b. Osaka, Japan
 
Education

International Center of Photography (ICP), New York

     New Media Narratives/ Creative Practices

MFA, Integrated Media Arts, Hunter College of the City University of New York

MA, Music (Piano & Music Composition), Hunter College of the City University of New York

Awards and Achievements

2020 05. The 41st Annual Telly Awards, Bronze Winner "No Nukes"

2019 11. Eurasia International Monthly Film Festival in Moscow

                 Best Documentary (Under 40 minutes category) "No Nukes"

2018 06. Rita K. Hillman Award for Excellence 2018,

                International Center of Photography (ICP)

2017 09. International Center of Photography (ICP) Scholarship $25,000

                New Media Narratives Program

2017 Google Jump Start Program

                20 creators were selected in the world, supported by Google VR

2015 Wix.com #SelfMade Wix. Stories (Online), "Mike Curato"

                Supported by Wix.com

Documentary Film "Silent Exposure"

(Co-director, Co-producer, Co-editor, Co-cinematographer, Sound designer)

2014 03. The 35th Telly Awards

2014 06. Asian American Film Festival: Best Documentary Award

2014 05. Public Health Research Symposium Film Screening:
                Public Health Research Symposium Film Award

2013 11. CINE Golden Eagle Award

Experimental Film “Garbage Girl in Daily Consumption” (Cinematographer)

2014 02. The 33rd Black Maria Film + Video Film Festival: Director's Choice 3rd Prize

2013 11. Underexposed Film Festival: Terry Rouche Audience Choice Award

Documentary Film "Four Seasons 3/11 Memorial Concert" (Director, Producer, Cinematographer, Editor)

2013 05. Asian American Film Festival: 2nd prize winner

 

 

Film Festival Official Screening and Curated Exhibition

2022 Nov. 1-25

          World of Co (WOC) Artist in Residency Exhibition in Sofia, Bulgaria (Virtual Exhibition)

2022 Nov. 28

          Minute Madness Toronto 2022

          Official Selection, Experimental Video "Imaginative Visitor"

2022 June 24-26

          International Digital Media & Art Association (IDMAA) Conference and Exhibition: Weird Media

          at Laird-Norton Gallery at Winona State University in Minnesota

          Official Selection, Experimental Video "Social_Distancing"

2022 June 1-12

         The 12th Art of Brooklyn Film Festival in NY

         Official Selection, Experimental Video "Social_Distancing"

         Live Screening: Sat, Jun 4th, 2:00 PM @ SPHS Auditorium

                 Sunset Park High School

                 153 35th Street

                 Brooklyn NY 11232

         Online: June 9, 2022 12:00 PM

2022 May

         ALC Video Art Festival in Spain, MACA (Museum of Contemporary Art of Alicante)

         MUSEOVERSE Official Selection, "Imaginative Visitor"

2022 Jan.

         Buenos Aires International Film Festival (BUEIFF) in Argentina

         Official Selection, Short Documentary  "No Nukes"

2021 Oct.

          The Continental Film Festival, Munich Edition 2021/2022

          Short Documentary Nominee  "No Nukes"

2021 Jun.

         The 11TH ANNUAL QUEENS WORLD FILM FESTIVAL in NY,  "No Nukes"

         June 25, Friday 19:00 pm

                  The Local NY: 13-02 44th Avenue, LIC, NY 11101

         June 27, Sunday 19:00 pm

                  Film Festival Flix (Online)

2021 May 29

         MINUTE_MAPP TOKYO/ MONTREAL/ NANTES,  THE VISITOR

         Projection Mapping "Imaginative Visitor"

2021 Jan.

         Berlin Flash Film Festival

         Micro Short, Animation, Stop Motion "Box Step"

2020 Dec. 1 - 5

         2020 ESMoA Video Art + Film Festival: RISEUP!

         Art Video category "Box Step"

2020 Nov. 14 - Dec. 6

         Group Exhibition

         "EXODUS V, émigré artists and the New York vanguard: AESTHETICS IN THE POLITICAL" 

         curated by Kyoko Sato,  WhiteBox Harlem, NY. 

       「エクソドスV、  歴史のうねりの中で」キュレーター 佐藤恭子

        ホワイトボックス ・ハーレム、ニューヨーク 

                    "Gospel in Harlem" (VR), supported by Google VR

                     " 'Cocolo' Gospel in Harlem" (VR), supported by Google VR

                     "Also Data Spruch: Brooklyn Bridge Automated Pedestrian Counts Demonstration Project"

                     "Reflections"

                     "Song for Northern Lights"

         Participating Artists:

                    Asako Iwasawa/ Aya Uekawa/ Chié Shimizu/ Junko Yoda/ Kayoko Nakamura
                    Kazuko Miyamoto/ Keiko Miyamori/ Kunié Sugiura/ Kyoko Hamaguchi
                    Maho Ogawa/ Minako Iwamura/ Momoyo Torimitsu/ Noriko Shinohara
                    Sachigusa Yasuda/ Tamiko Kawata/ Yoko Toda/ Yukari Edamitsu

         https://whiteboxnyc.org/2020/exhibitions/exodus-v-aesthetics-in-the-political/

2020 Aug. 20 - Dec. 31

          IMA MFA Integrated Channels Exhibition 2020

          "The Theremin"

2020 TBA in Fall

                TV Broadcasting on Manhattan public access Channel 4

                      MNN Channel 4

                      Spectrum 67 

                      FIOS 36

                      RCN 85 

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               "Also Data Spruch: Brooklyn Bridge Automated Pedestrian Counts Demonstration Project"

2020 07. Golden Tree International Documentary Film Festival "No Nukes"

2020 06. NYCEMF 2020 (New York City Electroacoustic Music Festival)

               "Also Data Spruch: Brooklyn Bridge Automated Pedestrian Counts Demonstration Project"

2020 05. The 41st Annual Telly Awards, Bronze Winner "No Nukes"

2020 05. DC Asian Pacific American Film Festival “No Nukes”

2020 02. Dumbo Film Festival, Semi-Finalist

               "Also Data Spruch: Brooklyn Bridge Automated Pedestrian Counts Demonstration Project"

2019 11. Eurasia International Monthly Film Festival in Moscow

                Best Documentary (Under 40 minutes category) "No Nukes"

2019 12. International Film and Video Festival "Catharsis" in Russia

                Semi-Finalist  "No Nukes"

2019 07. Video Installation at the Made in NY Media Center by IFP

                "Also Data Spruch: Brooklyn Bridge Automated Pedestrian Counts Demonstration Project"

2019 07. NewFilmmakers New York Summer Series 2019 at Anthology Film Archives

                "No Nukes"

2019 06. International Center of Photography

                Short Film Screening "No Nukes"

2019 06. International Center of Photography Exhibition

                Video installation

                "Also Data Spruch:  Brooklyn Bridge Automated Pedestrian Counts Demonstration Project"

            

2018 06-07 International Center of Photography Exhibition

                "Cocolo" Gospel in Harlem (VR project, supported by Google VR)

                "Melissa's Puppets"

2017 Google Jump Start Program VR Showcase "Gospel in Harlem"

                20 creators were selected in the world, supported by Google VR

2016 08. Film Screening "Electronic Rhapsody: Theremin & Matryomin" in progress

                Hamamatsu Museum of Musical Instruments in Japan

2016 06. NYCEMF 2016 (New York City Electroacoustic Music Festival)

                "Song for Northern Lights"  Abrons Arts Center

2015 Wix.com #SelfMade Wix. Stories (Online), "Mike Curato"

                Supported by Wix.com

2015 11. Public Health Film Festival "Silent Exposure"

2014 11. Underexposed Film Festival "Silent Exposure"

2014 09. Public Health Association of New York City, Film Screening "Silent Exposure"

2014 09. NewFilmmakers New York Summer Series 2014 at Anthology Film Archives "Silent Exposure"

2014 06. Asian American Film Festival "Silent Exposure"

2014 06. The Americas Film Festival of New York "Silent Exposure"

2014 05. GI Film Festival "Silent Exposure"

2014 05. Public Health Research Symposium Film Screening at Silberman Building "Silent Exposure"
2014 04. First Friday Film Screening at Silberman Building "Silent Exposure"

2014 03. The 35th Telly Awards "Silent Exposure"

2014 02. Netherlands Meets New York Screening II at the Lang Recital Hall at Hunter College:

                "Silent Exposure"

2014 02. The 33rd Black Maria Film + Video Film Festival: Director's Choice 3rd Prize

2014 01. Union Street Screening Series at Creation Center "Silent Exposure"

2013 02. Black Maria Film Festival “Garbage Girl in Daily Consumption” (Cinematographer)

2013 11. Underexposed Film Festival: Terry Rouche Audience Choice Award

               “Garbage Girl in Daily Consumption” (Cinematographer)

2013 11. CINE Golden Eagle Award "Silent Exposure"

2013 11. Underexposed Film Festival “Garbage Girl in Daily Consumption”

2013 11. Mosaic Film Experience Festival “Garbage Girl in Daily Consumption”

2013 05. Asian American Film Festival "Four Seasons 3/11 Memorial Concert"

 

Music Composition/ Sound Design
2020 06. New York City Electroacoustic Music Festival 2020 (NYCEMF 2020)

               "Also Data Spruch: Brooklyn Bridge Automated Pedestrian Counts Demonstration Project"

2016 06. New York City Electroacoustic Music Festival 2016 (NYCEMF 2016)
               "Song for Northern Lights"  Abrons Arts Center

2012 "Cold Shutdown: Fukushima One Year After" Directed by Martin Lucas

                Film Screening:

2013 TWO MOON Art House and Café

2012 Bluestockings Bookstore

Film Festival Juror/ Reviewer/ Pre-screener

2022 IDA (International Documentary Association) Documentary Award, USA

Juror/ Pre-screener

Reviewer for International Journals and Conferences

2022 iLRN

The 8th International Conference of the Immersive Learning Research Network, Vienna, Austria

Reviewer


Press

2022 05.27  Japanese Newspaper "YOMI TIME  Vol. 422"

                The 12th Art of Brooklyn Film Festival "Social_Distancing"

2022 05. 28  Japanese Newspaper "NEW YORK SEIKATSU PRESS"

                The 12th Art of Brooklyn Film Festival "Social_Distancing"

2021 06. 11  Japanese Newspaper "YOMI TIME" Vol.399, "No Nukes"        

2021 06. Japanese Newspaper "NEW YORK SEIKATSU PRESS", "No Nukes"

2021 01. Japanese Art Magazine "Monthly Gallery" 2021 vol.1: New Year Special Feature Part1

    Gallery Station

2020 11. Art Review "EXODUS V: AESTHETICS IN THE POLITICAL" by Lily Kostrzewa, ART REVIEW CITY  

                https://artreviewcity.com/author/lilykostrzewa/

2020 11. Over 60 media covered the group exhibition "EXODUS V, émigré artists and the New York vanguard:  

                 AESTHETICS IN THE POLITICAL" curated by Kyoko Sato,  WhiteBox Harlem, NY. 

                    「エクソドスV、  歴史のうねりの中で」キュレーター 佐藤恭子

                    ホワイトボックス ・ハーレム、ニューヨーク 

               Yahoo JAPAN News/ MSN News/ Rakuten infoseek News/ 47 News/ goo news/ Livedoor News/

               Tokyo shimbun/ Chunichi shimbun/ Hokkaido shimbun/ Akita sakigake shimbun/ Too Nippo/

               Niigata Nippo/ Shizuoka shimbun/ Miyazaki nichinichi shimbun/ Chugoku shimbun/ Okinawa Times/

               Ryukyu shimpo/ Ehime shimbun/ Shikoku shimbun/ Yamanashi nichinichi shimbun/

               Fukui shimbun/ Iwate nippo/ Ooita godo shimbun/ Kahoku shimpo/ Nihonkai shimbun/ Nara

               shimbun/ Osaka nichinichi shimbun/ Kyoto shimbun/ Sanyo shimbun/ Gifu shimbun/ Yamagata

               shimbun/ Shimotuke shimbun/ Kochi shimbun/ Kobe shimbun/ Shinmai Web/ Fukushima minyu/

               Fukushima minpo/ Kanaloco/ Chiba Nippo/ Saga shimbun/ Tokushima shimbun/ Kumamoto

               nichinichi shimbun/ Sanin chuo shimpo/ Webun Kitanihon shimbun/ Nishinihon shimbun/

               ORICON News/ docomo news/ News Collect/ Daily News/ Line News/ modelpress/ Biglobe News/

               So-net news/ News picks/ Connect News/ Kusanomido/ GMO E start News/

               Mutualart.com/ JapanCulture NYC/ Daily Sun NY/ Yomi Time/ Shukan NY Seikatsu

              

               http://www.japanculture-nyc.com/upcoming-exhibition-at-whitebox-harlem-to-feature-15-japanese-women-artists/

              

               https://www.tokyo-np.co.jp/article/69522

    https://news.yahoo.co.jp/articles/98285d83ee032cbea3eb711dc5b359ba65e04405

    https://www.47news.jp/5515037.html

2020 11.13   Japanese Newspaper "YOMI TIME"

                      "EXODUS V, émigré artists and the New York vanguard: AESTHETICS IN THE POLITICAL" 

                      curated by Kyoko Sato,  WhiteBox Harlem, NY. 

                    「エクソドスV、  歴史のうねりの中で」キュレーター 佐藤恭子

                    ホワイトボックス ・ハーレム、ニューヨーク 

                       https://www.yomitime.com/event_111320/1203.html

2020 11.05    Japanese Newspaper "NEW YORK SEIKATSU PRESS"

                       "EXODUS V, émigré artists and the New York vanguard: AESTHETICS IN THE POLITICAL" 

                        curated by Kyoko Sato,  WhiteBox Harlem, NY. 

                     「エクソドスV、  歴史のうねりの中で」キュレーター 佐藤恭子

                     ホワイトボックス ・ハーレム、ニューヨーク 

                        https://www.nyseikatsu.com/entertainment/11/2020/30940/

2019 07.    Japanese Newspaper "YOMI TIME"

                  "No Nukes"

2019 07.    Japanese Newspaper "Japion"

                   "No Nukes"

2019 06.    Japanese Newspaper "NEW YORK SEIKATSU PRESS"

                   "No Nukes"

2018 07.07 Japanese Newspaper "NEW YORK SEIKATSU PRESS"

                  ~Kayoko Nakamura won the Rita Hillman Award for Excellence 2018 at ICP

2017 10.28 Japanese Newspaper "NEW YORK SEIKATSU PRESS"

                   ~Kayoko Nakamura was selected by the Google Jump Start Program~

2016 06.04 Japanese Newspaper "NEW YORK SEIKATSU PRESS"

                    NY Seikatsu Woman~Kayoko Nakamura, Filmmaker~

2014 09.13 Japanese Newspaper "NEW YORK SEIKATSU PRESS"

                    Film Review~Kayoko Nakamura Short Documentary Film Screening~

2014 09.05 CUNY TV: Asian American Life-Asian American Film Festival Winners

2014 10.03 CUNY TV: Asian American Life-Asian American, October 2014 edition

2014 08.15 Japanese Newspaper "Yomi Time"

2014.08.09 Japanese Newspaper "NEW YORK SEIKATSU PRESS"

2014 06. Sino Vision English Channel TV

2014 03. WBTV "Garbage Girl" Underexposed Film Festival

2013 Comic Book and Movie Reviews "Garbage Girl"

 

Publication

2020 06. New York City Electroacoustic Music Festival (NYCEMF 2020)

2016 06. New York City Electroacoustic Music Festival (NYCEMF 2016)

Residency/ Mentorship Program
2022 World of Co Artist Residency, Sofia, Bulgaria
2021-22 American Musicological Society in NY, Sustainable Mentorship Program

2014 Lower Manhattan Cultural Council in NY & Creative Capital, Artist Summer Institute

 

 

 

2010 - present

2010 - present