CHIHARU SHIOTA

“The Crossing”, 2018, books, white wool, group show: Melbourne Art Fair, represented by Anna Schwartz Gallery, Melbourne, Australia, photos by Zan Wimberley, copyright Chiharu Shiota

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Chiharu Shiota was born in Osaka, Japan (1972), lives and works in Berlin. Shiota explores human existence in its various dimensions, combining performance, body art and installation in a process that places the body at the center. Her artistic practice refers to the concepts of temporality, movement, memory and dream. The spectacular installations combine textile materials such as wool and cotton with various elements and objects used.

In 2008, she received the Art Encouragement Prize from the Japanese Minister of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology. Her solo exhibitions across the world include Mori Art Museum, Tokyo (2019); Gropius Bau, Berlin (2019); Smithsonian Institution Arthur M.Sackler Gallery, Washington DC (2014); the Museum of Art, Kochi (2013); and the National Museum of Art, Osaka (2008) among others. She has also participated in numerous international exhibitions. In 2015, Shiota was selected to represent Japan at the 56th Venice Biennale. confirming the international scope of her work.

Source:https://www.chiharu-shiota.com/

Photos has been taken from the artist’s website and are covered by copyright  

Beyond Time”, 2019, metal frame piano, white wool, note sheets, solo exhibition: Line of Thought, Museum Sinclair-Haus, Bad Homburg, Germany, photos by SunhiMang, copyright Chiharu Shiota

“Me Somewhere Else”, 2019, red wool, rope, plaster, solo exhibition: Me Somewhere Else, Royal Museum of Fine Arts of Belgium, Brussels, Belgium, photos by Lotte Hendrickx, copyright Chiharu Shiota

 

The Crossing”, 2018, books, white wool, group show: Melbourne Art Fair, represented by Anna Schwartz Gallery, Melbourne, Australia, photos by Zan Wimberley, copyright Chiharu Shiota

The Crossing – detail”, 2018, books, white wool, group show: Melbourne Art Fair, represented by Anna Schwartz Gallery, Melbourne, Australia, photos by Zan Wimberley, copyright Chiharu Shiota

Everywhere”, 2018, metal house, red wool, solo exhibitionArt Projects 2018: Chiharu Shiota, The Wanås Foundation – WanåsKonst, Knislinge, Sweden, photos by Mattias Givell, copyright Chiharu Shiota

“Uncertain Journey”, 2019, metal frame, red wool, solo exhibition: The Soul Trembles, Busan Museum of Art, Busan, South Korea, photos by SunhiMang, copyright Chiharu Shiota

“Connecting Small Memories”, 2019, mixed media, solo exhibition: The Soul Trembles, Busan Museum of Art, Busan, South Korea, photos by SunhiMang, copyright Chiharu Shiota

Absent Bodies”, 2016, wooden chairs, red wool, solo exhibition: Absent Bodies, Anna Schwartz Gallery, Melbourne, Australia, photos by Zan Wimberley, copyright Chiharu Shiota

“In Silence”, 2019, burnt piano, burnt chairs, Alcantara black thread, solo exhibition: The Soul Trembles, Busan Museum of Art, Busan, South Korea, photos by SunhiMang, copyright Chiharu Shiota

“In Silence – detail”, 2019, burnt piano, burnt chairs, Alcantara black thread, solo exhibition: The Soul Trembles, Busan Museum of Art, Busan, South Korea, photos by SunhiMang, copyright Chiharu Shiota

“Lost Words”, 2017, bible pages in different languages, black wool , solo exhibition: Lost Words, Museum Nikolaikirche, Berlin, Germany, photos by SunhiMang, copyright Chiharu Shiotaì

“Over The Continents”, 2011, old shoes, red wool, group exhibition: Biennale internationale d’art contemporain de Melle: Habiter la terre, du battement de cœur à l’emportement du monde, Melle,  France, photos by Atelier Chiharu Shiota, copyright Chiharu Shiota

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