So Kanno


Email: kannoso@gmail.com

Based in Berlin since 2013, born in Japan in 1984
Artist who makes a lot of robots for artistic experiments.
If you buy me an ice cream, I'll be happy. My favorite flavor is pistatie.

by-Martina-Kohnova


prize

2019 22nd Japan Media Art Festival Excellence Award
2018 21st Japan Media Art Festival Excellence Award
2017 20th Japan Media Art Festival Jury Selection
2015 Tokyo TDC Annual Awards 2016 RGB Prize
2015 1st Takamatsu Media Art Festival Excellent prize
2012 15th Japan Media Art Festival New Face Award
2009 13th Japan Media Art Festival Jury Recommended Works
2009 Gakusei CG contest interactive division Excellent prize
2009 Ars electronica Digiral Music Honorary Mention


 

exhibition

2021 SWARMS, ROBOTS AND POSTNATURE (Art Laboratory Berlin, Berlin)
2021 Humans / Machines (Le Pavillon, Namur)
2021 Canal Connect (Teatros del Canal, Madrid)
2020 VISIBLE SENSIBLE (Fiminco Foundation, Romainville)
2020 NEAR + FUTURES + QUASI + WORLDS (STATE Studio, Berlin)
2020 Lasermice dyad ensembles (Case B, Tokyo)
2019 NTAA'19 (Zebrastraat, Ghent)
2019 Nemo Biennale (104 & Cité Internationale des Arts, Paris)
2019 Festival Ars Electronica (Postcity, Linz)
2019 Japan Media Art Festival (Miraikan, Tokyo)
2019 Japan Media Art Festival Sukagawa (tette, Fukushima)
2018 ERROR Ars Electronica Export (DRIVE. Volkswagen, Berlin)
2018 4th Istanbul Design Biennal (Yapı Kredi Culture Art, Istanbul)
2018 Speculum Artium (Delavski Dom, Trvobjie)
2018 Beijing Media Art Biennale (Central Academy of Fine Arts, Beijing)
2018 Japan Media Art Festival (National Art Center, Roppongi)
2018 TRACE (New Media Gallery, Vancouver)
2018 Stitching Worlds (AIL, Vienna)
2018 Artists & Robots (Grand Palais, Paris)
2017 NÉMO Biennale (104 / Gare de Lyon, Paris)

2017 VIA Festival (le Manège, Maubeuge)

2017 Language Machines (Fondation Vasarely, Aix-en-Provence)

2017 Festival Ars Electronica (Post city, Linz)

2017 Scopitone (Mediacampus, Nantes)

2017 Smart Factory (Le Tetris, Le Havre)
2017 Calculated Imagination (Laforet Museum, Harajuku)
2017 Vanishing Mesh (YCAM, Yamaguchi)
2016 MIG21 (Kibla Portal, Maribor)
2016 Aichi Triennale (Aichi Prefectural Museum of Art, Aichi)
2016 ICC kids program (ICC, Tokyo)
2016 TDC 2016 (kyoto ddd gallery, Kyoto)
2016 TDC 2016 (ginza graphic gallery, Tokyo)
2016 Japan Media Art Festival Aomori (Aomori Museum of Art, Aomori)
2015 LE U (Stereolux, Nantes)
2015 Japan Media Art Festival Kagoshima (Reimeikan, Kagoshima)
2015 Ailleurs en Folie Tokyo (Maison Folie, Mons)
2015 Japan Media Art Festival Toyama (TOYAMA Kirari, Toyama)
2015 Tama Art University 80th Anniversary (Tama Art University, Hachioji)
2015 HUMAN ♥ ROBOT (Spektrum, Berlin)
2015 True Graffiti (Chigasaki City Museum of Art, Chigasaki)
2015 Motion Science (21_21 DESIGN SIGHT, Tokyo)
2015 Public Provocations VII (Colab Gallery, Weil am Rhein)
2015 Art Jog (Taman Budaya Yogyakarta, Yogyakarta)
2015 ICC Open Space 2015 (ICC, Tokyo)
2015 Roppongi Art Night (Midtown Tokyo)
2015 B-Seite (ZEITRAUMEXIT, Mannheim)
2015 CRYPTOBIOSIS (Selasar Sunaryo Art Space, Bandung)
2014 El error maquínico (Cenart, Mexico City)
2014 Sapporo International Art Festival (Chi-ka-ho, Sapporo)
2014 Materializing 2 (Tokyo Art Univ, Ueno)
2014 balrobotov (Artplay, Moscow)
2014 HOW design live (Boston, USA)
2013 Objects of Sound (la Chambre Blanche , Québec)
2013 Solae art project vol.3 (Tokyo electron, Akasaka)
2013 Japan Media Art Festival in Yamanashi(Yamanashi Prefectural Library, Kofu)
2012 Japan Media Art Festival in Hong Kong, PARADE(ArtisTree, Hong Kong)
2012 Japan Media Art Festival in Kobe(KIITO, Kobe)
2012 nocnoc(Guimaraes, Portugal)
2012 mfru(Maribor, Slovenia)
2012 Tokyo Graphic Passport (Tokyo Denki University of trace, Kanda)
2012 Media City Seoul (Seoul Museum of Art, Seoul)
2011 UTOPIA no OSHIRASE(Akibatamabi, Tokyo)
2011 ROBOTINITY – THE NEW ROBOLAB (Ars Electronica Center, Linz)
2010 DESIGN TOUCH Exhibition (Tokyo Midtown)
2010 Device_Art3.010 (Miraikan, Tokyo)
2010 Tipping Point (AXIS gallary, Tokyo)
2010 What Sounds Do We Hear? (ICC, Tokyo)
2010 Japan Media Art Festival (National Art Center, Tokyo)
2009 Device_Art3.009 (Zagreb)
2009 Hands on-Protoryping Prototypes (AXIS gallary, Tokyo)
2009 Asia Digital Art Award Exhibition (Midtown Design Hub, Tokyo)
2009 IAMAS2009 (softpia Japan, Ogaki)
2008 IAMAS Gangu Project – Work in Progress (AXIS gallary, Tokyo)

 

academic

2011~2012 Part time lecturer at Tokyo Zokei University Media Design
2011~2012 Part time lecturer at Tokyo Polytechnic University

 

grants and residences

2018 STARTS Residedency
2017 POLA Art Foundation
2015 Yoshino Gypsum Art Foundation
2013 Japanese Government Overseas Study Program for Artists
2013 La Chambre Blanche