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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

 

Collections

Germany

 

Japan

 

Exhibitions

  • 20.06.2019 27.10.2019 SHIOTA CHIHARU: THE SOUL TREMBLES - Mori Art Museum, Tokyo.
  • 22.03.2019 - 16.06.2019 And Berlin Will Always Need You - Martin Gropius Bau, Berlin.
  • 27.10.2017 - 01.04.2018 Chiharu Shiota - Direction - KODE Art Museums of Bergen.
  • 20.05.2017 - 22.07.2017 Chiharu Shiota - Galerie Daniel Templon, Paris.
  • 17.09.2017 - 12.11.2016 CHIHARU SHIOTA - UNCERTAIN JOURNEY - BlainSouthern, Berlin.
  • 30.08.2014 - 07.06.2015 CHIHARU SHIOTA - Freer Gallery & Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, Washington.

 

Awards

  • 2014: Sakuya Kono Hana Prize, Osaka City.
  • 2008: Art Encouragement Prize, Japan.
  • 2004: Scholarship Visual Arts of the Senate Administration for Science, Research and Culture, Berlin.
  • 2002: Philip Morris K.K Art Award.

 

Literature

  • Chiharu Shiota - Gedankenlinien, exhibition catalog, Andrea Firmenich (Publ.), Dortmund 2019.
  • Dekalog - lost words - Chiharu Shiota, exhibition catalog, Frizzi Krella & Christhard-Georg Neubert (Publ.), Bielefeld 2018.
  • Unter der Haut. Chiharu Shiota, exhibition catalog, Kunsthalle Rostock (Publ.), Berlin 2017.
  • An interview with Chiharu Shiota, Andrea Jahn, Berlin, Bielefeld 2016.
  • Chiharu Shiota, the key in the hand, exhibition catalog, Masanobu Ito (Publ.), Berlin 2015.
  • Chiharu Shiota, exhibition catalog, Anette Hüsch (Publ.), Kiel 2011.

 

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