Satoru Tamura

2017

 

2016

 

2015

 

2014
 

 

2011-2013
 

 

2007

 

2002-2005

Lives and works in Tochigi, Japan

1972 Born in Tochigi, Japan

1995 Graduated from Coll. of Art and Design of Tsukuba University

2006 Part-time lecturer at Tokyo Zokei University

Part-time lecturer at Musashino University of Art and Design

2007 Part-time lecturer at Tohoku University of Art and Design

2008 Part-time lecturer at Tsukuba University

2009 Part-time lecturer at Tokyo Zokei University

 

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2015 ‘Ban Ban Ban Ban Ban Ban Ban Ban Ban Ban’ | Nap Gallery, Tokyo

2015 ‘Point of Contact #6’ | Lage Egal, Berlin

CONTEXT | Miami

2014 ‘Love Machine’ | TEZUKAYAMA GALLERY

VOLTA NY | New York

‘Wonderland in Mid-Summer’ | Tochigi Pref. Museum of Fine Arts

2013 ‘Dai ichi-ki jiga ji san…’ | Plaza Gallery North, Saitama

‘Point of Contact #4’ | Nap Gallery, Tokyo

‘Point of Contact #5’ | TEZUKAYAMA GALLERY

VOLTA 9 | Basel

2012 ART OSAKA

‘Machine’ | N-Mark B1, Nagoya

2011 ‘Airs 006’ | Aomori

‘Contact for 6A214’ | University of Tsukuba Art Gallery, Ibaraki

”A’ Machine’ | Takuro Someya Contemporary Art, Tokyo

‘100 Switches for 100 Incandescent Lamps’ | B Gallery, Tokyo

2010 ‘Catch and Release’ | Art Center Ongoing, Tokyo

‘Koyama Machine’ | Koyama Municipal Museum of Art, Tochigi

‘Round and Round Mother Ship Around…’ | Tsuruoka Art Forum

2009 Solo Exhibition | Tanseisha Design Gallery, Tokyo

2008 ‘Domain of Art 1’ | Plaza North, Saitama

Solo Exhibition | Art Center Ongoing, Tokyo

2007 Solo Exhibition | Takuro Someya Contemporary Art, Chiba

Solo Exhibition | Plaza Gallery and Sagio, Tokyo

2006 ‘Statements from Galleries…’ | Gallery Q, Ginza, Tokyo

2005 Solo Exhibition | Gallery Q, Tokyo

Solo Exhibition | Out-lounge, Tokyo

Solo Exhibition | Gallery in the Blue, Tochigi

2004 Solo Exhibition | Fads Art Space, Tokyo

2002 Solo Exhibition | Gallery in the Blue, Tochigi

2001 Solo Exhibition | Gallery Art Soko, Tokyo

2000 Solo Exhibition | Space Big Art, Kanagawa

Solo Exhibition | Gallery Art Works Mishima, Shizuoka

1999 Solo Exhibition | Oregon Moon Gallery, Tokyo

Solo Exhibition | Sony Building, Tokyo

1998 Solo Exhibition | Contemporary Art Factory, Tokyo

1997 Solo Exhibition | Komaba Kunstraum, Tokyo

 

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2016 ART TAIPEI 2016 | Taipei World Trade Center, Taiwan

BUSAN BIENNALE 2016 | KISWIRE Suyeong Factory, Korea

ART OSAKA 2016 | Hotel Granvia Osaka, Osaka

ART CENTRAL | Hong Kong

ART16 | London

2014 NEW CITY ART FAIR | Hpgrp Gallery, New York

Asian Contemporary Art Show 2014 | Hong Kong

The Artist of the Taro Award II Exhibition | Taro Okamoto Museum of Art, Kawasaki

+PLUS-ULTRA 2014 | Spiral, Tokyo

CONTEXT | Miami

2013 ‘Re:Focus’| TEZUKAYAMA GALLERY

NEW CITY ART FAIR | hpgrp Gallery, New York

‘Iron ∞ Man’ | Creative Center Osaka

2012 ‘Air 3331 Exhibition Vol.2’ | 3331 Arts Chiyoda, Tokyo

‘Cover’| CAS, Osaka

‘Let There Be Light…’ | Tochigi Pref. Museum of Art

‘Connected Roar’/ Children’s Summer Vacation Museum | Kawasaki City Museum

‘Excessive! Increase Expression’ | 500m Museum Sapporo

‘Hools’ | Zachęta National Gallery of Art, The Netherlands

‘Zerodate: Tsurezure Tsuzure’ | Akita

ACM Multimedia Art Exhibition ‘Eternal / Moment’ | Todaiji Culture Center, Nara

Art Toronto | Canada

2011 Osaka Canvas | Osaka

‘Teratotera Festival ‘Post”|  Tokyo

‘Ogawa contemporary art stroll’ | Four locations around Ogawa-machiv

‘Branch Point’ | Saitama Pref. Citizen’s Activities Centre

’Essential Ongoing – Madness & Silence‘ | Shinko Pier、Kanagawa

‘Daylily Art Circus’ | Various locations in Japan

Tokorozawa Biennial ‘Service Wire’ 2011 | Tokorozawa Lifelong Learning Center

Zerodate / Odate 5th Anniversary Exhibition 2011 | Akita

2010 City-o-Rama Hong Kong | Hong Kong

Aichi Triennale 2010 | Aichi

‘Branch Point’, Contemporary Art Exhibition 2010 | Saitama Pref. Citizen’s Activites General Centre, Saitama

「…Can’t Go On Like This!」| MIACA + Map Office | Hong Kong

‘Story’ Dish… Dish… Dish…‘ | Shizuoka

2009 ‘Viewing Week’ | Takuro Someya Cont. Art, Tokyo

‘Swaying Life…’ | Koriyama City Museum of Art

‘Summer Vacation for Me and Art’ | Ichihara City Museum of Water and Sculptures

‘The 12th Taro Okamoto Award for Cont. Art’ | Taro Okamoto Museum of Art

‘The Concentration’ Gallery Q | Ginza, Tokyo

‘Wedding Party’ | Oya, Tochigi

Spring Festival Spin Crocodile Garden | Plaza North, Saitama

‘Summer Festival Shaking Shark’ | Plaza North

2008 Liverpool Biennial 2008 | St James’ Gardens, Liverpool

‘Yokohama Art & Home Collection’ | Yokohama, Kanagawa

‘CET08 Time / Space / Transform’ | Bakurocho, Tokyo

‘Akihabara TV & Tokyo Rabbit Paradise’ Screening | Kanda, Tokyo

‘Sound & Vision Vol.3 Reflect – It’s a Sunny Day’ | Zaim, Kanagawa

TSCA collection ‘Night Watch’ | Takuro Someya Contemporary Art, Chiba

‘Montblanc de la Culture Arts Patronage Award…’ | Tsunamachi Mitsui Club, Tokyo

‘Ongoing Movie Fest’ | Art Center Ongoing, Tokyo

‘Esquire Cafe 08/SS- Art’ | Uncafe, Tokyo

2007 ‘No Tatami Spot’ | Theatre Natinal de Chaillot, Paris, France

‘Constructions of Nature’ | Uppsala Konstmuseum, Sweden

‘The Party’ | Gallery Q, Tokyo

‘Jyugemuj 2007- DocuART’ | Art by Xerox Gallery, Tokyo

2006 ‘New Passat Meets Cont. Art in Marunouchi’| Maru Building, Tokyo

‘Japanese Art Will Entertain You!’ | Donna Beam Fine Art Gallery, U.S.A.

‘Statements from Galleries- Exhibition of Small Works’ | Gallery Natsuka, Tokyo

‘Weekend Art Utsunomiya’ Hat | Utsunomiya, Tochigi

2005 ‘Picture In Motion De Luxe’| Tochigi Pref. Museum of Fine Art

‘Meta-Visual – The History and the Futurescape of Visual Media’ Centre Des Arts | Enghien-Les-Bains, France

‘The Art of Breathing in the Art World and Respiration’| Kawamura Mem. Museum of Art & Sakura City Museum of Art

‘Iimawashi’ Merz Gallery | Edinburgh, Scotland

‘Meta-Visual – The History and the Futurescape of Visual Media’ | Tokyo Metropolitan Museum of Photography, Tokyo

‘The 8th Exhibition of the Taro Okamoto Memorial Award for Contemporary Art’ | Taro Okamoto Museum of Art Kawasaki

‘Last Spurt 2005’ | Gallery Q, Tokyo

‘SPIcafe2’ | Spica Art, Tokyo

2004 ‘A Clockwork Summer Orange’ Gallery Natsuka | Tokyo

‘Tokyo Rabbit Paradise at Careof Milano’ Careof | Milano, Italy

‘Autonom ist Noch Nicht Einmal der Mond’/ Even the Moon is Not Autonomous’| ACC gallery, Germany

‘Almanac #03 with Depositors Meeting #02’ | Art and River Bank, Tokyo

‘Wedding Exhibition 37 Creators’ | Space Force, Tokyo

‘Ongoing Vol.03’ | Asahi Junior High School, Tokyo

‘Art Walk’ | Tochigi

2003 ‘First Steps: Emerging Artists from Japan’

| P.S.1 Contemporary Art Center, New York

‘No Talent Show’ Contemporary Art Factory | Tokyo

‘Landmines Exhibition 2’ Fads Art Space | Tokyo

‘Moving Japanese’ Kulturhuset | Stockholm, Sweden

‘Japan Video Night’ Filmform the Artfilm | Stockholm, Sweden

‘I am a Curator’ | Chisenhale Gallery, London

‘Shinxus Multiple’ | Gallery Tezz, Tokyo

2002 ‘Lucky Seven’ www.so-net/gallery | Tokyo

‘Art Scholarship 2001’ Selected by Shioda Juniti | MOT, Tokyo

Exhibit Live- Selected by Sawaragi Noi (Art Critic) | Tokyo

‘Philip Morris K.K. Art Award’ | Tokyo International Forum, Tokyo

‘New Media New Face 02’ | NTT InterCommunication Center, Tokyo

‘Box Art’ | Gallery in the Blue, Tochigi

‘Performance Stage- Summit Meeting -‘ Space Big Art | Kanagawa

‘Studio Big Art Movie Festa Vol.3’ Space Big ART | Kanagawa

2001 ‘Door to Millennium’ | Tochigi Pref. Museum of Fine Arts

‘Studio Big Art Movie Festa Vol.2’ Space BIG ART | Kanagawa

‘Tokyo Rabbit Paradise Project [Tokyo/Life] | Selfriges, London

‘Neo-Tokyo’ | Sydney Comtemporary Art Museum, Australia

‘Batofar…Seeking Tokyo’ | Batofar, France

‘Best 12’ Contemporary Art Factory | Tokyo

‘Yokohama Eastan Rallyart’ | Kanagawa

‘Art of Object Art of Media’ | Tokoha Museum of Arts, Shizuoka

‘Kyozon’ Kamloops Art Gallery, Canada

2000 “Studio Big Art movie Festa Vol.1′ | Kanagawa

‘Shunsuke Mitamura and Artists…’ | Ibaraki Prefectural Tsukuba Museum of Art

‘Screening Japan Hallo’ | Denmark

‘Screening Japan Rum46’ | Denmark

‘Daejeon Media Art’ | Daejeon Municipal Museum of Art, South Korea

1999 ‘Art in Livingroom’ | Contemporary Art Factory Tokyo

Art Competition | Shinkiba SOKO Gallery Tokyo

‘Kirin Contemporary Award’| Kirin Brewery Shinkawa HQ/ Kirin Plaza Osaka

‘Biennale 1 Atami’ | Shizuoka

1998‘Art Walk 1998’ | Tochigi

1997 Stage Set Production | Tokyo Dome

Art Competition | Shinkiba SOKO Gallery Tokyo

‘Komabakuansutraum’ | Tokyo

1996 ‘Art Business Audition’| Laforet Harajuku Museum & Osaka Tempozan Museum

1995 ‘Art Business Audition’ | Laforet Museum Tokyo

 

AWARDS

1996 Art Business Audition 1996: Kamei Anima Prize

1997 Art Competition 1998: Prize

1999 Art Competition 2000: Jury Prize

‘Kirin Contemporary Award 1999’ Award

2002 Art Scholarship 2001 First Contemporary Art Award:

Shioda Junichi Department Selection & Critic Selection

‘Philip Morris K.K. Art Award 2002 : The First Move‘

P.S.1 Award

2005 8th Taro Okamoto Award Art Exhibition: Selected

2009 12th Taro Okamoto Award Art Exhibition: Special Award

 

WORKSHOPS

2012 ‘Connected Roar’ | Kawasaki City Museum

2010 ‘Children’s Summer Vacation’ | Gunma Pref.

Museum of Mod. Art

2009 ‘To Create a Spinning Crocodile’ | Saitama Plaza North

‘To Create a Vibration’ | Saitama Plaza North

‘To Create 100g’ | Koriyama City Museum of Art, Fukushima

‘Eat, Weigh, Delicious Art’ | Tsuruoka Art Forum, Yamagata

‘To create 100g’ | Tochigi Prefectural Museum of Art