Yoshi Sodeoka

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Yoshi Sodeoka
Born Hiroshima, Japan
Nationality Japanese
Other names Yoshihide Sodeoka
Occupation Artist
Known for Digital Video Art
Website sodeoka.com

Yoshi Sodeoka is a Japan born artist and musician who has been producing art projects since the early 1990s. 1989 he moved to New York City to study art and design at the Pratt Institute.[1]

His digital artwork has been featured on numerous DVDs, film festivals, art galleries, and in exhibitions at the Whitney Museum of American Art, Deitch Projects,[2] Turbulence.org,[3] Creative Time's Holiday Light Shows at the Grand Central Terminal and OFFF Festival[1] in Spain. In addition, Sodeoka lectured widely on the topic of digital art and design and has juried design awards for Webby Award, the Art Director's Club, the One Club, the Society of Publication Designers and the .MOV Festival held by Shift Japan.[1] He was a contributing writer for Artbyte magazine in which he wrote a bi-monthly column about underground digital culture. Prior to that, he was the founding art director of Word Magazine, one of the Web's oldest and most influential ezines, which launched in 1995. Sodeoka's work is in the permanent collections of New York's Museum of the Moving Image as well as the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art.


  1. ^ a b c http://www.shift.jp.org/en/archives/2003/10/yoshi_sodeoka.html,[permanent dead link] Shift, Japan-based international online magazine features creative culture. , Yoshi Sodeoka, Retrieved January 31, 2011.
  2. ^ http://www.deitch.com/projects/sub.php?projId=251,[permanent dead link] Deitch Projects, Heavy Light, Retrieved April 14, 2011.
  3. ^ http://www.turbulence.org/spotlight/ASCII_BUSH/,[permanent dead link] Turbulence.org, ASCII BUSH Retrieved April 14, 2011.

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