Ryota Kimura

media artist/programmer in Tokyo.

Since the 90's, have been making interactive installations using electronic media,

as well as researching various issues related to the intersection of art & techno-culture/society.

selected exhibitions

- New Images on Moving Image, Terpsichore, Nakano, Tokyo, Japan. (1991)

- Egg of Mobius -Science in Art exhibition, O Art Museum, Shinagawa, Tokyo, Japan. (1992 - 1995)

- SFC Open Research Forum (Toru Iwatake Lab.), Roppongi Hills, Tokyo, Japan. (2003)

- CyberArts2006, O.K Center for Contemporary Art, Linz, Austria. (2006)

- Naked Life, Museum of Contemporary Art Taipei, Taipei, Taiwan. (2006-07)

- Sound & Vision vol.2, ZAIM / space 9001, Yokohama, Japan. (2007)

- IC2007, Tama Art University, Tokyo, Japan. (2007)

- Surveillance and Control, Sala de Arte Contemporaneo Gobierno de Canarias, Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Spain. (2008)

- ≫twdb What’s happening?≪ Der freie offentliche digitale Raum ist immer eine Datenbank, ZKM Media Theater, Karlsruhe, Germany. (2010)

awards, grants etc.

- Finalist for the 6th L'Oreal Art & Science of Color prizes (2003)

- Prix Ars Electronica 2006, Honorary Mention Interactive Art (2006)

- grants from Agency for Cultural Affairs, Government of Japan (2009)

- artist in residence at ZKM | Institute for Visual Media (2009-10)


- B.A. Culture and Representation, the University of Tokyo

- B.A. media design, Faculty of Environmental Information, Keio University

- M.F.A. Inter Media Art, Graduate School of Fine Arts, Tokyo University of the Arts



English / Japanese