GOMA is a player of the wind instrument didgeridoo developed by the Indigenous Australian Aborigines and is a painter.
In 1998, Goma became the first non-indigenous person to win the Northern Land Council prize at the Barunga didgeridoo competition.held in Australia Arnhem Land.
Upon returning to Tokyo, Goma founded the Jungle Rhythm Section, a highly respected musical outfit which blends Dance music and World Music with Goma’s contemporary interpretation of the didgeridoo.
In 2009, Goma was involved in a near-fatal car accident resulting in traumatic cerebral damage and a long recovery process.
Suffering from anterior grade amnesia, Goma struggled to form new memories.
Two days after coming out of his coma, Goma felt the compulsion to paint.
Picking up his daughter’s paint set, Goma started work on a series of striking dot paintings.
In 2011, music activity is reopened through hardship told not to be able to recover.
Movie featuring his comeback “flashback memories 3D” wins audience prize in the Tokyo International Film Festival 2012 and wins a prize for Asian movie best the Jeonju International Film Festival of Korea 2013.
And also he won a music prize at Osaka cinema Festival 2014 also Judges prize at Unknown asia art exchange 2015.
He appears in several TV programs in Japan featuring his activities, such as ‘tabi-no-chikara(NHK)’ and ‘Heart net TV break through (E-Tele)’.
He is now not only active as a musician, but also a painter, and address an audience in a lecture.