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Shimura Nobuhiro

Born in 1982 in Tokyo, Japan. Lives and works in Paris, France

 

2016-2018 Overseas Study Program for Artists by the Agency for Cultural Affairs, Japanese Government (Paris, France)

2007 Musashino Art University, M.A. in Imaging Arts and Sciences, Tokyo, Japan

2005 Musashino Art University, B.A. in Imaging Arts and Sciences, Tokyo, Japan

 

Solo Exhibitions

2016 Ring Ring, Yuka Tsuruno Gallery, Tokyo

2015 JAPANESE CATTLE, READAN DEAT, Hiroshima

2015 SHOW-CASE project No.2 Lucent Case, Keio University Art Center, Tokyo

2014 Izumo Yaoyorozu Art Project vol.3 Sound of Rainbow, Bells of Earth, Kamimukae St. and Old Taisha Station, Shimane

2014 Palimpsest - Superimposed Memories vol.5 Nobuhiro Shimura, cur. Koichi Wada, gallery αM, Tokyo

2013 Slow Sculpture, Yuka Tsuruno Gallery, Tokyo

2012 Beautiful Blow, Art Center Ongoing, Tokyo

2012 Pocket, Lamp harajuku gallery, Tokyo

2012 Dress, TRAUMARIS|SPACE, Tokyo

2010 Swing, Sakshi Gallery Art Salon, Taipei

2010 Erase the subject, Art Center Ongoing, Tokyo

2009 Artist in Museum Yokohama 2009 UKABE, Yokohama Museum of Art, Grand Gallery and Art Information Center, Kanagawa

2005 somariyuku-utsuroi, site, Tokyo

 

Selected Group Exhibitions

2016 The world precedes the eye, Singapore Biennale 2016 Affiliate Project, Institute of Contemporary Arts Singapore, Singapore

2016 KAAT Totsuzen Museum 2016, Kanagawa Arts Theatre, Kanagawa

2016 Roppongi Crossing 2016: My Body, Your Voice, Mori Art Museum, Tokyo

2016 SAPPORO YUKITERRACE 2016, Sapporo Kita 3-jo Plaza Akapla, Hokkaido

2015 germination play, Do a Front, Yamaguchi

2015 COSMIC WONDER with Kogei Punks Sha kamino-hikarino-awa Water Ceremony, Center for COSMIC WONDER, Tokyo

2015 CAFE in Mito R, Art Tower Mito, Contemporary Art Gallery, Ibaraki

2015 The Cutting-Edge Japanese Video Art: The Daisuke Miyatsu Collection, The Gallery of The Ueno Royal Museum, Tokyo

2015 Constellations: Practices for Unseen Connections/ Discoveries, Museum of Contemporary Art Tokyo, Tokyo

2014 Epiphany Garden, Do a Front, Yamaguchi

2013 Towada Oirase Art Festival: SURVIVE, Former Kasaishi Residence and Hoshino Resort Oirase Keiryu Hotel, Aomori

2013 CANDLE NIGHT 2013 Jikan no Niwa, Nobuhiro Shimura×Shuta Hasunuma, Vangi Sculpture Garden Museum, Shizuoka

2013 Summer Group Show 2013, Yuka Tsuruno Gallery, Tokyo

2013 WITH ART: Exhibition for Children and Adults, The Museum of Modern Art, Gunma

2013 Watashitachi ni datte iibun ga aru, NADiff Gallery, Tokyo

2013 The Vangi Sculpture Garden Museum Collection: on this planet, Vangi Sculpture Garden Museum, Shizuoka

2013 Roppongi Art Night 2013, Ryudocho bijutsukan-dori, Tokyo

2013 trans_2012-2013: Residence Support Program Exhibition, Akiyoshidai International Art Village, Yamaguchi

2012 TERATOTERA Festival 2012, Inokashira Park, Tokyo

2012 Various Drawings, YUKA TSURUNO, Tokyo

2012 Experimenta Speak to Me: 5th International Biennial of Media Art, RMIT Gallery etc., Melbourne

2012 Summer Workshop Project 2012 The Land of Secrets, Hiroshima City Museum of Contemporary Art, Hiroshima

2012 Similarities and Differences -Asian Contemporary Media Arts from Daisuke Miyatsu Collection-, BEXCO, Busan

2012 Roppongi Art Night 2012, Roppongi Hills, Tokyo

2012 Michiko Nakatani・Nobuhiro Shimura, Hiyori Art Center, Miyagi

2012 RYUGU IS OVER!!, RYUGU BIJUTU RYOKAN, Kanagawa

2011 Lumen・Sonus・Memoria, YUKA TSURUNO, Tokyo

2011 TERATOTERA Festival, Harmonica Yokocho, Tokyo

2011 The Secret Garden~Unlock the memories, Setagaya Catholic Church, Tokyo

2011 Koganecho Bazaar 2011, Kogane-cho area, Kanagawa

2011 Azamino Contemporary vol.1 Touch of Image, Yokohama Civic Art Gallery Azamino, Kanagawa

2010 Koganecho Bazaar 2010, Kogane-cho area, Kanagawa

2010 Aichi Triennale 2010, Choja-machi area, Aichi

2010 AiR, Taipei Artist Village, Taipei

2009 5+1: Junction Box, VACANT, Tokyo

2009 Koganecho Bazaar 2009, Kogane-cho area, Kanagawa

2008 Akasaka Art Flower 08, former SHIMAZAKI restaurant, Tokyo

2007 Digital Art Festival Tokyo 2007, Panasonic Center Tokyo, Tokyo

2007 Yokohama Boogie: Under the Influence, ZAIM, Kanagawa

2006 Digital Art Festival Tokyo 2006, Panasonic Center Tokyo, Tokyo

 

Screenings

2017 KLEX 2017: 8th Kuala Lumpur Experimental Film, Video & Music Festival, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

2017 Nimman Film Festival 2017, Chiang Mai University Art Center, Chiang Mai, Thailand

 

Residencies

2013 Akiyoshidai International Art Village, Yamaguchi, Japan

2010 Treasure Hill Artist Village, Taipei, Taiwan

2010 Taipei Artist Village, Taipei, Taiwan

2009 Koganecho Area Management Center, Kanagawa, Japan

 

Awards

2011 Koganecho Bazaar Award chosen by the local community

2007 NHK Digital Studium Digista Awards 2007 Interactive/Installation section, Grand prix

 

Commisioned Works

2016 Cartier: Fujingaho. Hearst Fujingaho. No. 1357, August 2016

2012 Canon: NEOREAL IN THE FOREST, Milano Salone, Milan, Italy

 

Public Collections

Vangi Sculpture Garden Museum, Shizuoka, Japan

RMIT University Art Collection, Melbourne, Australia

 

Publications

2015 good copy, CENTRAL PARK, Tokyo

2011 highlight, YUKA TSURUNO, Tokyo

2010 Process of visual expression (Co-author), Musashino Art University Press, Tokyo

 

Selected Articles

Sireekan, Rathsaran. “The world precedes the eye” ArtAsiaPacific. January 2017

Quek, Bruce. "“The world precedes the eye” at Institute of Contemporary Arts Singapore" Art Radar. 5 December 2016

Desai, Pranja. “Roppongi Crossing.” frieze magazine. Issue 180, June - August 2016

Hayashi, Nakako. “Conversation with Nobuhiro Shimura.” here and there vol.12 ZOKU KAKUCHO issue. nieves, 2015

Liddell, C.B. “The flickering of Japan’s contemporary art.” The Japan Times. 6 Mar. 2015