Suguru Goto (Japan/France)

Suguru Goto

is a Japanese composer and a multi-media artist. He is considered as a Japanese new generation composer. He started his career in a contemporary music scene. His recent works involves new technologies in experimental performing art. He invented Virtual Musical Instruments, which are the interfaces between gesture of human and a computer. Sound and video images are controlled by Virtual Music Instrument with computers in real time.
He has been internationally active and has received numerous prizes and fellowships. He has received Boston Symphony Orchestra Fellowship, Koussevitzky Prize from the Tanglewood Music Center, the first prize at the Marzena International Composition Competition in Seattle, U.S.A., was awarded the “Berliner Kompositionaufträge 1993″ by the senate administration for cultural affair, and a prize by the IMC International Rostrum of Composers in UNESCO, Paris.

Suguru Goto participates in

  • VideoChannel
  • On Totalitarism
    Title: Cs0, video, 2004, loop

  • SoundLAB
  • Edition III
    curated by Melody Parker-Carter

    Edition IV – Memoryscapes
    edition04.g. m’scape 06

  • A Virtual Memorial
  • Memorial for the Victims of Terror
    curated by Agricola de Cologne