Kaho Abe is a game designer and media artist based in NYC interested in improving social and personal experiences through the use of technology, fashion and games. She is currently the Artist in Residence at the NYU Game Innovation Lab, where she designs and builds games with custom controllers with the hope to bring people together face to face. More recently she has been exploring the possibilities of Costumes as Game Controllers. Kaho shares her work, methodologies and techniques with youth and adults through teaching classes, workshops and afterschool programs. She designs the curriculum for the Playable Fashion Afterschool Program with Ramsey Nasser at Eyebeam. Kaho holds an MFA in Design & Technology from Parsons the New School for Design.