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Sunflower - v - b by Macoto Murayama





Macoto Murayama

b. 1984, Kanagawa, Japan

Education
2007
Miyagi University, Information Design Dept., Spatial Design course, B.A.

2008
A member of The Japanese Association of Botanical Illustration

2009
Institute of Advanced Media Art and Sciences (IAMAS), Media Expression Dept., completed.

2010
Researcher at IAMAS


Solo Exhibitions:

2018
Latent Views, BLOK art space, Istanbul

2017
Solo Show, EMA London

2016
Macoto Murayama: growth and form, D’Arcy Thompson Zoology Museum, Dundee
Inorganic Flora, Art 16 London Art Fair, London

2015
Heaven and Hell. From Magic Carpets to Drones, Boghossian Foundation at Villa Empain, Brussels, Belgium
KOSMOS, featuring audio-kosmos by Claudio PRC, Botanical Gardens and Botanic Museum Berlin, Berlin
Macoto Murayama and C.Love perform at The Fifth Anniversary of The Opening of Villa Empain, Boghossian Foundation at Villa Empain, Brussels, Belgium

2013
Inorganic Flora, SOHO Century Plaza Lobby, AIM Architects, Shanghai, China

2012
Botanical Diagrams, Art Stage Singapore Art Fair, Frantic Gallery, Singapore
Inorganic Flora, Soho Century Plaza Lobby, AIM Architects, Shanghai, China

2011
Inorganic Flora, Frantic Gallery, Tokyo


Group Exhibitions:

2019
Insects: Models for Design, 21_21 DESIGN SIGHT, Tokyo

2018
Interfacce del Presente, BASE, Milan

2017
Schön vergänglich – Blumen in der zeitgenössischen Kunst, Kallmann-Museum Ismaning, Munich
On Botany, BLOK art space, Istanbul
Calculated Imagination, La Foret Museum, Tokyo

2016
Meristematic, The Royal Society, London
Eco-Expanded City, WRO Biennale, WRO Art Center, Wroclaw
YIA Art Fair, Brussels
Context NY Art Fair, Frantic Gallery, Pier 94
Growth and Form, Lamb Gallery, Tower Building, University of Dundee, Scotland
Botech Compositions, EEC / Synthetic Nature, WRO Center, Wroclaw, Poland
Meristematic, The Royal Society, London
Positions Berlin Art Fair, Postbahnhof am Ostbahnhof, Berlin

2015
Heaven and Hell. From magic carpets to drones, Boghossian Foundation at Villa Empain, Brussels
Art Brussels, Brussels Expo, Frantic Gallery, Brussels
Picture Perfect, Inaugural show of Viasaterna Gallery, Milan
METAMACHINE, Frantic Gallery in partnership with Mondo Galeria, Bo Kao, Ibiza, Spain
Aqua Art Miami, Aqua, Frantic Gallery, Miami Beach

2014
Digit((al) (/) Sound (/) Image (.) Macoto Murayama, Makoto Sasaki, Stefan Goldmann, Das Foto Image Factory, Berlin, Germany
Off Brussells Art Fair, Frantic Galley, Brussels, Belgium
METAMACHINE, Yeo Workshop at Gillman Barracks, Singapore; Metal in Liverpool, Great Britain; Frantic Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
Positions, Berlin Art Fair, Frantic Gallery, Berlin

2013
Lille Art Fair, Frantic Gallery, Lille, France
Scope Art Basel, Frantic Gallery, Basel, Switzerland

2012
Out of Flat!, Galerie Hengevoss-Duerkop, Hamburg, Germany
Frantic Artists @ Preview Berlin Art Fair, Berlin, Germany

2011
JAPANCONGO, Le Magasin - Centre National d Art Contemporain, Grenoble; The Garage Center For Contemporary Culture, Moscow; Palazzo Reale, Milan
The Matrix and the Grid, Cutlog Art Fair, Paris, France
3D Imaginary within Two-Dimensional Art, SHContemporary Art Fair, Shanghai
3D Imaginary within Two-Dimensional Art, SCOPE Art Show, Basel
2011 Frantic Underlines, Frantic Gallery, Tokyo

2010
2010 Frantic Underlines Part 2, Frantic, Gallery, Tokyo
Extra Real Exhibition, SHContemporary Art Fair, Shanghai
Eperiences of the Anomalous, Frantic Gallery, Tokyo

2009
Exhibition of Objects Under Observation, (with Toshitaka Mochizuki), art project frantic, Tokyo
My Favorite Things, Unseal Contemporary and art project Frantic joint exhibition, Tokyo
Art Award Tokyo Marunouchi 2009, Gyoko-dori Underground Gallery, Tokyo
PLAYING BACK SURFACE â…ˇ - digital images of contemporary art -, Toyota Municipal Museum of Art Civic Gallery, Aichi, Japan
IAMAS 2009, Softopia Japan Center Builiding, Gifu, Japan

2008
OGAKI BIENNALE 2008, Takaya-cho Underpass, Gifu, Japan

Awards:
Asia Digital Art Award


Bibliography:

Sonia Zjawinski, Cut Flowers, WIRED Magazine, U.S.A., 2010
Rodion Trofimchenko, Time as an Object of Art, Japan, Lives and Styles -, Embassy of Japan in Russia, 2010
PREMiERE ViSiON catalogue, France, 2010
The Technical and The Poetic, INSPIRATIONS Magazine, MAISON & OBJET PARIS, France, 2010
Focus Magazine, Poland, 2010
Low Carbon Leader Initiative, United Nations Conference leaflet, 2010
Abraham Alonso, El Jardin Digital, Muy Interesante, Spain, 2010
Asia Digital Art Award 2008 Exhibition Catalogue, Japan, 2008