Yota Morimoto is a Japanese composer, sound artist and researcher born in Brazil. He holds a master's degree in Sonology from the Royal Conservatory of The Hague and Ph.D. in composition from the University of Birmingham, UK.

He has been performed and commissioned by ensembles and musicians such as SonoLab [NL], Amsterdam Collage Ensemble [NL], Plus-Minus Ensemble [UK], Ensemble Vortex [CH], Ensemble Klang [NL], Duo Cristobal - Takada [NL], and his sound installations and audio-visual works have been presented at festivals such as TodaysArt [The Hague, Kawasaki], GOGBOT [Enschede], NWEAMO [Morelia], Transmediale [Berlin], ISEA [Dortmund, Istanbul], makeart [Poitier], EMUfest [Rome], ICMC [Belfast, Perth, Athens], SMC [Porto, Barcelona] and SICMF [Seoul].

He is also active in sound design, sonification and interactive sonic system implementation working with industrial and institutional commissioners such as LUSTlab, Filmmuseum Amsterdam, Hokkaido University, University of Tsukuba, AIST, Shiseido Co., Ltd. and Honda Motor Co., Ltd.

Together with the members of the Mutu Ensemble he commissions and performs new music.

He lives and works in The Hague, the Netherlands.



森本洋太 ハーグ王立音楽院修士(ソノロジー)、英国バーミンガム大学博士(作曲)。 2006年に渡蘭、欧州を中心に活動。室内楽作品などが各地のアンサンブルにより委嘱・演奏されている他、 Transmediale(Berlin)、ISEA(Dortmund, Istanbul)、TodaysArt(The Hague)、SICMF(Seoul)などでサウンド・インスタレーションやオーディオ・ビジュアル作品を発表。 この他、アムステルダム映像博物館、LUSTLab、デルフト工科大学、資生堂、本田技術研究所、北海道大学、筑波大学などにサウンド・デザインや、ソニフィケーション、音響システムなどを提供。

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