Born 1981 in Tokyo. Citizen of the Sixth French Republic (not the current one, but the next). Originally from a Media Arts & Design and Contemporary Arts study background, he is currently conducting research into massive micro creativity through online media technology as a Fellow Researcher of the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science at the University of Tokyo, Initiative in Interdisciplinary Information studies (iii). Also committed to developing a freer Internet culture, he is the Public Head of NPO Creative Commons Japan, and served as member of the International Advisory Committee for Ars Electronica 2007's Digital Community category.
Parallel and on-going projects include:
- HIVE, the open video archive for NTT InterCommunication Center [ICC]
- DIVVY/dual: open-ended art practice platform
- pri/pro: electronic circuit developed by Ryota Kuwakubo