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.
He lives and works in The Hague, the Netherlands.