Tetsuo Furudate

Born in Tokyo. Started his career in experimental film and video art in 1981. From the mid 80s, he gradually turned to music through performing art, contributing to the development of Japanese noise music in its early period with other pioneers such as Merzbow.
Since 1998 his activities have arraised attention in Europe, with many concerts and CD releases, and collaborating with Zbigniew Karkowski, Kasper T. Toeplitz and Leif Elggren.
His latest experimental noise opera, "Othello", was premiered at Podwil in Berlin in 2001 which also invited him as an artist in residence in 2003. During the residency he had premieres with "Wozzeck" at Podewil in Berlin and "Auditory Sence of Mr.Roderick Usher" at the Dresdner Zentrum für zeitgenössische Musik (DZzM).
"Auditory Senced...." won the BLAUE BRÜCKE prize in 2003.
He has realized collaborative works a.o. with Achim Wollscheid, Lillevän, Akemi Takeya, Sigrid Schnückel, Deckson dee.

Kunstradio projects:
2006 DADAYAMA Art's Birthday 2006: TransDADAexpress live from Berlin
produced by DeutschlandRadio, Berlin

Sendungen im ORF KUNSTRADIO:
02. 07. 2006:  The Turn of the Screw