Japanese artist and designer Ryota Kuwakubo makes simple but thought-provoking items including jewellery and sculpture. For his AV Festival 08 exhibition he presented us with handmade radios adapted to filter out vowel sounds, transmitting just consonants.
Ryota Kuwakubo is a Japanese multimedia artist, born in 1971 in Tochigi Prefecture. In 1998 he co-produced the project BITMAN with the art unit Maywa Denki. Kuwakubo works with various mediums, most commonly utilising digital or electronic technologies; a typical theme of his work is around contrasting matter.
Curated and produced by AV Festival 08. UK Premiere.
Preview: Thu 6 March 2008, 6-8pm
Thu 28 February - Sat 8 March 2008
University of Sunderland
St Michael's Way
Sunderland SR1 3SD
Mon – Sat 10am-5pm