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Masahiro WADA

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Born 1977 in Tokyo, Japan
Live and work in Tokyo, Japan
since 2001, director of artists run space “HOMEBASE”(Tokyo/JP)

Education
1998-1999 Tama Art University (Tokyo/JP) Undergraduate Degree in Japan (Information Design)
2000-2004 Goldsmiths College, University of London (London/U.K) BA (Hons) Fine Art

Solo Exhibition
2018 Masahiro Wada Film Works / LLOKO GALLERY, Tokyo/JP
2016 Masahiro WADA Exhibition Rμv-1/2gμvR=(8πG/c^4)Tμv / LOKO GALLERY, Tokyo/JP
2016 (YAMAMBA) / Art Center Ongoing, Tokyo/JP
2013 RECORRIDO ARQUEOLOGICO #1 / Art Center Ongoing, Tokyo/JP
2013 Stylish Flies for House Wives / Social Kitchen, Kyoto/JP
2012 Stylish Flies for House Wives / Aikoko Gallery, Tokyo/JP
2011 Big Tomorrow / Art Center Ongoing, Tokyo/JP
2008 Diamonds in Lucy with the Sky / Yugishitsu (Nakazaki Toru & Mizuki Endo), Mito/JP
2008 Masahiro WADA Solo Exhibition / CUL-PORT, Kochi/JP
2008 L.D.K. / Art Center Ongoing, Tokyo/JP
2006 The fly called “Flesh” which has 2sec. of remaining life, taking a break at brown nipple / petal fugal, Tokyo/JP

Selected Group Exhibition
2020 
ARTS SAITAMA KITAMACHI Vol.6 / PLAZA NORTH
Edition box -VIDEO WIORKS as MATERIAL- / HIGURE 17-15 cas
Romanian artist-in-residence programs and results exhibition / Musashino Place Gallery 2020
αM+ vol.1 The National Museum of Art, Okutama (MOAO) “The National Mizuumi of Art, Okutama” —Supporting each other.OKUTAMA coin—/ αM Gallery

2019
December’s Aurora / LOKO GALLERY, Tokyo
October’s Aurora / MOAO, Tokyo
UENOYES / National Museum of Nature and Science,Tokyo

2018 
ASIAN ART AWARD 2018 / TERADA ART COMPLEX
TOTALTOPIA / TAV GALLERY

2017 
OKU NOTO TORIENNALE 2017 / Ongoing Collective “OKU-NOTO Oral Tradition Museum”
TERATOTERA FESTIVAL 2017 / Musashino Civic Cultural Hall
SYLVANIAN FAMILIES BIENNALE 2017/ XYZ
3331 ART FAIR 2017 / 3331 Arts Chiyoda

2016 
Fujinoyama Biennale 2016 / Shizuoka/JP
ART FAIR KIWAMARI 2016 / Kiwamariso, Mito/JP

2015 
TERATOTERA -Sprout- / Mitaka, Tokyo/JP
Alternative Choice / YOKOHAMA CIVIC ART GALLERY AZAMINO, Yokohama/JP
Invisible Energy / ST PAUL St Gallery One and Two, Auckland/New Zealand
TERATOTERA -Encounter- / Musashino Performaing Arts Theater, Tokyo/JP

2014 
Nendo / 98B at Panpasific , Manila/Philippines
Yokohama Triennale 2014 / YOKOHAMA MUSEUM OF ART, Yokohama/JP
Drawings by Artists from Yokohama Triennale 2014 / Takashimaya Art Gallery, Yokohama/JP
Kunisaki Art Festival -The Principle of Hope- / Former Kakadi town hall (curator: Mizuki Endo), Oita/JP
The National Museum of Art Okutama / MOAO, Tokyo/JP
SLOW UP SLOW DOWN / Model Room, Tokyo/JP

2013 
Acting Out of Nothingness:from the APT Collection / Daiwa Anglo-Japanese Foundation, London/UK
Koganecho Bzaar 2013 / Koganecho Bzaar, Yokohama/JP
Formative Processing / ART LAB AICHI, Nagoya/JP
Hijack Your Heart ! / Koganei Artspot, Tokyo/JP

2012 
But Fresh / Tokyo Wonder Site Hongo, Tokyo/JP
Treasures of Ome / MOAO, Tokyo/JP
TERATOTERA / Inokashira Park, Tokyo/JP
Trans Arts Tokyo / former Tokyo Denki University, Tokyo/JP
Redzone parking “Adventures of practice” / Koganei Artspot, Tokyo/JP

2011 
8Japanese Contemporary Artists -Mutual Sympathy in the Orient- / Art Center SSVAD, Santiniketan/India・The Japan Foundation, New Delhi, New Delhi/India
TERATOTERA Fes. / PARCO kichijyouji, Tokyo/JP
Essential Ongoing / Yokohama Shinko Pier, Yokohama/JP

2010 
Structural Integrity NEXTWAVE Festival / Arts House Meat Market, Melbourne/Australia
Hansetsu Roku / Fenberger House curated by Roger McDonald, Nagano/JP
No Man’s Land – 5th Dimension / former French embassy, Tokyo/JP

2009 
Arcade Park (1978-1985) / 119Ingraham St. #302, NY/USA
Art Plant / Sayama Forest Park, Tokyo/JP

2008 
The Third Guangzhou Triennial / Guangdong Museum of Art, Guangdong/China
PLATFORM Yokohama Seminar: AFTER HOURS / Tokyo University of the Arts , Yokohama/JP
TransformArt / Art Center Ongoing, Tokyo/JP
Secret auction@KANDADA / KANDADA, Tokyo/JP
The House / Nippon Homes Model Houses, Tokyo/JP

2007 
Emotion Burglar / Bank Art studioNYK, Yokohama/JP
Are Jigoku / SAKURA FACTORY, Tokyo/JP
16 hours museum / Art Iinitiative Tokyo, Tokyo/JP

2006 
DRAWING japamark / HOMEBASE, Tokyo/JP
Ongoing Vol.5 / Bank Art studioNYK, Yokohama/JP
5days JEANS FACTORY ART AWAED 2006 / CUL-PORT, Kochi/JP

2005 
The 8th Gunma Biennale for young artists / museum of modern art, Gunma/JP
Ongoing Vol.4 / Bank Art studioNYK Yokohama/JP

2004 
BA show / Goldsmiths College London/U.K
COHIBA Haijima international exhibition×film event 04’ / HOMEBASE, Tokyo/JP
Ongoing Vol.3 / QuakeCenter in old asahi-school, Tokyo/JP

Film Screening
2015 TERATOTERA 10×10 / Musashino Performaing Arts Theater, Tokyo/JP
2014 Yokohama Triennale Film Screening Program / YOKOHAMA MUSEUM OF ART, Yokohama/JP
2014 THE LAST BAUS × TERATOTERA 10×10 / Baus Theater, Tokyo/JP
2009 Ongoing Film Festival 2009 / Art Center Ongoing, Tokyo/JP
2004 Haijima International Film Festival / HOMEBASE, Tokyo/JP

Awards, Residency
2014 98B, Manila/Philippines
2014 Kunisaki Art Festival Residence Project, Oita/JP
2013 Koganecho Bzaar, Yokohama/JP
2013 SOMA, Mexico-city/Mexico
2010 Gertrude Contemporary, Melbourne/Australia
2006 JEANS FACTORY ART AWARD 2006, Grand prix award, Kochi/JP
2005 The 8th Gunma Biennale for young artists, nominated, Gunma/JP

Selected Bibliography
“WHO / Masahiro WADA”, Art Book WHO, Japan (2010)
“runway”, Australia, issue10 -Romance- (May. 2008), p103, video art DVD
“METRONOME No.11″, Metronome Press, Paris (2007) , pp.115-117 pp.163-165
“International Herald Tribune -The Asahi Shimbun” p.30(2007. March. 24/25th)

Artist WEBsite
www.masahirowada.com
和田昌宏 | Masahiro Wada