, born in Fukushima ( JP) in 1977, lives and works in New York, NY (US). His art is always performative, and includes paintings, everyday objects, and people as his actors, as it were, with each accorded an equal footing. Music and lyrics play an important role in his installations and performances, as he draws on the artistic strategies of Fluxus, Conceptualism, and Japanese art collectives such as Gutai and Experimental Workshop. His performances are created through collaborations with various people including contemporary artists, composers and art historians.
Kunstverein für die Rheinlande und Westfalen, Düsseldorf (DE). 2017
Taka Ishii Gallery, Tokyo. 2016
Galerie Meyer Kainer (with Nikolas Gambaroff), Vienna. Reena Spaulings Fine Art, New York, NY. Midway Contemporary Art (with Gela Patashuri and Sergei Tcherepnin), Minneapolis, MN (US). 2015 Overduin & Co.
(with Karl Holmqvist), Los Angeles, CA (US).
Liverpool Biennial, Liverpool (UK). 2017
Skulptur Projekte Münster, Münster (DE). 2016
Tbilisi16., Tbilisi, (GE). We Call It Ludwig
, Museum Ludwig, Cologne (DE). 9th Berlin Biennale of Contemporary Art (with Dan Poston and Stefan Tcherepnin), Berlin. 2015 Painting 2.0: Expression in the Information Age
, Museum Brandhorst, Munich (DE). 2014
10. Gwangju Biennale (with Inza Lim), Gwangju (KR). Whitney Biennial 2014 (with Carissa Rodriguez), Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY.
Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam. 2016
Hammer Museum (with Silke Otto-Knapp), Los Angeles, CA (US). Serpentine Gallery (with DAS INSTITUT) London. 2015
Dallas Museum of Art, Dallas, TX (US). Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto (CA). 2013
Guggenheim Museum, New York, NY. The Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY.
Porträtfoto: Kaori Nishida