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Projects

Aiko Tezuka


Born 1976 in Tokyo, Japan.
Lives and works in Berlin, Germany.

Exhibitions – CV

Aiko Tezuka
Born 1976 in Tokyo, Japan.
Lives and works in Berlin, Germany.

EDUCATION

2012–2013
Participated in the International Studio Program in Künstlerhaus Bethanien, Berlin, Germany

2006–2009
Worked as an instructor in Kyoto City University of Arts, Kyoto; Kyoto University of Art and Design, Kyoto; Kibi International University, Okayama, Japan

2005
Completed Ph.D in Painting at the Art Research Department of Kyoto City University of Arts, Kyoto, Japan

2001
Completed Master‘s Degree in Painting at Musashino Art University, Tokyo, Japan

1999
Graduated in Painting from Musashino Art University, Tokyo, Japan

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2019
Dear Oblivion – 親愛なる忘却へ, Galerie Michael Janssen, Berlin, DE, 14 September — 16 November 2019
Flowery Obscurity – 華の闇, MA2 gallery, Tokyo (JP), 7 — 28 September 2019
Dear Oblivion – 親愛なる忘却へ, Spiral, Tokyo (JP), 4 — 18 September 2019

2018
Fragments of Thoughts, Mikiko Sato Gallery, Hamburg, DE

2015
Stardust Letters, Hyogo Prefectural Museum of Art, Hyogo, JP
Lessons for Restoration, MAGO, Eidsvoll, Akershus, NO
Unraveling, Restoring, Ayala Museum, Manila, PH

2014
Thin Membrane, Pictures Come Down, Dortmunder Kunstverein, Dortmund, DE
Certainty / Entropy, Mikiko Sato Gallery, Hamburg, DE
Certainty / Entropy, Third Floor Hermès Singapore, Singapore, SP
Art Basel Hong Kong, Galerie Michael Janssen, Hong Kong, CN

2013
Rewoven, Galerie Michael Janssen, Berlin, DE
Ghost - Suspended Organs, Künstlerhaus Bethanien, Berlin, DE
Ghost - Suspended Organs, Mikiko Sato Gallery, Hamburg, DE

2011
Prism Lag, Asahi Beer Oyamazaki Villa Museum, Kyoto, JP
Transparent Fruits, Kenji Taki Gallery, Nagoya and Tokyo, JP

2009
Fragile Surface – Cat‘s Cradle, Kenji Taki Gallery, Tokyo, JP

2008
Aiko Tezuka, Dai-ichi Life Insurance Company South Gallery, Tokyo, JP

2007
Sewing up, in between Ghosts, Fuchu Art Museum, Tokyo, JP
Thin Film, Underground Forest, SPIRAL/Wacoal Art Centre, Tokyo, JP
Aiko Tezuka, Kenji Taki Gallery, Nagoya, JP

2005
Aiko Tezuka, INAX Gallery 2, Tokyo, JP
Aiko Tezuka CASO, Osaka, JP

2004
Aiko Tezuka, ARTCOURT Gallery, Osaka, JP

2000
Aiko Tezuka, Gallery Rasen, Tokyo, JP

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2019
This is our collection + Yinka Shonibare CBE: Flower Power, Grand Reopening Exhibition, Fukuoka Art Museum Fukuoka, JP
MOT Collection: Pleased to meet you, New Acquisitions in recent years, Museum of Contemporary Art, Tokyo, JP
Weavers of Worlds – A Century of Flux in Japanese Modern / Contemporary Art, Grand Reopening Exhibition, Museum of Contemporary Art Tokyo, JP

2018
Group show (featuring three artists), MA2 Gallery, Tokyo, JP
Cultural Threads, TextielMuseum, Tilburg, NL
RAUM XVII, Werkhalle Wiesenburg, Berlin, DE
Notes from a trembling community in a wilful state of flux, Hotel Maria Kapel (HMK), Hoorn, NL
Watch Your Bubble!, Galerie Nord | Kunstverein Tiergarten, Berlin, DE
Mobile Worlds or the Transcultural Museum of Our Present, Museum für Kunst und Gewerbe, Hamburg, DE
A Painting for the Emperor (Ein Bild für den Kaiser), Johann Jacobs Museum, Zurich, CH
I HEAR YOU (Jeg Hører Deg), Kunstmuseet Nord-Trøndelag, Namsos, NO

2017
ripple effect - through the surface, MA2 Gallery, Tokyo, JP
New Acquisitions 2013~16 Samramansang from KIM Whanki to YANG Fudong, National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Seoul, KR
CAMK Collection vol.5 / You know? It‘s said that Kumamoto-local-treasures have unveiled!, Contemporary Art Museum, Kumamoto, JP
Entangled: Threads & Making. Turner Contemporary, Margate, UK

2016
Nightfall (Le Retour De Tenebres), Musee Rath, Geneva, CH
Spider‘s threads - Spinning Images of Japanese beauty, Toyota Municipal Museum of Art, Aichi, JP
Bleibt man an einem Ort, oder nicht (2-persons show with Shingo Yoshida), Mikiko Sato Gallery, Hamburg, DE
Schnittmengen. Museum für Asiatische Kunst, Berlin, DE
Die Gezeiten. Transmitter - Raum für Kultur und Sprache, Berlin, DE
Disegno - Japanische Zeichenkunst der Gegenwart. Mikiko Sato Gallery, Hamburg, DE
Höhenrausch, EIGEN+ART Lab, Berlin, DE

2015
Artist File 2015 Next Doors, the National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art Korea, Gwacheon, KR
Artist File 2015 Next Doors: Contemporary Art in Japan and Korea, The National Art Center, Tokyo, JP
TOMROM, Larvik kunstforening, Larvik, Vestfold, NO
Ob das Blatt sich an die Wurzel erinnert?, Galerie Dina Renninger, Munich, DE
TOMROM, Sandefjord kunstforening, Sandefjord, Vestfold, NO

2014
Okayama Prefectural Museum of Art, Okayama, JP
Metaplay, Galerie Kritiku Palác Adria, Praha, CZ
Japanische Gegenwartkunst und Textil, Mikiko Sato Gallery, Hamburg, DE
Installation View / Installationsansicht, Nassauischer Kunstverein Wiesbaden, Wiesbaden, DE
In Search of Critical Imagination, Fukuoka Art Museum, Fukuoka, JP

2013
To Open Eyes, Art and Textiles from the Bauhaus to Today, Kunsthalle Bielefeld, Bielefeld, DE
Disruptive Patterns. Plots, Plans and Movements. (Prelude), Altes Finanzamt, Berlin, DE
The Empire of Folds. Museum für Gestaltung, Zürich, CH
Embracing the land: reframing textiles, Echigo-Tsumari Satoyama Museum of Contemporary Art KINARE, Niigata, JP
STOFF Summlung Textile Skulpturen. Kreissparkasse Rottweil, Rottweil, DE
BLUMEN, Galerie Mikael Andersen, Berlin, DE
How to become who you are, BWA, Tarnów, PL
Home Stories, Villa 102, Bockenheimer Landstrasse 102 (former Literaturhaus), Frankfurt am Main, DE
MOT Collection, Our Ninety Years: 1923-2013 Afterimages of tomorrow, Museum of Con temporary Art Tokyo, JP

2012
Letters from the Field, curated by NODE,Atelierhof Kreuzberg, Berlin, DE
The New Contemporaries, KCUA gallery, Kyoto Art University of Arts, Kyoto, JP

2010
SHOW in the project space, Royal College of Art, Sculpture, London, UK
The 20th Anniversary of the Gotoh Memorial Foundation, Bunkamura The Museum, Tokyo, JP
Celebratory Textiles – from Edo to the present day, Contemporary Art Museum Kumamoto, Kumamoto, JP

2009
City_net Asia, Seoul Museum of Art, Seoul, KR
Stitch by Stitch, Tokyo Metropolitan Teien Art Museum, Tokyo, JP
New power! New collections in 2008, Toyota Municipal Museum of Art, Aichi, JP

2008
MOT annual 2008, Unraveling and Revealing, Museum of Contemporary Art Tokyo, Tokyo, JP
Art in TIME AND STYLE MIDTOWN vol.3 Drawing, TIME&STYLE MIDTOWN, Tokyo, JP
New collections show, Okazaki Mindscape Museum, Aichi, JP
Secrets and Trick, The Museum of Modern Art, Gunma, JP
Tangent, Artist in residence, Aomori Contemporary Art Centre, Aomori, JP
Sidetrack, Tokorozawa Biennial, Tokyo, JP

2007
Painting as Forest: Artist as Thinker, Okazaki Mindscape Museum, Aichi, JP
Sawako Tanizawa, Aiko Tezuka, Gunji Fukasawa, Kentaro Yokouchi, CASO, Osaka, JP
Paradise of Illusion, MA2 Gallery, Tokyo, JP
Cycle and Recycle, Aichi Prefectural Museum of Art, Aichi, JP

2006
Echigo - Tsumari Art Triennial 2006, Tokamachi, Niigata, JP
√roots, Honenin temple, Kyoto, JP

2005
VOCA 2005 The Vision of Contemporary Art (3rd prize winner), Ueno Royal Museum, Tokyo, JP
art in transit, The Palace Side Hotel (Room 439), Kyoto, JP
WILD GIRLS LULLABY, art zone, Kyoto, JP
Spiral Take Art Collection, Spiral/Wacoal Art Centre, Tokyo, JP

2004
Selected Artists in Kyoto-2004 New Wave, The Museum of Kyoto, Kyoto, JP
Spiral Take Art Collection, Spiral/Wacoal Art Centre, Tokyo, JP

2003
Art Court Frontier, ARTCOURT Gallery, Osaka, JP

2002
Kyo-Ten, Kyoto Municipal Museum of Art (1st prize), JP

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