Artists

photo: Masaru Kaido

OKADA Hiroko

1970 Born in Tokyo, Japan


1993 Tama Art University, BA in Oil Painting


Solo Exhibitions

2020


Museum of Video Art #01 “OKADA Hiroko – The Exhibition that No One Comes”, Moto-Eigakan, Tokyo, Japan


 


2019


“NADiff Theater ★ Double Feature,” NADiff Gallery, Tokyo, Japan


“DOUBLE FUTURE,” Mizuma Art Gallery, Tokyo, Japan


 


2014


“Koganecho Bazaar: HIROKO OKADA NEW WORKS,” Koganecho Studio, Kanagawa, Japan


 


2013


“AIZOU BENTO––Love and Hate Lunch Box (WiCAN Education Project),” Project Room, Chiba City Museum of Art, Japan


 


2012


“No Dress Code,” Mizuma Art Gallery, Tokyo, Japan


 


2009


“Dusky Room,” Mizuma Art Gallery, Tokyo, Japan


 


2007


“AIZOU BENTO––Love and Hate Lunch Box,” Mizuma Art Gallery, Tokyo, Japan


 


2005


“Housewife’s Hobby,” Mizuma Art Gallery, Tokyo, Japan


 


2003


“The Delivery by Male Project,” Mizuma Art Gallery, Tokyo, Japan


 


2000


“from the play called ‘Paper and Hands, Love and Mystery’,” Mizuma Art Gallery, Tokyo, Japan


 


1998


“You & I went through many things,” Mizuma Art Gallery, Tokyo, Japan


 


1996


“Key to the love,” Suikato Gallery, Tokyo, Japan


“KISS,” Shimizu-yu Bathhouse (Morphe’96), Tokyo, Japan


“OKADA Hiroko Exhibition,” Mizuma Art Gallery, Tokyo, Japan


Group Exhibitions

2019


“Interdisciplinary Art Festival Tokyo 19/20 in Osaka ––private / project drafting,” Creative Center Osaka, Japan


“Compass––Navigating the Future,” Ars Electronica Center, Linz, Austria


“Yebisu International Festival for Art & Alternative Visions 2019: The Art of Transposition,” Tokyo Photographic Art Museum, Japan


“Hopes & Dialogues in Rumah Kijang Mizuma,” Mizuma Gallery, Singapore


 


2018


“Interdisciplinary Art Festival Tokyo 17/18––Transparent Nets,” Koganei Art Spot Chateau, Tokyo, Japan (traveled to Lostgens’ Contemporary Art Space, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia)


 


2017


“Lesson 0,” National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Gwacheon, Korea


 


2016


“Azamino Contemporary vol.7,” Yokohama Civic Art Gallery Azamino, Kanagawa, Japan


“Koganecho Bazaar 2016: Life––World of Asia,” Koganecho Studio, Kanagawa, Japan


 


2015


“Across the Universe: 2015 MMCA Residency Changdong 2nd Final Exhibition,” MMCA Residency Changdong Gallery, Seoul, Korea


“An Art Exhibition for Children: Whose place is this?,” Museum of Contemporary Art Tokyo, Japan


“Achievement: Passage of KOGANECHO,” Koganecho Studio, Kanagawa, Japan


 


2014


“Red Bull Music Academy Tokyo 2014,” Red Bull Music Academy, Tokyo, Japan


“Koganecho Bazaar 2014: Fictive Communities Asia,” Koganecho Studio, Kanagawa, Japan


 


2012


“BOXCOPY WEEKENDER,” Boxcopy Art Gallery, Brisbane, Australia


 


2011


“TDW-ART Elpis––Sky of Hope,” Meiji Jungu Gaien Environmental Design Tent, Tokyo, Japan


“TROLLS IN THE PARK 2011,” Metropolitan Zempukuji Park, Tokyo, Japan


“Mishikan Hamming,” Alternative Space Gell, Tokyo, Japan


 


2010


“Visceral Bodies,” Vancouver Art Gallery, Vancouver, Canada


 


2009


“November Steps: Susan Philipsz & Gallery Artist,” Mizuma Art Gallery, Tokyo, Japan


“NO MAN’S LAND,” French Embassy, Tokyo, Japan


“The Best of Loop: Remote Viewing,” The Pacific Design Center, Los Angeles, U.S.A.


“FemLink: The International Video Collage ‘MALE – HOMME’,” Art Institute of Boston, U.S.A. (traveled to various cities around the world)


 


2008


“VIDEOFORMES 2008,” Hôtel de Fontfreye , Clemont-Ferrand, France


 


2007


“Out of the Ordinary: New Video from Japan,” MOCA The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, U.S.A.


“Global Feminisms: New Directions in Contemporary Art,” Brooklyn Museum, New York (traveled to Davis Museum and Cultural Center, Wellesley, U.S.A. )


 


2006


“Eyes and Curiosity from Tokyo,” Chelouche Gallery, Tel Aviv, Israel


“STILE DER STADT,” Altona Forum, Hamburg, Germany


“NO HISTORIES: Adelaide Bank Festival of Arts,” Greenaway Art Gallery, Adelaide, Australia


 


2005


“PostGender: Sexuality and Performativity in Contemporary Japanese Art,” Tikotin Museum of Japanese Art, Haifa, Israel


“NO ORDINARY,” Skulpturens Hus, Stockholm, Sweden


“Nishiogi Biennale,” Aida Family’s Home (Nishiogikubo), Tokyo, Japan


“MOT Annual 2005: Life Actually,” Museum of Contemporary Art, Tokyo, Japan


 


2004


 “out of the ordinary / extraordinary: Japanese contemporary photography,” Japanisches Kulturinstitut, Cologne, Germany (traveled to various cities in Europe and U.S.A.)


“WHY NOT LIVE FOR ART?,” Tokyo Opera City Art Gallery, Japan


“BODY-CON,” Uplink Gallery, Tokyo, Japan


 


2003


“City_net Asia 2003,” Seoul Museum of Art, Korea


 


2002


“7th Kitakyushu Biennale: ART FOR SALE––Intimacy between Aesthetics and Economy,” Kitakyushu Municipal Museum of Art, Fukuoka, Japan


“The 20th Century. Art Recognized Virtual Images: Between Monalisa and Mammon,” Hiratsuka Museum of Art, Kanagawa, Japan


 


2001


“Makoto Aida, Hiroko Okada with their baby Torajiro,” Mizuma Art Gallery, Tokyo, Japan


“Sex and Consumerism: Contemporary Art in Japan,” University of Brighton Gallery, Brighton (traveled to Aberystwyth Arts Centre, Aberystwyth / Stanley Picker Gallery, London / Hot Bath Gallery, Bath, U.K. )


“S(h)itting in the mirror,” Mizuma Art Gallery, Tokyo, Japan


 


1999


“Perspectives on Contemporary Japanese Painting,” Tokyo Station Gallery, Japan


 


1998


“LOVE’S BODY: Rethinking Naked and Nude in Photography,” Tokyo Metropolitan Museum of Photography (traveled to Suntory Museum [Tempozan], Osaka, Japan)


“TAMA VIVANT’98,” Tama Art University, Tokyo, Japan


“Game-Laws,” Gallery ART SOKO, Tokyo, Japan


“TAKEO PAPER SHOW 1998,” Spiral, Tokyo (traveled to Nagoya and Osaka, Japan)


“VOCA’98: The Vision of Contemporary Art,” The Ueno Royal Museum, Tokyo, Japan


 


1997


“Two Thousand Bug,” Gallery Ryugi, Tokyo, Japan


“An Encouragement of ‘I’ Art,” Itabashi Art Museum, Tokyo, Japan


“MARTIN,” Atlantis Gallery, London (traveled to Catalyst Arts, Belfast / Waygood Gallery, Newcastle, U.K. )


 


1996


“HOLY GIFT vol. ––Drawings––,” Mizuma Art Gallery, Tokyo, Japan


“The second JUGEMU Exhibition by ART BY XEROX,” Tomio Koyama Gallery, Tokyo, Japan    


 


1995


“JUGEMU Exhibition by ART BY XEROX,” SCAI THE BATHHOUSE, Tokyo, Japan


“Height and Weight ≠313.7・89.5 Hiroko Okada & Chisato Saito,” Gallery NW House, Tokyo, Japan


Selected Art Produce and Performances

2019


Performance | “Nanika wo Iwau ‘TERATOTERA 2019’,” JR Mitaka station, Tokyo, Japan


 


2018


Alternative Puppet Theater “Gekidan★Shiki”|Performance Video Screening “South Sour Water / Performance and Visual Art Festival ‘Body Roaming: IAFT Video Live, Human Shaped Theatre Exhibition of Japan’,” Waley Art, Taipei, Taiwan


 


2017


Alternative Puppet Theater “Gekidan★Shiki”|“The 20th Taro Okamoto Contemporary Art Award” Rerated Event, Taro Okamoto Museum of Art, Kanagawa, Japan


 


2016


Alternative Puppet Theater “Gekidan★Shiki”|Original Film “NEW ENERGY CINEMA PARADISE,” UPLINK Shibuya, Bigakko, Tokyo, Japan


 


2015


Scenographic Art|“Yokohama Koganecho Puffy Street,” BankART Studio NYK Kawamata Hall, Kanagawa, Japan


Alternative Puppet Theater “Gekidan★Shiki”|Performance “The Rite of Autumn,” “Interdisciplinary Art Festival Tokyo 15/16 – Eventual Affordance,” VACANT, Tokyo, Japan


 


2014


WiCAN|“Education x Art = ? 〜NIPPON Educational Channel〜by OKADA Hiroko x WiCAN,” Maebashi Media Festival, Gunma, Japan


 


2013


WiCAN|“Education x Art = ? 〜NIPPON Educational Channel〜by OKADA Hiroko x WiCAN,” Project Room, Chiba City Museum of Art, Japan


Alternative Puppet Theater “Gekidan★Shiki”|Performance “Murder Museum of Detective Gendaichi Kosuke #02,” “AIDA Makoto: MONUMENT FOR NOTHING,” Mori Art Museum, Tokyo, Japan


 


2011


Alternative Puppet Theater “Gekidan★Shiki”|Performance “Murder Museum of Detective Gendaichi Kosuke #01,” “EMERGING / MASTER 1 AIDA Makoto | Be it Art or not Art,” Tokyo Wondersite Hongo, Japan


Alternative Puppet Theater “Gekidan★Shiki”|Performance “Murder Museum of Detective Gendaichi Kosuke #01,” “TROLLS IN THE PARK 2011,” Metropolitan Zempukuji Park, Tokyo, Japan


Event Direction|“Art de Date,” Yokohama Red Brick Warehouse, Kanagawa, Japan


Alternative Puppet Theater “Gekidan★Shiki”|Open-air Performance “KOTOBUKI TOWN is a flophouse area in Japan,” Kotobuki-cho, Naka-ku, Yokohama, Japan


 


2010


Alternative Puppet Theater “Gekidan★Shiki”|First performance “Hope for Peace,” Mizuma Art Gallery, Tokyo, Japan


Alternative Puppet Theater “Gekidan★Shiki”|BankART Studio NYK Program ‘Alternative Puppet Theater “Gekidan★Shiki” Launch Project’,” BankART 1929 Yokohama, Kanagawa, Japan


 


2008


WiCAN|“〜hiragana art〜CHIBATORI,” Chiba Folk Museum, Japan


 


2007


WiCAN|“Radio SAKAE-TOWN 2057,” WiCAN Art Center; Sakae-Town Shopping Street, Chiba, Japan


Publications

2019


DOUBLE FUTURE: Engaged Body / The Delivery by Male Project, Mizuma Art Gallery / Kyuryudo Art Publishing, Japan (JP/EN)


 


2015


Alternative Puppet Theater “Gekidan★Shiki,” (Joint work), The Casebook of Contemporary Art Detective Gendaichi Kosuke, Art Diver, Japan (JP)


 


2008


Artist Kaitai Shinsho | OKADA Hiroko, Art by Xerox / Fuji Xerox, Japan (JP)


Public Collection

The Japan Foundation, Japan


Fuji Xerox Co.,Ltd., Japan


Brooklyn Museum, New York, U.S.A.