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Akari Uragami

様々な生物や物が偶然居合わせ、それらが混ざり合った現実、またそこに生きる生き物としての人間をテーマに作品を制作しています。


In my art I explore the theme of humans as living beings which inhabit this mixed up reality where various organisms and things happen to be present and intermingle.



Born and Lived in Tokyo ~2015/2016~2017 Lived in London
2017~ Based in San Francisco and Tokyo
2012 Textile Department of Industrial Design at Musashino Art University
武蔵野美術大学 工芸工業デザイン学科 テキスタイル専攻 卒業
ESMOD TOKYO Modelisme II
ESMOD東京校 夜間II部モデリズムコース卒業
Past activities:
Selected solo exhibitions:
2016: TRANSPOSE at Kian art gallery, Tokyo
2015: vapor at gallery RUEVENT, Tokyo
hunting at Omotesando DiEGO, Tokyo
2014: NIKUTAI NO UMI at gallery hasu no hana, Tokyo
2013: EPIDÉMICO at DOROTHY VACANCE, Tokyo


Selected group exhibitions:
2017: Incubation Art Fair, SANAGI SHINJUKU, Tokyo, Japan
2015: NINGYOHIME(theater arts by Shuji Terayama/寺山修司人魚姫)
DOROTHY VACANCE POP UP SHOP, Tokyo and Nagoya
HOSPITAL Art Fair at gallery hasu no hana, Tokyo
HAPPY CHAOS! at DOROTHY VACANCE, Tokyo
2012: Selected Works from Musashino Art University Degree Show 2011,
Musashino Art University Museum & Library, Tokyo, Japan


Art Fair:
2015: Affordable Art Fair, Seoul, South Korea
HANDMADE KOREA FAIR 2015 in Seoul, South Korea
2014: SICF15 at Aoyama spiral, Tokyo


Projects in partnership:
2018: artwork and installation for KEWL with Tom Trago at Vent Tokyo
Collaboration with Dan Medhurst, Tokyo
artwork and installation for KEWL with Hunee artwork and installation at Vent Tokyo
2017: Mural for OUTHOUSE MCR in Manchester,UK
Collaboration with Prue Stent, Sausalito, CA, USA
artwork and installation for KEWL with VAKULA artwork and installation at Vent Tokyo
Eccy 3rd Album"NARRATIVE SOUND APPROACH" cover art work
2016: Product collaboration with Lik+Neon, London, UK
2010: Kasumiso by Troupe INZOU(costume), Kichijoji Theater, Tokyo


Selected Bibliographies:
2016: TOKYO WEEKENDER MAGAZINE "5 TOKYO CREATIVES TO WATCH"
2015: quint magazine in Amsterdam, Netherland
2012: AXIS Magazine vol.156, Japan.


Awards:
2016: selected by 1_WALL graphic competition(Recruit Holdings)
1_WALLグランプリ グラフィック部門 一次入選
2014: selected by SICF15
2012: Excellence Graduation Award, Musashino Art University
武蔵野美術大学卒業制作優秀賞   
2011: selected by Nishiwaki(Hyogo) area textile competition
  西脇産地テキスタイルコンペティション 入選 商品化


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