YURI SUZUKI

ABOUT

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YURI SUZUKI

Physical, Sound Art and Design

Born in Tokyo, Japan 1980

Live in London, UK 2004-

Yuri Suzuki is a sound artist, designer and electronic musician who produces work that explores

the realms of sound through exquisitely designed pieces.

Suzuki was born in Tokyo in 1980. between 1999 and 2005 he worked for Japanese art unit

Maywa Denki, where he developed a strong interest in music and technology. In 2005 he moved

to London to study at the Royal College of Art. during this time he worked on some projects for

Yamaha and Moritz Waldemeyer, and after his graduation in 2008 he opened his own studio in London.

Suzuki’s work raises questions of the relation between sound and people and how music and sound

affect people’s mind. Suzuki’s sound art pieces and installations have been shown in exhibitions

all around the world.

In 2013, he was appointed as a platform tutor Design Products department in Royal College of Art London,

also started associate position for DisneyNew Radiophonic Workshop and Teenage Engineering.

Same year, founded Yuri Suzuki Creative Lab which is R&D consultancy for several company such as Widen and Kennedy,

KKoutlet and AIAIAI,



EDUCATIONS


2010

Certificate of Advanced Studies in Augmented Reality

Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne+Ecole Cantonale d’art de Lausanne, Lausanne, Switzerland

2006-2008

MA Design Products

Royal College of Art, London, UK


WORK EXPERIENCES


2013-

Tutor, Royal College of Art

Design Associate, Walt Disney Research

Creative Director and Founder, Dentaku Ltd

2012-

Visiting Artist, Teenage Engineering

2010-2011

Head of Design Team 2, Teenage Engineering

2007

Assistant work, Moritz Waldemeyer

Internship, YAMAHA

1999-2005

Assistant work, MAYWADENKI


TEACHING EXPERIENCES


2013

TUTOR, Design Products, Royal College of Art, London UK

LECTURE, Visiting Tutor, Art Center College of Design, Pasadena LA

LECTURE, Disney Research Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh

LECTURE, The Oslo School of Architecture and Design – AHO, Oslo

VISITING LECTURER, 3D Design department Plymouth University, Plymouth

2012

LECTURE, Design Products Department Royal College of Art, London

LECTURE and WORKSHOP, Ecole cantonale d’art de Lausanne, Lausanne

LECTURE, Bath Spa University, Bath

LECTURE, Camberwell College of Arts, London

LECTURE, London College of Communication, London

LECTURE, Ecole cantonale d’art de Lausanne, Lausanne

LECTURE, Middlesex University, London

LECTURE, Art Center College of Design, Pasadena LA

2011

LECTURE and WORKSHOP, HFG, Karlsruhe

GUEST TEACHER, National Academy of the Arts, Oslo

LECTURE, Design Interaction, Royal College of Art, London

LECTURE, Hyper Island, Stockholm

EXTERNAL ADVISOR, Experience Design Group, Konstfack, Stockholm

2010

WORKSHOP, LECTURE, PROJECT LEADER, Design Products, Royal College of Art, London

WORKSHOP, LECTURE, Konstofack, Stockholm

2009

VISITING TUTOUR, Nagaoka Art University, Japan

WORKSHOP, Kyoto Art University, Japan

2008-2009

PROJECT ASSISTANT, Royal College of Art

2008

TEACHING ASSISTANT for Fiona Raby and Roger Ibars, Musashino Art University, Tokyo

WORKSHOP, Nihon University, Tokyo, Japan

LECTURE, Bath Spa University, Bath, UK


COMPETITIONS and AWARDS


2013

Prix Ars Electronica, Sound Art category, Honorary Mention

Prix Ars Electronica, Interactive Art category, Honorary Mention

2012

Finalist PAD Award, Pavilion of Art and Design

Designers in Residence, Design Museum London

2010

Grant for Certificate of Advanced Studies in Augmented Reality, ECAL+EPFL lab

2009

Prix Ars Electronica, Interactive Art category, Honorary Mention

Nomination, Design of the Future Award 2009, DesignMiami

2008

RCA Society and Themes & Hudson Art Book Prize”, Winner

Art Grant, Agency for cultural aairs (Bunkatyo), Japan

Germany design council “Light for the future 2008″, Upcomming designer Winner

Design Boom “Dining in 2015″ contest, Finalist

2004

Raymond Loewy Foundation Lucky Strike Junior Designer Award, FinalistSelected EXHIBITIONS and PERFORMANCES and LECTURES


EXHIBITIONS, LECTURES and JURY


2013

SOLO EXHIBITION “JUKE BOX Meets TATE BRITAIN”, TATE BRITAIN, London, UK

EXHIBITION “SHOW CASE”, Tokyo, Japan

EXHIBITION “Garden of Russolo”, V&A, London, UK

EXHIBITION “Sound Matters”, London, UK

SOLO EXHIBITION “Looks Like Music”, Mudam, Luxembourg

EXHIBITION “Cyber Arts”, Linz, Austria

EXHIBITION “Total Recall ARS Electronica”, Linz, Austria

EXHIBITION “Invisible Design”, Milan, Italy

EXHIBITION “Afro Future”, Milan, Italy

JURY “Summer Research Residency Program, Art Center College of Design”

JURY “D&AD Award, Crafts for Design Category”

TALK, Istituto Giapponese di Cultura, Rome, Italy

EXHIBITION “DOS – Disegnare Oggetti Sonori (Designing Sound Objects)”, Rome, Italy

TALK “KIKK Festival”, Belgium

TALK “Exploring the impact of our culture on our design”, Daiwa Foundation, London

EXHIBITION “Mark-ing”, Gallery Libby Sellers, London

2012

TALK, Pechakucha Night, Design Museum,London

WORKSHOP, Get Into Interactive Design, Design Museum,London

WORKSHOP, Family Day, Design Museum,London

EXHIBITION, PAD Award, Pavilion of Art and Design,London

EXHIBITION, Designers in Residence 2012, Design Museum,London

TALK and WORKSHOP, Electric Futures: Vauxhall Ampera Technology Week, London

TALK, Google Campus, London

EXHIBITION, VOLT festival, Uppsala

TALK and WORKSHOP, IDEO, Palo Alto, San Francisco

WORKSHOP “Deloitte Family Day” Serpentine Gallery, London

TALK, Google Campus, Stockholm

EXHIBITION and TALK “FILE festival” Rio De Janeiro, Brazil

TALK, Watershed, Bristol

2011

EXHIBITION “MUSARC” St Bartholomew the Great , London

WORKSHOP “Deloitte Family Day” Serpentine Gallery, London

EXHIBITION “New Energy in design and art” Rotterdam, Netherlands

EXHIBITION “Breakfast Machine at Ba to Ma”, Tokyo, Japan

EXHIBITION “Mark-ing DesignTide”, Tokyo, Japan

EXHIBITION “After the Bit Rush ” Eindhoven, Netherlands

EXHIBITION “Give Me More” London, UK

EXHIBITION “Object Abuse” London, UK

TALK “Corner College” Zurich, Switzerland

EXHIBITION “Political Objects” London, UK

EXHIBITION “Mediascape” Seoul, South Korea

EXHIBITION “Pacific” Los Angeles, USA
Exhibition “Tweet Art Fair” Utrecht, Netherlands

2010

TALK ”Pacha Kucha Night” Stockholm, Sweden

EXHIBITION ”Tag! Base! Hide and Seek” in collaboration with Abake, Torun, Poland

EXHIBITION “SECI Exhibition” Sao Paulo, Brazil

EXHIBITION “Design Tide Tokyo”, Tokyo, Japan

EXHIBITION “Yuri Suzuki in KKoutlet”, London, UK

EXHIBITION “Mal au Pixels”, Paris, France

EXHIBITION “Good Vibrations”, Neerpelt , Belgium

EXHIBITION “Give Me More”, Berlin , Germany

EXHIBITION “Tokyo Story”, Tokyo, Japan

EXHIBITION “CyberArts Japan, 30 years of ARS electronica”, Tokyo, Japan

EXHIBITION and WORKSHOP “Random Access”, Seoul, South Korea

EXHIBITION with Abake”SUZUKI ÅFFICE”, Tokyo, Japan

2009

TALK “Yuri Suzuki remix of design”, Tokyo, Japan

EXHIBITION “Silentcity”, New Delhi, India

EXHIBITION and WORKSHOP “Design Made”, London, UK

EXHIBITION, WORKSHOP and LECTURE “TransitioMX”, Mexicocity, Mexico

EXHIBITION Direction & WORKSHOP “Platform21=Jamming”, Amsterdam, Netherlands

EXHIBITION “Cyber Arts 09 Ars Electronica”, Linz, Austria

WORKSHOP and Project “Jerszy Seimour : Coalition of Amateurs”, Mudam, Luxembourg

EXHIBITION & Workshop “L,LL,LLL”, Tokyo, Japan

EXHIBITION & Workshop “Platform21=Repair”, Amsterdam, Netherlands

EXHIBITION “Sonar 2009″, Barcelona, Spain

EXHIBITION & TALK “DMY Berlin”, Berlin, Germany

SOLO EXHIBITION “The Pysical Value of Sound”, Clear Gallery,Tokyo, Japan

EXHIBITION “Futuresonic 2009″, Manchester, UK

TALK “Social Technology Summit”, Manchester, UK

EXHIBITION “Design Miami and Fendi presents Craft Punk Design Performance”, Milan, Italy

EXHIBITION “The Cover of the Book is the beggining of a Journey”, Bristol, UK

2008

EXHIBITION “One object in One object gallery”, Contemporary art center, Lithuania

TALK “We Love Technology Salon”, Yorkshire, UK

EXHIBITION “Looks Like Music in Design Tide Tokyo”, Tokyo, Japan

TALK “Pecha Kucha Night Vol.30″, Tokyo, Japan

EXHIBITION “Tokyo Designer’s week”, Tokyo, Japan

EXHIBITION “Digital Art Festival 2008″, Tokyo, Japan

EXHIBITION “Europian Talent 2008″, Eindhoven, Netherland

EXHIBITION “Nowhere Now_Here”, Asturias, Spain

EXHIBITION “100% material”, London

EXHIBITION “Tent London”, London

TALK “This Happened…”, London

EXHIBITION “On purpose:”, Bristol

WORKSHOP “50 hands”, London

EXHIBITION “The Final Show Royal College of Art”, London

EXHIBITION “Visualisations of the 21st Century City”, London

EXHIBITION “Light of the future 2008″,Messe Frankfurt,Frankfurt

EXHIBITION “Work in Progress Show 2008″, Royal College of Art, London

EXHIBITION “the world of Knock Music” curated by Maywadenki, Gallery Le Bain and Mitate, Tokyo

EXHIBITION “Dining in 2015″, Fiera Milano International, Milano

2007

PERFORMANCE of THEREMIN, Design Museum, London

EXHIBITION “scene of tone” for YAMAHA, Milano Salone 2007, Milano

EXHIBITION “Charming Disaster”, Shorditch Town Hall, London

EXHIBITION and PERFORMANCE “Money Project”, RCA the Great show, London

EXHIBITION “New Moves”, The Aram Gallery, London

EXHIBITION “The Final Show Royal College of Art”, London

EXHIBITION “Light of the future 2008″,Messe Frankfurt,Frankfurt