Monday 27 March 2017, 7.30pm
Mari Ohno is a sound artist, based in London and Tokyo. She is a PhD student studying sound and science at Goldsmiths, University of London. Most of her works are sound installation and performance, which are focused on the cross-discipline areas of sound, computational, and biological arts, to explore the boundary between living and non-living. She has been selected for a residency as one of two composers for the Embedded programme organized by Sound and Music (UK), and is spending 18 months in residence at Cafe OTO.
Her works have been presented at various venues, including the Museum of Contemporary Art Tokyo (Japan), Tokyo Wonder Site (Japan), Cafe OTO (UK), among others. In addition, She has presented her projects at international conferences, such as ISEA and NIME.
She has been selected for prestigious competitions, including the Grand Prix of Tokyo Sonic Art Award, the Jury Selection of Japan Media Arts Festival, and the Nomination of BLOOOM Award by Warsteiner in Germany.