Suguru Goto’s Cymatics at Watermans

Date: 7 January 2012 – 19 February 2012
Venue: Watermans, Brentford

Japanese artist Suguru Goto has created an installation Cymatics, as part of Waterman’s International Festival of Digital Art. A kinetic sculpture and sound installation that expresses the artist’s vision of nature through a series of symbolic elements that are used harmoniously in a technological context, the main materials used in Cymatics are sound and liquid.

Suguru Goto has been internationally active and has received numerous prizes and fellowships. Now based in Paris, he is considered one of the most innovative and the mouthpiece of a new generation of Japanese artists. His works have been performed in major festivals, such as Resonaces/IRCAM, Sonar, ICC, Haus der Kultures der Welt, ISEA, NIME, AV Festival, STRP Festival 2009, Venice Biennale. He has been producing computer music and researching at the group Gestural Controller in IRCAM, Paris since 1995. Lately, he has been working for Brass instrument robots with Artificial Mouth at IRCAM, as well. His RoboticMusic was shown at the 53rd Venice Biennale 2009 in Italy.

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