About

Ryotaro Muramatsu / NAKED

Since founding NAKED Inc. in 1997, he has lead projects in various fields such as film, TV, music videos, advertisements, and spatial presentation. The films he directed have received 48 nominations and awards at film festivals around the world. In recent years he has produced immersive art events including FLOWERS by NAKED and TOKYO ART CITY by NAKED, along with events, installations, and live performances in collaboration with leaders of traditional Japanese culture. While teaching as visiting professor at Osaka University of Arts, he also leads local revitalization events and cultural programs in communities around Japan, starting with Achi Village, Nagano where he is branding director.
2019
Presents his work at the Whitestone Gallery exhibition Diversity for Peace! at Piazza San Marco in Venice, Italy.
2018
Presents TOKYO ART CITY BY NAKED in Taipei, Taiwan and AQUARIUM BY NAKED in Beijing, China.
Begins creating art pieces as a solo artist. His first work was shown at White Stone Gallery in Ginza, Tokyo.
2017
Opens experiential restaurant TREE by NAKED in Tokyo.
Begins collaborative work with the successors of traditional Japanese culture such as Kado(flower arrangement), Sado(tea ceremony), Kodo(incense ceremony), Kabuki and Noh.
Presents new original immersive event MANGA MAPPIN’ PROJECT.
2016
Presents a series of NAKED Inc.’s original immersive events. Roles out FLOWERS BY NAKED, AQUARIUM BY NAKED, TOKYO ART CITY BY NAKED, and SWEETS BY NAKED for the first time.
Becomes visiting professor at the Arts and Science department of Osaka University of Arts.
Becomes branding director of Achi Village in Nagano prefecture.
2015 Produces a permanent projection mapping event CITY LIGHT FANTASIA by NAKED at observatories and view decks in Japans major cities
2014 Starting with the NIGHT AQUARIUM event at Enoshima Aquarium, he begins producing immersive events using projection mapping and sensing technology in aquariums, observatories, and commercial facilities
2012 Produces the projection mapping show TOKYO HIKARI VISION 2012 at the Tokyo Station building
2010
Releases feature film Rambling Hearts.
His films received 48 nominations and awards at film festivals worldwide.
2008 Releases his two feature films Aria and Hey Japanese! Do You Believe Peace, Love and Understanding? in theaters

2006 Releases LOVEHOTELS, an anthology of his short films.
2001 Begins production of feature films.
2000 Produces and directs short films such as DAZE and LIGHT MY FIRE.
1998
Involves in various design and visual productions using motion graphics.
Fields vary from advertisements and opening titles for TV shows to music videos.
1997 Founds the creative company NAKED Inc.

Contact

Ryotaro Muramatsu / NAKED

25-8 Motoyoyogicho, Shibuya,
Shibuya-ku Tokyo 1510062 / Japan