released July 15, 2019
Wataru IWATA is a Japanese composer/Artist/ Director received a classical piano training since the age of 5. Engaged in TV advertising song production from the age of 6. Started to compose with a multi-track recorder at the age of 9. He also learned Jazz theory at the age of 15.
He spent youth in Boston and NY city and received a shudder from Free Jazz. He studied a painting and art production under Japanese painter, Atsushi Sugimura while he was working as an assistant in NY. After returning to Japan, he has organized painting exhibitions and art installations, performance group to perform, composed music for both commercial and non- commercial, produced multimedia materials, performed Piano trios, quartet, and lecturers at technical school.
Currently, in addition to the piano performance, he also develops a wide range of creative, performances and produces activities in the fields of contemporary, electronic music and media arts. Besides, as a director, he has been actively engaged in transdisciplinary activities such as planning of classical music concerts, writing articles to a science and Literary magazines, planning, and holding of an international scientific symposium, and curating art exhibitions. www.objet-a.org/wataru_portfolio/