Matan Berkowitz

Matan Berkowitz

Residency Dates:
Spring 2020

Matan Berkowitz is an interdisciplinary artist and entrepreneur whose work lives at the nexus of art, technology, and positive impact. His award-winning inventions have been exhibited at museums, galleries, and events worldwide. These inventions translate physical signals such as brainwaves, heartbeats, and movements into music, and turn everyday objects into musical instruments. As founder of Shift, a company specializing in impact-driven innovation, Berkowitz co-developed solutions to enable paralyzed, amputee, blind, and autistic musicians to express themselves in new ways. He regularly speaks and performs on stages such as TED, Google, Microsoft, and Forbes. California Institute of the Arts, Herb Alpert School of Music, Spring 2020. 

See Matan's work here:

How can music technology change lives? | Matan Berkowitz | TEDxJerusalem

Israel Institute Grants

  • Grant Award Year
    (in Academic Years)
  • Israel Institute Program
  • Institutional Affiliation during Grant Term
  1. 2019-2020
    Visiting Artist Program
    California Institute of the Arts