biography

1980 born  in Osaka, Japan
2004 Tokyo National University of Fine Arts and Music, Painting Department (B.A. in oil painting)
2005 Living in Berlin
 


Solo exhibitions (selection)

2010
Black and Brun (Cooperation ARS Electronica Festival), Brunnhofer, Linz
Complex Circuit-Complex Circuit, gallery αM, Tokyo
2009
Latest stop-motion-video-editions, SAKAMOTOcontemporary, Berlin
über-performative sketch, Mujin-to production, Tokyo
2008
über, SAKAMOTOcontemporary, Berlin
A Window to the World, Hiroshima City Museum of Contemporary Art, Japan
Moment -Performatives Spazieren, galerie air garten, Berlin
Ordnung -performative installation-, GDK-Galerie der Künste-, Berlin
2007
Moment, galerie air garten, Berlin
DIE TASSE, Tornado-am-Ostkreuz, Berlin
2006
Domino, Het Plafond, Rotterdam
Pumpen, RS 21 Berlin,
chews -open studio-, gallery ZeKuSchEx, Berlin 


Group exhibitions (selection)

2010
ARS Electronica Festival, Moment, Linz
Linz - Video, Brunnhofer Galerie & Black Box Gallery - Linz
2009
5+1: Jungtion Box, Tokyo, Japan
Japan Media Arts Festival in Kobe Biennale, Hyogo, Japan
Nishinomiya Funasaka Biennale, Hyogo, Japan
A Blow to the Everyday, Hong Kong
Next Reality, Tokyo
Performance Presente Futuro Vol. 2, Oi Futuro, Rio de Janeiro
5th VentoSul Biennal, Curitiba, Brasil
LIVE BY PLAY, Art Taipei 2009, Taipei, Taiwan
Hakodate triennale 2009, hakodate, Japan
The matter of things, ScalaMata Exhibition Space, Venice, Italy
Hamburger Architektursommer 2009, White Trash contemporary, Hamburg
Re:Membering Next of Japan, Loop, Seoul, Korea
Video Kunst im Spiegel, Spiegel, Munich, Germany
Thomas Raschke and Yukihiro Taguchi, Weltraum, Munich, Germany
12th Japan Media Arts Festival, The National Art Center, Tokyo, Japan
2008
2008 Asia Digital Art Award Exhibiton, Fukuoka Asian Art Museum, Fukuoka
Tape Modern Number 07, Tape culb, Berlin, German
PIECE, Kulturpalast Wedding International, Berlin
Tape Modern at the 05. Berliner Kunstsalon, Humboldt-Umspannwerk, Berlin
FABRIC/K, Program, Berlin
ARMUT MACHT GEIL, NO Budget Festival - Berlin edition, Eindhoven
ONE+TWO, SAKAMOTOcontemporary, Berlin
UFERHALLEN, Uferhallen-Wedding, Berlin
Hunt for This Century's Leonardo da Vinci! International Art Exhibition, Osaka
Tape Modern Number 03, Tape culb, Berlin
Tape Modern Number 02, Tape club, Berlin
Between Fiction and Fact, Strictly Berlin 2008, GDK-Galerie der Künste-, Berlin
2007
Hunt for This Century's Leonardo da Vinci!International ArtTriennale 2007, Osaka
CET07/ STREET NIGHT GALLERY, Tokyo, Japan
transfer, gallery K:ITA, Berlin
In Neuem Kontext,St. Johannes-Evangelist-Kirche, Berlin
Japan now, Asia-Pacific weeks 2007, Theaterhaus, Berlin, Prague
SICE 2007, Bosnia Herzegovina, Sarajevo
Double Cast, Tokyo Wonder Site Hongo, Tokyo
2006
switch on the light before sleeping, GDK-Galerie der Künste-, Berlin
Speed Up Your Life, feld für kunst, Hamburg
1:een / punten en komma's, PICTURA, Dordrecht, Netherlands
SICE ~Transition Compound Berlin~, gallery Nord, Berlin
2005
SICE 2005, Bosnia Herzegovina, Sarajevo
2004
SICE 2004,Sarajevo International Culture Exchange 2004, Bosnia Herzegovina
2003
Junction, Gallery Space, Tokyo, Japan
Tension, Tokyo, Japan


Video screening

2009
9.November 2009 (Celebration 20years of Fall of the Wall), Berlin
2008
Bakuto Osaka 2008, Creative Center OSAKA, Japan


Awards

2009
Excellence Prize, Ars Electronica Festival, Linz
2008
Excellence Prize “2008 Asia Digital Art Award” Fukuoka, Japan
Excellence Prize, “2008(12th) Japan Media Art Festival” Tokyo, Japan
2007
Grand prize “Hunt for This Century's Leonardo da Vinci! International Art Triennale 2007” Osaka, Japan