Mari Ohno

Website Youtube Instagram Mari Ohno born in Japan is a sound artist and researcher based in Tokyo. She composes with matter to explore the boundary between the natural and the artificial as otherworldly phenomena by reinterpreting nature from postanthropocentric view. Her practice is aimed to investigate natural elements and processes and harness the unexplored potential of the materials for sonic and visual expression. Through her practical experiments and theoretical research she expresses the boundary between living and nonliving matter through the medium of sound by cocomposing with natural and artificial materials. Her works have been exhibited and performed worldwide at venues including the Museum of Contemporary Art Tokyo Science Gallery London EMPAC New York SARC Belfast and Centro Cultural FIESP Sao Paulo. She has been awarded Sound and Music Embedded with Cafe OTO in the UK the Jury Selection of Japan Media Arts Festival and others. Alongside her practice she is currently working towards a PhD at Goldsmiths University of London. She graduated with an MA in Computational Arts from Goldsmiths University of London and an MA in Creativity in Music and Sound from Tokyo University of the Arts.