OTHERS

Art Direction

  • 2011-now
    [Spirit of “North”] as the Representative of the Executive Committee
  • 2014-13
    [Gap Dynamics: Contemporary Art Festival in Itabashi Art Museum 2013] as the Commissioner, Itabashi Art Museum, Tokyo
  • 2007
    [Letter from a Mysterious Earthling] Artist in School Program of Kawaguchi City, Saitama
  • 2006-03
    [Between Eco & Ego] as the Representative of the Executive Committee
  • 2003-01
    Partnership with others for [Echo] [Abduction] [Women Breaking Bounderies 21] etc.

Workshop, Lecture & Symposium

  • 2019
    Presentation and Talk Event [Spirit of "North" - Returning to the Birthplace of the Project Concept] Rovaniemi Art Museum, Rovaniemi, Finland
  • 2018
    Presentation [Spirit of “North”] Toki Art Space, Tokyo
    Talk Event [To the North, to Wilderness] MARUYAMA Yoshiko x AKASAKA Norio, Gallery Off Grid, Fukushima
  • 2017-09
    Juried Exhibition [Sato Taisei Memorial - Junior-High Students’ Paintings] Itabashi Art Museum, Tokyo
  • 2016
    Lecture [Spirit of “North” The Viewpoint to Unite the Northeast of Japan and Northern Countries] Akita University of Art, Akita
    Presentation [My Art and My Project Spirit of “North”] The Marija & Jurgis Šlapelis House-Museum, Vilnius, Lithuania
  • 2015
    Presentation [My Art and My Project Spirit of “North”] Fresh Winds, Gardur, Iceland
    Lecture [Spirit of “North” The way to Discover Tohoku] Bridge Talk 09, Art Bridge Institute, Tokyo
    Lecture and Workshop [Watercolor with Phenomena and chance on paper] Itabashi Art Museum, Tokyo
  • 2014
    Talk Event [Hello Beasts, We Humans Have Come] MARUYAMA Yoshiko x KANKE Hiroaki, Spirit of “North”vol.3, Kaiyoukan, Kitakata, Fukushima
    Lecture [Spirit of “North”] Balgowan House, Perth, Scotland, UK
    Talk Event [Gap Dynamics] Itabashi Art Museum, Tokyo
  • 2013
    Panel Discussion [3.11 and Art- How to Be As The Platform] Machida City Museum of Graphic Arts, Tokyo Tokyo
    Lecture [Sami and Emishi: The Native People in Northern Europe and Tohoku] Spirit of “North”vol.1, Kitakata, Fukushima
  • 2011
    Artist Talk [Silence] Youkobo Art Space, Tokyo
  • 2010
    Lecture [Environment as Exhibition Space] Art Ii Seminar, Ii, Finland
    Lecture [Art in Environment] Art Ii Master-class, Ii, Finland
  • 2009
    Symposium [Landscape and Culture + Art] Tokyo University of Agriculture, Tokyo
  • 2008
    Lecture [Art Has Come to Town] Itabashi Art Museum, Tokyo
  • 2007
    Workshop [Letter from a Mysterious Earthling] Artist in School Program of Kawaguchi City,
    Honcho Elementary School & Kawaguchi City Gallery Atlia, Kawaguchi, Saitama
    Workshop [Wondrous Space Created Via Transference and Collage] Koriyama City Museum of Art, Fukushima
  • 2005
    Lecture [Artistic Activity Developed in a Town] Perthshire Visual Arts Forum, Battleby Centre Perth, Scotland, UK
  • 2004
    Workshop [Your Hands Express You] Recycle Plaza in Kawaguchi, Saitama

Collections

  • Rovaniemi City/Rovaniemi Art Museum(Finland), Fresh Winds (Iceland), Art in Nature Biennale (Norway), Art Ii Biennale (Finland), Etna Foundation (Romania), Youkobo Art Space (Tokyo), Art Salon 2 (Chiba),
    Private Collections (Kyoto, Fujisawa, Tokyo, Chiba, Fukushima, Nihonmatsu, Aizuwakamatsu, Kitakata, Showa, Finland, and so on)

Grants, Residency Invited Artist

  • 2019
    Grants: Pola Art Foundation, The Asahi Shimbun Foundation, Japan Foundation, Wihuri Foundation, Lapland Culture Foundation, Friends of Rovaniemi Art Museum
  • 2017
    Grants: The Asahi Shimbun Foundation, The Swedish Arts Grants Committee, Frame Contemporary Art Finland, Scandinavia-Japan Sasakawa Foundation, NishiAizu International Art Village with Reconstruction Grant for Fukushima
  • 2016
    Residency: Casamia “The International Art Biennale Fresh Winds” Iceland
  • 2015
    Grants: The Asahi Shimbun Foundation, Frame Visual Art Finland, Scandinavia-Japan Sasakawa Foundation, The Finnish Institute in Japan
  • 2014
    Grant: The Agency for Cultural Affairs Government of Japan (Co-organized by Fukushima Museum, its project supported by that government grant)
  • 2013
    Grants: The Agency for Cultural Affairs Government of Japan (Co-organized by Fukushima Museum, its project supported by that government grant), IORI Club
  • 2010
    Residency: KulttuuriKauppila Art Centre ”Art Ii Biennale” Finland
  • 2006
    Grants: Japan Arts Council, The Kao Foundation for Arts and Sciences, The Asahi Shimbun Foundation
  • 2004
    Grants: Japan Arts Council, The Kao Foundation for Arts and Sciences, UFJ Trust Cultural Foundation, Japan Foundation/ Residency: Former Ursulines Convent Castro [Between Eco & Ego 2004 in Greece] Greece
  • 2001
    Residency: Urbo Kalnas [On the Edge] Lithuania