CV

田中堅大

ギタリスト/サウンドアーティスト/都市作曲家。1993年、東京生まれ。
都市論や社会科学の理論を音楽制作に応用することで、音楽の可能性を拡張することを試みている。フィールドレコーディングで採集した環境音やポエトリー・リーディングなどを素材に、ライブコーディング技術を用いてリズムを紡ぎ、そのうえにギターを多層に重ねることで演奏や音源制作も行なっている。現在ギターワークを中心に構成したソロアルバムを制作中。
2018年に8月18日、蓮沼執太フルフィル『FULLPHONY』(すみだトリフォニーホール)に出演。
2015年に音楽を取り巻く環境への批評zine『jingle』を創刊し、2018年に続編となる『jingle 002』を発表。

2017年に慶應義塾大学環境情報学部を卒業し、その後、慶應義塾大学大学院政策・メディア研究科修士課程x-DESIGNプログラムに在籍(水野大二郎研究室所属)。
2019年9月よりゲント王立芸術大学院を拠点としたプログラムEuropean Postgraduate Arts in Soundに参加予定。



Kenta Tanaka (JP)

Guitarist / Transdisciplinary Sound Artist / Urban Composer
Born in Tokyo in 1993, is an urban composer and sound artist whose work focuses on creating music inspired by urban theories and design research. His work attempts to explore the possibilities of applying social science theories like urban complexity in the eld of audiovisual arts. He is currently studying sound studies & design research in the “x-DESIGN” masters program at Graduate School of Media and Governance, Keio University.



Education

Tokyo, JP - April 2012 - March 2017
KEIO UNIVERSITY
Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) in Environment and Information Studies in the “x-DESIGN” Program
Major: Design Research, Media Design, and Urban Studies
Research Theme: Urban Rhythmanalysis and Interactive Media Design

Tokyo, JP - April 2017 - Present
KEIO UNIVERSITY
Graduate School of Media and Governance in the “x-DESIGN” Master Program
Major: Design Research, Urban Studies, and Sound Studies
Research Theme: Urban Design and Sound Art

NY, US - September 2016 - December 2016
NEW YORK UNIVERSITY
Study abroad coursework in Journalism: Print and Digital Media

NY, US - January 2017 - Autumn 2017
PARSONS THE NEW SCHOOL OF DESIGN
Study abroad coursework in Graphic and Digital Design

OXFORD, UK - August 2013 - September 2013
UNIVERSITY OF OXFORD
Study abroad coursework in Summer School at Lincoln College: Plays and Politics



Selected Exhibitions

Shibuya Creative Center Exhibition: Closed Trial
Design Koishikawa, Tokyo, Japan - February 4th 2018

The STARTS Prize exhibition: the Ars Electronica Festival 2017.
2017.09.7-09.11. Linz. Austria.

Lab 1: OTON GLASS Design Gallery / 21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art, Kanazawa, Japan
April 8th - July 23rd 2017

Daijiro Mizuno Laboratory Exhibition: Design Inquiry Ikejiri Institute of Design, Tokyo, Japan
April 26th - 27th 2015



Skills

Skills: Composition, Sound Programming ,Sound Design, Graphic Design, Editorial Design, Digital Fabrication
Softwares: Adobe Illustrator, InDesign, Photoshop, Ableton Live, and Rhinoceros
Sound Programming: Pure Data, Max/Msp, Tidalcycles, SuperCollider, Sonic Pi and Arduino
Laboratory: Daijiro Mizuno Laboratory: Design and the Speculative Mind
Languages: Fluent Japanese and English, Basic Knowledge of French



Contact

Mail [Personal]: mol.tnk at gmail dot com

Mail [Office]: kntnk at sfc.keio.ac.jp
Mail [Office2]: jingle.zine at gmail dot com  
Website: https://kentatanaka.cargocollective.com/