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ARTIST

  • 鴻池 朋子
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  • KONOIKE Tomoko

  • Born in 1960 in Akita, Japan. Lives and works in Tokyo, Japan.
  • Received B.A., in Japanese Traditional Painting, Tokyo National University of Fine Arts and Music. Worked as a toy and furniture designer.

WORKS

EXHIBITIONS

Solo Exhibitions
2011
"In the blink of an eye, I have come this far.," SLANT, Ishikawa
"Donning animal skins and braided grass," Gallery Hyundai (Guagnam Space), Seoul, Korea
"Hidden Mountain Reverse," Mizuma Art Gallery, Tokyo
2009
"Inter-Traveller: Twelve Wolf Poets," Kirishima Open Air Museum (Kagoshima Pref.), Kagoshima
"Inter-Traveller," Tokyo Opera City Art Gallery, Tokyo
2008
"The visitor from the alien world: Three days with a six-legged wolf in Kanazawa," shoutou-an and San-u-tei (21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art, Kanazawa), Nakamura-tei and Bai-an (Kanazawa Nakumura Memorial Museum), Ishikawa
"Hidden Mountain & the Lodge," Mizuma Art gallery, Tokyo
"Mine is Yours," Takahashi Collection, Tokyo
2006
"The planet is covered by silvery sleep," Mizuma Art Gallery, Tokyo
"Emergency Landing in Achi," Koubou-IKUKO, Okayama
"Chapter#0," Ohara Museum of Art, Kurashiki
2005
"Emergency Landing in Mimio," NADiff, Tokyo
"Emergency Landing in the Meadow," Mizuma Art Gallery, Tokyo
2002
"Outside Over There," Mizuma Art Gallery, Tokyo
2001
"Original pictures of Mimio," Aoyama Book Center, Tokyo
"GI・GA," Fujikawa Gallery / Next, Osaka
"Thousands of Rough Sketches, Breathing," AXIS Gallery, Tokyo
2000
"Awakening from the Cold Glitter," Mizuma Art Gallery, Tokyo
1998
"SOFT PROTOTYPE," Living Desing Gallery, Tokyo
1997
"SOFT," AXIS GALLERY, Tokyo
Group Exhibitions
2012
Akita Art Project "Myths Open Tohoku" Digging into Akita's Layers of History Under the Mysterious Spell of Tomoko Konoike and 40 Artists.," The Akita Museum of Art, Akita
"the collectors show CHIMERA," Singapore Art Museum, Singapore (cat.)
2011
TDW-ART 2011"Elpis - Sky of Hope", TOKYO DESIGNERS WEEK 2011, Tokyo
"ZIPANGU-31 spirited artists cutting through new territories of Japanese contemporary art," Takashimaya Nihonbashi Exhibition Hall (8F), Tokyo, & 2 other venues (cat.)
"Insects in Art," Akita Museum of Modern Art, Akita
"The Most Requested Top 30/ 10 Years of TAKAHASHI COLLECTION," TABLOID GALLERY, Tokyo
2010
C.Square, Chukyo University Art Gallery, Aichi
"Narrative Paingitngs," The Niigata Bandaijima Art Museum, Niigata
"The 7th Busan Biennale-Living in Evolution," Busan, Korea
"Hong Kong International Art Fair," Hong Kong
"Neoteny Japan - Contemporary Artists after 1990s from Takahashi Collection," Yonago City Museum of Art, Tottori, The Museum of Art, Ehime
2009
"Neoteny Japan - Contemporary Artists after 1990s from Takahashi Collection," The Ueno Royal Museum, Tokyo, The Niigata Prefectual Museum of Modern Art, Niigata, Akita Museum of Modern Art, Akita
"Kami. Silence-Action," Staatliche Kunstsammlungen Dresden, Dresden, Germany
"SOUVENIRS FROM KENJI MIYAZAWA," Mitsubishi-Jisho ARTIUM, Fukuoka
2008
"Neoteny Japan - Contemporary Artists after 1990s from Takahashi Collection," Kirishima Open Air Museum (Kagoshima Pref.), Kagoshima, Sapporo Artpark, Hokkaido
"tezuka gene: Light In the Darkness," Parco Factory, Tokyo
"The 3rd Guangzhou Triennale - Farewell to Post-Colonialism," Guangdon Museum of Art, Guangzhou, China
"Vision of East Asian 2008," Capital Library, Beijing, China
"ORDER RECEIVED," Mizuma Art Gallery, Tokyo
"Off the Rails," Mizuma & One Gallery, Beijing, China
2007
"Tamagawa Art Line Project," Art Line week 2007, Unoki Station, Tokyo
"3rd Life 4th Dimention," National Dr. Sun Yat-Sen Memorial Hall, Taipei, Taiwan
"Right in the middle of the story - Three storytellers in art," Kawaguchi Art Galery ATLIA, Saitama
"The Geopolitics of the Animatioin," The Centro Andzluz de Arte Contemporaneo, (CAAC), Sevilla, Museo de Arte Contemporanea de Vigo (MARCO), Vigo, Spain
"Beautiful New World- Contemporary Visual Culture from Japan," Long March Project, Beijing, Gunagdong Museum of Art, Guangzhou, China
“Linie,”Nassauischer Kunstverein Wiesbaden, Wiesbaden Germany
2006
"Eyes and Curiosity from Tokyo," Galleria Chelouche le Omanut Achshavit Tel Aviv, Islael
"Rapt! -20 contemporary artists from Japan" Center for Contemporary Photography (CCP), Melbourne, Australia
"THE SCARECROW," AVEROFF MUSEUM, Metsovo, Greece
"PHOTOESPANA -NATURALEZA: EXPERIENCIA-," Museo San Romain, Toredo, Spain
"Videoformes," Clermont-Ferrand, France
"Fiction@Love," Museum of Contemporary Art Shanghai, Shanghai, China
2005
"SKETCH IN MOTION," Sketch Gallery, London, U.K.
"Spoltore Ensemble 2005, The Evening Traveling : Animations, Dreams and Visions from Contemporary Japan," Pescara, Italy
"Paradiso d'Amore -Neo-Aesthetics of Animamic Age," Hangzhou Peace International Exhibition and Conference Center, Hangzhou, Millennium Museum, Beijing, China
"Psionic Distortion," Plum Blossoms Gallery, New York, USA
"The World is a Stage, Stories Behind Pictures," Mori Art Museum, Tokyo
"Since 1994-Mizuma Art Gallery the 10th Anniversary Exhibition," Mizuma Art Gallery, Tokyo
"MOT Annual 2005: Life Actually," Museum of Contemporary Art Tokyo, Tokyo
2004
"I just don't know what to do with myself," Marella Arte Contemporanea, Milan, Italy
"OFFICINA ASIA," Galleria d'Arte Moderna, Bologna, Italy
2003
"City_net Asia 2003," Seoul Museum of Art, Seoul, Korea
"Edges of the Earth," China Academy of Art, Hangzhou, China
2002
"Art Video Lounge," Art Basel Miami Beach, Bass Museum of Art, Miami, USA
"Kageki Metonymics: Subversions and Transformations from the Japanese Fring," Stefan Stux Gallery, New York, USA
2001
"art connection," Bangkok, Thailand
1998
"SOL-LEVATO," Fondazione Mudima Gallery, Milan, Italy
"Morphe '98," Mie
1997
"Art Work Exhibition," Kiryu City Performing Arts Center, Gunma

Public Collection

  • Ohara Museum of Art, Okayama
  • Mori Art Museum, Tokyo
  • Spencer Museum of Art, University of Kansas, Lawrence, U.S.A