ABOUT

IroSpark is a Japan-based studio created by Ria Ama with a vision to infuse joy into life.   Using colorful palettes and lights, her work spans mural painting, video art, and projection mapping for interior spaces and exterior facades.

Commissions and collaboration are always welcome.

IroSpark は Ria Ama がディレクションをするアートデザインスタジオです。「ワクワクを日常に」をモットーに、カラフルな色彩と光を使って壁画やファサード、プロジェクションマッピングによる空間演出を作成します。
 コミッション、コラボレーションはお気軽にお問い合わせ下さい。
 

ABOUT RIA AMA

Ria is an artist and a designer whose practice spans art, animation, and textile design.  She has a deep love of experimenting in colors, patterns, and lights.
 
A graduate in Textile Design from Parsons School of Design, and Animation and Digital Arts from USC Cinematic Arts, her work has been screened on various large facades in Lebanon, Saudi Arabia, Hong Kong, Doha, Miami, and Los Angeles; and  her animation work has screened internationally at numerous festivals receiving various awards and nominations.
Ria’s recent art work can be viewed at www.riaama.com
 
神戸市生まれ。アート、デジタルメディア、テキスタイルデザインの経歴をもつアーティスト兼デザイナー。色彩と光を得意とする作品を制作している。
ニューヨーク・パーソンズスクールではテキスタイルを、南カリフォルニア大学院ではアニメーション・デジタルアートを習得。レバノン、サウジアラビア、香港、ドーハ、マイアミ、ロサンゼルスにて建築と統合された大規模のビデオアートを発表。また世界中の映画祭に多数入選、ノミネート、金賞を受賞している。

アート作品ウェブサイト:www.riaama.com

 

AWARDS / 受賞 

    • 2010 Best Animated Short, The Maverick Movie Awards, CT, USA
    • 2010 Grand Jury Award for Best Animation, Washington DC Independent Film Festival, DC, USA
    • 2010 Best Animated Film, Tallahassee Film Festival, FL, USA
    • 2010 Best Animated Short, Geneva Film Festival, IL, USA
    • 2010 Best Animated Film, BANGKOK INDIEFEST, Bangkok, Thailand
    • 2010 Nominated for Best Animation, The Female Eye Film Festival, Toronto, Canada
    • 2010 Nominated for Best Animation, Fallbrook Film Festival, CA, USA

LIVE PERFORMANCES / コンサート

  • Pictures at an Exhibition “Great Gate of Kiev”
      • 2015 Santa Barbara Live, The Granada Theatre, USA
      • 2011 The New World Symphony, Miami, USA

INSTALLATIONS / インスタレーション

      • 2015 Marriott Los Angeles L.A. Live, Los Angeles, USA
      • 2015 ITCC Towers, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
      • 2014 China Construction Bank, Hong Kong, China
      • 2014 Cinema City, Beirut, Lebanon

FESTIVALS / 映画祭

  • Mu -emptiness-
      • 2011 Culture Unplugged Festivals – Spirit Enlightened, India, USA, Indonesia and New Zealand
      • 2011 CAMBOFEST, Cambodia
      • 2010 HIROSHIMA, Hiroshima, Japan
      • 2010 LA Asian Pacific Film Festival, CA, USA
      • 2010 Athens International Film and Video Festival, OH, USA
      • 2010 3rd International Animated Film Animator, Poznan, Poland
      • 2010 I’VE SEEN FILMS – INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL, Milan, Italy
      • 2010 Tallahassee Film Festival, FL, USA
      • 2010 The Female Eye Film Festival, Toronto, Canada
      • 2010 EUROPEAN SPIRITUAL FILM FESTIVAL, Paris, France
      • 2010 Dam Short Film Festival, NV, USA
      • 2010 Garden State Film Festival, NJ, USA
      • 2010 Sunscreen Film Festival, FL, USA
      • 2010 BARE BONES International Film & Music Festival, OK, USA
      • 2010 The Delta International Film and Video Festival, MS, USA
      • 2010 Kent film festival, CT, USA
      • 2010 Indie Spirit Film Festival, CO, USA
      • 2010 Memphis international film fest, TN, USA
      • 2010 2nd Annual River Bend Film Festival, IN, USA
      • 2010 Maryland Film Festival, MD, USA
      • 2010 360 | 365 George Eastman House Film Festival, NY, USA
      • 2010 Vesak – Buddhist Film Festival, Colombo, Sri Lanka
      • 2010 SouthSide Film Festival, PA, USA
      • 2010 New Hope Film Festival, PA, USA
      • 2010 Shambhala Arts Festival, CA, USA
      • 2010 Sea Breeze Film Festival, FL, USA
      • 2010 Kyoto International Student Film and Video Festival, Kyoto, Japan
      • 2010 Zero Film Festival, NY, CA, FL, USA
      • 2010 AGUILAR DE CAMPOO SHORT FILM FESTIVAL, Spain
      • 2010 Federation Square, Australia

Snow

      • 2011 iotaSalon, CA, USA
      • 2010 Anthology Film Archives, “NewFilmMakers Animation” program, NY
      • 2009 First Frame, DGA Theater, CA, USA
      • 2008 Animation and Digital Arts Show, Chapman Windows, CA

Nowhere Here

      • 2008 The Big Wall, Oakland, CA, USA
      • 2008 Brigade Parade, Chapman Windows, CA, USA
      • 2008 First Look, DGA Theater, CA, USA
      • 2007 Cannes Film Festival, Reel Ideas Studio, France
      • 2007 The 6th Miami Short Film Festival,FL
      • 2007 Victory Media Network, Dallas, TX
      • 2007 MadCat 11th Women’s International Film Festival, Installation,CA

Violent Growth

    • 2008 Brigade Parade, Chapman Windows, CA, USA
    • 2008 First Look, DGA Theater, CA, USA

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