Suguru Goto / 後藤 英Composer and New Media Artist. He has been internationally active and has received the numerous prizes, such as the honor award of digital music & sound art in Ars Electronica, Austria. His work are played in music festivals around the world, such as Resonance/IRCAM, Tanglewood Music Festival, ICC, SONAR, Haus der Kultures der Welt, ISEA, NIME, Venice Biennale etc. He was previously Assistant Professor of Bordeaux Arts University, an invited composer and researcher at IRCAM, and currently Associate Professor at Tokyo University of the Arts. http://gotolab.geidai.ac.jp/
Masahiro Miwa / 三輪 眞弘
Masahiro Miwa was born in Tokyo in 1958, and formed a rock band in highschool in 1974. In 1978 he moved to Germany to attend the National Academy of Art in Berlin, where he studied composition under Isang Yun. Since 1985 he has studied under Güther Becker at the Robert Schumann National Academy in Düseldorf. He has been teaching computer- and electronic music at the Academy since 1988. In 1986 Miwa began to teach himself computer programming, and has since focused on creating computer music.
Miwa has been the recipient of many awards for his work, including: the Hambacher Prize (Germany, 1985); the Irino Prize (Japan, 1989); second prize in the Music Today Composition Contest (Japan, 1991); first prize in the Concorso Internationale Luigi Russoro (Italy, 1992); and the Muramatsu Award (Japan, 1995).
His works have been performed in Europe, Japan, the United States andCanada. He has been involved in other projects, including collaborations with Akke Wagenaar for interactive computer installations, and a house music album, “Lucky Choi” released by Meldac in 1991, “Rotküpchen-Begleiter” by Rhizome Sketch in 1995, “Gesäge des Ostens” by Fontec in 1998 and 4 CDs of “Ascending Music for the End of Century”
In 1995 he was lecturer at Academy of Media ArtsCologne and since 1996 he is professor at International Academy of Media Arts and Sciences , Gifu, Japan. https://www.iamas.ac.jp/~mmiwa/ToDo.html
Kanta Horio / 堀尾 寛太
Artist/Engineer, HORIO Kanta (b.1978) began to develop his own sound generating system with physical objects when he studied acoustics and computer music. His performance and installation works are based on spontaneous activities of objects and their interaction with electromagnetic vibration, which explore converting sound, light, magnetism and movement. He is also professional engineer of electronic devices, now focusing on musical instruments which combine user interface and physical vibration. Throughout his activities, he focuses natural and spontaneous relationship between machines and sound. Currently based in Tokyo.
Jean-Marc Pelletier / ペルティエ・ジャン＝マルク
media designer and educator from Montréal, Canada living in Japan. I am currently an associate professor at Nagoya Zokei University of Art and Design.
My research interests include interactive media, electronic music, sound design, game design, cross-modal perception and developing creative tools.
Shintaro Kamijyo / 上條 慎太郎
Graduated from Tokyo Art University Graduate School of Image Studies. Visual theory / commentary VisualBrains, study the film recording in Sadaharu Horiuchi. While acting as a film recording engineer, sound engineer, and programmer since around 2008, he presides over the electronic music label “+ MUS” and distributes the works of leading artists. Belongs to Rhizomatiks.since 2015.