People

JAN DERK DIEKEMA

As an artist Diekema is focused on social networks, behavior and urbanism. Diekema works in the disciplines of research, media-art and writing. Since 2007 he is involved in organizing several creative/artist communities and cultural spots in the northern part of the Netherlands. He started this…

TORSTEN BRUCH

Torsten Bruch (b. 1973) is a visual and acting artist born in Hannover, Germany. He is now living in Hamburg. The starting point of Bruch is the search for the other within the self by different strategies of role play. Meeting the self by addition…

TSUTOMU OKADA

Born in 1963 at Yokohama, Japan. In 1988, started to work for Spiral/Wacoal Art Center. Currently works as chief curator and artistic director for Zou-no-hana Terrace since 2009, artistic director for Dogo Onsenart 2014 since 2014. past work: curator for official art program in EXPO2005,…

CHIHHUNG LIU

ChihHung Liu, born in Hsinchu (Taiwan) in 1985. He graduated from M.F.A Program, Department of Fine Arts at Taipei National University of the Arts. He is a freelancer/artist who lives and works in Taipei currently. Recent art projects embody his understanding of life and his…

ANDY AYAKA YAMAMOTO

She was born in Kanagawa in 1992. Her work deals with the concept of how to visualize invisible things which exist between herself and others. While she works with a range of media to create 3D objects and video installations, recent work uses sugar crystallization…

RINTARO HARA

Artist. Born in Yokohama in 1973. He mainly creates kinetic installations with the keyword of “conversion.” His recent exhibitions were shown in “Synthesis” at the Reykjavík Art Museum in Iceland in 2014, “The Echigo-Tsumari Art Triennial” in Niigata in 2015, “Railway Museum Exhibition” at Taro…

RAHEL BRUNS

Rahel Bruns was born in 1979 in Filderstadt Germany. She is an artist based in Hamburg and creates sculptor which were shown in many countries. She got various scholarships and was awarded many prizes. She did her Master in Fine Arts in 2009 at the…

MARKUS KÅHRE

Studied at the University of Industrial design, philosophy at the University of Helsinki and in the sculpture department of the Academy of fine art Helsinki. He usually makes installations in space in which he plays with our perceptions and senses of reality. He has been…

JAIME IBANEZ

Graduated as a Bachelor of Fine Arts from Minerva Academie (The Netherlands) in 2007 and currently works as an artist and performer in Groningen. His work can be described as experiments in storytelling, showing the different layers of a story, the emotions of characters, objects,…

MIKU SATO

Born in Japan in 1985, Miku Sato studied at Musashino Art University in Tokyo.Her practice focuses on relationships of intervals and spaces that exist between the public and the private, individual and social or between passivity and proactivity in art. She explores new perspectives on…

LU YANG

Lu Yang was born in 1984 in China. She graduated from the China Academy of Art in 2010 and is now based in Shanghai. Her practice combines video, installation, and digital painting in her explorations of such themes as science, biology, religion, mass culture, subculture,…

Prue Crome

Crome’s art focuses on the phenomenological interrelationship of the viewer to the objects and space around them. Her immersive installations use light and colour as transformative tools to emphasize specific universal events that exist in the everyday such as the phenomena of reflections, light rays,…

Risa Sato

Born in Tokyo 1972. Risa Sato carries the ‘Risa Campaign’ project both nationally and internationally, where she wanders around in towns together with her own artwork. The way she communicates with people is so unique that her works also appears as large-scale sculptural/public artworks. Her…

YOSHIE OTA

Born in 1972. Ota is curator for Spiral/Wacoal Art Center and program manager for several art projects happened in Zou-no-hana Terrace (Yokohama), Kashiwa-no-ha Campus (Chiba) and other areas in Japan. currently managing projects in Dogo Onsenart 2014 as associated curator and Port Journeys at Zou-no-hana…

SO+BA

susanna baer and alex sonderegger were born in switzerland. they started their design studio «so+ba», in tokyo in 2001. with their experiences in graphic design and advertising in switzerland and japan, as well as a good understanding of the two very different cultures, cross-cultural communication…

TIM SCHWARTZ

Tim Schwartz (b. 1981 Boston, Massachusetts) is a Los Angeles-based artist, technologist, and activist who makes works of art focused on technology, information, privacy, and how our culture absorbs changes in these areas. He received a BA in Physics from Wesleyan University and an MFA…

James Enos

James Enos (b. 1975 Lafayette, Indiana) is an Assistant Professor of Art and Chair of Studio Core at the University of Georgia, where his research engages issues of architecture, activism and social practice in an effort to understand how public culture responds to social and…

Haruna Nakayama

Haruna Nakayama was born in Chiba, Japan, and completed studies at Toyko University of Fine Arts. She conducts community design projects and food×art workshops in Japan and abroad. Establishing the non-profit organization Food Designers Network in 2012, she also runs the food-and-products workshop Studio Ferment.

MICHAEL KRESS

Michael Kress, is a conceptual artist, born in 1964, in Munich, Germany, living in Hamburg. The focus of his work is semiotics and language as a normative moment in the construction of a media-identity.

YUI INOUE

Yui Inoue was born in Aichi, Japan, in 1983. Making use of familiar techniques of weaving and knitting developed in the context of daily life, Ms. Inoue’s work specializes in site-specific installations.