Born 1975 in the Edogawa district of Tokyo and based in Moriya City, Ibaraki. Achieved M.A. from Tokyo National University of Fine Arts and Music. Miyajima is renowned internationally for his works using digital numbers. He has held multiple exhibitions domestic and internationally. He was awarded the first prize for he competition held by the former University of Geneva (Switzerland) in 1993, and the 5th Contemporary Art Foundation Art Award in 1998. He has been named the Honorary Doctorate of the University of the Arts London since 1998.