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Artist Talk: Tetsu Kondo

Tetsu Kondo gives an artist talk about his work, from drawing, software development, and installation to creating original musical instruments, both acoustic and digital.

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28 October 2014
1 p.m. - 2 p.m.

UCLA Game Lab co-sponsored Tetsu Kondo’s talk with UCLA Software Studio. Tetsu Kondo is Japanese media designer, artist, musician, programmer and educator. His works range from drawing, software development, and installation to creating original musical instruments both acoustic and digital. He received an MFA from NYU, Interactive Telecommunications Program (ITP). He performs and presents his work internationally in various new media and music venues such as Musicacoustica 2005 at The China Electronic Music Center Beijing, FILE 2009, Hipersonica in Sao Paulo, Brazil, Eyebeam in NYC, Museo Universitario de Arte Contempor├íneo (MUAC), CENART Centro Multimedia Center in Mexico City, and Inter Communication Center (ICC) in Tokyo. He is a full time professor at Tokyo Polytechnic (Kougei) University in Tokyo, where he teaches art, design and programming. And also teaches part time at Nagoya University of Arts and Nagoya National University. He has worked collaboratively with musicians and artists such as BUN (Fumitake Tamura), Takamasa Aoki, Jeff Feddersen, Amit Pitaru and others.