Gil Kuno Biography

Born in Los Angeles, USA.
Studied Media Art and received his MFA at UCLA.
Currently resides in New York.

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Kuno's wide oeuvre spans from the establishment and direction of the alternative art website UNSOUND.COM, to collaborative work, such as the first Internet-based band, WIGGLE, the interactive music video, FLOW, and the ambitious band, Six String Sonics, The.

【Selected Art Festival Participations】
Japan Media Arts Festival (4-time award-winner), Ars Electronica (3-time invitee) Yebisu International Festival for Art & Alternative Visions, Roppongi Art Night, Media Ambition Tokyo, Rotterdam, World Wide Video Festival (Amsterdam), Fringe Festival NYC, Glow Festival (Los Angeles), WRO Festival (Poland) and more.

【Selected Exhibitions & Performances】
The National Art Center, Tokyo (Tokyo,), Tokyo Photographic Art Museum (Tokyo), Zerospace (New York), Waterfall Gallery (N.Y.), Tokyo City View, Roppongi(Tokyo), The Hammer Museum (L.A.), Castillo de Rivoli (Italy), Center for Contemporary Art Zamek Ujazdowski (Warsaw, Poland), CSW Torun (Poland), New York Fringe Festival (N.Y.), Torrance Art Museum (L.A.), JACCC (L.A.), MCM Gallery (Serbia), House of Legacy (Serbia), New Wight Gallery (L.A.), LACE Gallery (L.A.), Laforet Harajuku (Tokyo), Panke Gallery (Berlin), ORF (Austria), Art|Sci Gallery (L.A.), Fuji Rock Festival (Naeba), Melkweg (Amsterdam), Schouwburg (Rotterdam), The Sprawl (London), Liquid Room (Tokyo), Womb (Tokyo), Club Asia (Tokyo) and more.

【Collaborations】
EYƎ Yamantaka (Boredoms), Yoshimi (Boredoms, OOIOO), Ken Ishii, Fuyuki Yamakawa, Merzbow, Yoshihide Otomo, Battles, Vincent Gallo, Tatsuya Yoshida (Ruins), Carl Stone, Alec Empire (Atari Teenage Riot), Steve Albini (Big Black, Shellac), Tamio Shiraishi (Fushitsusha), Cristian Vogel, Zbigniew Karkowski, Atau Tanaka, GX Jupitter Larsen (The Haters), Nissennenmondai, Christian Galarreta, Joseph Hammer and more.

Artist HP|https://www.unsound.com/
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Gil Kuno Featured Artworks

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Hangi Series - Pine 04 by Gil Kuno contemporary artwork painting, works on paper, sculpture
Gil Kuno Hangi Series - Pine 04, 2022 Pine, stain, acrylic, and lacquer
44 x 73 x 1 cm
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Hangi Series - Pine 03 by Gil Kuno contemporary artwork painting, works on paper, sculpture
Gil Kuno Hangi Series - Pine 03, 2022 Pine, stain, acrylic, and lacquer
44 x 73 x 2 cm
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Hangi Series - Pine 06 by Gil Kuno contemporary artwork painting, sculpture
Gil Kuno Hangi Series - Pine 06, 2022 Pine, stain, acrylic, and lacquer
44 x 146 x 1 cm
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Noise Paintings: Nosferatu 01’20 - 0’30 by Gil Kuno contemporary artwork print
Gil Kuno Noise Paintings: Nosferatu 01’20 - 0’30, 2016 Aluminium print
120 x 190 x 4 cm
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Haze by Gil Kuno contemporary artwork moving image
Gil Kuno Haze, 2022 Video and sound installation
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The Antmaster by Gil Kuno contemporary artwork installation, moving image, moving image
Gil Kuno The Antmaster, 2022 Video installation with audio, acrylic, glass
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Everything|Nothing by Gil Kuno contemporary artwork sculpture, mixed media
Gil Kuno Everything|Nothing, 2014 Acrylic, lightbulb, switch, lacquer
23 x 15 x 15 cm
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Waterfall by Gil Kuno contemporary artwork sculpture, mixed media
Gil Kuno Waterfall, 2018 Analog flip disc display, 2 computers, aluminum, wood, wiring
178 x 22 x 20 cm
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