Artists

Ken + Julia YONETANI

Ken Yonetani


1971   Born in Tokyo


1996   Bachelor of Economics, Chiba University of Commerce, Chiba, Japan


2005   Master of Arts (Visual Arts), School of Art, Australian National University


2012   PhD (Visual Arts), Sydney College of the Arts, The University of Sydney


 


Julia Yonetani


1972   Born in Tokyo


1994   Bachelor of Arts, University of Sydney


1999   Master of Arts, Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, University of Tokyo, Japan


2003   PhD (History), Australian National University


Solo & Two person Exhibitions

2017


“The Emperor`s New Clothes”, Mizuma Art Gallery, Tokyo


 


2016


“The Great Exhibition”, Mizuma Gallery, Singapore


“The Last Temptation”, an edible installation National Gallery of Australia


 


2015


“The Last Temptation: the art of Ken + Julia Yonetani”, National Gallery of Australia


Wishes, Mizuma Art Gallery/Tokyo


“The Last Supper”, Tweed River Art Gallery, NSW Australia


“The Last Supper”, Bega Valley Regional Gallery, NSW Australia


“The Last Supper”, Tweed River Art Gallery, NSW Australia


“The Last Supper”, Bendigo Art Gallery, VIC Australia


“Close Encounters”, ArtPlay, Melbourne, Australia


“The Last Supper”, Western Plains Cultural Centre, NSW Australia


“The Last Supper”, Hawkesbury Regional Gallery Australia


“The Last Supper”, Glasshouse, Port Macquarie Regional Gallery, Australia


 


2014


“Un autre rêve, L’abbaye de Maubuisson site d’art contemporain”, Val d’Oise, France


“The Last Supermarket”, Melbourne Art Fair, Fehily Contemporary, Melbourne, Australia


“Crystal Palace: The Great Exhibition of the Works of Industry of All Nuclear Nations”, Fehily Contemporary, Melbourne, Australia


“The Last Supper”, Hazelhurst Regional Gallery, Sydney, Australia


 


2012


“Crystal Palace: The Great Exhibition of the Works of Industry of All Nuclear Nations”, Artereal Gallery, Sydney, Australia


“What the Birds Knew”, 4A Centre for Contemporary Asian Art, Sydney, Australia


 


2011


“Sense of Taste”, GV Art, London, U.K.


“Ultrabuddha”, Glasshouse, Port Macquarie, Australia


“Still Life: The Food Bowl”, Artereal Gallery, Sydney, Australia


“Ultrabuddha- that is why I want to be saved”, Artereal Gallery, Sydney, Australia


 


2010


“Ultrabuddha- that is why I want to be saved”, Jan Manton Art, Brisbane, Australia


“GLOBAL WARMING IS OVER! (If you want it.)”, Federation Square, Melbourne, Australia


 


2009


“Sweet Barrier Reef in Venice”, Dianne Tanzer Gallery, Melbourne, Australia


“Sweet Barrier Reef for the 21st Century – Play Strauss’s waltz grandly”, La Trobe University Museum of Art, Australia


 


2005


“Sweet Barrier Reef,” Artspace, Sydney, Australia


“fumie-butterfly mandala”, West Space, Melbourne, Australia


“Sugar Project-Underwater”, Phatspace, Sydney, Australia


 


2003


“fumie-tiles”, CSIRO Discovery, Canberra, Australia


Group Exhibitions

2018


“Perpetual Uncertainty”, Malmo Art Museum, Sweden


 


2017


“Perpetual Uncertainty”, Z33, Hasselt, Belgium


“Honolulu Biennial 2017 Middle of Now l Here”, The HUB, Honolulu, U.S.A.


“Countercurrents: The Ocean After Nature”, Sumstag Museum of Art, Adelaide, Australia


 


2016


“Perpetual Uncertainty”, Bildmuseet, Umeå, Sweden


“Kenpoku International Art Festival”, Ibaraki, Japan


 


2015


“Periodic Tales: The Art of the Elements”, Compton Verney, U.K.


“Solid State: Casula Powerhouse”, Sydney Australia


“Camera Atomica”, The Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto Canada


“Scientific Gardening”, ERES-Stiftung, Munich, Germany


“Radioactive: the Return of Godzilla in Japan”, RMIT Gallery Melbourne, Australia


 


2014


“Hypothèse de l’impact géant, Le Carreau”, Cergy, France


 


2013


“If the world changed, Singapore Biennale 2013”, National Museum of Singapore, Singapore


“Sydney Contemporary 13”, Installation Contemporary, Carriageworks, Sydney, Australia


“but mostly air” , ANU School of Art Gallery, Canberra, Australia


“Not Book”, Beit Ha’ir, Tel Aviv, Israel


“19th International Symposium on Electronic Art”, Powerhouse Museum, Sydney, Australia


“Foundation’s edge: artists and technology”, QUT Art Museum, Brisbane, Australia


“Art & Science”, GV Art, London, U.K.


 


2012


“Art+Food”, Brenda May Gallery, Sydney, Australia


“Keeping Up Appearances”, NKV, Germany


 


2011


“Your Move: Australian Artists Play Chess”, Samstag Museum, Adelaide, Australia


“2112 Imagining the Future”, RMIT Gallery, Melbourne, Australia


“Arboreal”, Macquarie University, Sydney, Australia


“That’s not how you make porridge”, Goulburn Regional Gallery, Australia


“Woollahra Small Sculpture Prize,” Woollahra, Sydney, Australia


“Palimpsest #8”, Mildura, Victoria, Australia


“Art & Science”, GV Art, London, U.K.


“Sir John Sulman Prize”, Art Gallery of NSW, Australia


“Precious”, Sydney College of the Art, Sydney, Australia


“2011 Josephine Ulrick and Win Schubert Photography Award”, GCAG, Australia


“Underfoot. Overhead”, Object Gallery, Sydney, Australia


“genart_sys”, Australia Council for the Arts, Sydney, Australia


 


2010


“2010 Stan and Maureen Duke Gold Coast Art Prize”, GCAG, Australia


“Your Move: Australian Artists Play Chess”, Bendigo Art Gallery, Australia


“Fisher’s Ghost Art Award”, Campbelltown Arts Centre, Australia


“Once Removed”, Campbelltown Arts Centre, Sydney, Australia


 


2009


“Satellite APT 6”, Jan Manton Art, Brisbane, Australia


“The Woollahra Small Sculpture Prize 2009”, Sydney, Australia


“58th Blake Prize”, the National Art School Gallery, Sydney, Australia


“Once Removed”, the official representation of Australia in The 53rd Venice Biennale, Venice, Italy


 


2008


“Heat: Art and Climate Change” RMIT Gallery, Melbourne, Australia


“2008 Adelaide Biennial of Australian Art”, Handle with Care, Art Gallery of South Australia, Australia


Public Collection

The Rockhampton Art Gallery and Mildura Arts Centre, Australia


The Australian National University School of Art, Australia


Sherman Contemporary Art Foundation, Australia


The Balnaves Foundation


Museum of Applied Arts and Sciences, NSW, Australia


The Art Gallery of Western Australia


National Gallery of Australia


Mori Art Museum, Tokyo