[ARATANIURANO]

Tadasu Takamine


Japanese / English

1968
Born in Kagoshima, Japan
1991
BFA in Kyoto City University of Arts & Music, Kyoto, Japan
1999
Graduated from International Academy of Media-Arts and Sciences (IAMAS), Gifu, Japan

[ Artist's Site ]

Selected Solo Exhibitions

2013
"Japan Syndrome - Utrecht Version", Casco, Utrecht, Netherlands
2012
"Tadasu Takamine's Cool Japan", Art Tower Mito, Ibaraki, Japan
"Japan Syndrome - Yamaguchi Version"Central Park, Yamaguchi Center for Arts and Media, Yamaguchi, Japan
2011
"Too Far To See", Yokohama Museum of Art, Yokohama, Japan / Hiroshima City Museum of Contemporary Art, Hiroshima, Japan / Kirishima Open Air Museum, Kagoshima / IKON Gallery, Birmingham, UK
"KYOTO EXPERIMENT 2011", Japan Syndrome ~ step 1. Back of the ball", Kyoto Art Center, Kyoto, Japan
"SUPERCAPACITORS", Art Fair Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
2010
"Good House, Nice Body" 21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art, Kanazawa, Ishikawa, Japan
"FOCUS 3 Tadasu Takamine: SUPERCAPACITORS", Marugame Genichiro-Inokuma Museum of Contemporary Art, Kagawa, Japan
2008
"BIG REST – Gardening for the Future 1095㎡", Sendai Mediatheque, Miyagi, Japan
"The SUPERCAPACITOR", ARATANIURANO, Tokyo, Japan
2007
"Baby Insa-dong", AD&A gallery, Osaka, Japan
2006
"For Yingarna", Gertrude Contemporary Art Space, Melbourne, Australia
2005
"Review", Takahashi Collection, Tokyo, Japan
2003
"A Lover from Korea", NPO Tanba Manganese Memorial, Kyoto, Japan
2001
"Do what you want if you want as you want", , Kodama Gallery, Osaka, Japan
2000
"Fuyu-no-Umi", CAI (Contemporary Art Institute), Sapporo, Japan
1999
"Muted Space", Voice Gallery, Kyoto, Japan
1992
"Collections of love", Voice Gallery, Kyoto, Japan

Selected Group Exhibitions

2013
"Dojima River Biennale 2013 - Little Water", Dojima River Forum, Osaka, Japan
"Unknown Forces - Gestures beyond Surfaces", MSGSÜ Tophane-i Amire Culture and Arts Center, Istanbu, Turkey
"KYOTO EXPERIMENT 2013", Kyoto Art Center North Gallery, Kyoto, Japan
"Shirokane Art Complex 5th Anniversary Exhibition:Memento Mori ~Eros&Thanatos~", ARATANIURANO, Tokyo, Japan
"The Biginning of a new story", Miyakonojo City Museum of Art, Miyazaki, Japan
"Re:Quest―Japanese Contemporary Art since the 1970s", Museum of Art Seoul, National University, Seoul, Korea
2012
"anonymous life", NTT Inter Communication Center [ICC], Tokyo, Japan
"Busan Biennale 2012 Garden of Learning", Busan Museum of Art, Korea
"The 7th Asia Pacific Triennial of Contemporary Art (APT7)", Gallery of Modern Art, Queensland Art Gallery, Brisbane, Australia
"Double Vision: Contemporary Art from Japan", Moscow Museum of Modern Art, Russia / Haifa Museum of Art, Israel
"Yebisu International Festival for Arts & Alternative Visions: How Physical", Tokyo Metropolitan Museum of Photography, Tokyo , Japan
2011
"Invisibleness is Visibleness: International Contemporary Art Collection of a Salaryman-Daisuke Miyatsu "Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA), Taipei
2010
"AICHI TRIENNALE 2010", Nantsudera Kyodo Studio, Naogoya, Aichi, Japan
"Reaction Chain" Aomori Contemporary Art Centre, Aomori, Japan
"Life with Art", GALLERY FLEUR, Kyoto, Japan
"The Secret of Lafcadio Hearn", Contemporary Art Museum Kumamoto, Kumamoto, Japan
"Life with Art", Kyoto Seika University, Gallery Fleur, Kyoto
"Neoteny Japan — From Takahashi Collection", The Museum of Art, Ehime, Japan
"My Favorites ― Index of a Certain Collection: Selections from the MoMAK Collection", The National Museum of Modern Art, Kyoto, Japan
"Roppongi Crossing 2010 Can There Be Art?", Mori Museum, Roppongi, Tokyo, Japan
"Dazzling, Garandô", The University Art Museum, Tokyo University of the Arts, Tokyo, Japan
2009
"Twist and Shout: Contemporary Art from Japan", Bangkok Art and Culture Centre, Bankok, Thailand
"East Asia Image of Modern Age", Toyoda Municipal Museum of Art, Aichi, Japan
"I BELIEVE - Japanese Contemporary Art", The Museum of Modern Art, Toyama, Toyama, Japan
"Neoteny Japan — From Takahashi Collection", Ueno Royal Museum, Tokyo, Japan/ The Niigata Prefectural Museum of Modern Art, Niigata, Japan / Akita Museum of Modern Art, Akita, Japan / Yonago City Museum of Art, Tottori, Japan
"The Demon of Comparisons", A project by Electric Palm Tree, Stedelijk Museum Bureau Amsterdam, Holland
2008
"ENSEMBLES" (collaboration with Otomo Yoshihide), Yamaguchi Center for Arts and Media (YCAM), Yamaguchi, Japan
"Neoteny Japan — From Takahashi Collection", Kirishima Open-Air Museum, Kagoshima, Japan / Sapporo Art Museum, Hokkaido, Japan
"Four Views of the Collection of the Yokohama Museum of Art", Yokohama Museum of Art, Kanagawa, Japan
"OTOBAKOTEN", Kobe Art Village Center, Hyogo, Japan
"Self / Other", The National Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo, Japan
2007
"Beautiful New World : Contemporary Visual Culture from Japan", Guangdong Museum of Art, Guangzhou , China
"Tomorrow", Kumho Museum, Seoul, Korea
"Déjame fluir", Espai zero1, Spain
"Art Lan @Asia: Asian New Art", ZAIM, Yokohama, Japan
"View of Water: From Monet and Taikan to the Present", Yokohama Museum of Art, Kanagawa, Japan
"Out of the Ordinary: New Video from Japan", Getty Center & MOCA, USA
"Message2007: Artists from south Kyushu", Miyakonojo City Museum of Art, Miyazaki, Japan
2006
"IMAGINARY CHUYA", Yamaguchi Center for Arts and Media, Yamaguchi, Japan
"Rapt! 20 Contemporary Artists from Japan", Australia
"Aestetics/Dietetics", GAMEC, Bergamo, Italy
"12hours Museum", Panasonic Center, Tokyo, Japan
"IAMAS in Yokohama – SOURCE OF LIFE", BankART Studio NYK, Kanagawa, Japan
2005
"Yokohama Triennale 2005", Kanagawa, Japan
"Visions of the Body 2005", Seoul Museum of Art, Seoul, Korea
"Open Nature", NTT InterCommunication Center (ICC), Tokyo, Japan
" Landscape - The Former Island", Sendai Mediatheque, Miyagi, Japan
2004
"Toride Art Project 2004", Ibaraki, Japan
"Past in Reverse", San Diego Museum of Art, San Diego, USA
"IAMAS:Progressive Media Art Education from Japan" University of Arts and Design Linz, Lintz, Austria
"Busan Biennale 2004 Contemporary Art Exhibition", Busan, Korea
"Me, or me", Borderless Art Gallery NOMA, Shiga, Japan
"Soga-syu 3", Voice Gallery, Kyoto, Japan
"Mediarena", Govett Brewster Art Gallery, New Plymouth, New Zealand
"Roppongi Crossing", Mori Art Museum, Tokyo, Japan
"Living Together is Easy", Art Tower Mito, Japan / National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
2003
"Kyoto Biennale", Kyoto Art Center, Kyoto, Japan
"Everyday-Contemporary art from Japan, China, Korea, Thailand", Kunstforeningen, Copenhagen, Denmark
"Elephant Machine", IAMAS Gallery, Gifu, Japan
"50th Venice Biennale", (Arsenale / Viewer's Dictationship), Venice, Italy
"Kyushu-Ryoku", Contemporary Art Museum, Kumamoto, Japan
"Everyday", Kunstforeningen, Copenhagen, Denmark
2002
"Continuity and Transgression", The National Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo, Japan
"Sanbanze Art Festival 2002", Funabashi City Art Gallery, Chiba, Japan
"AkihabaraTV", Electric Shops in Akihabara, Tokyo, Japan
2001
"Facts of Life: Japanese Contemporary Art", Hayward Gallery, London, UK
"Stay with Art", Hotel T'point, Osaka, Japan
"EXIT", Cretail Maison des Arts, Paris, France
2000
"Confessions of a Voyeur", Istanbul, Turkey
"Figurative Sense", Kyoto Art Center, Kyoto, Japan
1999
"GENDAI", Glen Eira City Gallery, Glen Eira, Australia
"SKIN DIVE", Tatsuike primary school, Kyoto, Japan
"Media City", Artcite, Windsor, Canada
1998
"Donai-yanen! (Et Maintenant!)", Ecole nationale superieure des beaux-arts, Paris, France
"Enticing Music", Nihon showa ongaku-mura, Gifu, Japan
1996
"Pilot farm", Gallery Niji, Kyoto, Japan
1994
"12 functions", Gallery Maronie, Kyoto, Japan
"The great Art", Lafforet Harajuku, Tokyo, Japan
1993
“Wonderful life", Yokohama Galleria, Kanagawa, Japan
1991
“YKK", Osaka contemporary art center, Osaka, Japan
1988
“12 gatu no Takujo",Voice Gallery, Kyoto, Japan

Selected Performances

2013
"Japan Syndrome - Berlin Version", Front Plaza of Kyoto City Hall, Kyoto, Japan
2012
"KYOTO EXPERIMENT 2012, Japan Syndrome ~ step 2. Inside of the ball", Kyoto Art Center, Kyoto, Japan
"How not to think?", YCAM, Yamaguchi, Japan/ Queer Zagreb, Croatia
2011
"Melody Cup", AI Hall, Hyogo, Japan / TPAM, Kanagawa, Japan / Patravadi Theater, Bangkok, Thailand
"Japan Syndrome - Kansai Version", Kyoto Art Center, Kyoto, Japan
2010
"Melody ♡ Cup", Patravadi Theater, Bangkok, Thailand
2009
"Beautiful Front Teeth", Studio 21, Kyoto University of Art and Design, Kyoto, Japan
"Melody Cup", AI Hall, Hyogo, Japan
2007
"Life is reversible", AI Hall, Hyogo, Japan
"Onyx Dreams", SuperDelux, Tokyo, Japan
2006
"Aromaroa Erogeroe", AI Hall, Hyogo, Japan
"Kimura-san", Queer Zagreb, Croatia
2005
"Motto Darwin", AI Hall, Hyogo, Japan
2002
"Kimura-san", Fierce! festival, IKON Gallery, Birmingham, UK
2001
"Kimura-san", Artlink cafe, SCAI THE BATHHOUSE, Tokyo, Japan
1999
"K.I.T.", Digital Bauhause, NTT InterCommunication Center (ICC), Tokyo, Japan
1998
"Onyx Dreams", Saydie Bronfman Center, Montreal, Canada
"The Keisan-pun Band", Nihon Showa Ongaku-mura, Gifu, Japan
"Perfomance in Hiroshima", Comtemporary Museum in Hiroshima, Japan
"Kimura-san", International Academy of Media-Arts and Sciences (IAMAS), Gifu, Japan
"Real time Chat", International Academy of Media-Arts and Sciences (IAMAS), Gifu, Japan
1997
"7 virtues", International Academy of Media-Arts and Sciences (IAMAS), Gifu, Japan
1996
"The 5th performance festival in Mexico", ExTeresa, Mexico City, Mexico
"What can I do for you?", Seibu-kodo, Kyoto, Japan
1994
"Le cabarret minimalist", p3, Tokyo, Japan
1993
"Jawless man", Sony Art Artist Audition, Tokyo, Japan
"Tele-onalysis", Voice Gallery, Kyoto, Japan
1991
"A man with strings", Voice Gallery, Kyoto, Japan

Selected Collaborative Performances

2011
"Seven Angels", by The Opera Group /designer/ Royal Opera House (London) and 7 other cities in England
2007
"AI-ON"(choreographed by Misako Terada) / set design / Setagaya Theater Tram, Tokyo, Japan / Biwako Hall, Shiga, Japan
2004
"Black ice", (choreographed by Jo Kanamori, performed with Noism04) /video and set design/ Ryutopia Niigata city art theater (premire), performed 8 cities in Japan
2002
"Duet 3X", (choreographed by Mui Cheuk-In) /video production/ Sheung Wan Civic Centre Theatre, Hong Kong
"Playboys", (choreographed by Daniel Yeung) / performer and collaborator/ Hong Kong Arts Festival
2001
"Me/mento 4am ’ne’ siac", (choreographed by Jo Kanamori, performed with Neather land Dance Theater II) /video production/ Holland
2000
"Naharin’s Virus" (choreographed by Ohad Naharin, performed with BatSheva Dance Company) /planner/ Israel
1999
"Consilience", (composed by Philippe Bodin) /video production/ Banff Center for the Arts, Canada
1997
"OR", (directed by Dumb Type), Maubeuge, France
1994
"pH", (directed by Dumb Type), France, Canada
1993-1996
"S/N", (directed by Dumb Type), performed in 24 cities in 15 different countries
1993
"The right to live & develop", (with Noriko Sunayama and Misako Yabuuchi), Art Space Mumonkan, Kyoto, Japan
1992
"Make my Kodai-san,tin!", (with Kodai Nakahara, Koji Nishimatsu, Noriko Sunayama)
Nagoya city art museum, Aichi, Japan
1990-1993
"Chiiki-san", (A music band, with Koji Nishimatsu), live activities in different parties

Collection

The National Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo, Japan
Contemporary Art Museum, Kumamoto, Japan
The National Museum of Modern Art, Kyoto, Japan
Yokohama Museum of Art, Kanagawa, Japan
21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art, Kanazawa, Ishikawa, Japan
Toyota Municipal Museum of Art, Aichi, Japan
Hiroshima City Museum of Contemporary Art, Hiroshima, Japan
Samso, Seoul, Korea
Takahashi Collection
"Tadasu Takamine’s Cool Japan", exhibition view, Art Tower Mito, 2012, photo by Yoko Hosokawa, courtesy of Art Tower Mito

"Tadasu Takamine’s Cool Japan", exhibition view, Art Tower Mito, 2012, photo by Yoko Hosokawa, courtesy of Art Tower Mito

"God Bless America", 2002, Full HD animation (Blu-ray R), 8’45

"God Bless America", 2002, Full HD animation (Blu-ray R), 8’45"

"Fukushima Esperanto", 2012, 
mixed media installation, Courtesy: the artist and ARATANIURANO, Tokyo

"Fukushima Esperanto", 2012, mixed media installation, Courtesy: the artist and ARATANIURANO, Tokyo