Yoshi Sodeoka

Born in 1967, JP

Curriculum Vitae

Artist website

  1. Void : Liquid Crystal I, 2017, print, video, AR

  2. Void : Liquid Crystal II, 2017, print, video, AR

  3. Void : Liquid Crystal III, 2017, print, video, AR

  4. Untitled, 2016, print

  5. Untitled, 2016, print

  6. Exponential Functions I 154, 2015, print

  7. Exponential Functions II 154, 2015, print

  8. Exponential Functions III 154, 2015, print


Biography

New York-based digital video artist Yoshi Sodeoka explores a multitude of media and platforms which comprises video, GIFs, and print. Building an all-encompassing career, he reached many artistic fields including fine art, music (Psychic TV, Tame Impala, Yeasayer, Beck, The Presets), fashion (Sandro Paris, WAD Magazine), and advertising (Apple, Samsung, Nike).

His neo-psychedelic style stems from his love of and background in music. Noise, punk, and metal all influenced his development of complex, mind-altering visuals. His practice involved the use of footage samples and online imagery, and his videos’ audio soundscapes were the result of intense collaborative work.

Yoshi Sodeoka (Japanese, born 1967, – ) graduated from the Pratt Institute in New York where he studied art and design. His digital artworks have been featured in art galleries, film festivals and exhibitions of international reach. Venus include: Centre Pompidou, Tate Britain, Museum of Modern Art, Deitch Projects, La Gaîté Lyrique, Channel 4 Random Acts UK, Baltimore Museum of Art, OneDotZero, Sonar Festival, Transmediale and Whitney Museum of American Art’s Artport. In 2013, Sodeoka founded a collaborative and experimental video art label, Undervolt & Co. His artworks are now in the permanent collections of the Museum of the Moving Image (New York) and the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art.