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Aiko Yamamoto
 
 
 
 
1991 Born in Kanagawa, Japan
Education
2019 Short-term Lecturer, China Academy of the Art
2019 Research Student, Inter Media Art, China Academy of the Art 
2017 MA, Graduate School of Fine Arts Inter-Media Art, Tokyo University of the Arts
2014 BA, Craft Design Textile Course, Industrial and Craft Design, Musashino Art University
Solo exhibition
2021  Syow case gallery Aiko Yamamoto solo exhibition (YOKOHAMA CIVIC ART GALLERY AZAMINO, Kanagawa. Japan)
2021     BankART Under 35 (BankART KAIKO, Kanagawa, Japan)
2020   It stay here, It go far (Soku-an, Shizuoka, Japan) 
2020  While swaying in the colors (SIMBALION company , Taoyuan, Taiwan)
2019   Pathos of Things  ( Treasure Hill Artist Village, Taipei, Taiwan )
2018     Mountain Puddle (Old warehouse Daimaru, Ibaraki )
2013   When it pulses (Art Lab AKIBA, Tokyo )
Selected exhibition 
2021   Food and Contemporary Art vol.8 (BankART Station. Kanagawa, Japan) 
2020 Daigo Machinaka Art Week 2020 ( Daigo-City, Ibaraki  )
2019    A Gentle Gaze ( HWA’S Gallery, Shanghai, China ) 
2019  Kompas Yokohama ( Yokohama Museum, Kanagawa )
2019  Sea of Memory  ( Xiangshan Yishu Commune, Hangzhou, China ) 
2019  Under the table ( Future Domain Talents Home, Hangzhou, China )
2019    Writing of  the Romance  (Nanjing 24hours Museum, Nanjing, China ) 
2019    The 1st Zhejiang International Youth Art Week ( Xiangshan Yishu Commune, Hangzhou, China )      
2019    Daigo Machinaka Art Week 2019 ( Daigo-City, Ibaraki  )
2019  Hopes & Dialogues in Rumah Kijang Mizuma(Mizuma Art Gallery , Singapore)
2018  “CROSS DOMAIN” (Suzhou Jinji Lake Art Museum , Suzhou , China)
2018  Arts Challenge 2018(Aichi Art Center, Aichi)
2017  TAMAVIVANTⅡ - Traveling exhibition (Parthenōn Tama / Tokyo )
2017  TAMAVIVANTⅡ"Pogative" (Art Thaque gallery, Tokyo)
2017  Tokyo Art University graduate exhibition (Tokyo University of the Arts, Tokyo)
2016  Play with the forest (Salon-de-vert / Nagano )
2016  Window gallery "My constellation diary " (Space8x8 / Ibaraki )
2015  Open Studio ( Rumah Kijang Mizuma / Yogyakarta )
2015  Good Design Prize Exhibition 2015 (Tokyo Midtown, Roppongi, Tokyo)
2014  Window gallery "Crystal of time" (Space8x8 / Ibaraki )
2014    OPEN STUDIO 2014 ( Ino artist village, Ibaraki )
2014  Epoch Garden (Tomyamachi studio, Ishikawa)
2014    Atlas exhibition (Tokyo art university museum / Ibaraki )
2014  ROKKAN(Seiryu-kan, Kyoto)
Project
2019  Like a water, like an island ( BARRACK , Okinawa, Japan)
2019  PLAYSHOP - Young to Young  ( Xiangshan Yishu Commune, Hangzhou, China ) 
2018  Majutsuya (Daigo front, Ibaraki)
2017  Play with Indigo Batik (BankART1929, Kanagawa)
2015  Seimeiryoku no Odoriba (Kobichizawa hall, Yamanashi)
Artist in Residence
2020 Soku-an , Shizuoka , Japan
2019 BARRACK , Okinawa, Japan
2019 Artist in Residence Taipei program ,   Taipei ,  Taiwan 
2018    Daigo Artist in residence ,  Daigo-sity, Ibaraki, Japan
2015  Rumah Kijang Mizuma , Yogyakarta, Indonesia
2015  KUNCI Cultural Studies Center, Yogyakarta, Indonesia
Others
2019  Interview about my solo exhibition
2019  run a serial in six parts on the website of Melting Pot Co., Ltd.
2018  ASIA DAIHYO Workshop leader ( Dazaifu Tenmangu, Fukuoka )
2018  My article appeared in the Newspaper
2018  ASIA DAIHYO MATCH FLAG PROJECT (CJCC / Cambodia, Phnompenh)      
2016  Open discussion "Research about Indonesia" ( BankART1929 / Kanagawa )
2014  The 3rd  Tokonoma Art Competition judge
2013  Tokyo MX TV "Let's go to the art museum" Work introduction
Award / Fellowship
2018-2019   The Pola Art Foundation Fellowship - Stay in China
2015     Tobitate Japan program
2015     Niigata Traditional Textile Kamedashima - Good Design Award
2013     2nd Tokonoma Arts Competition - Best Award Winner

 

Aiko Yamamoto mainly creates works based on dyeing techniques and essence of textile. She thinks about the sastainability and indigenous of natural life-bearing materials such as threads and dyes. She does fieldwork especially in Asia, and also works on growing plants that become dyes.
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