From capturing environments, architectural structures, sound, light and human behaviour, the source of Tetsuya Umeda's work ranges widely. Working actively both in and outside of Japan, Umeda remodels installations out of daily products, engages viewers with his interactive performance pieces, and collaborates with musicians using his own originally produced implements.

Tetsuya Umeda was born in Kumamoto, Japan in 1980.He studied in Osaka, where he is based today. He has held a number of significant solo exhibitions including "Umeda Tetsuya: On the origin of voices" Fukuoka Art Museum, Japan (2019), "See, Look at Observed what Watching is" Portland Institute for Contemporary Art, Portland, U.S.A. (2016), "0sai -Age0-" Breaker Project, Osaka, Japan (2014), "Ookina koto wo chiisaku miseru (show big things as if they are small)" Kobe Art Village, Japan (2011), and "Criterium 73: Tetsuya Umeda", Contemporary Art Gallery, Art Tower Mito, Japan (2008). Umeda has also participated in "Reborn-Art Festival 2019" Ajishima, Japan (2019), "Spacing Experiences/Experiencing Space: What can happen there ?" Tottori Perfectural Museum, Japan (2018), "Reincarnation of Media Art" Yamaguchi Center for Arts and Media, Japan (2018), "Sapporo International Art Festival" Sapporo, Japan (2017), "RhythmsScape", Gyeonggi Museum of Modern Art, Seoul, Korea (2015), "SURVIVE - Towada Oirase Art Festival 2013", Towada Arts Center, Aomori, Japan (2013), "MEDIA/ART KITCHEN", Bangkok Art and Culture Centre [BACC], Bangkok, Thailand (2013), "Double Vision: Contemporary Art From Japan" Moscow Museum of Modern Art, Moscow, Russia (2012), and the 1st " Aichi Triennale 2010: Arts and Cities", Nagoya (2010).

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