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

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

Selected Group Exhibitions

2015
"Sculpture in the city 2015", London
2013
"Postwar Sculpture: Focus on Material", The National Museum of Art, Osaka
2010
"BigMinis", CAPC Musée d'art Contemporain, Bordeaux
"Jerwood Contemporary Makers", Jerwood Space, London
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
2008
"20", Dazed and Confused Gallery, London
"Legende", Centre d’ Art Contemporain, Charamande, France
"Attention to Detail", FLAG Art Foundation, New York (curated by Chuck Close)
2006
"Personne ne Veut Mourir", Arquebuse, Geneva
"The Youth of Today", Schirn Kunsthalle Frankfurt, Frankfurt (cat)
2005
"First We Take Museums", Kiasma, Museum of Contemporary Art, Helsinki (cat)
"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
"If You Go Down To The Woods Today", Rockwell, London
"Now is Good. (ne travaillez jamais)", Northern Gallery for Contemporary Arts, Sunderland
2003
"The Square Show", Bloomberg Space, London
"Bad Touch", Keith Talent Gallery, London
2002
"The Galleries Show: Contemporary Art in London", The Royal Academy of Arts, London
2001
"Jam: Tokyo-London", Barbican Gallery, London; Tokyo Opera Art Gallery, Tokyo
2000
"Juicy", MA Show, Goldsmiths' College, London
"New Contemporaries 2000", Milton Keynes Gallery touring to Cornerhouse, Manchester and Inverleith House, Edinburgh
"The Songs I Like", Galerie Michael Janssen, Cologne
"Shadow of Glamour", One in the Other, London
1999
"Japan Centre: Art Vision", Dinonis Road, London
1996
"Garden", Harajuku P.A.P Factory, Tokyo

Publications

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