Shuta Hasunuma

East Asia Cultural Envoy FY2016
Shuta Hasunuma
  • Worked in China
  • Active Period:From January 9 to 18, 2017
  • Birth:September 11, 1983

Hasunuma was born in Tokyo in 1983. Besides releasing musical works and giving concerts both in Japan and abroad with Shuta Hasunuma Philharmonic Orchestra, he has produced many works in other fields including movie, theater, dance and music. In recent years, applying techniques of composition to various media, he has presented images, sounds, 3-dimensional works and installations, given solo exhibitions and organized many projects. Also, he hosts a series of concerts “Music Today,” produced and organized by himself. His latest music album is “Melodies” (2016). His major solo exhibitions include “compositions: rhythm” (Spiral Garden, Tokyo in 2016) and other works are as follows:


Solo exhibitions:

2012 “have a go at flying from music part 3” at the Museum of Contemporary Art Tokyo, Bloomberg Pavilion Project
2015 “compositions: space, time and architecture” at the Aomori Contemporary Art Centre
2016  “compositions: rhythm” at Spiral Garden, Tokyo

Major publications:

2014 “have a go at flying from music” (Book)
2014 “Time plays – and so do we” (CD and record)
2016 “Melodies” (CD)

Major performances:

2012 “TIME” at Kanagawa Arts Theatre (KAAT) and The National Art Center, Tokyo
2013 “Shuta Hasunuma Philharmonic Orchestra New Year Concert 2013” at Tokyo Opera City Recital Hall
2013 “Music Today on Fluxus, Shuta Hasunuma vs. Mieko Shiomi” at The National Museum of Art, Osaka
2014 “Composition: New Philharmonic” at Kanagawa Arts Theatre (KAAT)
2015 “Melodies of Shuta Hasunuma” at Billboard Live TOKYO
2015 “Hayama Ambient” at The Museum of Modern Art, Hayama
2015 “Music Today in TOKYO 2015” at Gallery 916, Tokyo



photo: © Takehiro Goto