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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
2020   It stay here, It go far (Soku-an, Shizuoka, Japan) 
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 
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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