[ARATANIURANO]

Go Watanabe


Japanese / English

1975
Born in Hyogo, Japan
2000
BA Fine Art, Aichi Prefectural University of Fine Arts and Music
2002
MA Fine Art, Aichi Prefectural University of Fine Arts and Music

Selected Solo Exhibitions

2012
"portraits", ARATANIURANO, Tokyo, Japan
"faces", 1223 GENDAIKAIGA – Contemporary Art Collection, Tokyo, Japan
2011
"lightedge – faceII", ARATANIURANO, Tokyo, Japan
2010
"Discovering Contemporary Art 6 Go Watanabe Shiroi Hanashi Kuroi Hanashi", Aichi Prefectural Museum of Art, Aichi, Japan
2007
"’face’", ARATANIURANO, Tokyo, Japan
2004
"Go Watanabe solo exhibition", muzz program space, Kyoto, Japan
1999
"her existence is just...", art space dot, Aichi, Japan

Selected Group Exhibitions

2013
"Aichi Triennale 2013", Aichi, Japan
"Asia Code : ZERO", SOMA, Seoul, Korea
2012
"Anonymous Life", NTT InterCommunication Center (ICC), Tokyo, Japan
"Parallel Japanese Worlds", A4 Contemporary Arts Center, Chengdu, China
"Artist in Wonderland 2012 KUANDU BIENNALE", Kuandu Museum of Fine Arts, Taipei, Taiwan
"Carpe Diem Seize the day", Toyota Municipal Museum of Art, Aichi, Japan
"COSMIC TRAVELERS Toward the Unknown", Espace Louis Vuitton, Tokyo, Japan
2011
"ask the wine", muzz program space, Kyoto, Japan
"Invisibleness is Visibleness: International Contemporary Art Collection of a Salaryman-- Daisuke Miyatsu", MOCA TAIPEI, Taipei, Taiwan
"Art in an Office - from Impressionism, Modern Japanese Art to Contemporary Art", Toyota Municipal Museum of Art, Aichi, Japan
2010
"VIDEO RELAY 2010", muzz program space, Kyoto, Japan
2009
"Mountains and Valleys", ARATANIURANO, Tokyo, Japan
"In the Little Playground – Hitsuda Nobuya and his surrounding students", Aichi Prefectural Museum of Art, Aichi, Japan
"Big in Japan", Contemporary Art Center (CAC), Vilnius, Lithuania
"Long Season", Michael Ku Gallery, Taipei, Taiwan
2008
"The Echo", Yokohama ZAIM annex 3rd and 4th floor, Kanagawa, Japan
"Art and Ecology – Ecosophy in Practice I", EYE OF GYRE, Tokyo, Japan
2007
"INVISIBLE VISION", HAN JI YUN Contemporary Space, Beijing, China
"Have you Eaten Yet ? – 2007 Asian Art Biennial", National Taiwan Museum of Fine Arts, Taiwan
"Beautiful New World : Contemporary Visual Culture from Japan", Long March,
Beijing/Guangdong Museum of Art, Duangzhou, China
"incubation07", Kyoto Art Center, Kyoto, Japan
"INVISIBLE VISION", HAN JI YUN Contemporary Space, Beijing, China
2006
"Dual Realities - The 4th Seoul International Media Art Biennale", Seoul Museum of Art, Seoul, Korea
2005
"very very human", Toyota Municipal Museum of Art, Toyota, Japan
"Secret Girls up and down", ASK?, Tokyo, Japan
2002
"ar/mori/es show2", mori yu gallery, Kyoto, Japan
1999
"cosmic flavor", art space dot, Aichi, Japan
1997
"ROLLING LIBRARY", Midori Public Library, Aichi, Japan

Award

2013
The 24th Gotoh Memorial Culture Award (Most Promising Talent Award), The Gotoh Memorial Foundation

Public Collections

National Taiwan Museum of Fine Arts, Taichung, Taiwan
Toyota Municipal Museum of Art, Aichi, Japan
Toyota Motor Corporation, Aichi, Japan
Louis Vuitton, Paris, France
Borusan Contemporary, Istanbul, Turkey
National Gallery of Victoria, Australia
Takahashi Collection

"face ("portrait")-28", 2009, digital print, translucent film, light box,h.135 x w.118 x d.20 cm

""one landscape," a journey", 2011, Full HD animation (Blu-ray R), 21 min 05 sec

"The Tower of Books", 2010, Full HD animation (mac mini), 29 min 07 sec