Chiharu Shiota is an internationally known installation and performance artist from Japan. Born in Osaka in 1972, Shiota has been living and working in Berlin since 1996. The artist is famous for her monumental net-like constructions made from fabric threads. In her impressive installations the artist broaches issues of existential questions.
- Born on: 20 May 1972
- Birthplace: Osaka, Japan
- Nationality: Japanese
- Studied at: Kyoto Seika University, University of Fine Arts of Hamburg, Braunschweig University of Art, Berlin University of the Arts
- Teachers: Marina Abramović, Rebecca Horn
- Era: contemporary art
- Stylistic direction: performance art, installation art