Composer and musician Keiichiro Shibuya has created musical works for live performances, films and sound installations. He continuously pushes the boundary between human and technology as he creates works ranging from piano solos to electronic music and opera.
Among his upcoming and recent productions are Super Angels (with Kazushi Ohno and Masahiko Shimada), New National Theatre, Tokyo (2020); Heavy Requiem (with Eizen Fujiwara and Justine Emard), Ars Electronica, AI x Music Festival, Linz, Austria (2019); Scary Beauty (with humanoid android and human orchestra), National Museum of Emerging Science and Innovation, Miraikan, Tokyo (2018); and the first vocaloid opera, THE END, Yamaguchi Center for Arts and Media, Japan (2012), which has also been presented in France, the Netherlands, Germany, Denmark, Georgia, Australia and the United Arab Emirates. Shibuya’s music label, established with Maria in 2002, is a collective of design, video and technology artists that releases electroacoustic works by a number of international artists.
Shibuya holds a bachelor’s degree in music composition from the Tokyo University of the Arts (2002). Born in 1973 in Tokyo, he currently lives and works in Tokyo and Paris.
Inter-Resonance: Inter-Organics (2019)