Kenji Kojima has been experimenting with the relationships between perception and cognition, technology, music and visual art since early 90s. Born in Japan, and moved to New York in 1980. He created RGB Music series, an interdisciplinary work exploring the relation between images and music. In 2008, as part of the series, the sound installation “Subway Synesthesia” exhibited in New York City. The RGB Music series has exhibited in media art festivals worldwide, including Europe, Brazil, and the first online exhibition by ACM SIGGRAPH.
The software programmed by Kenji Kojima captured and compared the brightness data of 84 divided image areas then the two largest different data were converted to musical notes and played computer instruments.