Japan

Yuya Tsukahara

Yuya Tsukahara
Yuya Tsukahara was born in 1970 and is currently based in Osaka. Along with dancer Masaru Kakio, in 2006 he formed the unit contact Gonzo, which began an improvisational style of physical practice resembling a fist fight. They describe their approach as “Philosophy of pain, technique of contact” and perform in parks and on the...

Tomoko Momiyama

Tomoko Momiyama
Born in 1977 and currently based in Tokyo, Japan, Tomoko works internationally as a music composer and producer of site-specific projects. By intervening in the relationships between people and their environments, she weaves diverse narratives into multilayered music and questions what is home in today’s society. In search of music that is contemporary and folk...

Masamitsu Araki

Masamitsu Araki
Born in 1981, Masamitsu Araki currently lives in Kyoto, Japan. Using sound documentation and field recording methods, he creates audio environments that combine sounds with everyday phenomena and documentation. Araki’s work extends across media and formats, encompassing a theater piece made with multitrack speakers and sculpture, sound installations, and sound sources. His other projects include:...