IWAI Toshio


A media artist. Born in Aichi, 1962. Received his degree from the Graduate School of Art and Design, University of Tsukuba. Won the Gold Prize at the 17th Contemporary Japanese Art Exhibition in 1985, the youngest winner ever. He has produced many pieces that take as their theme the fusion of light, sound and physicality, including a performance with SAKAMOTO Ryuichi, which won the Grand Prize at Ars Electronica in 1997, and ELECTROPLANKTON for Nintendo DS.
( 2008 )