[ARATANIURANO]

Tatzu Nishi


Japanese / English

1960
Born in Nagoya, Japan
Lives and works in Berlin, Germany

1981-84
Musashino Art University, Tokyo
1989-97
Kunstakademie Münster, Münster, Germany

[ Artist's Site ]

Selected Solo Exhibitions

2011
"Tetsudou Geijutsusai vol.1 – Nishino Travelers", Naniwabashi Station B1F – Art Area B1, Osaka, Japan
2010
"Tatzu Nishi alias Tatzu Oozu alias Tatsurou Bashi alias Tazro Nishino Commemorative Exhibition for Tatzu Nishi's artwork collection book", ARATANIURANO, Tokyo
2009
"Lugares Comunes Project", Bogota, Colombia
"Tatzu Nishi", Roslyn Oxley9, Sydney, Australia
"What if someone finds out?!", ARATANIURANO, Tokyo
2007
"Studio Exhibition", Hiroshima City Museum of Contemporary Art, Hiroshima
"Tatzu Nishi", Blum & Poe, Los Angeles
2006
MAM Project, Mori Art Museum, Tokyo
"Cheri in the Sky", Maison Hermes, Tokyo
2005
"Moon Rider", Den Haag, Netherlands
"Cabinet 3", Stedelijk Museum voor Actuele Kunst, Gent, Belguim
2004
"Garage", Cologne, Germany
"heute mir morgen dir", Luis Campana, Cologne, Germany
"Cafe in the sky - Moon Rider", Dublin, Ireland
2002
"Engel", Littmann Kulturprojekte, Basel, Switzerland
2001
"Der Neunsitzer", Junge Kunst e.V., Wolfsburg, Germany
"Interventionen 24", Sprengel Museum, Hannover, Germany
2000
artothek, Cologne, Germany
1999
"Das habe ich gar zu gern", Künstlerhaus Dortmund, Dortmund, Germany
1998
"Mir ist seltsam zumute", Bremen, Germany
1997
"obdach", Cologne, Germany

Selected Group Exhibitions

2012
"Water and Land – Niigata Art Festival 2012", Bandaijima Kyu Mizuageba, and other areas in Niigata city, Niigata, Japan
"HOTEL GENT", TRACK, Gent, Belgium
2011
"Osaka canvas Project", Osaka, Japan
"6th Curitiba Biennial - International Biennial of Contemporary Art", Curitiba, Brazil
"the 8th Mercosul Biennial", Porto Alegre, Brazil
"Singapore Biennale 2011", Singapore
2010
"Aichi Triennale 2010 ", Aichi, Japan
"Heroe", Guatemala city, Guatemala
2009
"Twist and Shout", Bangkok Art And Culture Centre, Bangkok, Thailand
Harburger Berge, Hamburg, Germany
Kaldor Art Projects, Art Gallery Of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
Estuaire 2009, Nantes/Saint-Nazaire, France
2008
Art Flower 08, Akasaka Sacas, Tokyo, Japan
Scape 2008 Christchurch Biennial of Art in Public Space, Christchurch, New Zealand
2007
Estuaire 2007, Nantes/Saint-Nazaire, France
"Tatort", Paderborn, Germany
"Köln Skulptur 4", Skulpturen Park Koeln, Cologne, Germany
"MDE07", International Encounter Medellin 07/Contemporary Art Practices, Medellin, Colombia
2006
"Enjoyable House", Aichi Prefectural Museum of Art, Aichi, Japan
"Okkupation", Berlin, Germany
2005
"Ecstasy", The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, CA, USA
"Projekt Migration", Koelnischer Kunstverein, Cologne, Germany
Yokohama 2005 : International Triennale of Contemporary Art, Yokohama, Japan
Skulptur-Biennale Muensterland 2005, Kreis Borken, Germany
2004
1st International Biennial of Contemporary Art of Sevilla, Sevilla, Spain
2003
Blum & Poe, Los Angeles, CA, USA
"At Least Begin to Make an End", W139, Amsterdam, Netherlands
2002
"Licht Routen", Lüdenscheid, Germany
Liverpool Biennial, Liverpool, UK
"Verzauberung durch Irritation", Ahlen, Germany
"hell-gruen", Düsseldorf, Germany
"Beautiful Life?", Art Tower Mito, Ibaraki, Japan
2001
"Uni Kunst Tage", Münster, Germany
"Poeziezome", Watou, Belgium
"direttissima", Münster, Germany
2000
"Kunstbaden", Wiesbaden, Germany
"Continental Shift", Ludwig Forum für internationale Kunst, Aachen, Germany
1999
"b-l-i-k-o-p-e-n-e-r", Centrum Beeldende Kunst, Dordrecht, Netherlands
1998
"Lieblingsort:Köln", Cologne, Germany
"East International", Norwich Gallery, Norwich, UK
"Hotel am Rhein", Cologne, Germany

Public Collection

The National Museum of Art, Osaka, Japan
Takamatsu city museum of Art, Kagawa, Japan

Awards

2011
Relax & Consume Category of the Great Indoors Award
"Discovering Columbus", Photo by Tatzu Nishi, Go Sugimoto, Courtesy of the Artist and ARATANIURANO

"Discovering Columbus", Photo by Tatzu Nishi, Go Sugimoto, Courtesy of the Artist and ARATANIURANO

"The Merlion Hotel", 2011, Marina Bay, Singapore, Photo : Yusuke Hattori, Tatzu Nishi, Courtesy of the artist and ARATANIURANO

"The Merlion Hotel", 2011, Marina Bay, Singapore, Photo : Yusuke Hattori, Tatzu Nishi, Courtesy of the artist and ARATANIURANO

"Engel", 2002, Basel, Switzerland, All photos by Serge Hasenböhler, Courtesy of the artist and ARATANIURANO

"Engel", 2002, Basel, Switzerland, All photos by Serge Hasenböhler, Courtesy of the artist and ARATANIURANO

"Deixa eu Falar!", 2011, All photos : Courtesy of the artist and ARATANIURANO

"Deixa eu Falar!", 2011, All photos : Courtesy of the artist and ARATANIURANO