. Harada studies
Design Interactions at the Royal College of Art London.
Harada's work and films have been shown in Europe; as performer he took part in Urban Space Station Sofia with Natalie Jeremijenko and Angel Borrego, Reina Sofia Museum Madrid, July 2008.
Cesar Harada: http://www.cesarharada.com
Harada presented Open_Sailing during V2_'s Test_Lab: What Crisis?!, which won the Sustainable Arts Award 2009.
Open Sailing website:http://www.opensailing.net/blog/ and
Interview about Open Sailing: http://www.we-make-money-not-art.com/archives/rcashow/.