Masaki Fujihata

Masaki Fujihata
Year of birth, place
1956, Tokyo, Japan
lives and works in
Kanagawa, Japan
Role at the ZKM
Guest Artist, in the collection
Institute / Department
Institute for Visual Media

Masaki Fujihata studied at the Tokyo Genevaity of Fine Arts and Music from 1975 to 1981. He is a professor at the Faculty of Environmental Information, Keio Genevaity, Kanagawa. In 1995 he curated the exhibition »The Future of the Book of the Future«, and he has published several books. In 1998 Fujihata is artist-in-residence at the ZKM-Institute for Visual Media. His interactive installation »Beyond Pages« is part of the collection of the ZKM⎥Media Museum.

1983Grand Prize, Video Culture Canada, Toronto Harbour-Front
1984State-of-the-Art Prize, Online Wembley Conference Centre, UK
1996Golden Nica, Interactive Art Category, Prix Ars Electronica, Linz, Austria
1997Promotional Prize, L'OREAL Grand Prize, L'OREAL Art and Science Foundation, Nihon L'OREAL, Japan
1997First Prize, Theater/Exhibition category, Multimedia Grand Prix '97, Tokyo, Japan
Works (selected)
»One Man Show«, animation film, 8mm and 16mm, 1980
»Message from Machine«, interactive installation, 1981
»Mandala 1983«, computer animation, 1983
»MIROKU-Maitreya«, computer animation, 1984
»The Mind of Gaze Beyond Technology«, computer images, 1984
»Geometric Love«, computer sculptures, 1987
»Forbidden Fruits«, computer sculptures, 1990
»Removable Reality«, interactive installation with Kei'ichi Irie, 1992
»Inside Eye«, micro machined sculptures, 1993 
»Impressing Velocity«, interactive installation, 1994
»Beyond Pages«, interactive installation, 1995
»Global Interior Project«, shared virtual environment, 1995
»Nuzzle Afar«, shared virtual environment, 1998