BIOGRAPHY

Takashi Tsuchiya  
1977 Born in Saitama, Japan
2001 Graduated at Tama Art University , Majored in Oil Painting

Chishino Kurumada    
1977 Born in Fukushima, Japan
2014 Received grant from the Japanese Agency for Cultural Affairs to stay and work for 2 years in Birmingham, United Kingdom

KOSUGE1-16’S MAIN WORKS:

SOLO EXHIBITIONS:

2012 mac birmingham (Birmingham, United Kingdom)
2009 Contemporary Art Factory (Tokyo, Japan)
2004 Contemporary Art Factory (Tokyo, Japan)
2002 Furuhouse (Tokyo, Japan)

GROUP EXHIBITIONS:

2013 Yokosuka museum of art (Kanagawa, Japan)
Setouchi Triennale 2013 (Kagawa, Japan)
2012 A child subway and five mysterious stations (Hokkaido, Japan)
2011 Art leisurely tour Ichihara (Chiba, Japan)
2010 Aichi Triennale 2010 (Aichi, Japan)
Museum of Contemporary Art Tokyo (Tokyo, Japan)
2009 Towada Art Center (Aomori, Japan)
Sendai mediatheque (Miyagi , Japan)
Aqua metropolis Osaka 2009 (Osaka, Japan)
The Museum of modern art (Gunma, Japan)
Fukushima Prefectural Museum of Art (Fukushima, Japan)
2008 Contemporary Art Center,Art Tower Mito (Ibaraki, Japan)
21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art,Kanazawa (Ishikawa, Japan)
Taro Okamoto Museum of Art (Kanagawa, Japan)
2007 Sendai mediatheque (Miyagi, Japan)
Kitakyushu Innovation Gallery & Studio (Fukuoka, Japan)
2006 Sendai mediatheque (Miyagi, Japan)
2005 Yokohama triennale 2005 (Kanagawa, Japan)
2003 Daikanyama installation ’03 (Tokyo, Japan)
2002 Museum of Contemporary Art (Sydney, Australia)
2001 Selfriges (London, United Kingdom)

WORKSHOPS:

2013 Galleria Takecho Dome open space (Oita, Japan)
2012 Kawasaki City Museum (Kanagawa, Japan)
2010 art project room ARTZONE (Kyouto, Japan)
Bungo Ono City KAGURA hall (Oita, Japan)
2009 Sendai mediatheque (Miyagi, Japan)
2008 Okinawa-Jikan Museum (Okinawa, Japan)
Media seven (Saitama, Japan)
2007 Nishi-sugamo Arts Factory (Tokyo, Japan)
2006 Back water concert 2006 (Hyogo/, Japan)
2005 Rokko Island (Hyogo, Japan)
Kosuge Skate School (Hokkaido, Japan)
2004 Museum of Contemporary Art Tokyo (Tokyo, Japan)
Mie Prefectural Art Museum (Mie, Japan)

COMMISSIONED WORKS :

2012-13 Hachinohe Potal Museum,hacchi (Aomori, Japan)
2011 Hiroshima City Museum of Contemporary Art (Hiroshima, Japan)
2008 Duo League (Tokyo, Japan)

PRIZES:

2008 The Taro Okamoto Award for Contemporary Art (Taro Okamoto First prize)
2003 Daikanyama installation ’03 (Judge special prize)

PUBLIC COLLECTION:

Ichihara Lakeside Museum (Chiba, Japan)
Kachidoki View Tower (Tokyo, Japan)
Chojamachi Art annual (Aichi, Japan)
21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art, Kanazawa (Ishikawa, Japan)

EXHIBITION CATALOGUES:

“Experience, adventure, art museum” Yokosuka museum of art, 2013
“KAKIKAKI KIKOKIKO DADADADADA” Hiroshima City Museum of Contemporary Art, 2011
“Aichi Triennale 2010″ The Aichi Triennale Organizing Committee, 2010
“Rokko meets art 2010” Hanshin synthesis leisure Co., 2010
“Garden for Children” Museum of Contemporary Art Tokyo, 2010
“Aqua metropolis Osaka 2009” The Aqua metropolis Osaka Organizing Committee, 2009
“Every day,Art!!” The Museum of modern art,Gunma, 2009
“New generation of Fukushima 2009” Fukushima Prefectural Museum of Art, 2009
“Happiness in Everyday Life” Contemporary Art Center,Art Tower Mito, 2008
“Play Innovation” Kitakyushu Innovation Gallery & Studio,2007
“Aoba-Ennichi” Sendai mediatheque,2006
“Yokohama triennale 2005” The Yokohama Triennale Organizing Committee,2005

SELECTED REFERENCES TO KOSUGE1-16’S WORK IN PUBLICATIONS:

Hiroko Otsuki (2013). 「クリエイティブリユース」[Creative reuse] . pp. 118-119. Millegraph.
Nissai Basic Research Institite & Iwaki Performing Arts Centre (Eds.) (2012)「文化からの復興 市民と震災といわきアリオスと」[Regeneration through culture: Citizens, the earthquake, and Iwaki Performing Arts Centre] pp.126-133. Tokyo: Suiyoosha.
Yuko Namba (2008). 「ビエンナーレの現在」[The Biennale today] pp.108. Tokyo: Seikyusha.