Born in 1979, Kyoto, Japan


Mar 2005 MA, Kyoto City University of Arts, Media and Conceptual Planning, Kyoto, Japan
Mar 2003 BA, Kyoto City University of Arts, Media and Conceptual Planning, Kyoto, Japan
Sep – Dec 2001 Student exchange, Nova Scotia Collage of Art and Design, Media Art, Canada

Professional Experience

Oct 2013 –  Kyoto City University of Arts,  Kyoto, Japan / Part-rime lecturer
Aug 2012 – Aug 2013 Kspace International School, Tokyo, Japan / Head of Japanese class, Officea-admin support
Apr 2007 – Mar 2008 Museum of Contemporary Art Tokyo,Tokyo , Japan / Public relations

Solo Exhibition

Feb 2019  “Stories and the Breath of Life”, Former Sanno Primary School, Kyoto, Japan
OCT 2017
Taveling exhibition “Daidarabo and Holiburn –GIANT AND SLEEP“, KYOTO ART HOSTEL kumagusuku, Kyoto, Japan
Aug 2014
Midnight Summer Theatre, HAPS, Kyoto, Japan
Jun – Sep 2012
 Criterium 84 Mending Mito, Art Tower Mito, Mito, Japan
May – Jun 2012 Through The Windows, The Russet, London
Mar 2012 BSix Free Shop, BSix Gallery, BSix College, London
Jun 2011 Lost and Found, Past Vyner Street, London
Jun 2002 Makiko Yamamoto solo exhibition, MSC gallery, Doshisha Women’s College of Liberal Arts, Kyoto, Japan

Group Show

May-Jun 2019 CELEBRATION-Japanese-Polish Contemporary Art Exhibition/ Kyoto Art Centre, Kyoto, Japan
Oct 2018 Kyoto Film and Art Festival / Former Junnpu Primary School, Kyoto, Japan
Nov 2017-Feb 2018
Decoration never dies, anyway / Tokyo Metropolitan Teien Museum, Tokyo, Japan
Aug-Sep 2015 
Cafe in Mito R / Art Tower Mito, Mito, Japan
Mar-May 2015
still moving, @KCUA, Kyoto, Japan
Feb-Mar 2015  
Kaisho ni nomu, Miyagi University, Japan
Feb 2015
Horikawa MOGOMOGO, Horikawa market street, Kyoto, Japan
Nov 2014  Imitator 2 Japanese & Irish Visual Arts Exhibition, The Mart, Ireland
Nov 2014  A blurry stage on the horizon, @KCUA, Kyoto, Japan
Jun – Jul 2013 Sweet Revenge, @KCUA, Kyoto, Japan
Mar – Jun 2012 humour, parodie et vidéos: créations vidéo du japon contemporain, maison de la culture du japon a paris, Paris, France
Sep 2011 Name Naming, Sawtooth ARI Inc, Tasmania, Australia
May 2005 Re OLYMPIC, Project manager, Osaka Arts Aporia & Gallery CASO, Osaka, Japan
Mar 2004 Human Notation, Gallery Coco, Kyoto, Japan
Oct – Nov 2003 Kobe Art Annual 2003 “Grip the Gap”, Kobe Art Village Centre, Kobe, Japan
Mar 2003 Nichiju, Curation, Gallery SOWAKA, Kyoto, Japan

Other Activities

Jun 2019 Performance “Giant and Sleep – Polish Version”/ Kyoto Art Centre, Kyoto, Japan
Apr 2019 Theatre 9 Kyoto Open-Research project talk / Kyoto City Networking Salon for Community Welfare and Multicultural Exchange, Kyoto, Japan
Apr 2019 “Daidarabo and Holoburn – Let’s sing songs to the giants” / Minack Theatre, Penzance, UK
Oct 2018 “Daidarabo and Holoburn – Let’s make  the song of giants” / Nanatsudo Park, Ibaraki, Japan
May 2018 Keisuke Oka book launch event talk / Kaigisen Babbunka, Kyoto, Japan
May 2018 Windowology 10th Anniversary Exhibition Talk / Osaka City University, Osaka, Japan
March 2018 “Daidarabo and Hoiburn – Let’s make giant’s lost item” / Alverton Primary School
Feb 2018 Round-Table discussion: Creating spaces and opportunities for the art and artists / Kyoto
Art Centre, Kyoto,Japan
July 2017  “Daidarabo and Holibun – Let’s make giant’s lost item” / Kunita Elementary and Junior High School, Mito, Ibaraki, Japan
May 2017  “Daidarabo and Holiburn (March 2017, UK)” project report / HAPS, Kyoto, Japan
March 2017 “GIANT×STORY×MUSIC” / Museum of Futures / Surbiton, UK
March 2017 “Daidarabo and Holoburn – Let’s create the sound” / Alverton Primary School,Penzance, UK
Oct 2016  “Derabo? Daidarabocchi? Diraboccha? – mystery of the giant” / Takasaki Health Centre, Takasaki, Gunma, Japan
July 2016  “Let’s make a big drawing of the legends in Maizuru” / Nishisogokaikan, Maizuru, Kyoto, Japan
July 2016  “Daidarabo and Holibun – Let’s create the sound” / Kunita Elementary and Junior High School, Mito, Ibaraki, Japan
Jan 2016  “Parent and  child workshop –  release homing pigeons”/ Former Suujin Elementary School, Kyoto, Japan
Apr 2016  “Daidarabo and Holiburn” project report / ARTZONE, Kyoto, Japan
Jan 2016  “Daidarabo and Holiburn” project report / stock, Tokyo, Japan
Nov 2015  “Daidarabo and Holiburn – Make a new story, the second chapter”, workshop, Alverton Primary School, Penzace, UK
Aug 2015  “Kids Meet Art“, Workshop, Outenin, Osaka, Japan
July 2015  “Daidarabo and Holiburn – Make a new story, the first chapter”, workshop, Kunita Elementary and Junior High School, Mito, Ibaraki,Japan
June 2015 Lost property shop ”Horidashimono”+”Lost and Found”Screening+Talk / Horikawa meeting room, Kyoto, Japan
Apr 2015  KYOTO GRAPHIE workshop, Fujii Daimaru, Kyoto, Japan
Oct 2014  ambienttv. net A|R|C programme residency, ambientTV.NET, London, UK
Oct 2014  “Daidarabo and Holiburn – Let’s deliver the souvenirs of Mito to Holiburn“, Alverton Primary School, Penzance, UK
Sep 2014  Participated in Japan400 Plymouth, Plymouth, UK
Aug-Nov 2014  Kyoto International Festival of Contemporary Culture 2015, PARASOPHIA / Cai Guo-Qiang’s  Children Da Vincis project assistant, Kyoto, Japan
July 2014  “Daidarabo and Holiburn -Let’s make souvenirs of Mito to Holiburn” workshop, Kunita Elementary and Junior High School, Mito, Ibaraki, Japan
Jun 2014  Talk event with Mr. Kunio Tobita, Kunita Elementary and Junior High School, Mito, Ibataki,Japan
Sep 2013 – 2014  Tohoku reconstruction support project with Miyagi University, Sendai, Miyagi, Japan
Jul 2013  Nanatsudo Park Workshop, Nanatsudo Park & Kunita Elementary and Junior High School, Mito, Ibaraki, Japan
Feb 2013  Lecture “Adventure of communication”, Art Tower Mito, Mito, Ibaraki,Japan
May 2011 – Apr 2012  Barter project, collaboration with Iroha publishing (web project)
Oct 2009  Illustrations for the tableware designed by Emiko Oki, Claska, Tokyo, Japan
May 2004  Lecture “Let’s start pointing out” collaboration with Osaka University Clinical philosophy team, St. Victore Rakusei Senior High School, Kyoto, Japan
Feb – Mar 2004  “Shinkaichi Rakuza” Art project with Artist Hiroshi Fuji, Kobe Art Village Centre, Kobe, Japan
Mar 2004  Illustrations for the novel of Shin Fukunaga
Jan 2004  Lecture “Meeting with Philosophy” collaboration with Osaka University Clinical Philosophy team, Fukui High School, Osaka, Japan
Jun 2002  Lecture “Adventure of media communication” Doshisha Women’s collage of Liberal Arts, Kyoto, Japan
Jun 2002  Workshop “Collage and Stop motion animation” Doshisha Women’s college of Liberal Arts, Kyoto, Japan