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.

Yuki IIYAMA / 飯山由貴

1988 Born in Kanagawa
2011 BA in Fine Art, Joshibi University of Art and Design
2013 MA in Fine Art, Tokyo University of the Arts 2013

WORKS

1|Ikiteiru Hyaku-monogatari (100 living tales)/ Installation view/ 2016
2|Go to see the Kannon (Goddess) for Sea/ Slide/ 2014
3|Temporary home.Final home/ Installation view/ 2015
4|Heaven and Hell/ Still/ 2015
5|Yuge-Kemuri-Onshi (Steam-Smoke-Imperial Gift)/ Installation view/ 2013
All photos © Yuki IIYAMA

EXHIBITIONS

2016 Doing History!, Fukuoka Art Museum, Fukuoka
2016 Artist at Gallery 6 2016 vol.1,100 Living Tales, Setouchi Triennale 2016 Spring season, Gallery 6, Kagawa
2015 Temporary home, Final home, ApMoA Project, ARCH Vol. 16, Aichi Prefectural Museum of Art, Aichi
2015 Sensou-ga STUDIES (War-painting STUDIES), Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum, Tokyo
2014 Go to Find Your True Home/Go to See the Kannon (Goddess) for Sea Becoming the Moomins, Waitingroom, Tokyo
2013 Yuge, Kemuri, Onshi (Steam, Smoke, Imperial Gift), JIKKA, Kanagawa

CONTACT

y.iiyama2(at)gmail.com
yukiiiyama.flavors.me


Fuyuka SHINDO / 進藤冬華

1975 Born in Sapporo, Japan, lives and works in Sapporo
2000 BA in Art and Culture, Hokkaido University of Education, Japan
2006 MA in Fine Art, University of Ulster, Northern Ireland

WORKS

1|Stone Man/ Installation view/ 2016
2|Stone Man/ Albumen print/ 18cm×15cm/ 2016
3|Hole/ Installation view/ 2016
4|Hole/ Installation view/ 2016
5|Homework from Ms. Bibikova/ Embroidered salmon skin/ 39cm×29cm/ 2013
All photos © Fuyuka SHINDO

EXHIBITIONS

2016 [solo show] Hole, Art Center Ongoing, Tokyo
2016 TSUSHIMA ART FANTASIA, Tosui Nakarai Museum, Tsushima
2015 Koganecho Bazaar, Hatsune Wing, Yokohama
2015 [solo show] While Remove Fish Scales from Salmon, Hokkaido Museum of Northern People, Abashiri
2014 Nendo (Clay), 98B, Manila
2014 Sapporo International Art Festival 2014, Sapporo Ekimae-dori underground walkway, Sapporo
2014 Our Place, Hongo Shin Memorial Museum of Sculpture, Sapporo
2014 The Crochet Stories, QSS Bedford Street, Belfast

CONTACT

fuyuka12(at)yahoo.co.jp


Maki ISHII / 石井麻希

1982 Born
2009 BA in Fine Art, Chelsea College of Arts, London
2014 Staatliche Hochschule fur Bildende Kunste – Staedelschule, Meisterschueler Frankfurt
2015 The Fellowship of Japanese Government Program of Overseas Study for Upcoming Artists by the Agency for Cultural Affairs.
Lives and works in Berlin

WORKS

1| Nontitle/ 2016
2| Nontitle/ 2016
3| Nobody room/ 2015
4| Volume I/ 2015
5| Great nature series ~ a landscape with a dog~/ poster/ 2015
All photos © Maki ISHII

EXHIBITIONS

2017 [solo show] Cross Over ~The Promose Of Mortality~ Hroizon, Arrai associates, Tokyo
2017 [solo show] Cross Over ~The Promose Of Mortality~ Rolling, Hatch Gallery, Tokyo
2016 National Whisper, West Germany,Berlin
2015 [solo show] Logis du Paradis, The tip, Frankfurt am main
2015 Behind The Traces, Kunstraum Bethanien, Berlin
2015 Idiotsyncracies, Schau Fenster, Berlin
2014 Fall, Gallery Jochen Hempel, Leipzig
2014 [Staedelschule Graduation Show] Pashmia, MMK, Frankfurt Am Main

CONTACT

makitishii(at)gmail.com
www.maki-ishii.com


Rima YAMAZAKI / 山﨑梨真

1982 Born in Tokyo, Japan
2005 BA in Social Sciences, Hitotsubashi University (Tokyo, Japan)
2006 Master’s programme, Graduate School of Social Sciences, Hitotsubashi University (Tokyo, Japan)
2008 BA in Film, Hunter College of The City University of New York (New York, NY)

Rima Yamazaki is a documentary filmmaker who specializes in art and architecture. She currently lives and works in New York, USA.

WORKS

1|Rackstraw Downes: a painter/ 40 minutes / HD/ 2014
2|Rackstraw Downes: a painter/ 40 minutes / HD/ 2014
3|Joan Jonas: Reanimation/ 72minutes / HD/ 2013
4|James Casebere and Landscape with Houses/ 73 minutes / DV/ 2011
5|Nakagin Capsule Tower: Japanese Metabolist Landmark on the Edge of Destruction/ 58 minutes / DV/ 2010
All photos © Rima YAMAZAKI

EXHIBITIONS

2017 Anthology Film Archives, New York, USA
2016 The National Gallery of Art, Washington DC, USA
2015 Doku Arts 2015, Berlin, Germany
2014 Milan Design Film Festival, Milan, Italy
2013 Performa 13, New York, USA
2012 The Center for Architecture, New York, USA
2011 Architecture Film Festival Rotterdam, Rotterdam, Netherlands
2011 International Festival of Films on Art, Montreal, Canada

CONTACT

rimayamazaki(at)gmail.com
www.rimayamazaki.com


Emi OTAGURO / 大田黒衣美

1980 Born in Fukuoka, Japan
2005 BA, Tokyo Zokei University, Department of art, Painting major
2008 MFA, Tokyo University of the Arts, Faculty of fine arts, Department of oil painting
Lives and works in Aichi, Japan

WORKS

1| shine / feathers in the pillow, frog, plaster / 2016
2| sun bath / gum, cardboard / 2014
3| sun bath / lambda print / 35.2×26.3cm / 2016
4| omen / collage, quail egg, inkjet print, waxed paper / 22.2×20.9cm / 2014
5| drawing / wood, plaster, gel medium, black gesso/ 23.6×23.6cm / 2016
All photos ©Emi Otaguro Courtesy of KAYOKOYUKI

EXHIBITIONS

2016 [solo show] channel, KAYOKOYUKI, Tokyo
2016 THE ECHO, TAKSAKI City Gallery, Gunma
2014 project N 55, Tokyo Opera City Art Gallery, Tokyo
2013 [solo show] Water pillow of will-o’-the-wisp, AOYAMA|MEGURO,Tokyo
2011 let in light, Shinjuku Gankagarou, Tokyo
2010 YON-SHIKI, youkobo artspace, Tokyo
2009 Mr. FREEDOM X, A+, Tokyo
2008 Art Award Tokyo Marunouchi 2008, Gyoko-dori Underground Gallery, Tokyo

CONTACT

lasistemaperiodico2(at)gmail.com
kayokoyuki.com


Tomu OSAKI / 大﨑土夢

1984 Born in Fukuoka
2007 Graduated with a BA from Takarazuka University of Art and Design
Lives and works in Tokyo

WORKS

1|Pictures of the Fisckle/Oil on canvas and wood panel/ 304x304mm/ 2016
2|Spiral thinking/ Oil on wood panel/ 365x258mm/ 2016
3|Reconsidering Old Map/ Acrylic, felt-tip pen, ballpoint pen, cellophane, color seet on paper and collage/ 280x285mm/ 2014
4|Visions of Mt. Osore/ Acrylic on canvas/ 1615x1940mm/ 2015
5|Buko, smokes in silence -a sense of Mt. Buko- / Acrylic, Watercolor pencil, Crayon, Charcoal on canvas/1303x1940mm/ 2014
All photos © Tomu OSAKI and 4.5. ©Tokyo Wonder Site photo Ken KATO

EXHIBITIONS

2016 ARTS CHALLENGE 2016, Aichi Arts Center, Aichi
2015 [solo show] TWS-Emerging 2015 The New Temple And Sanshin, Tokyo Wonder Site Shibuya,Tokyo
2015 [solo show] Tokyo Wonder Wall 2014 at Tokyo Metropolitan Government Building, Tokyo Metropolitan Government, Tokyo
2014 Tokyo Wonder Wall 2014 The Museum of Contemporary Art Tokyo, Tokyo
2013 WONDER SEEDS 2013, Tokyo Wonder Site Hongo, Tokyo
2008 [solo show] OMOMA Subway, AD&A gallery, Osaka
2008 [solo show] Tomu OSAKI Exhibition, Gallery Den, Osaka
2008 Ignore Your Perspective 5, Kodama Gallery, Osaka

CONTACT

tomu.osaki(at)gmail.com
www.tomuosaki.com


Yuki HARADA / 原田裕規

1989 Born in Yamaguchi
2013 BA in Musashino Art University
2016 MA in Tokyo University of the Arts
2017 Research Fellow, Japanese Government Program of Overseas Study for Upcoming Artists provided by the Agency for Cultural Affairs

WORKS

1| Essays on works and reception of Lassen in Japan/ book (planning and editing)/ 188×130mm/ 2013
2| End Credits #3: 2000s/ print on inkjet paper/ 610×435 mm/ 2015
3| End Credits #20141204(A)/ installation/ 1907×3517mm/ photo by Ken KATO/ 2014
4| End Credits #20141204(Full)/ laser print on paper/ 1647×456 mm/ photo by Ken KATO/ 2014
5|Landscape of Parplume-town/ laser print on paper/ 2200×420mm/ photo by Katsura MURAMATSU/ 2016
All photo’s © Yuki HARADA

EXHIBITIONS

2015 [solo show] End Credits/ Parplume Gallery | NADiff a/p/a/r/t/ Tokyo
2014 [solo show] Juxtaposition/ switch point/ Tokyo
2014 [solo show] Lighthouse vol.9 Yuki Harada/ switch point/ Tokyo
2012 [curation] Psychic Photograph/ 22:00 Gallery/ Tokyo
2012 [curation] Lassen/ CASHI/ Tokyo

CONTACT

haradayuki2(at)gmail.com


Kyoko MIWA / 三輪恭子

1982 Born in Miyazaki, Japan.
2007-2005 Graduate School Research Divisions of Education, Fukuoka University of Education, Japan
From 2007 Miwa participated in the residence programm at Kyodo Atelier 3-GoSoko, Fukuoka, for 3 years. She currently works as an artist based in Fukuoka. Based on the theme “celebration of the singularity,” she has created a number of installation works in response to the places that she visited. In addition, she started research on how certain religious thoughts, such as ancestor worship, are practiced in the life of ordinary people. She visited the islands in Kyushu and Okinawa, and drew her impressions through the research.

Lives and work in Fukuoka, Japan

WORKS

1|personal happy mark : I’d like to visit you./ pastel on paper, pen, text / W333×H243(mm) / 2016
2|personal happy mark : Superstar. Happy./ pastel on paper, pen, text/ W227×H160(mm) / 2016
3|Be present/sun light, mirror, wire/ size variable / 2015
4|untitled(Yoron-island), installation view/pastel on paper, pen / 2015
5|the other side of view/ lens, tracing paper, coral, piano wire, resin, wire/ size variable / 2014
All photo’s © Kyoko MIWA

EXHIBITIONS

2016 [solo show] personal happy mark, art space tetra, Fukuoka, Japan
2015 Artspace Chiyofuku Akimatsuri, Artspace Chiyofuku ,Fukuoka, Japan
2015 Ichihanari Art Project +3, Ikei Island, Okinawa, Japan
2015 Fukuoka Prefectual Museum of Art Collection, Fukuoka Prefectual Museum of Art, Fukuoka, Japan
2015 [solo show] YANYA SCRIPT esquisse, Gallery YANYA, Fukuoka, Japan
2014 Ichihanari Art Project, Ikei Island, Okinawa, Japan
2013 [solo show] Gallery-58, Tokyo, Japan
2010 [solo show] An attempt to reflect an invisible place, Kyodo Atelier 3-GoSoko, Fukuoka, Japan

CONTACT

studio(at)kyokomiwa.com
www.kyokomiwa.com