加藤 明洋 / Akihiro KATO
Born in 1992. Media artist. Based in Tokyo since 2021. He holds a master's degree in Media Expression from the Institute of Advanced Media Arts and Sciences (IAMAS). He creates works that depict the relationship between technology and society through a combination of digital/physical media. Works include "TRUSTLESS LIFE" and "BAIS," which depict the possibilities and challenges of a society in which blockchain technology is applied through board games, and "WAN NYAN WARS," a project that questions the value of NFT by depicting the battle between dog factions and cat factions.
Education and job history
2019.4 - 2022.9 Startbahn inc. Engineer
2018.3 - 2019.3 Hakbee Lanka.inc Engineer
2016.4 - 2018.3 Institutes Advanced Media Arts and Science Graduated from Graduate School of Media Expression.
2010.4 - 2014.3 Chukyo Univ, Department of Information Media Engineering, Faculty of Information Science and Technology
Awards
Finalist at WIRED CREATIVE HACK AWARD 2021 [BAIS]
Sony Special Prize at WIRED Creative Hack Award 2018. [TRUSTLESS LIFE]
Excellence Award at Digital contents category at International Students Creative Award 2018 . [TRUSTLESS LIFE]
Finalist at YouFab Global Creative Awards 2018. [TRUSTLESS LIFE]
Media Ambition Tokyo Award and Miraikan Award at Campus Geneus Contest 2018. [TRUSTLESS LIFE]
Finalist at Art category and Entertainment category at Campus Geneus Contest 2018. [TRUSTLESS LIFE]
Jury Prize at Kitakyushu Digital Creator Contest 2018. [TRUSTLESS LIFE]
Exhibition
2022 Oct 29 - Nov 13 Digital Antiques Exhibition, Tokyo, Japan
2022 Jun 25 - ICC Annual 2022: Life / Likeness, Tokyo, Japan
2022 Apr 21 - May 1, Proof of X - NFT as New Media Art, Tokyo, Japan.
2022 Mar 18 - Apr 17, Pola Museum Annex, Tokyo, Japan.
2022 Mar 10 - 16, Art Faire Tokyo 2022, Tokyo, Japan.
2021 Feb 6, BAIS Online Exhibition / Youtube
2020 Jan 11, 15, 18, [TRUSTLESS LIFE Tokyo 2040 / Solo Exhibition] AIKOKO Gallery / Tokyo, Japan
2019 Feb 24 - Mar 3, Media Ambition Tokyo / Tokyo, Japan.
2019 Feb 17 - Mar 3, YouFab 2018 Exhibition Polemica! / Tokyo, Japan.
2019 Feb 16 - 17, CGC Meeting / Tokyo, Japan.
2018 Nov 30 - Dec 2, International Student Creative Award Exhibition 2018 / Osaka, Japan.
2018 Feb, Institute of Advanced Media Arts and Sciences Graduation and Project Research Exhibition 2018 / Gifu, Japan.

Residence

2022 Aug 31 - Oct 14 EUROPEAN MEDIA ART PLATFORM (EMAP) RESIDENCIES, Zagreb, Croatia
1992年愛知県生まれ。情報科学芸術大学院大学(IAMAS)メディア表現研究科修士課程修了。デジタル/フィジカルメディアの組み合わせにより、テクノロジーと社会の関係を描く作品を制作している。作品に、ブロックチェーン技術を応用した社会の可能性と課題をボードゲームを通して描いた「TRUSTLESS LIFE」「BAIS」、犬派と猫派の戦いを描いてNFTの価値を問うプロジェクト「WAN NYAN WARS」などがある。
学歴/職歴
2019.4 - 2022.9 スタートバーン株式会社
2018.3 - 2019.3 Hakbee Lanka.inc
2016.4 - 2018.3 情報科学芸術大学院大学 メディア表現研究科 修了
2010.4 - 2014.3 中京大学情報理工学部情報メディア工学科 卒業
受賞歴
展示歴
2022 Oct 29 - Nov 13 デジタル骨董展ーこれからの価値と所有を考えるー, Tokyo, Japan
2022 Jun 25 - Mar 15 ICC アニュアル 2022 生命的なものたち, Tokyo, Japan
2022 Apr 21 - May 1, Proof of X - NFT as New Media Art, Tokyo, Japan.
2022 Mar 18 - Apr 17, Pola Museum Annex, Tokyo, Japan.
2022 Mar 10 - 16, Art Faire Tokyo 2022, Tokyo, Japan.
2021 Feb 6, BAIS Online Exhibition / Youtube
2020 Jan 11, 15, 18, TRUSTLESS LIFE Tokyo 2040 / Solo Exhibition AIKOKO Gallery / Tokyo, Japan
2019 Feb 24 - Mar 3, Media Ambition Tokyo / Tokyo, Japan.
2019 Feb 17 - Mar 3, YouFab 2018 Exhibition Polemica! / Tokyo, Japan.
2019 Feb 16 - 17, CGC Meeting / Tokyo, Japan.
2018 Nov 30 - Dec 2, International Student Creative Award Exhibition 2018 / Osaka, Japan.
2018 Feb, Institute of Advanced Media Arts and Sciences Graduation and Project Research Exhibition 2018 / Gifu, Japan.

滞在制作

2022 Aug 31 - Oct 14 EUROPEAN MEDIA ART PLATFORM (EMAP) RESIDENCIES, Zagreb, Croatia
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