Education

 

2001-2004
Bauhaus-University Weimar, Germany: Master of Fine Arts, "public art and new artistic strategies"

2002-2003
IUAV (Istitute Universitario Di Architettura Venezia) Venice, Italy; Faculty of Art and Design: Planning and realization of Visual Art / Master program

1997-2001
Nihon University College of Art, Department Broadcasting, Bachelor of Arts

Solo exhibitions

 

2013

EINE GRUNDLEGENDE TÄTIGKEIT - Rückstrom aus dem Kreislauf (A basic exercise - backflow from the cycle)
Intervention, Public art with citizens
Exhibition at Oberwelt e.V

2012

EINE GRUNDLEGENDE TÄTIGKEIT (A basic exercise)
Intervention, Public art with citizens
Exhibition at Oberwelt e.V

TIME BANK
Art intervention
Centro Cultural del Matadero, Huesca, Spain

2010

TIME BANK
Art intervention
Residency Raumars, Rauma, Finland

2009

Dialogausstellung
Japanisches Kulturinstitut (Japan Foundation), Cologne, Germany

2006

The dream collector, Saigon, Vietnam
public art with Alba Navas Salmerón, curated by Motoko Uda
part of Japan Festival 2006 in Vietnam

The Soap Project - Berlin, Gallery sleeping dogs, Berlin, Germany

Exhibitions

2016

Zur Nachahmung empfohlen! Expeditionen in Ästhetik und Nachhaltigkeit
(Examples to follow! Expeditions in aesthetics and sustainability)
Be your landscape, Intervention

Exhibition at Nikolaikirche Rostock, Germany

2015

Dortmunder Neugold - Kunst, Bier, Alchemie
FUTURE BEER, 10 months action, HD Video, Drawing, Original beer (1000 limited)

Zur Nachahmung empfohlen! Expeditionen in Ästhetik und Nachhaltigkeit
(Examples to follow! Expeditions in aesthetics and sustainability)
ALL MY CYCLE, HD Video, Intervention

Exhibition at Museo Metropolitano Lima

Av. 28 de Julio / Parque de Exposicion
Centro Historico de Lima, Peru
curated by Adrienne Goehler

2014

FESTIVAL OF FUTURE NOWS
DAILY GESTURE, Installation with Gabrielle Mainguy
Neue Nationalgalerie, Berlin

Zur Nachahmung empfohlen! Expeditionen in Ästhetik und Nachhaltigkeit
(Examples to follow! Expeditions in aesthetics and sustainability)
ALL MY CYCLE, HD Video, Intervention
Exhibition at Centro Histórico, Puebla, Mexico
curated by Adrienne Goehler

2013

COMPOSTING THE CITY | COMPOSTING THE NET
Performance with Shu Lea Cheang, Martin Howse and Tikul 
Transmediale 2013, Haus der Kulturen der Welt, Berlin

Zur Nachahmung empfohlen! Expeditionen in Ästhetik und Nachhaltigkeit
(Examples to follow! Expeditions in aesthetics and sustainability)
ALL MY CYCLE, HD Video, 

Exhibition at Memorial da América Latina, Sao Paulo, Brazil

Museum der Unerhörten Dinge, Berlin, Germany

2012

Zur Nachahmung empfohlen! Expeditionen in Ästhetik und Nachhaltigkeit
(Examples to follow! Expeditions in aesthetics and sustainability)
ALL MY CYCLE, HD Video, Intervention, Workshop
Exhibition at IBERIA Centre for Contemporary Art, Beijing, China
curated by Adrienne Goehler

Human Nature
Rauma Biennale Balticum
ALL OUR CYCLE - personal soil, HD Video, Intervention, Workshop
Exhibition at Rauma Art Museum, Finland
Curated by Henna Paunu

2011

8 Japanese Contemporary Artists - mutual sympathy in the orient
Without Noticing, Microbe Intervention
Exhibition at SSVAD Santiniketan and The Japan Foundation New Delhi, India

2010

Das Schönste im Leben
"Wärmekreislauf", video installation
Leipziger Baumwollspinnerei, Germany

2009

Borders and Beyond
My First Green Mind
Intervention on Suomenlinna island, HD Video
Exhibition at Taidehalli Art Hall, Helsinki, Finland
curated by Agnes Kohlmeyer and Maija Koskinen

Exhibition at Independent, Noge Hana*Hana, Yokohama, Japan

2008

House of Senses
DEPOSIT
Art intervention with Piia Salmi
Organized by Muodonmuutoksia, Luopionen, Finland
Supported by The Nomura Cultural Foundation, Japan

Preserved fish
Installation with Tricia Flanagan and Geoff Whitnall
Part of the urban project "Back to the City", Newcastle, Australia

2007

100 Toasts
performance
with Chefs de Cuisine Daniel Labattu and Jacky Legrand
Residency Chantier Public, Lyon, France

Les oeufs au plat
Les oeufs au plat II
performance
Chantier Public, Lyon, and La Générale, Paris, France

Le petit chaperon rouge
public art project
Chantier Public, Lyon, France

Birth
installation with slide projectors
Paula Modersohn-Becker "Leben!", Worpsweder Kunsthalle

2006

Kunst in Bewegung / On the Move
Wärmekreislauf (exchange of warmth), public art project
Kunstverein Kreis Ludwigsburg, Germany
curated by Agnes Kohlmeyer

2005

The Soap Project – an artistic game with soap
public art project with Alba Navas Salmerón
Art's Diary, Taipei Artist Village, Taiwan

Export Heimat, AG Tiefseh
Preserved fish, installation with Tricia Flanagan
Gallery Bevilacqua La Masa, Venice, Italy

2004

Growing beans project, public art project
Reithaus Weimar, Germany

TRANSIT unfolded
"skinunease", sound piece with Piia Salmi
Toyota Municipal Museum of Art, Aichi, Japan

Real Presence Generation2
Summer beach in Belgrade, public art project with Catherine Ludwig
Belgrade, Serbia and Montenegro, curated by Biljana Tomic and Dobrila Denegri

2003

Recycling the future - viverevenezia2
Il Giardino verde del té (Green garden for tea), public art project
50. Biennale di Venezia, Italy, curated by Angela Vettese

Mizuninagasu
video work

2002

Sie war hier – Spuren der Existenz (She was here - traces of existence)
public art project, Orangerie Schloss Belvedere, Weimar, Germany

"Do you like tea?", performance
Civitella d'Agliano, Italy

Wasure shell, video work, shown at the Video Dance Festival Tokyo and broadcasted at Theater TV, Japan

 

Grants

2015

ZERI Award 2015 - DYCLE -Diapers Cycle (LINK) , Zero Emissions Research and Initiatives (LINK)

2014

The 2nd prize of the Blue Responsibility Award - Blue Economy and ecological sanitation competition

Together with team Collective Disaster.

2012

Ifa - Institut für Auslandsbeziehungen e.V. - project grant

2011

Rauma Artist in Residence, Finland - residency grant

Pépinières européennes pour jeunes artistes
Ayuntamiento de Huesca, Spain - residency grant

2008

The Nomura Cultural Foundation – project grant

2007

Chantier Public, Lyon, France – residency grant

2006

Art Initiative Albb, Saigon, Vietnam – residency grant

2005 / 2006

State Thüringen, Germany / Bauhaus-University Weimar
1-year graduate scholarship

2005

Taipei Artist Village, Taiwan – residency grant

2002 / 2003

DAAD-Scholarship (German Academic Exchange Service)

 

Publications / Catalogues

Zur Nachahmung empfohlen! Expeditionen in Ästhetik und Nachhaltigkeit
Exhibition Catalogue, Germany 2012

Human Nature, Rauma Biennale Balticum
Exhibition catalogue, Finland 2012

TIME BANK, Ayuntamiento de Huesca, Spain 2012

8 Japanese Contemporary Artists - mutual sympathy in the orient
Exhibition catalogue, Japan Foundation New Delhi 2012

Dialogue Ausstellung, Exhibition catalogue
Japan Foundation Cologne, Germany 2010

Borders and Beyond
Taidehalli, Helsinki, Finland, 2009

CAMOUFLAGE/Nguy Trang #1, HCMC, Vietnam, autumn 2006
(Magazine project in Singapore Biennale 2006)

Bijyutsu-techo, article "The Dream Collector"
Tokyo, November 2006

ARTiT, article
Tokyo/Japan, Summer/Fall 2006

Kunst in Bewegung / On the Move
Kunstverein Kreis Ludwigsburg/Germany, May 2006

Taipei Artist Village the year book 2005, Taiwan

Public Art and New Artistic Strategies
Bauhaus University Weimar/Germany, 2004

Recycling the future – viverevenezia2
IUAV, Consorzio Venezia Nuova, Biennale di Venezia; Marsilio, 2003

Dreams and Conflicts – 50. Esposizione Internationale d'Arte
catalogue of the Biennale; Marsilio, 2003

Lectures / Presentations

5th International Dry Toilet Conference, Tampere, Finland 2015

World Congress of Blue Economy, Surabaya, Indonesia, 2015

World Congress of Blue Economy, Madrid, Spain, 2013

The Japan Foundation in New Delhi, India, 2011

Public Art Project "le petit chaperon rouge"
Alliance Francaise Denpasar, Bali, Indonesia, December 2008

Art of the Gap – Two perspectives on Public Art (with Julaporn Buakaow, US)
Gallery VER, Bangkok Thailand (LINK), February 2008

ACC Gallery Weimar, Germany, October 2006

VJCC (Vietnam-Japan Human Resources Cooperation)
Ho Chi Minh City, September 2006

RMIT International University, Ho Chi Minh City, August 2006

Taipei Artist Village/open studio talk, Taiwan, August 2005

Guest lecture/ Kwassui institute, Nagasaki, Japan, 2003