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Akihiro Kubota
Akihiro Kubota
AKIHIRO KUBOTA
Akihiro Kubota is a professor at the Information Design Department and director of the Media Center at Tama Art University. He graduated with a doctorate in engineering from the Graduate School of Engineering at the University of Tokyo. Kubota has pioneered a wide range of projects, such as the ARTSAT project, the world’s first nano art satellite and 3D-printed artwork to be successfully launched into deep space. His team’s ARTSAT1:INVADER won the Award of Distinction in the Hybrid Art category at Prix Ars Electronica 2015, and he received the 66th Minister of Education Award for Fine Arts (Media Arts Division) for the ARTSAT project. He is the author of Kieyuku konpyu-taa (Disappearing Computer-Human Interface, 1999), co-author of Post-Techno(logy) Music (2001), and translation supervisor of the Japanese editions of Form+Code in Design, Architecture, and Art (2011), Visual Complexity: Mapping Patterns of Information (by Manuel Lima, 2012), Generative Art: A Practical Guide Using Processing (by Matt Pearson, 2012), and Handmade Electronic Music: The Art of Hardware Hacking (by Nicolas Collins, 2013).