Ryota Matsumoto, artist, designer, and urban planner, interested in the embodiment of cultural possibilities in art, ecology, and urban topography. Matsumoto was born in Tokyo and raised in Hong Kong and Japan. In 2007, Matsumoto received a Master of Architecture from the University of Pennsylvania, after he had studied at the Architectural Association in London and Mackintosh School of Architecture, Glasgow School of Art in the early ’90s.
Matsumoto has previously collaborated with a cofounder of the Metabolist Movement, Kisho Kurokawa, and with Arata Isozaki, Cesar Pelli, Peter Christopherson, MIT Media Lab, and Nihon Sekkei Inc. He has taught architecture, art, and interdisciplinary design strategy as a lecturer and visiting critic in the United States, Europe, and Japan. His current interest gravitates around the embodiment of cultural possibilities in art, ecology, and urban topography.