Kohei Nawa

Kohei Nawa



b. 1975, Osaka, Japan



Education:

1998

B.A., Fine Art Sculpture, Kyoto City University of Arts



1998-1999

Royal College of Art, Sculpture course, Exchange program



2000

M.A., Fine Art Sculpture, Kyoto City University of Arts



2003

Ph.D., Fine Art Sculpture, Kyoto City University of Arts,



Solo Exhibitions:

2016

Sputniko! New Sensorium - Exiting from Failures of Modernization, ZKM, Karlsruhe, Germany



2015

Force, Scai the Bathhouse, Tokyo



2014

Sandwich/Kohei Nawa, Kanazawa Art Gummi, The Hokkoku Bank, Ishikawa, Japan

Mission [SPACExART] - beyond cosmologies, Museum of Contemporary Art, Tokyo



2013

Trans, G-Tokyo, Scai the Bathhouse, Tokyo



2011

Grid Synthesis, B Gallery, Tokyo

Synthesis, Museum of Contemporary Art, Tokyo



2010

SCAI THE BATHHOUSE, Tokyo



2009

Cell, Vera Munro, Humburg

Transcode, Gallery Nomart, Osaka

L_B_S, Maison Hermes, Tokyo



2008

Miro Foundation, Barcelona

TORSO, Nomart Edition/Project Space, Osaka



2007

PixCell, ierimonti gallery, Milan



2006

GUSH, SCAI THE BATHHOUSE, Tokyo

AIR, Nomart Edition / Project Space, Osaka



2005

show window art direction, Maison Hermes, Tokyo

Drawings, studio J, Osaka



2004

0409 science fiction, INAX GALLERY 2, Tokyo

catalyst, Nomart Edition / Project Space, Osaka



2003

PixCell, Nomart Edition/Project Space, Osaka

PixCell, Studio J, Osaka

CELL-osmosis, UPLINK GALLERY, Tokyo



2002

CELL, Nomart Edition / Project Space, Osaka

Kyoto Art Map, NAWA Kohei, Gallery MARONIE, Kyoto



2001

Art Synapse, NAWA Kohei, Gallery MARONIE, Kyoto



2000

ANIMAZUMO, Gallery SOWAKA, Kyoto





Group Exhibitions:

2016

IJC Museum, Sponsored by All Nippon Airways

Art Basel Hong Kong, Scai the Bathhouse, Hong Kong

Art1 2016: Stepping Into Fresh Snow, Artcourt Gallery, Osaka

Saitama Triennale 2016



2015

Ultra X Anteroom, Gallery 9.5, Hotel Anteroom, Kyoto

Taguchi Hiroshi Art Collection - A Walk around the Contemporary Art World after Paradigm Shift, Museum of Fine Arts, Gifu, Gifu

Prudential Eye Awards, ArtScience Museum, Singapore

Art Basel Hong Kong, Scai the Bathhouse, Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre, Hong Kong



2014

Art Fair Tokyo, Scai The Bathhouse, Tokyo

Art Basel Hong Kong, Scai the Bathhouse, Hong Kong

Art Basel, Scai the Bathhouse, Basel, Switzerland

The Mirror - Hold the Mirror up to Nature, Nagoya Shoko-Kaikan, Tokyo



2013

Setouchi Triennal, Inujima Art House Project, Inujima Island

Art Basel Hong Kong, Scai the Bathhouse

Art Basel, Scai the Bathhouse, Basel, Switzerland

La Nouvelle Garde Japonaise Exhibition, Galerie Robespierre, Grande-Synthe, France



2012

Art HK, Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Center, Scai the Bathhouse, Hong Kong

Parallel Japanese Worlds, A4 Contemporary Arts Center, Chengdu, China

Art Taipei 2012, Scai the Bathhouse, Taipei

Art Basel Miami Beach, Scai the Bathhouse, Miami, FL, USA



2011

Bye Bye Kitty, Japan Society, New York

JAPANCONGO, Le Magasin - Centre National d Art Contemporain, Grenoble; The Garage Center For Contemporary Culture, Moscow; Palazzo Reale, Milan

Art Taipei, 2011, Scai the Bathhouse

Art Basel 42, Scai the Bathhouse

Beyond, Scai the Bathhouse

Venice Biennale, Scai the Bathhouse

Art HK 11, Scai the Bathhouse

SPIRITUTAINMENT, 100 Tonson Gallery, Bangkok Thailand



2010

Great New Wave: Contemporary Art from Japan, Art Gallery of Greater Victoria,

Canada

Busan Biennale, Korea

Franks-Suss Collection, Saatchi Gallery, London

Bangladesh Biennale, Bangladesh

CITY2.0, EYE OF GYRE, Tokyo



2009

6th Asia Pacific Triennale, Brisbane, Australia

VOCA 2009, The Ueno Royal Museum, Tokyo

Animamix Biennial-Visial Attract & Attack, Museum of Contemporary Art Taipei

From Home to the Museum:Tanaka Tsuneko Collection, The Museum of Modern Art, Wakayama, Japan

Franks-Suss Collection, London



2008

Great New Wave: Contemporary Art from Japan, Art Gallery of Hamilton, Canada

Parallel World, Museum of Contemporary Art Tokyo



2007

ArtScope 2005-2006, Daimler Chrysler Contemporary, Berlin

Roppongi Crossing 2007, Mori Art Museum, Tokyo



2006

Hydridity: The Evolution of Spaces and Spaces in 21st Century Art, 21c Museum, Kentucky

Selection from the Hara Museums Permanent Collection, Hara Museum ARC, Gunma

Art Scope 2005-2006, Hara Museum, Tokyo

Lets Go to the Museum! Enjoying Modern Art with Dick Bruna, Hara Museum ARC, Gunma

Banquet: A Feast for the Senses, Pacific Asia Museum, California

Rendez-vous project exhibition, Spiral, Tokyo

Amuseland 2007 Beautiful Dreamer, Hokkaido Museum of Modern Art, Hokkaido



2005

Diverse Ways of Happiness, Japan Art Program Exhibition, EXPO 2005 AICHI,

Aichi

Visualize-The history and the futurescape of visual media,Tokyo Metropolitan Museum of Photography

ISCP open weekend, ISCP studio, New York

Nimbi and Penumbrae, d.u.m.b.o. arts center, New York

Valencia Biennal: Agua sin ti no soy, Valencia, Spain



2004

WINTER SHOW, SCAI THE BATHHOUSE, Tokyo

Premonition-S, Gallery SOWAKA, Kyoto

OSAKA-ART-KALEIDOSCOPE, OSAKA 04, CASO, Osaka

multiples, Nomart Edition / Project Space, Osaka

Sotto, Kyoto Art Center, Kyoto

Hi-energy field, KPO KIRIN PLAZA, Osaka

Cafe in Mito 2004, Art Tower Mito - Contemporary art gallery, Ibaraki

Hi-energy field, Temporary contemporary, Tokyo

Have We Met?, Japan Foundation Forum, Tokyo



2003

Selected Artists in Kyoto, Kyoto Cultural Museum, Kyoto (Grand Prix)

trans -, Kyoto Art Center, Kyoto

OMAMORI,Gallery MARONIE, Kyoto

Art Court Frontier 2003, ARTCOURT Gallery, Osaka

KIRIN ART AWARD 2003 Tokyo, HILLSIDE FORUM, Tokyo

Take Art Collection, Spiral, Tokyo

KIRIN ART AWARD 2003 Osaka, KPO KIRIN PLAZA, Osaka



2002

Art in CASO, CASO, Osaka



2001

Image and Materiality, Nomart Edition / Project Space, Osaka

Boomerang Art Project Exhibition, Saw You, GAK, Bremen

NOMART 01, CASO, Osaka

Boomerang Art Project Report, Gallery SOWAKA, Kyoto



2000

Boomerang Art Project, First Throw, Galerie WeissRaum, Kyoto

Art Synapse 2000, Gallery MARONIE, Kyoto

Wool in Wool IWATE, Koiwai Farm, Iwate

Boomerang Art Project in Kyoto, Kyoto Art Center, Kyoto

FEEDBACK, Gallery SOWAKA, Kyoto



1999

OSMOSIS, Royal College of Art Gulbankian Gallery, London



Awards/Grants/Residencies:

2010

First Place/Grand Prize, 14th Asian Biennale Bangladesh 2010



2008

Jury Prize of ROPPONGI CROSSING 2007



2006

Art Scope 2005-2006, DaimlerChrysler Foundation in Japan, residency in Berlin

Kyoto Cultural award 2006, Kyoto, Japan



2005

The Japan-United States Arts Program, Asian Cultural Council, residency in New York

Grant of the city of Kyoto



2004

Sakuya Kono Hana Prize (Art), Osaka, Japan



2003

Selected Artists in Kyoto 2003, highest award, Japan

Kirin Art Award 2003, encouragement prize, Japan



Collections:

Hara Museum, Tokyo, Japan

The Museum of Contemporary Art Tokyo, Japan

Mori Art Museum, Tokyo, Japan

Takamatsu City Museum, Kagawa, Japan

Takenaka Corporation / Entrance Lobby, Tokyo, Japan

Tokyo Midtown, Tokyo, Japan

Toyota Art Collection, Aichi, Japan

Yagushino watashi station, Tokyo

Shin-Marunouchi Building, Tokyo, Japan

Toyosu Town, Public Art Project, Tokyo, Japan

ART FOUNDATION, Kentucky, U.S.A.

Daimler Chrysler Contemporary, Berlin

Franks-Suss Collection, London

Sovereign Art Foundation, Hong Kong




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