Yuri is a sound artist, designer and electronic musician who produces work that explores the realms of sound through exquisitely designed pieces. Between 1999 and 2005 he worked for Japanese art unit Maywa Denki, where he developed a strong interest in music and technology. In 2005 he moved to London to study at the Royal College of Art. During this time he worked on projects for Yamaha and Moritz Waldemeyer, and after his graduation in 2008 he opened his own studio in London. Suzuki’s work raises questions of the relation between sound and people and how music and sound affect people’s mind. Suzuki’s sound art pieces and installations have been shown in exhibitions all around the world. In 2013, he was appointed as a platform tutor Design Products department in Royal College of Art London, and also started an associate position for Disney, the New Radiophonic Workshop and Teenage Engineering. The same year, founded Dentaku Ltd, which is R&D consultancy for several company such as Widen and Kennedy, KKoutlet and AIAIAI.
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