Yu HIRAI / ひらいゆう


Personal Background
   Born in Tokyo
1985 - '89 La Cambre National School of Arts, Brussels | Belgium
1990 - '93 Lived in Barcelona | Spain
1993 - '98 Lived in Berlin | Germany
2000 - '01 Lived in Dublin | Ireland
2002 -   Currently resides in Paris | France

Solo Exhibition(selected 1996~)
2016 Mémoire en dormance/ART SPACE NIJI, Kyoto | Japan
2015 Entre Chien et Loup/Les Bains Révélateurs, Lille | France
2013 Les frontières/Galerie SATOR, Paris | France
2011 Madame Action/ART SPACE NIJI, Kyoto | Japan
Les frontières - Madame Action/TOKIO OUT of PLACE, Tokyo | Japan
2008 SIDESHOW/ART SPACE NIJI, Kyoto | Japan
2006 FUTA-AKARI/Gallery OUT of PLACE, Nara | Japan
KITCHEN CIRCUS/ART SPACE NIJI, Kyoto | Japan
2005 LE PETIT CIRQUE/Galerie le Salon d'Art, Brussels | Belgium
2004 KITCHEN CIRCUS/Galerie R&L Beaubourg, Paris | France
2001 Basement Flat/ART SPACE NIJI, Kyoto | Japan
2000 VERLAUFEN/Galerie A. Von Scholz, Berlin | Germany
1999 Escape Diary/Gallery La FENICE, Osaka | Japan
1997 Berlin Blues/Galerie A. Von Scholz, Berlin | Germany
1996 Secret Garden in Berlin/Galeria Chimera, Tokyo | Japan
Mysterious Visitors from the Land of Ephémère/SHISEIDO Gallery, Tokyo | Japan
(Participation: Cartier Foundation for Contemporary Art, Curator: Hervé Chandès)

 
Group Exhibition(selected 1997~)
2017 Echappée/Lasécu, Lille | France
2015 Regards de Femmes/La maison Folie(Mons 2015 - Capitale Européenne de la Culture -), Mons | Belgium
2012 BIWAKO BIENNALE 2012, Shiga | Japan
Domestic and Abroad/Gallery Fleur, Kyoto | Japan
2011 3 Photographes/Paul Fort, Paris | France
Incipit/Galerie SATOR, Paris | France
2010 Port Izmir 2/International Triennial of Contemporary Art, Izmir | Turkey
2007 Art for Art’s Sake/Palazzo Zambeccari, Bologna | Italy
2004 Far East vol.1/Agencia04, Bologna | Italy
2003 Jeune Création/La Grande Halle de la Villette, Paris | France
2001 Next GeneratioN / Art contemporain d’Asie/Passage de Retz, Paris | France
2000 The Crawford Open/Crawford Municipal Art Gallery, Cork | Ireland
1999 Pink for Boys, Blue for Girls/Kunstamt Kreuzberg Bethanian, Berlin | Germany
1997 Future Recollections/Kyoto Municipal Museum of Art, Kyoto | Japan

Collections
SHISEIDO Gallery | Japan / LIGHT WORK | USA / Biblioteque Nationale de FRANCE / Musée des Contemporains Hornu | Belgium / Kyoto Seika University | Japan / Oita Prefectural Art Museum | Japan

Artist in Residence
2002 - '03 La Cité internationale des Arts, Paris | France
2000National Arts Center, Mexico City | Mexico
2000National Gallery of Ireland, Dublin | Ireland
1999Light Work, Syracuse | USA

WEBSITE http://www.yuhirai.com
Blog
http://yuhirai.blogspot.com/
Blog 'BLUEs'
http://yuhiraiblues.blogspot.com/

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