Artists

Profile

 
Lives in London.
2000-02
MA Sculpture, City & Guilds Art School, London
1998-99
MA Fine Art, Goldsmiths' College, London
1992-97
Tokyo Zokei University
1972
Born in Mito, Japan.

AWARD

2008
Arts Foundation Fellowship
2003-04
Crafts Council Development Award

Selected Solo Exhibitions

2017
Tomoaki Suzuki, Ushaw College Gallery, Durham, UK
2016
Museo de la Secretaría de Hacienda y Crédito Público, Mexico City, Mexico
Centro Roberto Garza Sada (CRGS), Universidad de Monterrey, San Pedro Garza García, Nuevo León, Mexico
2014
CAPC Contemporary Art Museum of Bordeaux, Bordeaux, France
2013
Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, USA
2011
Museo Marino Marini, Florence, Italy
2010
SCAI THE BATHHOUSE, Tokyo, Japan
Towner Art Gallery, Eastbourne, UK
2008
"Friends," Corvi-Mora, London, UK
2004
"Lucy and Simba," Corvi-Mora, London, UK
2003
Leo Koenig Inc., New York, USA
2002
Corvi-Mora, London, UK
2001
Michael Janssen Gallery, Köln, Germany

Selected Group Exhibitions

2018
"Encore un jour banane pour le poisson-rêve," Palais de Tokyo, Paris, France
2017
"Summer Exhibition," Royal Academy of Arts, London, UK
2015
"Sculpture in the city 2015," London, UK
2013
"Postwar Sculpture: Focus on Material," The National Museum of Art, Osaka, Japan
2010
"BigMinis," CAPC Musée d'art Contemporain, Bordeaux, France
"Jerwood Contemporary Makers," Jerwood Space, London, UK
2009
"Le sort probable de l'homme qui avait avalé le fantome," Centre des Monuments Nationaux in partnership with the Festival du Centre Pompidou, Paris, France
2008
"20," Dazed and Confused Gallery, London, UK
"Legende," Centre d’ Art Contemporain, Charamande, France
"Attention to Detail," FLAG Art Foundation, New York (curated by Chuck Close), USA
2006
"Personne ne Veut Mourir," Arquebuse, Geneva, Switzerland
"The Youth of Today," Schirn Kunsthalle Frankfurt, Frankfurt (cat), Germany
2005
"First We Take Museums," Kiasma, Museum of Contemporary Art, Helsinki (cat), Finland
"Wunderkammer: The Artificial Kingdom," The Collection, Usher Gallery & City and County Museum, Lincoln, UK
2004
"A New Christmas Crib," St Martin-in-the-Fields, London, UK
"If You Go Down To The Woods Today," Rockwell, London, UK
"Now is Good. (ne travaillez jamais)," Northern Gallery for Contemporary Arts, Sunderland, UK
2003
"The Square Show," Bloomberg Space, London, UK
"Bad Touch," Keith Talent Gallery, London, UK
2002
"The Galleries Show: Contemporary Art in London," The Royal Academy of Arts, London, UK
2001
"Jam: Tokyo-London," Barbican Gallery, London, UK ; Tokyo Opera Art Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
2000
"Juicy," MA Show, Goldsmiths' College, London, UK
"New Contemporaries 2000," Milton Keynes Gallery touring to Cornerhouse, Manchester and Inverleith House, Edinburgh, UK
"The Songs I Like," Galerie Michael Janssen, Cologne, Germany
"Shadow of Glamour," One in the Other, London, UK
1999
"Japan Centre: Art Vision," Dinonis Road, London, UK
1996
"Garden," Harajuku P.A.P Factory, Tokyo, Japan

Publications

2009
"Le Nouveau Festival," Centre Pompidou, Paris
2008
Alexis Vaillant, "Legende," Sternberg Press, Berlin
2007
Judith Collins, "Sculpture Today," Phaidon, p.391