Allotment short-lists the final nominated artists as an archive.
This archive was initiated to support artists and their artistic practice by showcasing their information.
Hoping to be the platform for the artists’ further development with a desire to showcase to a new audience globally.
It is updated regularly and also added nominee from the Travel Award short-list: Their practice crosses the boundaries
of genre, and the archive is to further understand artists’ work as well as the current art scene in Japan.
* If you would like to contact the artist directly artist, please follow the link below.

Tomoko ATSUCHI / 厚地朋子

1984   Born in Kyoto, Japan. Lives and works in Kyoto, Japan.
2008   BA, Painting Course, Department of Fine Arts, Kyoto City University of Arts, Japan.
2010   MA, Painting Course, Department of Fine Arts, Kyoto City University of Arts, Japan

WORKS

1|Rural/Oil on canvas/180×350cm/2008
2|Beautiful Wife/Oil on linen/45.5×61cm/2011
3|Meet Again/Oil on canvas/2001×14.5cm/2012
4|Hot spring of GOD/Oil on canvas/120×230cm/2012
5|Made in Italy/Oil on linen/62×65cm/2012
All photo’s © Tomoko Atsuchi Courtesy of taimatz

EXHIBITIONS

2012   [solo show]BEAUTIFUL WIFE, taimatz, Tokyo, Japan
2012  Our Hidden Places -Tomoko Atsuchi, Soichiro Murata, Kohei Yamashita -, a.room, Kyoto, Japan
2010  GARDEN OF PAINTING/Japanese Art of the 00s, The National Museum of Art, Osaka, Japan
2009  [solo show]The Snake Nest, TARO NASU, Tokyo, Japan
2009  Oniy One, MOT/ARTS, Taipei, Taiwan
2008  450, TARO NASU OSAKA, Osaka, Japan
2008  Opening Exhibition II, TARO NASU, Tokyo, Japan

CONTACT

mail(at)atsuchitomoko.com
http://taimatz.main.jp/tomokoatsuchi.html
http://atsuchitomoko.com


Jun KAWADA / 川田淳

1983   Born in Saitama, Japan.
2007   BA, Musashino Art University, Tokyo, Japan Department of Painting.
2006-2008   The Yotsuya Art Studium.

WORKS

1|I who does hand down/video, 7minutes 31seconds/2012
2|Way of mass Consumption/video, 10minutes 49seconds/2012
3|Get changed dress at ‘No Man’s Land’/video, 3minutes 30seconds/2012
4|I just look at you for 60 seconds/video, 6minutes 19seconds/2013
5|Measure the radioactivity/3 channel video installation/2013
All photo’s © Jun Kawada

EXHIBITIONS

2013   3331 ART COLLECTOR FAIR, 3331 Arts Chiyoda, Tokyo, Japan
2013  Throw away your books, go out into the streets, Kogane-cho Art Center, Site A Gallery, Kanagawa, Japan
2012  [solo show]a gaze in oblivion, 22:00 gallery, Tokyo, Japan
2012  Hiroshimao HiroshimaFukushina, the former building of Bank of Japan(Hiroshima branch), Hiroshima, Japan
2011  depositors meeting 9, art & river bank, Tokyo, Japan
2011  Chiyoda Art Festival 2011, 3331Arts Chiyoda, Tokyo, Japan
2011  Nakanojo Biennale 2011, the former building of Gotanda school, Gunma, Japan
2010  Toyota Art Competition 2010, Toyota Municipal Museum of Art, Aichi, Japan

CONTACT

jun11kawada24(at)yahoo.co.jp
http://2200gallery.com/20121027kawadajun.html


Asako SHIROKI / 白木麻子

1979   Born in Tokyo, Japan.
2008   Completed Ph.D. program in Fine Arts at Tokyo University of The Arts, Tokyo, Japan.
2013   Lives and works in Berlin, Germany.
Fellowship under the Pola Art Foundation Overseas Study Programme
Visiting scholar at Bauhaus University Weimar. Participates in the International Studio Programme in Künstlerhaus Bethanien, Berlin, Germany.

WORKS

1|Between 0 and 2/Oak, Cherry, colored cotton ribbon/245×230×210cm/2013
2|Between 0 and 2(details)/Oak, Cherry, colored cotton
3|installation view “Replaying the World”/2011
4|In the grid/Cherry/52×105×80cm/2012
5|same as body temperature(Pocket right side)/Oak/121×130×15cm
(Pocket left side)/Oak/12×130×15cm/2009

EXHIBITIONS

2013 1st Prize at the 3rd New Artists Exhibition, Kawaguchi City Art Gallery ATLIA, Kawaguchi, Japan
2011 [solo show]Statements from Galleries “Focusing on a New Generation in Tokyo Replaying the World-The Understanding of Life”  gallery 21yo-j, Tokyo, Japan
2011  IMMEDIATE ISSUE, CSID showroom Medamothi, Switzerland
2011  Skin & Map II: “Ways to approach Memory and Time”, Shinjuku Ophthalmologist Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
2011  Hitotoki, the former villa of Denbe Kamiya, Chiba City Museum of Art, Chiba, Japan
2010  Asia Art Fairnale Haslla, HASLLA Art World Museum, Gangneung, Korea
2010  Toyota Art Competition, Toyota Municipal Museum of Art, Aichi, Japan
2009  Nakanojo Biennale 2009, Gunma, Japan

CONTACT

asakoshiroki(at)gmail.com
http://asakoshiroki.com/


Yasuko WATANABE / 渡辺泰子

1981   Born in Chiba. Lives and Works in Tokyo.
2007   Musashino Art University, MFA

WORKS

1|(the upside of monitors)re-touch[no.010-down]space/DVD/1.19min./2012
(the downside of monitors)re-touch[no.010]space/DVD/1.17min./2012
2|Dear Snark/handmade felt/450.0×300.0 cm/2012
3|from my room/globes, books and table/H110.0×140.0×60.0 cm(the high of a table 71.0cm)/2013(photo: Kentaro Takioka)
4|Linda [From the Ground]/ink on paper/8.4 x 34.9 cm/2013(photo: Kentaro Takioka)
5|astronomical observation[no.003]space/DVD/4.11min./2005
All photo’s © Yasuko Watana be Courtesy of GALLERY SIDE 2

EXHIBITIONS

2013   From the Ground, Gallery SIDE2, Tokyo,Japan
2012  Over the Rainbow, Fuchu Art Museum, Tokyo,Japan
2012  Going In/Into the Painting, MA2Gallery, Tokyo,Japan
2011  [solo show]tempestoso/fantastico, Gallery of The Fine Art Laboratory/gFAL, Tokyo,Japan
2010  [solo show]starlight star, Gallery SIDE 2, Tokyo,Japan
2010  MAM SCREEN, Mori Art Museum, Tokyo, Japan
2008  [solo show]chorus, Gallery SIDE 2, Tokyo, Japan
2006  Walk with your head up, naca NPO Art Core Aomori, Aomori, Japan

CONTACT

yasuko.space(at)gmail.com
http://yasukowatanabe.tumblr.com/


Shino YANAI / 柳井信乃

1979 Born.
2012 M.A.Department of Inter Media Art Course, Tokyo National University of the Fine Arts and Music, Japan.
2010 M.A.Department of Painting, Japanese Paintinf Course, Tama Art University, Japan.
2008 B.A.Department of Painting, Japanese Paintinf Course, Tama Art University, Japan.
2002 B.A.Department of Music (Instrumental Music Major), Kobe College, Japan.

WORKS

1|screen memories/Single channel video installation(color, sound)/2012
2|screen memories/Single channel video installation(color, sound)/2012
3|UTSUTSU NATION/Type C print/80×120 cm/2012
4|UTSUTSU NATION/Single channel video installation(HD, color, sound)/2012
5|Placebo/2 channel video installation(HD, color, sound)/2011
All photo’s © Shino Yanai

EXHIBITIONS

2013   Brave New World.re-enchanting utopia, Aomori museum of Art, Aomori, Japan
2013  WHAT WE SEE, The National museum of Art, Osaka, Japan
2012  End of war in the decade of the 2010s, eotoeiko, Tokyo, Japan
2012  Art Award Tokyo Marunouchi 2012, Gyoko-dori Underground Gallery, Tokyo, Japan Yuka Uematsu Prize(Curator, The National museum of Art, Osaka)
2012  GEIDAI SENTAN 2012, BankART Studio NYK, Yokohama, Japan
2010  TAMAVIVAN Ⅱ 2010, Daikanyama Sedona, Tokyo/Parthenon Tama, Tokyo/Tama Art University, Tokyo, Japan
2009  NIHONGA:New Traditions, Dillom Gallery, New York, US
2008  International Art&Design Critiques, Tsinghua University, Beijing

CONTACT

goda_nott_zzz(at)yahoo.co.jp
http://godanott.com


Terue YAMAUCHI  / 山内光枝

1982   Born in Fukuoka, Japan.
2006   BA in Fine Art studio practice and critical studies Goldsmiths College/University of London, UK.
2009   Attended  International Artists Village Camp, SAR-village, Jodhpur, India.
2010   Attended Artist-in-residence program of BankART, Yokohama, Japan

WORKS

1|first cry/3-channel Video Installation(Colour, Sound, 3:30 loop)/2012-13
2|first cry/3-channel Video Installation(Colour, Sound, 3:30 loop)/2012-13
3|tides/2-channel Video Installation(colour, sound, loop)/2011
4|Before Daybreak/Water transfer paper on wall, Abalone shell, Fishing Rope/dimensions variable/2011
5|WATA-Mass/Salt from Shiogama, Sea water from Shiogama Bay, Kent Paper, Fishing Light/950x190cm/2012
All photo’s © Terue Yamauch

EXHIBITIONS

2013   Landings, Witte de With Contemporary Art, Rotterdam, Holland
2013   [solo show]First Cry-A Journey Along Water Veins, Through the Strait, Into Her Body WATAGATA
2013   Exhibition and Discussion vol.1, konya-gallery, Fukuoka, Japan
2012   NET-CO, WATAGATA Arts Festival 2012, Busan, Korea
2012   [solo show]WATA, Gallery 58, Tokyo, Japan
2012   [solo showvMurute, Mujikobo, Yokohama, Japan
2012   The Vision of Contemporary Art 2012, The Ueno Royal Museum, Tokyo, Japan
2011   The London Art Book Fair, White Chapel Art Gallery, London, United Kingdom
2011   Communicus, Fukuoka Asian Art Museum, Fukuoka, Japan

CONTACT

terueyamauchi(at)gmail.com
http://terueyamauchi.blogspot.co.uk/