Chiharu Shiota

BIOGRAPHY
1972
Born in Osaka, Japan
Lives and works in Berlin, Germany
EDUCATION
1999 – 2003
Universität der Künste Berlin, Germany
1997 – 1999
Hochschule für Bildende Künste Braunschweig, Germany
1996
Hochschule für Bildende Künste Hamburg, Germany
1993 – 1994
Exchange Semester at The Australian National University School of Art, Canberra, Australia
1992 – 1996
Kyoto Seika University, Japan
AWARDS
2019
The Kyoto Prefecture Akebono Award
Academy of Fine Arts Prize of the Simone Foundation and Cino Del Duca 4th BVlGARI Rolla Award, Japan
2018
The 11th Bacon Prize 2018, the A.R.T. foundation, Japan
2012
The Audience Choice, at the First Kyiv International Biennale of Contemporary Art, Ukraine
2009
Distinguished Service Medal, Kyoto Seika University, Kyoto, Japan
Docks Art Fair – Prix de la culture Montblanc, Lyon, France
2008
Encouragement award for the new artists of the Ministry of Culture, Japan
Award Sakuya Kono Hana, Osaka, Japan
2005
Agency for Cultural Affairs (Bunka-cho), Japan
2004
Arbeitsstipendium Bildende Kunst Senatsverwaltung für Wissenschaft, Forschung und Kultur, Berlin, Germany
2003
Pola Art Foundation, Japan
2002
Philip Morris K.K Art Award 2002, New York, USA
2000
Dorothea von Stetten Award 2000, short List, Bonn, Germany
UPCOMING
2022
The Soul Trembles, Queensland Art Gallery of Modern Art (GoMA), Brisbane, Australia (solo)
2021
The Soul Trembles, Taipei Fine Arts Museum, Taiwan (solo)
The Soul Trembles, MACAN, Jakarta, Indonesia (solo)
2020
Push the Limits, Fondazione Merz, Torino, Italy (group)
SOLO EXHIBITIONS
2020
Lifelines, CCBB Cultural Banco do Brasil, Brasilia, Brazil
2019
The Soul Trembles, Busan Museum of Art, Busan, South Korea
The Infinity Line, Madoka Hall – Kishiwada, Osaka, Japan
Internal Line, Japan House, São Paulo, Brazil
Me Somewhere Else, Royal Museum of Fine Arts of Belgium, Brussels, Belgium
Counting Memories, Muzum Śląskie w Katowicach, Katowice, Poland
The Soul Trembles, Mori Art Museum, Tokyo, Japan
Black Rain, Galerie Templon, Brussels, Belgium
Line of Thought, Museum Sinclair-Haus, Bad Homburg, Germany
Six Boats, Ginza Six, Tokyo, Japan
2018
Me Somewhere Else, Blain|Southern, London, UK
Artist’s Rooms: Chiharu Shiota, Jameel Arts Center, Dubai, UAE
Embodied, Art Gallery of South Australia, Adelaide, Australia
Chiharu Shiota, Kenji Taki Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
Art Projects 2018: Chiharu Shiota, The Wanås Foundation - Wanås Konst, Knislinge, Sweden
The Distance, Göteborgs konstmuseum, Gothenburg Museum of Art, Gothenburg, Sweden
Beyond Time, Yorkshire Sculpture Park, Wakefield, UK
Remind of..., NF / Nieves Fernández, Madrid, Spain
Form of Memory, Kenji Taki Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
The Butterfly Dream, Kyoto Art for Tomorrow 2018, The Museum of Kyoto, Japan
2017
Direction, KODE-Art Museum of Bergen, Bergen, Norway
Lost Words, Museum Nikolaikirche, Berlin, Germany
Chiharu Shiota, Kenji Taki Gallery, Nagoya, Japan
Between the Lines, Noordbrabants Museum, 's-Hertogenbosch, Netherlands
Destination, Galerie Templon, Paris, France
Under the Skin, Kunsthalle Rostock, Rostock, Germany
Infinity Lines, SCAD Museum of Art, Savannah, GA, USA
Where are we going?, Le Bon Marché Rive Gauche, Paris, France
2016
Chiharu Shiota, Kenji Taki Gallery, Nagoya, Japan
Absent Bodies, Anna Schwartz Gallery, Melbourne, Australia
Uncertain Journey, Blain|Southern, Berlin, Germany
The Locked Room, KAAT Kanagawa Arts Theater, Yokohama, Japan
Rain of Memories, Ferenczy Múzeum, Szentendre, Hungary
Follow the Line, Mimmo Scognamiglio Artecontemporanea, Milano, Italy
Sleeping is like Death, Galerie Daniel Templon, Brussels, Belgium
2015
Follow the Line, Japanisches Kulturinstitut Köln, Cologne, Germany; Istituto Giapponese di Cultura, Rome, Italy
In the Beginning was… , Fundació Sorigué, Lleida, Spain
Searching for the Destination, SESC, São Paulo, Brazil
A Long Day, Artist Room, K21 - Kunstsammlung NRW, Düsseldorf, Germany
Form of the House, Kenji Taki Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
Lines of Memory, Kenji Taki Gallery, Nagoya, Japan
The Key in the Hand, Japan Pavilion, 56th Venice Biennale, Venice, Italy
Works on Paper, Hadrien de Montferrand Gallery, Beijing, China
Seven Dresses, Stadtgalerie Saarbrücken, Saarbrücken, Germany
2014
First House, Zorlu Performing Arts Center, Istanbul, Turkey
Letters of Thanks, Espai d’art contemporani de Castelló (EACC), Castelló, Spain
Over the Continents, Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, Smithsonian Institution, Washington DC, USA
Chiharu Shiota – Maquette, Kenji Taki Gallery, Nagoya, Japan
il Gattopardo, Marseille Vieille Charité + Ballet National de Marseille, Marseille, France
Small Room, Galerie Daniel Templon, Paris, France
A Long Day, La Tenuta dello Scompiglio, Lucca, Italy
Presence in the Absence, Rochester Art Center, Rochester, MN, USA
Earth and Blood, NF / Nieves Fernández, Madrid, Spain
Dialogues, New Art Gallery Walsall, Walsall, UK
2013
Other Side, Towner Gallery, Eastbourne, UK
After the Dream, Carré St. Anne, Montpellier, France
Trace of Memory, Mattress Factory, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
Chiharu Shiota, Galerie Daniel Templon, Brussels, Belgium
Earth and Blood, Kenji Taki Gallery, Nagoya, Japan
Letters of Thanks, Museum of Art, Kochi, Japan
Collection+: Chiharu Shiota, Sherman Contemporary Art Foundation, Sydney, Australia
Crossing Lines, Manege, Moscow, Russia
Red Line, Kenji Taki Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
2012
Synchronizing Strings and Rhizomes, Casa Asia, Barcelona, Spain
Me as Others, Art Gallery Artium, Fukuoka, Japan
Other Side, Haunch of Venison, New York, USA
Labyrinth of Memory, La Sucrière, Lyon, France
Where Are We Going?, Marugame Genichiro-Inokuma Museum of Contemporary Art, Kagawa, Japan
State of Being, Kenji Taki Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
Stairway, Schleswig-Holsteinischer Kunstverein, Kunsthalle zu Kiel, Kiel, Germany
Infinity, Galerie Daniel Templon, Paris, France
2011
Drawings, Kenji Taki Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
Chiharu Shiota | Memory of Books, Gervasuti Foundation, in cooperation with Haunch of Venison, Venice, Italy
Home of Memory, La Maison Rouge, Paris, France
In Silence, Detached, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
2010
Dialogue with Absence, Galerie Christophe Gaillard, Paris, France
Wall, Kenji Taki Gallery, Nagoya, Japan
One Place, Haunch of Venison, London, UK
Trauma, NF / Nieves Fernández, Madrid, Spain
2009
A Long Day, Rotwand Gallery, Zurich, Switzerland
Flowing Water, Nizayama Forest Art Museum, Toyama, Japan
Chiharu Shiota, Kenji Taki Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
Unconscious Anxiety, Galerie Christophe Gaillard, Paris, France
2008
State of Being, Kenji Taki Gallery, Nagoya, Japan
Breath of the Spirit, The National Museum of Art, Osaka, Japan
Zustand des Seins/State of Being, CentrePasquArt, Biel / Bienne, Switzerland
Inside-Outside, Galerie Goff + Rosenthal, Berlin, Germany
Waiting, Goff + Rosenthal Gallery, New York, USA
2007
From in Silence, Kanagawa Prefectural Gallery, Yokohama, Japan
Trauma / Alltag, Kenji Taki Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
2006
Dialogue from DNA, Wildnis + Kunst, Saarbrücken, Germany
2005
Raum, Haus am Lützowplatz, Berlin, Germany
During Sleep, Museum Moderner Kunst Kärnten, Klagenfurt, Austria
When Mind Become Form, Gallery Fleur, Kyoto Seika University, Kyoto, Japan
2004
Falling Sand, Kenji Taki Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
In Silence, Hiroshima City Museum of Contemporary Art, Hiroshima, Japan
2003
Dialogue from DNA, Ujazdowski Castle Centre for Contemporary Art [a-i-r laboratory], Warsaw, Poland; Manggha Centre of Japanese Art and Technology, Krakow, Poland
In Silence, Kenji Taki Gallery, Nagoya, Japan
Bleibend von der Stimme/Behind the Voice, Kenji Taki Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
The Way into Silence, Württembergischer Kunstverein, Stuttgart, Germany
2002
Uncertain Daily Life – Death Bed, Kenji Taki Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
In Silence, Akademie Schloss Solitude, Stuttgart, Germany
2001
Chiharu Shiota, Kenji Taki Gallery, Nagoya, Japan
2000
Breathing from Earth, Kunstraum Maximilianstrasse, Stadtforum München, Munich, Germany
1999
Where are you from?, K&S, Berlin, Germany
Dialogue from DNA, Asian Fine Arts Berlin/Prüss & Ochs Gallery, Berlin, Germany
1998
From Memory to Memory, Kunsthaus Tacheles, Berlin, Germany
1997
Gods Play, Galerie C. Delank, Bremen, Germany
1996
Direction of Consciousness, Hochschule für bildende Künste, Hamburg, Germany
Order from the Basis, Akiyama Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
Return to Consciousness, Galerie 21 im Vorwerk-Stift, Hamburg, Germany
Flow of Energy, Shunjukan Gallery, Kyoto Seika University
1995
My Existence as a Physical Extension, Hōnen-in Temple, Kyoto, Japan
1994
Accumulation, Foyer Gallery at the Australian National University School of Art, Canberra, Australia
One Line, The Australian National University School of Art, Canberra, Australia
Becoming Painting, The Australian National University School of Art, Canberra, Australia
1993
Native, Gallery Preview, Kyoto, Japan
GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2020
The Consciousness Flows Within, Asia University Museum of Modern Art, Taichung, Taiwan
Körper. Blicke. Macht. – Eine Kulturgeschichte des Bades, Staatliche Kunsthalle Baden-Baden, Germany
Where We Now Stand – In Order to Map the Future [2], 21st Century Museum, Kanazawa, Japan
Voyage Voyages, Mucem, Marseille, France
2019
2019 Hangzhou Triennial of Fiber Art - Boundless Encounters, Hangzhou, China
The Dark Side – Chi ha paura del buio?, Musja, Rome, Italy
Nine Journeys Through Time, YUZ Museum, Shanghai, China
From the Paper to the Wall, Galerie Templon, Brussels, Belgium
Who opens up the world?, Toyota Municipal Museum of Art, Aichi, Japan
Setouchi Art Triennale 2019, Teshima, Japan
Globe as a Palette; Contemporary Art from The Taguchi Art Collection, Hokkaido Obihiro Museum of Art; Kushiro Art Museum, Hokkaido; Hakodate Museum of Art, Hokkaido; Sapporo Art Museum And Berlin Will Always Need You, Martin Gropius Bau, Berlin, Germany
Honolulu Biennial 2019 - To Make Wrong / Right / Now, Honolulu, Hawaii Collection 3: Image of Something Invisible, The National Museum, Osaka, Japan
100 Jahre Revolution - Berlin 1918/19, Kulturprojekte, Berlin, Germany
2018
Persona Grata, Palais de la Porte Dorée, Musée National de l'Immigration, Paris, France
Valletta 2018 European Capital of Culture: Constellation Malta, Valletta, Malta
57. Oktobarski Salon: The Marvellous Cacophony, Belgrade, Serbia
Water and Land – Niigata Art Festival 2018, Niigata, Japan
De fils ou de fibres, CAC Meymac, Meymac, France
Doodle & Disegno, Blain|Southern, Berlin, Germany
Welcome to the Labyrinth - Artistic Deception, Marta Herford, Herford, Germany
Höhenrausch 2018 - The Other Shore, OÖ Kulturquartier, Linz, Austria
Tissage, Tressage, Villa Datris, L'Isle sur la Sorgues, France
Nine Journeys Through Time. Alcantara and Art in the Apartment of the Prince, Palazzo Reale Milano, Milan, Italy
The last Image - The Sight of Death in Contemporary Art, Stadtgalerie Saarbrücken, Saarbrücken, Germany
Travelers: Stepping into the Unknown, The National Museum of Art, Osaka, Japan
2017
The Riddle of Art: Takahashi Collection, Sizuoka Prefectural Museum of Art, Shizuoka, Japan
JIWA – Jakarta Biennial 2017, Jakarta, Indonesia
The Raft - Art is (not) Lonely, Oostende, Belgium
In good times and in bad. How to operate, Museum für neue Kunst, Freiburg, Germany
Suzu 2017 Oku-Noto Triennale, Suzu, Ishikawa, Japan
About the Relations with People When Affection is Involved, Klein Collection, Kunstmuseum Stuttgart, Stuttgart, Germany
OpenArt Biennale, Örebro, Sweden
A Summer in Le Havre: 500th Anniversary of Le Havre, Le Havre, France
The Other Side, Wilhelm Hack Museum, Ludwigshafen am Rhein, Germany
20th anniversary pop-up show: Have a Nice Time, Mimmo Scognamiglio Artecontemporanea, Domodossola, Italy
Body Media II, Power Station of Art, Shanghai, China
Socle du Monde Biennale 2017, Herning, Denmark
Pafos2017 European Capital of Culture: Open Air Factory, Pafos, Cyprus
Kairos Castle. The Art of the Moment, Kasteel van Gaasbeek, Lennik, Belgium
Daniel Templon Portrait d'une galerie, Bernard Magrez Institut Culturel, Bordeaux, France
2016
Piranesi | Shiota: Prisons of the Imagination, Tel Aviv Museum of Art, Tel Aviv, Israel
Spider's Thread - Spinning Images of Japanese Beauty, Toyota Municipal Museum of Art, Aichi, Japan
From here until Eternity, Maison Particulière, Brussels, Belgium
Melbourne Festival, Melbourne, Australia
Collection 2 – Diary, 21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art, Kanazawa, Japan
20th Biennale of Sydney: The Future is already here - it's just not evenly distributed, Sydney, Australi
In your heart | In your city, KØS, Museum for Art in the Public Space, Køge, Denmark
2015
East Asia Feminism: FANTasia, Seoul Museum of Art, Seoul, South Korea; Guangdong Museum, Guangzhou, China
No hablaremos de Picasso, María José Jove Foundation, La Coruña, Spain
Le Fil Rouge, Espace Louis Vuitton, Paris, France
2014
Progress and Hygiene, Zachęta National Gallery of Art, Warsaw, Poland
Busan Biennale 2014: Inhabiting the World, Busan, South Korea
State of Being, Bilbao Fine Arts Museum, Bilbao, Spain
The Pink Gaze, Galleria Civica d’Arte Moderna Palazzo Collicola - GCAM, Spoleto & Museo Nazionale d’Arte Orientale “Giuseppe Tucci”, Rome, Italy
JapanArtToday, Kunsthaus Interlaken, Switzerland
Go-Betweens: The World Seen Through Children, Mori Art Museum, Tokyo, Japan
Adventure in Art, Masterpiece of the National Museum of Art, Osaka, the Niigata Bandaijima Art Museum, Niigata, Japan
Qal'at Al Bahrain through the Ages, Qal'at Al Bahrain, Manama, Bahrain
Threads, Museum Arnhem, Arnhem, Netherlands
Konstruktives Widersprechen, Kunstwerk Sammlung Klein, Nussdorf, Germany
2013
16th DOMANI: The Art of Tomorrow Exhibition, National Art Center, Tokyo, Japan
To Be Or Not To Be. Portrait Today, Munich Modern, Munich, Germany
Everyone Carries a Room Inside, Museum on the Seam, Jerusalem, Israel
Tisser des liens, Pavillon Vendome, Aix en Provence, France
Matrix. Textiles in Art and Applied Arts from Gustav Klimt to the Present, Kunstmuseum Wolfsburg, Wolfsburg, Germany
Asian Art Biennial, National Taiwan Museum of Fine Arts, Taichung, Taiwan
Mindfulness! Takahashi Collection, Sapporo Art Park, Sapporo, Hokkaido; Kirishima Art-Hall, Kagoshima, Japan; Nagoya City Art Museum, Aichi, Japan (2014
Red Queen, Museum of Old and New Art, Tasmania, Australia
The Pulse of Time, Future Perfect, Singapore
2012
Vernetzt, OÖ Kulturquartier, Linz, Austria
Traces of Time: Francis Bacon and Existential Conditioning in Contemporary Art, Centro di Cultura
Contemporaneo Strozzina Fondazione Palazzo Strozzi, Florence, Italy
Sky over My Head, Contemporary Art Museum Kumamoto, Kumamoto, Japan
Women In-Between: Asian Women Artists 1984-2012, Fukuoka Asian Art Museum; Okinawa Prefecture Art Museum; Tochigi Prefectural Museum of Fine Arts (2013); Mie Prefectural Art Museum (2013), Japan
The Best of Times, The Worst of Times: Rebirth and Apocalypse in Contemporary Art, First Kyiv International Biennale of Contemporary Art, Kiev, Ukraine
2011
Lost in Lace, Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery, Birmingham, UK
Ainsi soit-il, Collection Antoine de Galbert, Musée des Beaux-Arts de Lyon, France
City-Net Asia 2011, Seoul Museum of Art, Seoul, South Korea
Experimenta Utopia, Museum of Old and New Art, Tasmania, Australia
Inner Voices, 21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art, Kanazawa, Japan
Biennale internationale d'art contemporain de Melle: Habiter la terre, du battement de coeur à l'emportement du monde, Melle, France
Bye Bye Kitty!!! Between Heaven and Hell in Contemporary Japanese Art, Japan Society Gallery, New York, USA
2010
Identity Theft, Mimmo Scognamiglio Artecontemporanea, Domodossola, Italy
On & On, La Casa Encendida Museum, Madrid, Spain
Walk the Line, Kunstverein APEX pro art e.V. Göttingen, Germany
Mediations Biennale: Beyond Mediations, Poznan, Poland
Experience #1–The Aura, Christophe Gaillard Pop-up Gallery, Berlin, Germany
Aichi Triennale 2010: Arts and Cities, Nagoya, Japan
Setouchi International Art Festival: 100-Day Art and Sea Adventure, Teshima, Japa
Tsubaki-kai 2010 Trans-Figurative, Shiseido Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
In Transit, Rotwand Gallery, Zurich, Switzerland
On Bathing, The National Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo, Japan
HomeLessHome, Museum on the Seam, Jerusalem, Israel
2009
3rd Moscow Biennial of Contemporary Art: Against Exclusion, Moscow, Russia
The World is Yours, Louisiana Museum of Modern Art, Humlebaek, Denmark
Echigo-Tsumari Art Triennial 2009, Niigata Prefecture, Echigo-Tsumari, Japan
Walking in My Mind, Hayward Gallery, London, UK
Hundred Stories about Love, 21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art, Kanazawa, Japan
Tsubaki-kai 2009 Trans-Figurative, Shiseido Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
Cherchez la femme, NF / Nieves Fernández, Madrid, Spain
2008
Drawn in the Clouds, Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma, Helsinki, Finnland
Kanazawa Art Platform 2008, 21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art, Kanazawa, Japan
Torstrasse 166: Das Haus der Vorstellung, Berlin, Germany
HeartQuake, Museum on the Seam, Jerusalem, Israel
Eurasia: Geographic Crossovers in Art, MART–Museo di arte moderna e contemporanea di Trento e Rovereto, Trento and Rovereto, Italy
Kunsträume Schloss Friedberg, Museum Friedberg, Friedberg, Germany
Tsubaki-kai 2008 Trans-Figurative, Shiseido Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
2007
Thermocline of Art: New Asian Waves, ZKM – Zentrum für Kunst und Medien, Karlsruhe, Germany
Thread, Koroška Gallery of Fine Arts, Slovenj Gradec, Slovenia
The Body Sings of Life, Marugame Genichiro-Inokuma Museum of Contemporary Art, Kagawa, Japan
Fiction for the Real, The National Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo, Japan
2006
PI Performance & Intermedia Festival, Szczecin-Swinoujscie, Poland Streaming Poesy - Orte des Verwilderns, Wildnis+Kunst, Saarbrücken, Germany
Art and Object: Affinity of the Jomon and the Contemporary, Aomori Museum of Art, Aomari, Japan
6th Gwangju Biennale 2006: Fever Variations, Gwangju, South Korea
Enjoyable House, Aichi Prefectural Museum of Art, Nagoya, Japan
Berlin-Tokyo / Tokyo-Berlin. Die Kunst zweier Städte, Neue Nationalgalerie, Berlin, Germany
Absolutely Private. Contemporary Photography, Vol. 4 On Photography in the Zero Decade: from 2000 to the present, Tokyo Metropolitan Museum of Photography, Tokyo, Japan
2005
The 3rd Fukuoka Asian Art Triennale 2005: Parallel Realities – Asian Art Now, Fukuoka Asian Art Museum, Fukuoka, Japan
Fairy Tales Forever – Homage to H.C. Andersen, ARoS Aarhus Kunstmuseum, Aarhus, Denmark
Imbenge-Dreamhouse, Durban Cultural and Documentation Centre, Durban, South Africa; In Transit 06, Haus der Kulturen der Welt, Berlin, Germany
Dreaming Now, The Rose Art Museum of Brandeis University, Waltham, MA, USA
2004
Senatsstipendiaten Bildende Kunst 2004: Bettina Carl und Chiharu Shiota, Kunstbank, Berlin, Germany
The Joy of My Dreams, First International Biennial of Contemporary Art of Seville, Seville, Spain
Embroidered Action, Herzliya Museum of Contemporary Art, Herzliya, Israel
Shining Beauty, CODA Museum, Apeldoorn, Netherlands
Lille 2004 – European Capital of Culture: Du côté de chez…, Lille, France
2003
Walking on Art – Installation auf dem Fußboden, Kunstverein Ludwigsburg, Ludwigsburg, Germany
20 Jahre Kunst in der Zehntscheuer – Eine Bilanz, Kulturverein Zehntscheuer e.V., Rottenburg am Neckar, Germany
The Female Landscape - Thunder of the Worlds, Institut franco-japonais de Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
First Steps: Emerging Artists from Japan, P.S.1 Contemporary Art Center, New York, USA
2002
Rest in Space, Kunstnernes Hus, Oslo, Norway; Künstlerhaus Bethanien, Berlin, Germany (2003)
A Need For Realism, Centre for Contemporary Art, Ujazdowski Castle, Warsaw, Poland
Miss You, Museum für Neue Kunst, Freiburg, Germany
Another World–Twelve Bedroom Stories, Kunstmuseum Luzern, Lucerne, Switzerland
De Waan. Manifestatie kunst en psychiatrie, Stichting Odapark: Centrum voor hedendaagse kunst, Venray, Netherlands
Art in Transition II – Some Kind of Dream, Contemporary Art Museum of North Raleigh, Raleigh, NC, USA
2001
Kunst und Kur / arte e benessere, Kunsthaus Meran, Merano, Italy
Marking the Territory, Irish Museum of Modern Art, Dublin, Ireland
Yokohama 2001: International Triennale of Contemporary Art: Mega-Wave - Towards a New Synthesis, Yokohama, Japan
International Festival EXIT, Maison des Arts Créteil, Paris, France
International Festival VIA, Théâtre du Manège, Mauberge, France
Translated Acts: Performance and Body Art from East Asia, 1990-2001, Haus der Kulturen der Welt, Berlin, Germany; Queens Museum of Art, New York, USA; Museo de Arte Alvar y Carmen de Carrillo Gil, Mexico City, Mexico
De Wereld Volgens… Duitsland, Stichting Odapark: Centrum voor hedendaagse kunst, Venray, Netherlands
2000
Dorothea von Stetten-Kunstpreis, Kunstmuseum Bonn, Bonn, Germany
Yume no Ato – Was vom Traum blieb … Zeitgenössische Kunst aus Japan, Haus am Waldsee, Berlin, Germany; Staatliche Kunsthalle Baden-Baden, Baden-Baden, Germany
Strange Home, Historisches Museum and Kestner Museum, Hanover, Germany
Continental Shift. Eine Reise zwischen Kulturen, Ludwig Forum, Aachen, Germany; Bonnefantenmuseum, Maastricht, Netherlands; Stadsgalerij Heerlen, Netherlands; Musée d'art moderne et d'art contemporaine Liège, Belgium
Heimat Kunst - Kulturelle Vielfalt in Deutschland, Haus der Kulturen der Welt, Berlin, Germany; Kulturverein Zehntscheuer, Rottenburg am Neckar, Germany
1999
Fresh Air, E-Werk Weimar, Weimar, Germany
2nd International Exhibition of Sculptures and Installations: Open'999, Venice-Lido, Italy
Unfinished Business, Haus am Lützowplatz, Berlin, Germany
3. Festival junger experimenteller Kunst: ...und ab die Post!, Postfuhramt Berlin, Berlin, Germany
1998
Untersicht, Kulturamt Mitte, Galerie Weisser Elefant, Berlin, Germany
Notes Across Asia, Konzerthaus Berlin, Schauspielhaus am Gendarmenmarkt, Berlin, Germany
Finally, Kunstverein Hannover, Hanover, Germany
1997
Objekte und Stelen im Dorfpark, Dorfpark, Buchholz, Germany
1996
Japanese Textile Exhibition, Meguro Museum of Art, Tokyo, Japan
1995
White Asia, Kyoto City Conference Center, Kyoto, Japan
PROFESSORSHIPS
2011
California College of the Arts, Guest Professor
2010 – 2013
Kyoto Seika University, Guest Professor