Ryota Kuwakubo(b. 1971, Japan) received BFA in contemporary art from the University of Tsukuba and he is a professor at IAMAS currently. He began producing works using electricity from 1998, and crossed different areas from electronic devices to interactive installations. He made close-up of events occurring at various boundaries between digital and analog, humans and machines, senders and receivers of information Through these activities, he created his own style called 'Device Art’. Her works are held at major art museums and art festivals, including The State Hermitage Museum, and the Ars Electronica Festival in Austria. He is focused on creating works that allow viewers to pour out their inner experiences.


2011     The Tenth Sentiment, Galerie Lucy Mackintosh, Lausanne, Switzerland

2003     TRACES as media, NTT InterCommunication Center, Tokyo, Japan


2017     What is an Art Festival?, Sapporo International Art Festival 2017, Sapporo, Japan

2016     Yebisu International Festival for Art & Alternative Visions 2016, TOP Museum, Tokyo, Japan

2014     Whorled Explorations, Kochi-Muziris Biennale 2014, Mumbai, India

2013     Mono no Aware, The state Hermitage Museum,  Saint-Petersburg, Russia

2011    Ways of Worldmaking, The National Museum of Art, Osaka, Japan

2004    Nam June Paik Award, PhoenixHalle, Dortmund, Germany