March On Festival: Monster Hunt

9 March – 20 March 2022 Esplanade, Various Locations A mysterious outlaw attacked the visiting circus Moe’s Mystical Menagerie and has let three monsters loose at Esplanade. The ringmaster offers a bounty for capturing the escapees in time for the […]

Otah & Friends: Camp Stardust

November 2021 National Museum & Centrepoint Camp Stardust is the 4th installment of Otah’s adventures and our third escape room commission from El Masnou. It is another fun filled escape room adventure for the kids, and Hakono worked closely with […]

Draw Me a Sheep

6 – 17 September 2021 Nanyang Academy of Fine Arts Draw Me a Sheep is a student exhibition by NAFA’s Fine Art course, where students were tasked to develop tech driven artwork inspired by new technology or fringe tech like […]

Train of Thought

30 July – 30 September 2021 Our Tampines Hub The Train of Thought is a subway-sandwich sized locomotive which runs within a miniature landscape of the mind built from wood and teeming with activity from kinetic & acoustic fittings and […]

Otah & Friends: Blast Off & Grocery Run

June 2021 Gardens by the Bay & Suntec City Our first escape rooms with client El Masnou, Otah & Friends is a wonderful adventure for children with their lovable mascot otter, Otah. A beautiful and immersive experience for both parent […]

Echo Grid: ITE Workshop

November 2020 Institute of Technical Education (Central) The Echo Grid was a commission by ITE to conduct a workshop for their Electrical Engineering students, engaging their skills to collaborate and develop a kinetic artwork. We put forth a design of […]

Waiting Machine

10 October – 18 October 2020 Comma Space “The Waiting Machine” explores the moments and experience of time when we are kept in waiting. Waiting reflects a peculiar moment of human experience, in situations such as taking our place in the […]


25 August – 30 August 2020 Substation Gallery Exploring novel ways to use and abuse electronic circuits and smart home devices, Echo is a series of artistic experiments where familiar objects and things found in the home are transformed into […]

Open Studios

3 April – 5 April 2020 Narrow Marrow, Georgetown, Penang (Cancelled) Zhng my Kopi-pengKinetic Sculpture by Yang Jie (2020) 500 x 500 x  400(h) mm In the Pursuit of a ‘better life’Or for the sake of it.It is in the […]

PAssionArts Festival

27 July – 29 July 2019 Pasir Ris Park Area 3 For the PAssionArts Festival at Pasir Ris Park we created a colourful sculpture that activates bells as you dash between and under the archways that represent a turtle’s domed […]

Sensory Anchors

26 July – 31 October 2019 Esplanade Community Wall, Level 3 There is a propensity to overlook the moments and experiences that fill daily life. These routine activities and actions well integrated into everyday life are often taken for granted […]


2018 – 2019 Bakudan was the first production of Hakono. I initially started this venture with Yang Jie to create games and events for small to large groups, and our first product was a form of portable escape room. The […]