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TAISUKE KOYAMA

 

Born in 1978 in Tokyo, Japan. Based in Tokyo and Amsterdam.

 

 

 

SOLO AND TWO-PERSON EXHIBITIONS (SELECTED)

 

2017   POST BODY / NATURE - Taisuke Koyama x Takashi Kawashima, LhGWR, The Hague, NL (Forthcoming)

          Generated X, G/P gallery, Tokyo, JP

2016   Generated Images, Daiwa Foundation Japan House Gallery, London, GB

2015   NEW LIGHT, Sunday Gallery, Zurich, CH

2013   Rainbow Waves, G/P gallery, Tokyo, JP

          Circulation, G/P + g³/ gallery, Tokyo, JP

          Rainbow Waves / Setouchi Installations, Hasseleblad Japan Gallery, Tokyo, JP

          Rainbow Variations & Other Works, Metronom, Modena, IT

          DOTS, FUNGUS, CRYSTALS & MOONLIGHT, Setouchi Art Triennale 2013, Soy Sauce Warehouse, Shodoshima Island, JP

2012   in fragments, Video Art Festival MOVING 2012, Kyoto Art Center, Kyoto, JP

          NONAGON PHOTON, G/P gallery, Tokyo, JP

2011   SANDWICH Textures, G/P gallery, Tokyo, JP

          POLYTOPE, GALLERY 9.5, HOTEL ANTEROOM KYOTO, Kyoto, JP

2010   NONAGON PHOTON 1, Matsudo Artline Project, Chiba, JP

          Melting Rainbows / Starry, G/P gallery, Tokyo, JP

          Artworks from AN10, Museum of Contemporary Art Tokyo - Foyer, Tokyo, JP

2009   entropix, Spiral Garden, Tokyo, JP

          entropix, G/P gallery, Tokyo, JP

          entropix: high speed slide show, NADiff Gallery, Tokyo, JP

2008   Boundary X, gallery ROCKET, Tokyo, JP

2007   Dark Matter, PUNCTUM Photo+Graphix Tokyo, Tokyo, JP

          Dark Matter, No.12 Gallery, Tokyo, JP

2006   ON THE OTHER SIDE, PUNCTUM Photo+Graphix Tokyo, Tokyo, JP

 

 

 

GROUP EXHIBITIONS (SELECTED)

 

2017   ANTOLOGIA, Metronom, Modena, IT

2016   THE KING AND I, Palazzo Reale, Milan, IT

          Aichi Triennale 2016 Trans Dimension, Okazaki Cibico, Aichi, JP

          Japanese Prints and Photographs: Paths Through Modernity, LACMA, Los Angeles, US

          Close to the Edge: New Photography From Japan, Miyako Yoshinaga, New York, US

          Japan Media Arts Festival in Aomori - Into the Phantom Villages, Aomori Museum of Art, Aomori, JP

2015   Nicely Offensive, Ponce+Robles, Madrid, ES

          Hyper-Materiality on Photo - Hidden Sense of Japanese Photography II, G/P gallery Shinonome, Tokyo, JP

2014   Anima on Photo - Hidden Sense of Japanese Photography, UNSEEN Photo Fair, Amsterdam, NL

          G/P Collection #2, G/P gallery Shinonome, Tokyo, JP

2013   NEW JPN GEN, ART LIGUE, Paris, FR

2012   PHOTOGRAPHY IS MAGIC!, Daegu Photo Biennale 2012, Daegu Culture & Arts Center, Daegu, KR

          Contemporary Japanese Photobooks, The Photographer’s Gallery, London, GB

          The 15th Japan Media Arts Festival, The National Art Center, Tokyo, JP

2011   PICTURES, Diptrics, Tokyo, JP

          INSITU Fort Canning Hill, Singapore Art Festival, Singapore, SG

          As Long As Rainbow Lasts, SOKA Art Center, Taipei, TW

          JAPANESE PHOTOBOOKS NOW, Le Bal, Paris, FR

2010   3331 Presents Tokyo, 3331 Arts Chiyoda, Tokyo, JP

          TOKYO VISUALIST, National Art Gallery, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, MY

          Exhibition from TOKYO PORTFOLIO REVIEW, Yokohama Photo Festival, Yokohama Red Brick Warehouse, Yokohama, JP

2009   TOKYO PLAY GROUND, DESIGNTIDE TOKYO 2009, Tokyo Midtown Hall, Tokyo, JP

          TOKYO PORTFOLIO REVIEW, Tokyo Wonder Site Hongo, Tokyo, JP

          THE EXPOSED #4, CASO, Osaka, JP

2008   THE EXPOSED #3: PhotoDazE, CASO, Osaka, JP

2007   Subtle Green, Ikejiri Institute of Design Gallery, Tokyo, JP

          THE EXPOSED #2: OVEREXPOSED, CASO, Osaka, JP

2006 THE EXPOSED #1.2, ARTZONE, Kyoto, JP

          THE EXPOSED #1, CASO, Osaka, JP

2005 The 25th Photography “HITOTSUBO AWARD", Guardian Garden, Tokyo, JP

 

 

 

INTERNATIONAL EXHIBITIONS

 

2016   AICHI TRIENNALE 2016, Aichi, JP

2013   SETOUCHI ART TRIENNALE 2013, Shodoshima Island, JP

2012   DAEGU PHOTO BIENNALE 2012, Daegu, KR

 

 

 

NOMINATIONS / PRIZES (SELECTED)

 

2015   Selected for PLAT(T)FORM 2015, FOTOMUSEUM WINTERTHUR, Winterthur, CH

          PRIX PICTET, Long-listed, Paris, FR

2012   THE 15TH JAPAN MEDIA ARTS FESTIVAL, Jury Selection, Tokyo, JP

2010   PAUL HUF AWARD, Nominee, Foam Photography Museum, Amsterdam, NL

2009   Selected for FOAM TALENT CALL 2009, Foam Magazine, Amsterdam, NL

2005   The 25th Photography "HITOTSUBO AWARD", Nominee, Tokyo, JP

 

 

 

GRANTS

 

2017   Arts Council Tokyo (Tokyo Metropolitan Foundation for History and Culture), Tokyo, JP

          Stroom Den Haag, The Hague, NL

2016   Arts Council Tokyo (Tokyo Metropolitan Foundation for History and Culture), Tokyo, JP

2014   Japanese Government Overseas Study Program for Artists (2 Years in London), The Agency for Cultural Affairs, JP

 

 

 

RESIDENCIES

 

2013   Artists-in-Residence Project at Soy Sauce Warehouse, Setouchi Art Triennale 2013, Shodoshima Island, JP

2011   INSITU Fort Canning Hill, INSITU, Singapore, SG

 

 

 

LECTURES / PRESENTATIONS / CONFERENCES (SELECTED)

 

2015   PLAT(T)FORM 2015, FOTOMUSEUM WINTERTHUR, Winterthur, CH

2013   Interactive Lecture 2013 #1, The Sendai School of Design, Sendai, JP

2011   Dentsu Design Talk, Dentsu, Tokyo, JP

2010   Tokyo Open Intellects: 01, 3331 Arts Chiyoda, Tokyo, JP

          Photographic Conversations, Roppongi Art Night, Wired Cafe Roppongi Hills, Tokyo, JP

          Tokyo Visualist: Three Views, Japan Society, New York, US

          Tokyo Visualist, Smithsonian National Museum, Freer Gallery, Washington, D.C., US

          Photographic Conversations, Yokohama Red Brick Warehouse 1, Kanawaga, JP

2009   Tokyo Visualist Symposium, Bellesalle Harajuku, Tokyo, JP

 

 

 

PROJECTS / COMMISSION WORKS (SELECTED)

 

2017   Het Nieuwe Instituut: Designing the Surface, Rotterdam, NL

2016   CAMPER: CAMPER by TAISUKE KOYAMA, Tokyo, JP

          Alcantara: THE KING AND I, Milan, IT

2014   Perrier-Jouët: Taisuke Koyama for Perrier-Jouët, ISETAN SHINJUKU THE STAND, Tokyo, JP

          TOKYO ELECTRON: solaé art gallery project vol. 7, Tokyo, JP

          ISETAN MITSUKOSHI: KISS THE HEART #3, Collaboration with Kohei Nawa, Tokyo, JP

2013   TAKEO: TAKEO Season”s Greetings, Tokyo, JP

          shu uemura: shu uemura 30th anniversary book, Tokyo, JP

2012   ISETAN MITSUKOSHI: KISS THE HEART #1, Tokyo, JP

2011   MORI Building: ROPPONGI HILLS Summer Sale 2011, Main Visual, Tokyo, JP

          BMW Group Japan: MINI CLUBMAN GO EDGY, Tokyo, JP

          JAXA + IDEE + G/P: Share a Piece of the Earth, Tokyo, JP

          HAKUHODO ART PROJECT: SONY Love zine, Tokyo, JP

2010   Museum of Contemporary Art Tokyo: Mot Annual 2010 AN10, Official Catalogue, Tokyo, JP

          D.D.Wave: +81 Voyage Tokyo Graphic Passport Issue, Tokyo, JP

2009   TAKEO: TAKEO DESK DIARY 2009, Tokyo, JP

2007   NTT Publishing: INTER COMMUNICATION No.61 Tokyo Scaning, Tokyo, JP

 

 

 

PUBLIC COLLECTIONS

 

LOS ANGELES COUNTY MUSEUM OF ART, US

PIGOZZI COLLECTION, US

 

 

 

BIBLIOGRAPHY

 

ARTIST BOOKS

 

2017   VESSEL - XYZXY, Rrose Editions + taisuke koyama projects, Paris/Tokyo, FR/JP

2015   RAINBOW VARIATIONS, artbeat publishers + Kodoji Press, Tokyo/Baden, JP/CH

          LIGHT FIELD / PHOTONS, taisuke koyama projects, London, GB

2013   COLLECTED PHENOMENA / WORKS: 2006 - 2013, G/P gallery, Tokyo, JP

          DOTS, FUNGUS, CRYSTALS & MOONLIGHT, taisuke koyama projects, Tokyo, JP

          The City Breathes and Ages, A World of Wonders Vol. 340, Fukuinkan Shoten Publishers,Tokyo, JP

2011   Physical Forest, Planetary Photobooks 001, heuristic + artbeat publishers, Tokyo, JP

          SANDWICH Textures, LUMEN #09, G/P gallery + artbeat publishers, Tokyo, JP

          WIILDFFIRRRE, SONY Lovezine Project, Tokyo, JP

2010   Melting Rainbows, taisuke koyama projects, Tokyo, JP

2008   entropix, artbeat publishers, Tokyo, JP

2007   Dark Matter, Utrecht, Tokyo, JP

2004   Your Surviving Door, Self-Published, Tokyo, JP

 

CATALOGUES / OTHER PUBLICATIONS (SELECTED)

 

2015   Photography is Magic, Apature, New York, US

2014   KOHEI NAWA / SANDWICH, CREATIVE PLATFORM FOR CONTEMPORARY ART, Gakugei Shuppansha, Kyoto, JP

          10x10 Japanese Photobooks, 10x10 photobooks, New York, US

2013   COMPILATION TOKYO, Self Publish, Be Happy x Goliga, Tokyo, JP

          shu uemura 30th anniversary book, shu uemura, Tokyo, JP

2012   Photography is Magic!, Daegu Photo Biennale Organizing Committee, Daegu, KR

2011   INSITU FORT CANNING HILL, A Beautiful /Banal Book, Singapore, SG

          As Long As Rainbow Lasts, SOKA Art Center, Taipei, TW

2009   FOAM ALBUM 09, Foam_Fotografiemuseum, Amsterdam, NL

          MODERN ARCHITECTURES GUIDE BOOK: CHIBA CITY, Kenchiku Shiryo Kenkyusha, Tokyo, JP

          NEW DIRECTION #1 exp., Tokyo Wonder Site, Tokyo, JP

          TOKYO VISUALIST, D.D.Wave, Tokyo, JP

2007   INTER COMMUNICATION No.61 Tokyo Scaning, NTT Publishing, Tokyo, JP

          SUBTLE GREEN, Ikejiri Institute of Design Gallery, Tokyo, JP

 

ARTICLES (SELECTED)

 

2017   Wilson, Kent. “Taisuke Koyama, Generated X” the SubMachine.net

          Wooldridge, Duncan. “Taisuke Koyama - Picture Elements” Essay for solo exhibition "Generated X", Tokyo, JP

2016   Albers, Kate Palmer. “Rainbow Variations” The Photobook Review, New York, US, Vol. 010, p. 24

          Rodney, Seph. “Developing the Edges of Japanese Photography” Hyperallergic, 26th May, Hyperallergic.com

          Knoblauch, Loring. “Close to the Edge: New Photography from Japan” Collector Daily, 20th May, Collectordaily.com

          Holland, Claire. “Japan’s photographers capture new realities” Financial Times, 1st Apr., FT.com

2015   Cotton, Charlotte. “Rainbow Variations - Taisuke Koyama.” Essay for the photo book "Rainbow Variations", Tokyo, JP

          Goto, Shigeo. "The Hyper-Materiality of Photography.” Hyper Materiality on Photo, Tokyo, JP, pp. 97-98, 105, 108

2014   G/P gallery. "Contemporary Photography in Tokyo." UNSEEN MAGAZINE, Amsterdam, NL, pp. 108-109

          Vartanian, Ivan. “Rainbow.” GRANTA, London, GB, web site

          “Melting Rainbows.” Fotoautomat, Chili, CL, N. 1, Front Cover, pp. 2-5

          “Taisuke Koyama x Kohei Nawa.” ARTFUSION 01, Tokyo, JP, pp. 82-90

          Tsubaki, Noboru. “The Work of Taisuke Koyama.” Setouchi Triennale 2013 Hishio Sakate Area, Shodoshima-island

           - Relational Tourism - Document Artist-in-Residence Project the Soy Sauce Warehouse 2013.Summer, JP, pp. 2-5

          Goto, Shigeo. “About Rainbow Waves, Circulation.” Setouchi Triennale 2013 Hishio Sakate Area, Shodoshima-island

           - Relational Tourism - Document Artist-in-Residence Project the Soy Sauce Warehouse 2013.Summer, JP, pp. 32-33

          Huang, Yaji. ZHI JAPAN, Beijing, CN, no. 16, pp. 118-121

2013   Abbe, Dan. interview. IMA, Tokyo, JP, vol. 4, p. 145

          Abbe, Dan. IMA Japanese Art Photographers 107, Tokyo, JP, p. 8

2012   Homma, Takashi. x Cotton, Charlotte. "Japanese Photography of Today 2012." ASAHICAMERA, Tokyo, JP, pp. 183 - 186

          Cotton, Charlotte. Daegu Photo Biennale 2012 Photography is Magic!, Daegu, KR, pp. 018, 124-127

          “Photography after 3.11.” discussion. INVISIBLE MAN / Magazine, Tokyo, JP, No. 3, pp. 42-45

          interview. Canon Photo Circle moments, Tokyo, JP, Vol. 620, pp. 68-71

2011   “Ishinomaki.” UNDERSCORE, Singapore, SG, No. 3, Front Cover, pp. 34-41

          “Physical Forest.” GUP Magazine, Amsterdam, NL, Vol. 31, pp. 118-126

2010   “Taisuke Koyama x Kohei Nawa” interview. INVISIBLE MAN / Magazine, Tokyo, JP, No. 2, pp. 35-37

          Shinohara, Tomoari. “Shagan” interview. THE SANKEI NEWSPAPER, Tokyo, JP, 19th Jun. p. 7

          FANTOM, Milano, IT, Vol. 3, pp. 20-21, 82-83, 118-119

          Huang, Yaji. “Abstractive Photography to Challenge Our Perception.” CHINESE PHOTOGRAPHY, Beijing, CH, April, pp. 36-39

2009   Colberg, Jorg. “Rainbow Form” interview. FOAM Magazine, Amsterdam, NL, Vol. 20 Talent Issue, pp. 223-224

          Takazawa, Kenji. "entropix 1.1" interview. IANN, South Korea, KR, Vol. 3, pp. 72-75

          Shimizu, Minoru. "Trap of ‘Daily life’ and ‘Emptiness’." BIJUTSU TECHO, Tokyo, JP, Vol. 61 No. 919, pp. 88-95

2008   Feustel, Marc. "Koyama Taisuke." IMAGES Magazine, Paris, FR, No. 31, p. 68

          Shimizu, Minoru. “Digital photography with impure beauty.” ESQUIRE Magazine Japan, Tokyo, JP, Vol. 22 No. 11, p. 31

          Igarashi, Taro. "From the Gap Between abstract and representationality in city." Essay for the photo book "entropix", Tokyo, JP

2007   “Taisuke Koyama x Keigo Oyamada (CORNELIUS)” interview. STUDIO VOICE, Tokyo, JP, Vol. 381, pp. 28-29

          Nakajima, Hideki. “Beauty in the contradiction and paradox.” STUDIO VOICE, Tokyo, JP, Vol. 381, p. 29

          Goto, Shigeo. “Tokyo Re- structure, Photography, 2007.” INTER COMMUNICATION, Tokyo, JP, No. 61, p. 29

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