is a composer, musician, inventor and multimedia artist, considered one of the most innovative representatives of a new generation of japanese artists.
He is highly connected to technical experimentation in the artistic field and to the extension of the existing potentialities in the relation man-machine. In his works the new technologies mix up in interactive installations and experimental performances; Goto invented the so called virtual music instruments, able to create an interface for the communication between human movements and the computer, where sound and video image are controlled by virtual music instruments in real-time through computers. Lately, he has been creating the robots which perform acoustic instruments, and he is gradually constructing a robot orchestra. In 2010 he won the Action Sharing Ideas Competition with the project Cymatics.
His works have been performed in major festivals, such as Resonaces/IRCAM, Sonar, ICC, Haus der Kultures der Welt, ISEA, NIME, AV Festival, STRP Festival 2009, Venice Biennale, Share Festival.In 1995, his first opera "NADA (Media Opera)" was performed at Shauspielhaus in Berlin. In the same year he moved to Paris in order to realize a project at IRCAM. In 1998, he was invited to perform at Sonar in Barcelona. In 1999 he was invited to perform at the ICC in Tokyo. In 2003 he performed at the Centre Pompidou in Paris. His project "RoboticMusic" was presented at the 53rd Venice Biennale 2009 in Italy.