Kasumi is an artist who works in a broad range of media: directing and producing short and feature length experimental films, performing live shows and VJ, creating looping electronic sculptures, designing motion graphics and animated gifs, producing immersive 360 virtual reality pieces and making fine art prints through glitch and data moshing.
Her distinctive and personal style has been recognized worldwide. In 2011 she was awarded The John Simon Guggenheim Fellowship for her groundbreaking experimental feature film Shockwaves. Current works-in-progress include wearable electronic art, an app for mobile devices, and four new themed VJ performances.
Previously, Kasumi was a violinist who performed twice at Carnegie Hall and who has recorded four LP albums; a designer, illustrator and painter, and a published author. While in Japan, her soundtrack performance of Oginsama was nominated for an Academy award. Her written work includes two published books and over 50 newspaper and magazine articles published worldwide.
See Kasumi’s recent work, The Drowning on her Vimeo page.