We will announce finalists in mid-December, Final result will be announced January 2020

YouFab Global Creative Awards 2019

WINNERS

We are thrilled to announce the 16 Winners of the YouFab Global Creative Awards 2018. This year's winners were selected from 158 works from 32 countries.

The Winning Works will be displayed at kudan house (Tokyo) from February 17th to February 24th, 2019.

GRAND PRIZE

Fish Hammer

Fish Hammer

By Neil Mendoza

United States

The goldfish swims around the aquarium, unaware of the sensor above which is communicating its movement to the hammer outside. The fish moves and the hammer crashes down on the miniature furniture outside. This work raises questions related to the influence of humans on the ecosystem.

FIRST PRIZE

Mind in the Machine

Mind in the Machine

By Ani Liu

United States

This piece takes the brainwave signals of the factory worker and programs the machine to create a knit that reflects her cognitive states. It is a project that reflects on the mark of the human hand in the age of mechanical production, as well as all of the anonymous human contributions involved in an economy of automation.

SPECIAL PRIZE

Hack the Natural Objects.

Hack the Natural Objects.

By GADARA

Japan

This device incorporates features such as sensors into "natural objects" such as stones and branches. Through these sensors, users can control output such as volume and brightness by changing the natural object’s positioning. This work explores a scenery where natural things blend seamlessly with technology in an everyday setting.

STUDENT PRIZE

Fusion

Fusion

By MHD Yamen Saraiji, Tomoya Sasaki

Japan

Fusion is a body surrogacy system that aims to reshape the way we communicate and collaborate. It explores a new radical way to use telepresence technology in a hybrid way by combining technology into our bodies and morphing the way of mutual collaboration.

GENERAL PRIZE

Typhoon I

Typhoon I

By Michael Koehle

United States

This is an image of a wave generated by a typhoon transformed into a relief made of paper strips. The force of the wave is felt in the spikes and physicality of the paper.

Kei Wakabayashi

Editor