Prizes/Scholarships (select)/Memberships/Activities  

Project scholarship at Künstlerhaus Lukas (Luke artists’ centre), Ahrenshoop, Germany, November 2006

awarded video work "RUiDO" (1995), 4th Hiroshima Art Competition, Hiroshima City Museum of Contemporary Art, Hiroshima, Japan, February 10 – March 31, 1996

Publications (select):

"still/silent", contains a DVD with audio-visual works and videos of the performances (2007-2010), Revolver Publishing, 2011 (ISBN 978-3-86895-194-3)

Vice Versa Vertrieb(Vice Versa Art Books)

The bibliographic information of the german national library. The german national library listed this publication in the german national bibliography; detailed bibliographic data are available on the internet


Library of Congress, USA

library of the Institute for Art in Context at the Berlin University of the Arts (author: Matsunami, Erika )

AHRENSHOOPER SEiTEN – Scholarship holders of the Künstlerhaus Lukas
from 2003, 2004 and 2006, EDITION HOHES UFER AHRENSHOOP, 2006 (ISBN 3-934216-39-0)
“Sensation of Motion in Time” – “Bodies on Edge”: Petra Kuppers, London and New York, Routledge Academic Press, 2003 (ISBN 9780415302395)



2019 –

IGBK (Internationale Gesellschaft der Bildenden Künste/International Association of Art/Association Internationale des Arts Plastiques/UNESCO), Germany Membership: Individual

2018 –

The Society for Artistic Research (SAR)


2016 – 2019 (Decision of my exit at the end of March 2020)

The International Dance Council CID, UNESCO Membership: Individual

2011 –
GEMA (the society for musical performing and mechanical reproduction rights), Germany: Professional Group composers/ Urheber

2008 – 2018
GEDOK (Federation of Women Artists and Patrons of the Arts) Fach: BK / IGBK (Internationale Gesellschaft der Bildenden Künste/International Association of Art), Germany

2005 –
VG Bild-Kunst Bonn, (a collecting society providing copyright protection for artists, photographers and graphic designers in Germany), Germany (Erika Matsunami) : Professional Group I / (II)


RESEARCH CATALOGUE (International database for artistic reserch)(2012–)

2022– Swiss Artistic Research Network (SARN)

2020 (November)–2021 The American Society for Aesthetics (ASA)

2018– The Society for Artistic Research (SAR)

2016– The European Society for Aesthetics (ESA)

2016– The Nordic Society of Aesthetics (NSA)

2015– The British Society of Aesthetics (BSA)



UdKAlumni-Berlin University of the Arts
Goethe Institut/Dance Directory Germany (Choreographer/Company, Matsunami)