Naho Kawabe & Hanae Utamura "STRATA"

10/15 (Sat.) - 11/13 (Sun.), 2022
*We are open on Wed to Sat. 12-7pm and Sun. 12-5pm
*Closed on Mon., Tue. *11/3 open
*Naho KAWABE will be present at the opening reception on 10/15, Saturday, 6-8pm. The exhibition opens at noon before the reception.
Press release

left: Naho KAWABE “Züchtung (Breeding)”, 2020, glass, plastic, charcoal, acrylic, light bulb, dimensions variable
right: Hanae UTAMURA “Ancient Air – Seafloor Core Glass Volcanic Moment”, 2022, grass, sediment cores from the Deep Sea, Breath (Photo by Shintaro Yamanaka (Qsyun!))



left: Naho KAWABE “coral beds”, 2022, Sumi ink, acrylic spray, watercolor on paper (Photo by Shintaro Yamanaka (Qsyun!))
right: Hanae UTAMURA “Residue: Skin”, 2015, Graffiti Spray on fallen poster, 745 x 1170 x 100 mm

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ART WEEK TOKYO
We will be participating in a four-day art event that will take us on a bus tour of galleries and museums in Tokyo.
Date: 11/3 Thu. – 6 Sun. 2022
Detai: https://www.artweektokyo.com
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Exhibiting Artists

Naho KAWABE

“Black and Green” (detail), 2021, lacquered MDF, plastic, book, charcoal, acrylic, pottery, dimensions variable (photo by Claus Sautter)

1976 Born in Fukuoka, Japan
1999 Musashino Art University, Tokyo, Bachelor
2006 University of Fine Arts of Hamburg, Diploma
Currently lives and works both in Germany and Japan.

SOLO EXHIBITION

2022
Black and Green, TOM REICHSTEIN CONTEMPORARY, Hamburg, Germany

2021
1/3 2/3 3/3, Paper Gallery, Kosovo
Artist in Quarantin, nachtspeicher23 e.V., Hamburg, Germany

2019
Blooming Black, Boxes Art Museum, Guangzhou, China

2018
Save for the Noon, WAITINGROOM, Tokyo, Japan In Other Words, konya-gallery, Fukuoka, Japan

2017
The Children of Icarus, WAITINGROOM, Tokyo, Japan

2016
delikatelinien, Ermekeilkaserne, Bonn, Germany

2014
piece, piece (with Jane Brucker), Port Gallery T, Osaka, Japan

2013Observer Effect, Wassermühle Trittau, Germany
Observer Effect, Galerie du Tableau, Marseille, France
relation, unscharf, STORE contemporary, Dresden, Germany

2012
Blüthenstaub, Port Gallery T, Osaka, Japan

2011
Open Secret: 5th shiseido art egg Award Exhibition, Shiseido Gallery, Tokyo, Japan

2010
Most things happen in the interval, Port Gallery T, Osaka, Japan

2009
StipendiatenArt (with Anne Rinn), Johann-Friedrich-Danneil-Museum, Salzwedel, Germany

2005
Helgoland, Gallery IAF SHOP*, Fukuoka, Japan

2004
dem Anschein nach, Einstellungsraum e.V., Hamburg, Germany

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2022
New Collection Exhibition, Fukuoka Art Museum, Fukuoka, Japan

2021
Kleine Gesellschaft für Weg und Umweg, Hinterconti, Hamburg, Germany
OUT FOR ART  Jugend kuratiert, Haerder Center, Lübeck, Germany
ISOLA, Galerie Hengevoss-Dürkop, Humburg, Germany

2020
LRRH_Contribution, ZERO FOLD, Cologne, Germany
Aufenthaltswahrscheinlichkeiten, 8. Salon e.V., Hamburg, Germany

2019
Aufenthaltswahrscheinlichkeiten / Stochasric Effect, The Blend Apartments & Artist in Residence, Osaka
, Japan
Posture Training, FLAG studio, Osaka, Japan

drawings and objects, Galerie Nanna Preußners, Hamburg, Germany
Fuzzy Dark Spot, Deichtorhallen Sammlung Falckenberg, Hamburg, Germany

2018
Transitons, Frappant, Hamburg, Germany
Landschaft. Gebrochene Idylle, Schloß Agathenburg, Agathenburg, Germany

2017
NEWSPACE, WAITINGROOM, Tokyo, Japan
wie es sich ereignet – Naho Kawabe + Hendrik Lorper, Take Maracke & Partner, Kiel, Germany

2016
LIFESTYLES – KUNST aus FUKUOKA, JAPAN, WESTWERK, Hamburg, Germany
Grenzenlos – Himmlische Perspektiven, Schlosskirche, Universität Bonn, Bonn, Germany
The Material of Memory, Frise, Hamburg, Germany
ort-m migration memory, Frappant, Hamburg, Germany

2015
Von Wörtern und Räumen, Galerie im Marstahll, Ahrensburg, Germany
Sudden Change of Idea, Union Art Museum, Wuhan, China

2014
IN SEARCH OF CRITICAL IMAGINATION, Fukuoka Art Museum, Fukuoka, Japan
Notausgang am Horizont, 8. Kunstfrühling, Bremen, Germany
Can I ask you personal question?, Sichuan University Art Gallery, Chengdu, China
Bien Merci, Galerie Le Couer, Cologne, Germany

2012
boesner art award 2012, Märkisches Museum, Witten, Germany
Moving Surface, Künstlerforum, Bonn, Germany
Video Violence, Kunsthaus, Dresden, Germany
Thermal noise (The Bee to Bee Net, solo), FRISE, Hamburg, Germany
Out of Space, Gallery SUZUKI, Kyoto, Japan

2011
Archive und Geschichte(n), Hamburger Kunsthalle/Galerie der Gegenwart, Germany
JCE: Jeune Création Européenne, with The Bee to Bee Net, Paris and other cities in Europe

2010
Versus Whiteout, with The Bee to Bee Net, Kunsthaus, Hamburg, Germany

2009
Twinism. 20 years partnercity Hamburg/Osaka, Kunsthaus Hamburg, Germany / AD&A Gallery, Osaka, Japan
StipendiatenArt, Johann-Friedrich-Danneil-Museum, Salzwedel, Germany

2008
The Bee to Bee Net meets hulahoop, Gallery hulahoop, Hong Kong
Wir nennen es Hamburg, Kunstverein in Hamburg, Germany

2007
Lebe wohl. Suizidalität, Kunst und Gesellschaft, Kunsthaus, Hamburg, Germany

2006
Migration Addict, Sculpture squer, Singapore
Joint the dots, Ben Kaufmann Gallery, Berlin, Germany
Plattform#3, Kunstverein Hannover, Germany

2005
Migration Addict, Warehouse, Shanghai, China

ART PROJECT

2022
Das war mal ein ganz tolle Idee, https://www.nahokawabe.net/oase-der-kunst/

2020
Camera Isolata, Online Art Projekt, https://camera-isolata.nahokawabe.net

AWARDS AND FELLOWSHIPS

2022
Toshiaki Ogasawara Memorial Foundation

2021
Zukunftsstipendium, Hamburg Cultural Foundation
NEUSTART KULTUR, Federal Republic of Germany
Nordhorn Art Award Short list

2020
Kunst kennt keinen shutdown, Hamburg Cultural Foundation

2019
15th Workshop Projekt, Boxes Museum, Guangzhou, China

2016
Project grant, the city of Hamburg

2013
Nomura Foundation Fellowship

2012
Wassermühle Trittau, Sparkassen-Kulturstiftung Stormarn
boesner art award 2012, Jury’s Special Award

2011
The 5th shiseido art egg Finalist

2009
Japanese Government Overseas Study Programme for Artists

2008
Hamburger Arbeitsstipendium für bildende Kunst
Artist in residency, Salzwedel, Sachsen-Anhalt

2006
Artist in residency, Mecklenburgisches Künstlerhaus Schloss Plüschow

2005
Leistungsstipendium für Ausländische Studenten, University of Fine Arts of Hamburg

2001
DAAD

PUBLICATIONS

Aufenthaltswahrscheinlichkeiten, 2019
DELIKATELINIEN, 2016
Observer Effect, 2012, Revolver Publishing

CATALOGUES AND BROCHURES

Fuzzy Dark Spot. Videoart from Hamburg, Deichtorhallen Sammlung Falckenberg Hamburg, 2019
Belinda Grace Gardner, Transitorisch: Strategien gegen die Vergänglichkeit, transcript Verlag, 2017
Lifestyles, Lifestyles Exhibition Executive Committee, Jan. 2017
ort_m (migration memory), Revolver Publishing, Feb. 2017
Von Wörtern und Räumen, Stiftungen der Sparkasse Holstein, Oct. 4, 2015
Kunst Frühling 2014, BBK Bremen e.V., May. 16, 2014
IN SEARCH OF CRITICAL IMAGINATION, Fukuoka Art Museum, Feb. 10, 2014
BOESNER ART AWARD 2012, boesner GmbH holdings + innovations, 2013
Moving Surface, ML Moving locations e.V., 2012
Shiseido art egg vol.5, SHISEIDO, May. 25, 2011
INDEX 11, Index, Nov. 2, 2011
EXTRA 3, Kunsthaus Hamburg, May. 11, 2010
The BeetoBee.Net, The Bee to Bee Net, 2010
TWINISM, Kunsthaus Hamburg, 2009
WIRNENNEMES Hamburg, Kunstverein Hamburg, Oct. 11, 2008
28. Hamburg Arbeitsstipendium für bildende Kunst 2008, Hamburg City, 2008
index 2007, Index, Nov. 6, 2007
EINLANDUNG, Förderkreis Schloss Plüschow e.V., 2007
VierTakter + X, EINSTELLUNGSRAUM e.V., 2005

PUBLIC COLLECTION

Fukuoka Art Museum (Fukuoka)
Boxes Museum (Canton, China)
Hamburger Kunsthalle (Hamburg, Germany)
Sparkassen-Kulturstiftung Stormarn (Ahrensburg, Germany)
Sichuan University Art Gallery (Chengdu, China)

ARTIST WEBSITE
http://www.nahokawabe.net


left: “Social Distances 1,5M”, 2022, charcoal, barrier tape, motor, metal, dimensions variable
right: Solo Exhibition “Black and Green” (2021) installation view(TOM REICHSTEIN CONTEMPORARY, Hamburg, Germany) (Photo by Claus Sautter)

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Hanae UTAMURA

left: “Fallen Meteorite”, 2019, glass, light emitting diode
(both: Photo by Yamamoto Tadasu 
Photo courtesy: Aomori Contemporary Art Centre, Aomori Public University)
right: “Spring Water, Fault, Body”, 2021 (Photo courtesy: Hanae Utamura)

1980 Born in Ibaraki, Japan
2004 Graduated from BA Fine Art at Goldsmiths College, University of London
2010 Graduated from MA Fine Art at Chelsea College of Art and Design, University of the Arts London
2019 Visiting Scholar at New York University
2022 Doctoral Student, Department of Electronic Arts, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
Currently lives and works both in New York and Japan.

SOLO EXHIBITION

2022
Transmutation, Frontispace, University of Rochester, Rochester, New York, United States

2018
Weather Constellation, Rosenberg Gallery, Hofstra University, New York, United States
Holiday at War: 12th shiseido art egg Award Exhibition, Shiseido Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
Ontology of Performance: Falls of Niagara, SOMA Gallery, Berlin, Germany

2016
Holiday at War, Künstlerhaus Bethanien, Berlin, Germany

2015
Holiday at War, Akademie Schloss Solitude, Stuttgart, Germany

2014
Across the Grid, Akademie Schloss Solitude, Stuttgart, Germany

2012
Construct: Fountain, Patio Project, WW Gallery, London, United Kingdom

2011
Inverted Horizons, Schwartz Gallery, London, United Kingdom

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2022
The Summer Group Show, The Parsonage Gallery, Maine, United States
SUMMER Nights, Canada gallery, New York, United States
ANB Open Studio vol.1, ANB Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
Futures, Narratives, and Networks, More Art, Queens Museum, New York, United States

2021
Not Words, Not Image, Krautraum, Tokyo, Japan
Phantasmapolis – Asian Art Biennial, National Taiwan Museum of Fine Arts, Taichung, Taiwan
Contretemps, NYU Gallatin Wetlab, New York, United States
Faculty Exhibition, Hartnett Gallery, University of Rochester, New York, United States
Living Matter, Russian National Museum Association of the State Tretyakov Gallery, Moscow, Russia
Sommerfest’, Dreams of Solidarity to Fill the Vacuum, Akademie Schloss Solitude, Stuttgart, Germany
Pars Pro Toto, Peer to Space, Berlin, Germany
Resonances of DiStances, basedonart gallery, Düsseldorf, Germany
2020 ecofeminism(s), Thomas Erben Gallery, New York, United States

2019
Image_between History and Human being – The Korean Society of Art and Media International Exhibition 2019, Total Museum of Contemporary Art, Seoul, South Korea
From Here to Eternity-The research of temporality and eternity of contemporary art No.5, B-galleria, Turku, Finland
Lively in Between, Aomori Contemporary Art Center, Aomori, Japan
Modest Expressionism #1 Water, Wood, Cloth’, J & M Studios #210, New York, United States
Overflow, at Gallatin Gallery, New York University, As a part of Museum of Future Fossils, New York, United States
Multiversant, Chashama, New York, United States

2018
Sweep~Landskip, Kinokino, Stavanger, Norway

2017
Auguries, Seoul Art Space_GEUMCHEON, Seoul, S. Korea
From Here to Eternity, OMO artspace, Berlin, Germany
Whenever the Heart Skips a Beat, Mehring Platz, Berlin, Germany

2016
L’intru (Invaders)’, Lage Egal, Berlin, Germany

2015
AS_pedia Project Vol. 1, Gallery Purple, Gyeonggi-do, South Korea
Kameradschaft Zollverein’, Atelier Exceptionnel, PACT Zollverein, Essen, Germany
Sluice Art Fair 2015, London, United Kingdom
Le Lait Du Miroir, Le 6B, Paris, France
Relational Geographies, UAL Showroom, London, United Kingdom
Borderlands, Month of Performance Art Berlin, MeinBlau, Berlin, Germany
From Here to Eternity, Gallery Purple, Seoul, South Korea

2014
Super Romantics, Daegu Art Factory, Daegu, South Korea
Mapping the Space, Project Space Akademie Schloss Solitude, Stuttgart, Germany
From Here to Eternity, Gallery FACTORY, Seoul, South Korea

2013
Tightrope, Sumarria Lunn Gallery, London
ASYAAF, Cultural Station 284, Seoul, South Korea
Pyeong Chang Biennale, Pyeong Chang, South Korea
TOPFLOOR/TOPOS’, Dordtyart, Dordrecht, The Netherlands
Seoul Seoul Seoul, National Art Studio Changdong, National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art Korea, Seoul, South Korea
Here I am, Hole and Corner Media Art Gallery, Gwangju, South Korea

2012
Three Gates, Hanmi Gallery, London, United Kingdom
Convergence/Divergence, Los Medanos College Gallery, California, United States
FT Summer Exhibition 2012, Florence Trust, London, United Kingdom
London Art Fair, Business Design Centre, London, United Kingdom
Wish You Were Here 11′, A.I.R. Gallery, New York, United States
Bread & Roses – Bristol Biennial Community Arts Festival‘, Motorcade/FlashParade, Bristol, United Kingdom
Function Room 2, Solché, London, United Kingdom
Winter Open Studios, Florence Trust, London, United Kingdom
ONSITE 2012, CoExist Gallery, Southend, United Kingdom

2011
Chain Letter, Shoshana Wayne Gallery, California, United States
I am not a good enough feminist, Concrete Utopia, New York, United States
“Divide and Rule” Film and Live Art Festival, Firestation Centre for Arts & Culture, Windsor, United Kingdom

2010
Showroom, Man Cannot Live by Bread Alone, London, United Kingdom
Chute (Aichi Triennale), Aichi, Japan
Asian Invasion, NEST, Den Haag, The Netherlands
SV10: Members, Studio Voltaire, London, United Kingdom

AWARDS AND FELLOWSHIPS

2022
Rensselaer Graduate Fellowship

2021
MoreArt Engaging Artist Fellowship
Hotpicks, Smack Mellon

2020
i-style Art and Sports Foundation Grant
Nomura Foundation Fellowship

2019
Immigrant Artist Mentoring Program, New York Foundation for the Arts

2018-2019
Japanese Government Overseas Study Programme for Artists

2018
Japan – United States Exchange Friendship Program in the Arts
The 12th shiseido art egg Award

2016
The 2rd CAF Artist Award, Finalist

2015
PACT Zollverein Stipendium
Pola Art Foundation overseas research Grant for Berlin, Germany

2014
Akademie Schloss Solitude Fellowship (Visual Art)

2013
Emergency Relief Residency Bursary Award for Santa Fe Art Institute
UNESCO Aschberg Bursaries for Artists Programme

2011-2012
Axis/Florence Trust Award, Florence Trust

2010
MA Stars – Selected MA graduates 2010 selected by Monika Bobinska Awarded by Axis

SELECTED RESIDENCIES

2021
Workspace Residency, Squeaky Wheel Film & Media Art Center, Buffalo, New York, United States

2019
Aomori Contemporary Art Center, Aomori, Japan

2018
Art Omi Residency, Ghent, New York, United States

2017
Seoul Art Space_GEUMCHEON, Seoul, South Korea

2015-16
Künstlerhaus Bethanien, Berlin, Germany

2015
PACT Zollverein, Essen, Germany

2014
Akademie Schloss Solitude, Stuttgart, Germany

2013
Santa Fe Art Institute, New Mexico, United States
National Museum of Contemporary Art, Changdong Art Studio, Seoul, Korea

2010
NEST, Den Haag, The Netherlands

PUBLICATIONS

Image Journal, 2022, United States
AS_pedia Project, 2015, South Korea

CATALOGUES AND BROCHURES

Phantasmapolis – 2021 Asian Art Biennial Catalogue, National Taiwan Museum of Fine Arts, Oct. 2021
Lively in Between, Aomori Contemporary Art Center, 2020
FemLink-Art : les collages-vidéo du collectif International, FemLink-Art Collective, 2015
Super Romantics, Daegu Art Factory, 2014
Aichi Triennale 2010 Official Catalogue, Aichi Triennale Executive Committee, Jan. 2011

PUBLIC COMMISSION

2021
Palimpsest, Crystal Park, Hudson Valley, New York, commissioned by Crystal Park Foundation, New York, United States

ARTIST WEBSITE
https://www.hanaeutamura.com


Solo Exhibition “Holiday at War” 12th shiseido art egg (2018) installation view (SHISEIDO GALLERY, Tokyo) (Photo by Ken Kato)

Artist
川辺 ナホ
Naho KAWABE
宇多村英恵
Hanae UTAMURA