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-Sayaka Ohata is an internationally active artist based in Tokyo and Paris. Employing many forms and formats, my works favor material and procedural heterogeneity. I try to develop an art, understand as a process, on the threshold between daily and aesthetic experiences.

I was graduated in media art at the Tama University in Tokyo (with Seiko Mikami and Yukiko Shikata) before moving to France to enlarge my artistic approach in Beaux-Arts (with Matthieu Laurette).

In general, my way to deal with art has more to do with a mis-en-scene or a staging than making objects in a strict sense. First I create “events”, and then I (re-)use this “encounters” as artifacts to work with them (transform them). I like to negotiate with things which are present around me. Often my experimental explorations and artistic practices question relations of body, social and information.

--> I am also part of an artistic collaboration with Joseph Mayrhofer, M-O which investigates space explorations through aberrant movements.

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Curriculum Vitae

-Educations
2013: DNSEP Diplôme National Supérieur d'Expression Plastique, Institut Supérieur des Beaux-Arts de Besançon Franche-Comté, France (MA)
2011: DNAP Diplôme National d’Arts Plastiques, Institut Supérieur des Beaux-Arts de Besançon Franche-Comté, France (BA)
2007: Graduated from TAMA Art University, Science Art Labo: Media Art, Japan (MA)
2005: Graduated from TAMA Art University, Media Art, Japan (BA)

-Exhibitions
2017: "You are the Sunshine of my Life-2017 Treasure Hill Light Festival" (coll.M-O) / Treasure Hill Taipei Artist Village, Taipei, Taiwan
2016: “Words Beyond Grammar” (coll.M-O) / Spectrum Space, Perth, Australia
2016: Solo Show “Grounds, Maps and Birdhouses“ (coll.M-O) / Aleksanterin Linna space, Serlachius Museum, Mänttä, Finland
2016: "Incheon Art Platform Final Report Exhibition" / Building B, Incheon Art Platform, Incheon, South Korea
2016: Solo Show "Reported to exist“ (coll.M-O) / Kmutt Art Space, Ratchaburi, Thailand
2016: "Art normal 2 : Toyburi” (coll.M-O) / Public space, Ratchaburi, Thailand
2015: Solo Show "Speech Bubbles - Table Concert lll" (coll.M-O) / Incheon Art Platform, Gallery A, Incheon, South Korea
2015: Solo Show "ad-hoc coding for memory" / Incheon Art Platform, Incheon, Korea
2015: "Non Parallel Evolution Of Two Beings Who Have Nothing Whatsoever To Do With Each Other : Why we're going to meet someone?" (coll.M-O) / Incheon Art Platform and Tribowl (Songdo), Incheon, South Korea
2014: "Growth-Behind the Scenes" / Treasure Hill Artist Village, Taipei, Taiwan
2014: Solo Show "Silent Audacity" (coll.M-O) / Cross Gallery, Taipei, Taiwan
2014: "Turbulence" / Paris 8, Paris, France
2013: "Exposition de l'Isba" / Micropolis, Besançon, France
2012: "inter:sections-topologie d’une rencontre culturelle" (coll.M-O) / Institut Franco-Japonais du Kansai, Kyoto, Japan > >
2011: "Botanique-Art" / ERBA, Besançon, France
2011: "Variante" + photo workshop / Gallery Kit Cut, Osaka, Japan
2010: "Projection vidéo et expo" / La tour bastionnée des Cordeliers, Besançon, France
2007: "AUTAMATICA" / BankArt Studio NYK, Yokohama, Japan >
2006: "TranceNonFiction" / BankArt Studio NYK, Yokohama, Japan >
2006: "Living Furniture" / The Busan Biennale 2006, Busan, Korea >
2004: "DESIGN×ART TAMA Art University Graduation Show" / Yokohama Red Brick Warehouse, Yokohama, Japan
2004: "N_EXT : New Generation of Media Artists" / NTT Inter Communication Center [ICC], Tokyo, Japan >
2004: "Installed Senses : Space-Body" / Mikawadai Roppongi, Tokyo, Japan
2003: "Massage Fair" / Garally Sagamihara, Sagamihara, Japan
2003: "Frontiers comunication" / NTT Inter Communication Center [ICC], Tokyo, Japan >

-Grants+Residences
2016: End of Summer , Yale Union Contemporary Art Center, Portland, United States
2016: Geidai-RAM 2016, Tokyo Art University, Japan
2016: Serlachius Museums, Mänttä, Finnland (M-O)
2015: Tentacles, Kmutt Art Space, Ratchaburi, Thailand (M-O)
2015: Incheon Art Platform, Incheon, Korea
2014: Taipei Artist Village, Taipei, Taiwan
2014: Yoshino Gypsum Art Foundation, Japan
2014: 59 Rivoli, Paris, France (M-O)
2014: Ateliers d’Artistes Rue du Bougney, Besançon, France (M-O)
2011: Nomura Foundation, Japan

-Artist Talk
2016: Off Lab rec. Collective series,(Jiandyin), Thailand (M-O)
2015: Yet Space Art Gallery, Bangkok, Thailand (M-O)
2015: King Mongkut’s University of Technology Thonburi, Thailand (M-O)
2015: Platform Salon, Incheon Art Platform, Incheon, South Korea
2014: Treasure Hill Artist Village, Taipei, Taiwan
2014: Et@t Forum, Taipei, Taiwan
2004: NTT Inter Communication Center [ICC], Tokyo, Japan

-Publications
Le Blanc, Edition JMO, Paris, 2013
“artiste, un métier?”, arearevue)s( No.26, Paris, 2012 (isbn: 978-2-8444-6211-4)
Busan Biennale 2006 Sea Art Festival: Living Furniture, Artbooks Publishing Corp. (Paju - Korea), Busan, 2006 (isbn/issn : 8989800765)
N--ext: New Generation of Media Artists, Edition NTT, Tokyo, 2004 (isbn: 978-4-7571-7024-7)

CONTACT
Sayaka Ohata
hatapo@gmail.com

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