Born in 1971. Completed Graduate School of Media and Governance, Keio University, where he studied computer art at Masaki Fujihata Lab. Previously worked at International Media Research Foundation, and currently works as a researcher at National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST). With an extensive career in activities employing the network, he has worked on projects and created art works dealing with Internet technology from its very early stage. In addition to his own work, he has made many contributions in planning and directing exhibitions.