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Yoshiko Shimada

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1959
Born in Tokyo
1982
Completed Scripps College, Ca. U.S.A. (B.A. in Humanities)
2011
Ph.D candidate, Art, Design, Architecture department, Kingston University, London

Selected Solo Exhibitions

2012
"Being a Japanese Comfort Woman" street performance, London/Tokyo
2009
"Bones in Tansu – Family Secrets" Stanley Picker Gallery, London
"Bones in Tansu – Family Secrets" Print Studio, Hamilton, Canada
2008
"Bones in Tansu – Family Secrets" Christina Wilson Gallery, Copenhagen
2007
"Bones in Tansu – Family Secrets" Chiang Mai University Art Museum, Chiang Mai
"Bones in Tansu – Family Secrets" Cemeti Art House, Yogyakarta
2006
"Bones in Tansu – Family Secrets" University of Philippines, Manila
2002
"Yoshiko Shimada" Ota Fine Arts, Tokyo
2001
"Yoshiko Shimada" Centre A, Centre for Asian Contemporary Art, Vancouver
2000
"Yoshiko Shimada" Kyoto Seika University Gallery, Kyoto
1999
"Yoshiko Shimada" Asia/Pacific Studies Institute, New York University, New York
1998
"Yoshiko Shimada" Ota Fine Arts, Tokyo
1997
"Yoshiko Shimada" Hiraya Gallery, Manila,
"Yoshiko Shimada" John Batten Gallery, Hong Kong
"Yoshiko Shimada" A Space Gallery, Toronto
1996
"Yoshiko Shimada" Keio University Art Center, Tokyo
1995
"Yoshiko Shimada" Ota Fine Arts, Tokyo
"Yoshiko Shimada" Kunstlerhaus Bethanien, Berlin

Selected Group Exhibitions

2016
"primal lines" Ota Fine Arts Tokyo, Japan
2012
"Art, Performance and Activism in Contemporary Japan" Pump House, London
2010
"Louder than Bombs" Stanley Picker Gallery, London
2009
"Open performance festival" 798 Art Zone, Beijing
"Slogan" Ota Fine Arts, Tokyo
2007
"Felt Experience" Catalyst Arts, Belfast
"Doll House" Shanghai Xuhui Art Museum, Shanghai
2006
"Mapping the Body NRLA Festival" Tramway, Glasgow
"Sex Arbeit" NGBK, Berlin
2005
"Life, actually" Tokyo Metropolitan Musum of Contermporary Art,Tokyo "Fantastic Asia" Songkuk Museum, Seoul
2004
"Borderline Cases" A.R.T. gallery, Tokyo
2003
"Seoul-Asia Art Now" Maronier Art Center, Seoul,
"City-net Asia" Seoul City Art Museum, Seoul
"Trans-Okinawa" Highways, Los Angeles
2002
"There, Gwangju Biennale project 2" Gwangju, Korea
"East Asian Women and Her stories" Seoul Women's Center, Seoul
"Empathy" Fujikawa Gallery, Osaka
"Attitude 2002" Kumamoto City Museum of Contemporary Art, Kumamoto
2001
"Sex and Consumerism" Brighton University, Aberythtowyth Art Center, Wales, etc, U.K.
"The spirits play" Battle Box/ Victoria Theatre, Singapore
2000
"Dark Mirrors from Japan" De Appel Foundation, Amsterdam
"Yume no Ato" Haus am Waldsee Berlin, Berlin / Kunsthalle Baden-Baden, Baden-Baden
1999
"Windows-inside, outside" Gwangju City Art Museum, Gwangju, Korea
1997
"Lord of the Rim-in herself, for herself" Hsing-chong Culture Center, Taiwan
"Flexible Co-existence" Art Tower Mito, Mito
1996
"Gender, beyond memories" Tokyo Metropolitan Museum of Photography, Tokyo
1995
"Age of Anxiety" Powerplant, Toronto

Public Collections

  • New York Public Library, New York
  • Tokyo Metropolitan Museum of Photography, Tokyo
  • Keio University Art Center, Tokyo
  • Kyoto Seika University, Kyoto
  • City University of New York, New York