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Botech Composition-1-b by Macoto Murayama

Macoto Murayama

b. 1984, Kanagawa, Japan



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


A member of The Japanese Association of Botanical Illustration


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


Researcher at IAMAS

Solo Exhibitions:


Inorganic Flora, Art 16 London Art Fair, London


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


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


Botanical Diagrams, Art Stage Singapore Art Fair, Frantic Gallery, Singapore

Inorganic Flora, Soho Century Plaza Lobby, AIM Architects, Shanghai, China


Inorganic Flora, Frantic Gallery, Tokyo

Group Exhibitions:


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


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


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


Lille Art Fair, Frantic Gallery, Lille, France

Scope Art Basel, Frantic Gallery, Basel, Switzerland


Out of Flat!, Galerie Hengevoss-Duerkop, Hamburg, Germany

Frantic Artists @ Preview Berlin Art Fair, Berlin, Germany


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 Frantic Underlines Part 2, Frantic, Gallery, Tokyo

Extra Real Exhibition, SHContemporary Art Fair, Shanghai

Eperiences of the Anomalous, Frantic Gallery, Tokyo


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 Ⅱ - digital images of contemporary art -, Toyota Municipal Museum of Art Civic Gallery, Aichi, Japan

IAMAS 2009, Softopia Japan Center Builiding, Gifu, Japan


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


Asia Digital Art Award


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