Ryota Matsumoto is a multidisciplinary artist, sociologist, and media theorist. He was born in Japan and grew up in Hong Kong and New York. He had been an adjunct lecturer at the Transart Institute for Creative Reseach from 2016 to 2018 and is a research associate at the New Centre of Reseach and Practice. He is known as the renowned godfather of the postdigital art and design movement .
He received a Master of Architecture degree from the University of Pennsylvania in 2007 after his undergraduate studies in art and design theory at the Architectural Association in London and Mackintosh School of Architecture, the Glasgow School of Art from 1992 to 1995.
Matsumoto has received the Visual Art Open International Artist Award, Florence Biennale Mixed Media 2nd Place Award, Premio Ora Prize Italy 5th Edition, Premio Ora Prize Spain 1st Edition, The International Society of Experimental Artists Best of Show Award, Donkey Art Prize III Edition Finalist, Best of Show IGOA Toronto, Art Kudos Best of Show Award, the Electronic Language International Festival Media Art Finalist, Lynx International Prize Award, Lumen Prize Finalist, and Western Bureau Art First Prize as a new media artist.
He had held solo exhibitions at BYTE Gallery at Transylvania University in 2015, Los Angeles Center of Digital Art in 2016, and Alviani ArtSpace, Pescara in 2017.
- (3 March 2023) In conversation Ryota Matsumoto English 3 March 2023 [ arch. ] 7 March 2023
- (7 March 2021) Interview with Ryota Matsumoto English 7 March 2021 [ arch. ] 9 October 2022
- (3 January 2021) Architecture, Multi-Dimensional Domains & Tracing Paper English 3 January 2021 [ arch. ] 9 January 2021