The current Gulbenkian resident artist is Yohei Yamakado.
September 2019 - December 2019
Yohei Yamakado (Kobe, 1987) lives in France, where he has been developing sound and visual pieces. Since 2017 he's been attending Le Fresnoy – Studio National des arts contemporains, where he directed the movies La lyre à jamais illustra le taudis (2018) and Amor Omnia (2019).
Yamakado is also a musician and in 2012 he was one of the founders of the label RÉCIT. His movies also explore the relationship between sound and image.
He has presented his work in venues like LʼOnde (2018), Nuit Blanche Kyoto (2015, 2016, 2017), Towada Art Center (2016), Institut Goethe-Paris (2014) ou IRCAM (2014).