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Artist Information

 

Masaru Iwai

Country(activity based):
Japan
Genre:
Visual Art

Profile

1975  Born in Kyoto
2009  Raceived Ph.D. in Fine Arts at Tokyo university of the Arts, Tokyo


Selected Solo Exhibitions

2011"Dancing Cleansing"Takuro Someya Contemporary Art, Tokyo
2010"Park Cleansing"Château Koganei, Tokyo
2010 "The M.I.X. ‒ All clean/ever dirty" Treasure hill artist village, Taipei, Taiwan
2009"Clean up 1.2.3."Art Center Ongoing, Tokyo
2009"Polishing Housing"monné porte, Nagasaki, Japan
2008"Cleaner's high #1"Otto Mainzheim Gallery, Tokyo


Selected Group Exhibitions

2013 "Am I you?" Georgian National Museum, Georgia
2013 "Now Japan" Kunsthal KAdE Amersfoort, Utrecht, Netherlands
2013 "NEEDLESS CLEANU" Meet Factory, Prague, Czech Republic
2013 "Maintenance Required", The Kitchen, New York, USA
2013 "ROPPONGI ART NIGHT 2013" Tokyo
2012 "Tokyo Story 2011" TWS Hong, Tokyo
2012 "White Night" Phnom Penh, Cambodia
2012 "What happened on the pool ?" TERATOTERA Festival, Tokyo
2011 "Artisterium 2011 -Free fall-" Tbilisi, Georgia
2011 "TERATOTERA Festival -POST-", Tokyo
2011 "On the agenda of the Arts -Where do we go from here?-" TWS Shibuya, Tokyo
2011 "Tokyo story 2010" Tokyo Wonder Site Hongo, Tokyo
2010 "How to invert urbanism" Asahi Art Square, Tokyo
2010 "Koza Crossing 2010" Koza-Gintengai, Okinawa
2009 "Re: Membering. Next of Japan" LOOP / Doosan Gallery, Seoul, Korea
2009 "WakuWaku Mixed-Bathing Apartment House" Beppu, Oita
2009 "Memory / State" Museum of Jiangxi Normal University, China
2009 "Dream of midsummer" Chinzan-so, Tokyo
2009 "Hiroshima Art Project [KIPPOUMARU]", Hiroshima
2009 "Koza Crossing 2009" Koza-Gintengai, Okinawa
2008 "A multi-faced mirrer" Japan Homes model house space, Tokyo
2008"Wanakio 2008"Okinawa
2007 "Double Cast" TWS Hongo, Tokyo
2006 "SWITCH" Keio University, Kanagawa
2005 "Voice of site" Visual arts gallery, New York
2004 "S.I.C.E 2004" Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina
2003 "Outcomes of one time and space", Moyland, Germany
2003 "S.I.C.E 2003", Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina

 

About works / performance

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 "Polishing Housing"  installation 2009

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"Dansing Cleansing" HD 10'00'' 2010

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"Galaxy wash" HDV 14'34'' 2008

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