Born in Oregon, US, raised in Shizuoka, Japan, and currently based in Oakland, California. Yasushi Matsui has been seeking an expression of Live Painting through painting at a number of events and festivals, and collaborating with different styles of various artists. Alongside, he stays active by joining group exhibitions, providing illustrations, painting murals, and collaborating with fashion brands.
In late 2013, He started the project, “EToOto”, to explore a new form of a unity through painting with sound by using the technology. He produced videos, “onnon (2014) and “OnNoN in Spectrum scale” (2016), and performed with Dakim and Tamura Fumitake (Bun) along their Japan tour in 2014, and at the experimental beat event, Smart Bomb in Oakland, California. Recently he shared DIY programs and tutorial videos on online for people to experiment with his ideas, and a new demo performance video, “oNnOn in RGB”.