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1983 born in Sendai, Miyagi, Japan.

2007 B.A.,Music and Sound Design Course (composition), Senzoku Gakuen College of Music with distinction

2011 M.F.A., Department of Inter Media Art in Tokyo University of the Arts

2011 Guest Artist in the ZKM (Center for Art and Media in Karlsruhe), Germany

Prizes / Project Grants (selected)

2017 Won the project grant for the Ministry of Science and Culture of the State of Lower Saxony / HBK - BS PROJECTS 2017 (Braunschweig,Germany)

2016 Won the Edigma Semibreve Prize of the Festival - Semibreve (Braga, Portugal)

2014 Won the Critic Prize of Bienniale - Bains Numériques Festival (Enghien-les-Bains, France)

2014 Nomura Art Foundation 2014 ,(Japan)

2013 Won the prize Qwartz Music Awards 9 Category:Experimentation,(France)

2013 Special offer for two-years Membership "Forum Premium" by IRCAM, (France)

2013 Künststiftung Landes-Niedersachsen kuenstlerhaeuser-worpswede,(Germany)

2012 Gesellschaft zur Förderung der Kunst und Medientechnologie e.V., (Germany)

2012 Kunststiftung Baden-Wuerttemberg 2012, Germany

2012 Pora Art Foundation 2012, Japan

2011 Mention by Rossana Maggia, Concours international Musique Bruitiste Luigi Russolo - Rossana Maggia,(France)

2006 2nd Prize,4th International acousmatic composition competition "Metamorphoses2006 category A", Belgium

Solo concert

2016 Portrait concert - Junya Oikawa (Open Cube IEM, Graz, Austria)

2016 MANTIS Festival - Junya Oikawa portrait concert (NOVARS Research Centre, Manchester, England)

2016 KERNMACHEREI 6 - Junya Oikawa (Theater am Ring, Villingen-Schwenningen, Germany)

2016 Klangfluss Konzert - Junya Oikawa (Port25,Mannheim,Germany)

2015 3-D-Konzert - Junya Oikawa portrait concert (Fohhn IOSONO 3d-Lab,Germany)

2014 Junya Oikawa - Polifilo and the Dream of Sound (Hara Museum, Tokyo, Japan)

2013 six memos for the next... vol.4 - IN ARBEIT,(Bregenz,Austria)

2012 Japantage2012 in Karlsruhe - Tendency of Japanese Sound Art, (Germany)

Solo Exhibition

2015 Voice Landscape - ta ka ta ka Crickets (Honen-in, Kyoto, Japan)

2014 Voice Landscape Projects (Ministers Island Bath House, New Brunswick, Canada) CBC News

2013 Transcription of the Voice (Kunstlerhäuser Worpswede, Germany) Review1 Review2

Commission of new works

2016 GEMISCHTES DOPPEL - Norbert Möslang + Junya Oikawa, (Germany)

2015 Voice Landscape - ta ka ta ka Crickets with electronic-guiatr and computer, (Japan)

2015 3-D-Konzert - Junya Oikawa portrait concert, (Fohhn IOSONO 3d-Lab, Germany)

2014 Celebrating the 50th years of the Sunbury Shores Arts and Nature Centre, (Canada)

2014 collaboration work, "Nicolas Buffe's - Locus Terribilis" with LM3LAB. (Hara Museum / Tokyo, Japan)

2013 MORI-BUTAI Naga, (ISADC 2013 / Tokushima, Japan)

2013 six memos for the next... vol.4 - IN ARBEIT, (MAGAZIN4-Bregenzer Kunstverein / Austria)

2012 Festival European Church music 2012 - Home and Abroad,(City of the Schwäbisch Gmünd / Germany)

Group Exhibitions

2017-2018 Resonances (ZKM,Germany)

2016 Semibreve Festival (Braga, Portugal)

2016 Bains Numériques, Enghien’s international digital arts biennale (France)

2015 DAILY SOUNDS ALL AROUND - Spuren akustischer Lebenswelten (WELTKUNSTZIMMER,Düsseldorf,Germany)

2015 Digital Humanize (The University Art Museum, Tokyo University of the Arts, Japan)

2014 Bains Numériques, Enghien’s international digital arts biennale (Jardin de la Villa du Lac, Bains, France)

2013 gegenklänge - when sound interferes with the visual (Galerie der Stadt Sindelfingen, Sindelfingen,Germany)

2013 MORI-BUTAI Naga (ISADC 2013,Tokushima, Japan)

2013 six memos for the next... vol.4 - IN ARBEIT (MAGAZIN4-Bregenzer Kunstverein,Austria)

2013 FILE 2013 - Electronic Language International Festival Exhibition HYPERSONICA,(Brazil)

2013 Move on Asia. Video Art in Asia 2002 to 2012, (ZKM,Germany)

2012 FILE 2012 - Electronic Language International Festival Exhibition HYPERSONICA , (Brazil)

2011 Tokyo Art Meeting "Transformation",(MOT, Japan)

2011 Geidai Sentan 2011 (BankArt Studio NYK, Japan)

2010 Open Think Tank 2010 (Ino Artists Village, Japan)

2009 Echigo-Tsumari Festival of the Earth 2009 – Crystal Art Project (Japan)

2007 Organon ver.2 - body and space by three-dimensional acoustic and image (Sendai Cafe Mozart Atelier, Japan)


2017 Festival ARD Hörspieletagen 2017 - Klangdomkonzert in ZKM (Germany)

2016 MUSIKZIMMER / Soundart Individualists Junya Oikawa, Harmonious Thelonious (Germany)

2016 REM Konzert "Impro - Noise - Glitch" (Germany)

2016 GEMISCHTES DOPPEL - Norbert Möslang + Junya Oikawa (Germany)

2015 Festival Akousma 12,(Canada)

2015 Festival for Electronic Art - Generate!,(Germany)

2015 Festival Rapid Ear Music 2015,(Germany)

2015 MEX - nyak 4 ,(Germany)

2014 DOMMUNE ,(Japan)

2013 ORF Lange Nacht der Museen,(Austria)

2013 KLANGFELDER+,(Germany)

2013 »transPORT«,(Germany)

2013 ART’S BIRTHDAY 2013 Karlsruhe ,(Germany)

2013 Tag der offenen Tür 2013,(Germany)

2012 Sounds – GRM Acousmonium and Sound Dome,(Germany)

2012 Radio France - Electromania,(France)

2012 Radio_Depot/Nr.14 - "Gold, Silber und schwere Metalle",(Germany)

2012 Tübinger Jazz and Klassik Tage 2012, Thomas Maos und Junya Oikawa – Jade Dekonstruktion ,(Germany)

2012 Musica Viva Festival2012- SoundWalk/SoundGarden 2012 , (Portugal)

2012 Sumihisa Arima×Tomonari Higaki Duo concert - Japanese electctronic music,(Japan)

2012 CAMP Festival 2012 - international festival for visual music, (Germany)

2012 Festival Europäische Kirchenmusik 2012 - Heimat und Fremd, (Germany)

2012 Kansai Acousmatic Art Festival 2012(Japan)

2011 Contemporanea 2011 - Japan2011, (Italy)

2011 Musica Viva Festival 2011 - Sound Walk 2011, (PORTUGAL)

2010 Tokyo Art Meeting Transformation - Sound Performance,(Japan)

2010 Sound Art Festival "Nuit Bleue 2010" ,(France)

2010 Music under the influence of computers, (USA)

2010 Contemporary Computer Music Concert 2010, (Japan)

2009 Musica Viva Festival 2009 - Sound Walk 2009, (PORTUGAL)

2009 ICMC2009, (Canada)

2009 39th International Festival of Musics and Electronic Creations -Synthesis 2009-,(FRANCE)

2008 Musica Viva Festival 2008 - Sound Walk 2008, (PORTUGAL)

2008 60x60 International Mix 2008 Dance Collaboration with 60 Choreographers, (USA)

2008 21th Days of New Music in Weimar "Karlheinz Stockhause's 80th birthday", (Germany)

2008 Festival "Contemporanea" - Framment Azioni , (Itary)

2008 60x60 Evolution Mix 2008 , (USA)

2008 Sound art Festival 2008 "Nuit Bleue 2008", (FRANCE)

2008 International Computer Music Conference 2008 (ICMC2008), (Irland)

2008 International Acousmatic-Art Festival "FUTURA 08" ,(France)

2008 Contemporary Computer Music Concert 2008 (Japan)

2008 60x60 project (2007-2008 /Pacific Rim Mix), (U.S.A.)

2008 Cycle de concerts de Musique par ordinateur 2007/08, (France)

2007 Electro-Acoustic Music Festival 「Audio Art Circus 2007」 Selected works, Public lecture of acousmonium. (Japan)

2006 Invited work, 13th regular-concert of Japanese Society of Electronic Music “Investigating into Multi-Channel Performance“, (Japan)

Special Lectures / Guest Talk

2016 Guest talk, OPEN CUBE-IEM (Austria)

2016 Guest talk, Manchester university (England)

2016 Guest talk, Maison de la culture du Japon à Paris (France)

2015 Master Class, About the "Voice landscape" at Conservatoire de musique de Montréal, (Canada)

2015 Guest talk, Junya Oikawa + prof. Hiroshi Yoshioka (Aesthetics and theory of arts at Kyoto University), (Kyoto,Japan)

2015 Special lecture, "Digital Humanize" at Tokyo University of the Art, (Tokyo,Japan)

2015 Special lecture, "Lecture of the electroacoustic works and Concert" Shobi University - Pastoral Hall, (Saitama,Japan)

2015 Special lecture, Senzoku Gakuen College of Music, (Kanagawa,Japan)

2015 Special lecture, TOKYO DENKI UNIVERSITY, (Saitama,Japan)

TV / Radio

2014,24th July CBC news - sound art,(CBC TV, Canada)

2014,June Web TV [WEB TV#6] - Bains numériques #8,(Bains, France)

2014,24th June ELECTROMANIA,(Radio France, France)

2014,21st April ELECTROMANIA,(Radio France, France)

2014,11th March DOMMUNE ,(live stream,Tokyo,Japan)

2011, August, in-flight magazine of All Nippon Airways 『WINGSPAN』 p.162, (All Nippon Airways/ Japan)

2010, October, Interview - transformation (Museum of Contemporary Art Tokyo / Japan)


2016 [Magazin] Sound & Recording Magazine(Japan)

2016 [CD/solo] INTERNAL STATIC - Experiment in Atelier(150 edition CD)

2015 [Interview] 『VDT (Verband Deutscher Tonmeister) Magazin - Das Fohhn-SoundLab mit 3D Audio』

2011 [In-flight magazine of All Nippon Airways] 『WINGSPAN 』August p.162, (All Nippon Airways )

2011 [CD] Concours international Musique Bruitiste Luigi Russolo, ( Monochromevision /Moscow)

2010 [DVD/CD] reminiscence, (Te Pito Records/Japan )

2009 [DVD/CD] VIRTUAL RESONANCE [as support guitarist] (Te Pito Records/Japan )

2009 [DVD] FrammentAzioni [for dancer] (Taukay Edizioni Musicali/Itaria)

2007 [CD] 4th Biennial Acousmatic Composition Competition "Metamorphoses2006", ( M&R/Belgium)

2004 [CD] CANNONBALL vol.1, [piano arr. ze零ro - Destiny] (Nippon Crown recored/Japan)

2000 [CD] Dark and moon, [as support guitarist] (Luinspear/Japan)

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