The Spirit of Obon with Nobuko Miyamoto is installed as part of NI DO TO, one of three components of the Sankei project, presented by Georgia Tech Arts and created in collaboration with a team of partners led by KAMBARA+. Learn more about the Sankei project.
Hologram Technology Developed by Yayoi Kambara, John Crawford, Onur Topal-Sümer, Milka Trajkova, and Kris Pilcher.
Captured at MetaStage Studios
“Kangie” was commissioned by the Buddhist Churches of America Music Committee.
Choreography: Nobuko Miyamoto. Music: Nobuko Miyamoto (composer, lyricist, vocals). Derek Nakamoto: Composer, arranger. Isaku Kageyama: Taiko. Mike Penny: Shamisen. Mark Izu: Sho. Kaoru Watanabe: Shinobue, ryuteki. Kenny Endo: Tsuzumi, percussion. Nancy Sekizawa: Vocals. Helen Ota: Vocals. Reverend Masao Kodani: Vocals. Reverend Ryuta Furumoto: Vocals. Recorded at The Nest, Los Angeles; Chris Sorem: Sound Engineer.