Jasper Degens

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This week, the podcast team sits down with teamLab’s Jasper Degens, one of the geniuses behind the Borderless Mori Digital Art Museum. As one of teamLab’s first and only gaijin, Jasper tells us about landing his dream job with zero Japanese and a lot of ingenuity (and persistent e-mailing), plus arriving in Vietnam without a job or plan and teaming up with an engineer/DJ.

And here in Japan it’s festival season! So in our Tokyo Stories Greg hops the mic to tell us what it’s like to actually join a festival – from buying a festive loincloth to shaking a 400 kg portable shrine.

Produced/edited/mixed by Taryn Siegel

Music by Ryan Carter

Links

teamLab homepage

Apply to work at teamLab!

Jasper’s friend Quan’s FB page

Questions for Jasper? E-mail him! jasper@team-lab.com

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