Akiko NAKAYAMA / 中山晃子

Akiko NAKAYAMA / 中山晃子

Born in 1988, Akiko Nakayama is a painter who has depicted a beauty of conveying energy metamorphosis through several media such as installation, photos and performance. Combining the energy of movement and the vibrance of colors, Nakayama brings pictures to life. In the series of works titled “Alive Painting”, Nakayama depicts the resonance between shapes and textures by using different types of liquids, each with a unique characteristic. In recent years, she has energetically engaged with giving her performance “Alive Painting” SOLO & Collaborations in various cities including ARS ELECTORONICA FES (2016) Austria Linz, TEDxHaneda (2015) Tokyo , DLECTRICITY ART FESTIVAL (2017) USA Detroit.


1| Alive painting at LAND FES / Sengawa Theater, Collaborate with Dai Matsuoka / 2017 Photo: Akikobu Kimura
2| Still Life / 15cm × 15cm × 4cm / Filter Paper, Waste water of Alive Painting / 2018
3| Reddish Green, Yellowish Blue / 218cm × 123cm / Projector, Acrylic on Wood panel/ 2015
4| Skin and Eyes / 59cm × 171cm / Ink-jet print, Acrylic mount/ 2013
5| Alive Painting Solo Performance’ 2017 / Mixed media, Spiral Hall 30min
All photo’s © Akiko NAKAYAMA


2018 Solo Exhibition 「Still Life」 Art & Space cococara, Tokyo
2018 Solo Performance 「Biennale Nemo」 LE CENTQUATRE-PARIS Paris
2017 Solo Performance「EXTREAM QUIET VILLAGE」 Tokyo Teien Art Museum Tokyo
2017 Solo Performance「DLECTRICITY ART FESTIVAL」Cathedral Church of St. Paul, Detroit US
2017 OF / Indie art hall gong South Korea Seoul
2016 「Tsukuba contemporary open-air exhibition 」Tsukuba JP
2016 「ARS ERECTRONICA」Linz Austria
2016 Solo Exhibition 「流れ着いた色彩」,KAKULULU 東京
2016 Akiko Nakayama solo exhibition / KAKULULU, Tokyo JP