Born 1984 in Saitama, Japan. Lives and works in Tokyo
EDUCATION:
  • 2017-15
    Visiting Research Scholar, Department of Architecture, University of Washington, Seattle, USA
  • 2010
    M.F.A., Department of Painting, Tokyo University of the Arts, Tokyo, Japan
  • 2007
    B.A., Department of Painting, College of Art and Design, Musashino Art University, Tokyo, Japan
SOLO EXHIBITIONS:
  • 2021
    Turf and Perimeter, Tokyo Opera City Art Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
  • 2020
    Superstring Secrets, MUJIN-TO Production, Tokyo, Japan
  • 2018
    (Drawing) Fractions of the Longest Distance [Vietnam ⇅ United States], MUJIN-TO Production, Tokyo, Japan
  • 2017
    (Drawing) Fractions of the Longest Distance [Mexico City ⇄ Jakarta], MUJIN-TO Production, Tokyo, Japan
  • 2015
    Reach Out, MUJIN-TO Production, Tokyo, Japan
  • 2013
    Still the Never-World, MUJIN-TO Production, Tokyo, Japan
  • 2011
    Fukagawa, Future, Humanity, MUJIN-TO Production / Kiba Park, Tokyo, Japan
  • The Home, Hotels, Hideyoshi, Away, Art Area B1, Osaka, Japan
SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS:
  • 2022
    Spinning East Asia Series II: A Net (Dis)entangled, CHAT (Centre for Heritage, Arts and Textile), Hong Kong
  • Home Sweet Home – exploring living spaces 3, KORA – Contemporary Arts Center, Castrignano de’ Greci, Italy
  • The Collection of The National Museum of Art, Osaka: 100 Years of Contemporary Art, Hiroshima Prefectural Art Museum, Hiroshima, Japan / Oita Prefectural Art Museum, Hiroshima, Japan
  • Ulsan Art Museum’s Collection Exhibition: The Brilliant Days, The former Ulsan Education and Training Institute Auditorium and Lecture Buildings in Ulsan Daewangam Park, Ulsan, South Korea
  • 2021
    Reborn-Art Festival 2021-22: Altruism and Fluidity, Ishinomaki and Onagawa, Miyagi, Japan
  • Joy of Singing, Alternative Space Loop, Seoul, South Korea
  • Scratching the Surface, Hamburger Bahnhof - Museum für Gegenwart - Berlin, Berlin, Germany
  • MOMAT Collection Special: Masterpieces of Japanese Art from the End of the 19th Century to the Present, The National Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo, Japan
  • Yokomenimireba, Art Gallery Miyauchi, Hiroshima, Japan
  • SOUTH SOUTH TOKYO, Taka Ishii Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
  • 2020
    Gallery Truck, Kyoto, Japan
  • UN・TACT, Asia Culture Center, Gwangju, South Korea
  • From the museum collection 2020: third period, Aichi Prefectural Museum of Art, Aichi, Japan
  • Works On Water 2020 Triennial Video Show, Works on Water [online]
  • DOMANI plus Online 2020: Living on the Eve, Agency for Cultural Affairs of Japan [online]
  • How Can You Think of Art at a Time Like This?, Art at a Time Like This [online]
  • They Do Not Understand Each Other, Tai Kwun Contemporary, Hong Kong
  • Online Confidential, Online Confidential Showcase [online]
  • BECOMING A COLLECTIVE BODY, MAXXI - the National Museum of 21st Century Arts, Rome, Italy
  • Every Man is an Artist - Talking About Artists’ Social Engagement, Chi-Wen Gallery, Taipei, Taiwan
  • 2019
    Co/Inspiration in Catastrophes, Museum of Contemporary Art, Taipei, Taiwan
  • Takamatsu Contemporary Art Annual Vol.08 / Dissect the Society, Takamatsu Art Museum, Kagawa, Japan
  • Falta algo (Something is missing), Instituto Cervantes de Tokio, Tokyo, Japan
  • NNMAO collection with Alberto Giacometti II, The National Museum of Art, Osaka, Japan
  • Sanatorium, Sanatorium, Aichi, Japan
  • Aichi Triennale 2019: Taming Y/Our Passion, Aichi Arts Center, Aichi, Japan
  • Who Opens Up the World?, Toyota Municipal Museum of Art, Aichi, Japan
  • Transplant, MUJIN-TO Production, Tokyo, Japan
  • 21st DOMANI: The Art of Tomorrow, The National Art Center, Tokyo, Japan
  • 2018
    NINGEN Restaurant, Former Kabuki-cho Book Center, Tokyo, Japan
  • Catastrophe and the Power of Art, Mori Art Museum, Tokyo, Japan
  • Encounters, PDX Contemporary Art, Portland, Oregon, USA
  • Retrospective of the museum collection: 2014 - 1890, The National Museum of Art, Osaka, Japan
  • Arts Saitama Kitamachi Fest Vol.4, PLAZA NORTH Gallery, Saitama, Japan
  • out in the cold, Warwick Arts Centre, Coventry, UK
  • 2017
    Reenacting history_ Collective Actions and Everyday Gestures, National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Gwacheon, South Korea
  • Mni Wiconi Summer Festival, Sitting Bull College Visitors Center, Fort Yates, North Dakota, USA
  • JWA Video Program, John Wardle Architects, Collingwood, Victoria, Australia
  • Twenty Year’s of the TARO Award / Twenty Enfants Terrible, Taro Okamoto Memorial Museum, Tokyo, Japan
  • Condition Report: The Mashup Syndicate, Gudang Sarinah Ekosistem, Jakarta, Indonesia
  • 2016
    Regards Croisés / La Fabrique du Regard, LE BAL, Paris, France
  • Uprisings, Jeu de Paume, Paris, France
  • [traveled to: Uprisings, National Art Museum of Catalonia, Barcelona, Spain /
  • Uprisings, Museum of The National University of Tres de Febrero, Buenos Aires, Argentina /
  • Levantes, SESC, Saõ Paulo, Brazil /
  • Sublevaciones, Museo Universitario Arte Contemporáneo, Mexico City, Mexico /
  • Uprisings, Galerie de l’UQAM (Université du Québec à Montréal) and Cinémathèque québécoise, Montréal, Canada]
  • Spider’s Thread – Spinning images of Japanese beauty, Toyota Municipal Museum of Art, Aichi, Japan
  • EDITIONS++, MUJIN-TO Production, Tokyo, Japan
  • New Colony / Island 2, Art Area B1, Osaka, Japan
  • East Asian Video Frames: Shades of Urbanization, Pori Art Museum, Pori, Finland
  • 2015
    DAM Projects Sunday School #12 - Letter From Tokyo, A_Space, London, UK
  • TSUSHIMA ART FANTASIA in BUSAN, B.C.Center, Busan, South Korea
  • GERAKAN SENI 2015 ART ON THE MOVE, SMK Bandar Baru Sentul, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
  • Time of Others, The National Museum of Art, Osaka, Japan
  • TSUSHIMA ART FANTASIA Hiroshima-Tsushima, Izumi Museum of Art, Hiroshima, Japan
  • being MAPHILINDO, Sabah Art Gallery, Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia
  • Arts Saitama Kitamachi Fest, Plaza North Gallery, Saitama, Japan
  • Passage of KOGANECHO: Revisit, Site A-gallery, Yokohama, Japan
  • Come Close: Japanese Artists Within their Communities, Bus Projects, Collingwood, Victoria, Australia
  • 2014
    Futakotamagawa Biennale 2014, Futakotamagawa Rise, Tokyo, Japan
  • Tokyo Designer’s Week 2014 Asia Awards, Meiji Jingu Gaien Mae, Tokyo, Japan
  • Red Bull Music Academy, Red Bull Japan, Tokyo, Japan
  • TSUSHIMA ART FANTASIA, Tsushima Island, Nagasaki, Japan
  • MUJIN-TO infinity, MUJIN-TO Production, Tokyo, Japan
  • 2013
    Sapporo Art Stage: Art Street, Sapporo Ekimae-Dori Underground Pedestrian Space, Hokkaido, Japan
  • FUTAKOTAMAGAWA ART DEPOT, Futakotamagawa Rise, Tokyo, Japan
  • Now Japan; Exhibition with 37 contemporary Japanese artists, Kunsthal KAdE, Amersfoort, The Netherlands
  • SNIFF OUT 2013, Intex Osaka, Osaka, Japan
  • Case01.Tamagawa-josui, 22:00 Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
  • Why not live for Art? II – 9 collectors reveal their treasures, Tokyo Opera City Art Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
  • Rockaway Call for Ideas | EXPO 1: New York, MoMA PS1 VW Dome2, New York, USA
  • Nikkei Art Project, Space Nio Art Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
  • 2012
    TERATOTERA Festival, Inokashira Park / Baus Theater, Tokyo, Japan
  • Artists and the Disaster –Documentation in Progress-, Contemporary Art Gallery, Art Tower Mito, Ibaraki, Japan
  • Project Daejeon 2012: Energy, Daejeon Museum of Art, Daejeon, South Korea
  • Daikanyama Art Street, Hillside Terrace, Tokyo, Japan
  • Hiroshima-O Hiroshima Fukushima, The former Bank of Japan Hiroshima branch, Hiroshima, Japan
  • 2011
    Big in Japan, Paddington Town Hall, Sydney / 1000 £ Bend, Melbourne, Australia
  • Koganecho Bazaar, Koganecho area, Yokohama, Japan
  • Osaka Canvas Project, Osaka City Central Public Hall / Osaka Castle Park / The Expo’70 Commemorative Park, Osaka, Japan
  • 2010
    NEO NEW WAVE, island ATRIUM, Kashiwa, Japan
  • KOSHIKI ART EXHIBITION 2010, Former port of Kamikoshiki Island, Kagoshima, Japan
  • Roppongi Crossing 2010: Can There Be Art?, Mori Art Museum, Tokyo, Japan
  • The 13th Exhibition of the Taro Okamoto Award for Contemporary Art, Taro Okamoto Museum of Art, Kawasaki, Kanagawa, Japan
  • 2009
    Art Line Kashiwa, Front street of Kashiwa Station, Chiba, Japan
  • ETSU (NANTES CAS 8), Kiba Park / Former Sakamoto elementary school, Tokyo, Japan
  • Echigo-Tsumari Art Triennale (Conquering Snow Dynamo Art Project), Former Senda elementary school, Tokamachi, Japan
  • Nantes Biennale ESTUAIRE 2009 (NANTES CAS 8), Saint-Nazaire / Nantes, France
  • FRESH EXPAND, URBAN BACK-SIDE LABORATORY R2, Kashiwa, Japan
  • no name, ZAIM, Yokohama / Former Rissei elementary school, Kyoto, Japan
  • GEISAI#12, Tokyo Big Sight, Tokyo, Japan
  • 2008
    Does the Town Need Us?, Ueno Park, Tokyo, Japan
SELECTED PROJECTS:
  • 2017
    Guerrilla Waves, Then Cafe, Hue, Vietnam
  • 2015
    Magnetic Tea Party, Maria Enriqueta Camarillo St, Mexico City, Mexico
  • 2013
    Mitakuye Oyasin, United Tribes Technical College, Bismarck / Standing Rock Sioux Reservation, North Dakota, USA
  • Abandon, Desert Shores, California, USA
  • 2011
    11.3 PROJECT, Toyoma district of Iwaki City, Fukushima, Japan
COMMISSIONED VENUE DESIGN:
  • 2015
    Direction for the visitor counter in the Don’t Follow the Wind / Non-visitor Center exhibition at The Watari Museum of Contemporary Art, Tokyo, Japan
  • 2012
    Supervision in Search Project vol.1.5 project at Art Area B1, Osaka, Japan
AWARDS:
  • 2014
    Corporate Award (CHINTAI Corporation Award) - Tokyo Designers Week 2014 Asia Awards, Tokyo, Japan
  • 2010
    Jury Prize (Kuma Kengo Prize) - Roppongi Crossing 2010: Can There Be Art?, Tokyo, Japan
  • Shortlisted - The 13th Taro Okamoto Award for Contemporary Art, Kawasaki, Kanagawa, Japan
  • 2009
    Bronze Prize and Jury Prize (Sakata Kazumi Prize) - GEISAI#12, Tokyo, Japan
FELLOWSHIPS / RESIDENCY:
  • 2018
    Làng Art Dorm, Hue, Vietnam
  • 2017-15
    Program of Overseas Study for Upcoming Artists, supported by Agency for Cultural Affairs Japan
  • 2016
    End of Summer, Yale Union, Portland, Oregon, USA
  • 2015
    Japan-U.S. Exchange Friendship Program in the Arts, supported by Japan-U.S. Friendship Commission
PUBLIC COLLECTIONS:
  • Aichi Prefectural Museum of Art (Japan)
  • Mori Art Museum (Japan)
  • Takamatsu Art Museum (Japan)
  • The National Museum of Art, Osaka (Japan)
  • The National Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo (Japan)
  • Toyota Municipal Museum of Art (Japan)
  • Ulsan Museum of Art (South Korea)