1976
Born in Sapporo / Japan

Currently live and work in Berlin, Germany / Sapporo, Japan


Solo Exhibitions

2017
Hecomi Study #35 / IAM ARTS / Munich / Germany
Hecomi Study #34 / ART FORMOSA - Admira Gallery / Taipei / Taiwan
Hecomi Study #33 / SEBASTIAN FATH CONTEMPORARY / Mannheim / Germany
Hecomi Study - Taipei and Mine city / Akiyoshidai International Art Village / Yamaguchi / Japan
2015
Hecomi Study #31 / Hongo Shin Memorial Sculpture Museum / Sapporo / Japan
2014
Hecomi Study #30 / N2 GALERIA / Barcelona / Spain
Hecomi Study #29 / Temporary Space / Sapporo / Japan
2013
Hecomi Study #26 - Hecomi Casting / MIET AIR / Beers / the Netherlands

Hecomi Study #25 / Mikiko Sato Gallery / Hamburg / Germany
2012
Hecomi Study #24 / EC Gallery / Chicago / USA

Hecomi Study #22 / Galerie PHOEBUS/ Rotterdam / The Netherlands
2011
Hecomi Study #20 / N2 GALERIA / Barcelona / Spain
2010
Hecomi Study #19 / TEMPORARY SPACE / Sapporo /Japan

Hecomi Study #18 / Kik / Meppel / The Netherlands
2009
Hecomi Study #17 / Souterrain / Berlin / Germany

Hecomi Study #16 / Galerie PHOEBUS / Rotterdam / The Netherlands

Hecomi Study #15 / AD&A gallery / Osaka / Japan
2008
Hecomi Study #14 / Mikiko Sato Gallery / Hamburg / Germany

Hecomi Study #13 / Duende / Rotterdam / The Netherlands
2007
Hecomi Study #12 / Galerie PHOEBUS / Rotterdam / The Netherlands
2005
Hecomi Study #10 / CAI contemporary art international / Hamburg / Germany

Hecomi Study #9 / TEMPORARY SPACE / Sapporo / Japan

Hecomi Study #7 / TEMPORARY SPACE / Sapporo / Japan
2004
Hecomi Study / #4 Galerie PHOEBUS / Rotterdam / The Netherlands
2003
Hecomi STUDY / TEMPORARY SPACE / Sapporo / Japan
2002
The Illustrated Hecomi Map of the World / LEDECO / Tokyo / Japan
2001
The Illustrated Hecomi Map of the World / Ausstellungsraum Taubenstrasse 13 / Hamburg / Germany

Hecomi Installation 2001 / MAKII MASARU FINE ARTS / Tokyo / Japan


Selected Group Exhibitions

2017
What Remains / CODA Museum / Apeldoorn / the Netherlands
2016
It really, really, could happen. / TAV Barry Room Gallery / Taipei / Taiwan
Datte Muchu Nandesu! / Tokiwa Museum, Kosui Hall / Ube, Yamaguchi / Japan
THE SPRING EXHIBITION 2016 / Kunsthal Charlottenborg / Copenhagen / Denmark
Land-Scape / Land-Mark / Land-Shape / MIKIKO SATO GALLERY / Hamburg / Germany
2015
The 26th UBE Biennale / UBE tokiwa Museum / Ube, Yamaguchi / Japan
No Walles / Slaakhuys / Rotterdam / the Netherlands
Rikuo Ueda and Ken’ichiro Taniguchi / MIKIKO SATO GALLERY / Hamburg / Germany
UBE Biennale at Shibuya Hikarie / Shibuya Hikarie / Tokyo / Japan
2014
The 26th UBE Biennale Model Exhibition / Tokiwa lake Hall / Yamaguchi / Japan
Sapporo International Art Festival 2014 / Sapporo Odori 500-M Underground Walkway Gallery / Sapporo / Japan
2013
Mapping / NIU Art Museum / DeKalb, Illinois /USA

Das kleine Format / Mannheimer Kunstverein/SEBASTIAN FATH CONTEMPORARY / Mannheim/ Germany
2012
Souvenir - Herinneren als object / 38cc / Delft /The Netherlands

1000 Jaar Rotterdam / Museum Rotterdam / The Netherlands

Auf-Brechen / Mannheim / Germany
2011
REACTION&REFLECTION / De Sassenpoort / Zwolle / The Netherlands
2010
Moeglichkeit III / Radi-um von Roentgenwerke AG / Tokyo / Japan
2009
TWINISM / Kunsthaus / Hamburg / Germany AD&A gallery / Osaka / Japan

My First Art Collection / CBK / Rotterdam / The Netherlands

Thieme Art Award / RAI / Amsterdam / The Netherlands
2008
The 11th Taro Okamoto Award for Contemporary Art / Taro Okamoto Museum / Kawasaki / Japan
2007
linie+RAUM Mannheimer / Kunstverein / Mannheim / Germany

5-7-5 / Kunsthaus Barlach Halle / Hamburg / Germany

Junge Kunst aus China-Japan-Korea / Galerie F92 / Berlin / Germany
2006
Hecomi Study #A plan for a kitchen / R.T.Hansen Contemporary / Berlin / Germany

Hecomi Study #11 show with Toshiya Kobayashi / Sebastian Fath Contemporary / Mannheim / Germany

16-61-2006 / Galerie PHOEBUS / Rotterdam / The Netherlands

MINIMAL ILLUSIONS / villa MERKEL / Esslingen am Neckar / Germany

Ding-Dong! Kunstfestival / Altona / Hamburg / Germany

BEST OF / Sebastian Fath Contemporary / Mannheim / Germany
2005
B.R.T/Northern Europe Biennial Hamburg05 / HafenCity / Hamburg / Germany

Views from abroad / Stadtgalerie Kiel / Kiel Germany
2004
STEPPING ACROSS BORDERS / Modern Art Museum of Hokkaido / Sapporo / Japan

Yokoku 2005 / CAI contemporary art International / Hamburg / Germany

Ein Tag, ein Bild, ein Raum / Sebastian Fath Contemporary / Mannheim / Germany
2003
Feine Ware(I-III) Plattform Taubenstrasse / Kunstverein Harburger Bahnhof / Harburg / Germany

Art of Sapporo 2003 19+1 / Citizen Gallery of Sapporo / Sapporo / Japan
2002
LIBRARY PROJECT / Media Tak Sendai / Sendai / Japan

Huku Kita Kita / Modern Art Bank WALD / Fukuoka / Japan
2001
Anstiftung zu einer neuen Wahrnehmung / NEUES MUSEUM WESERBURG BREMEN / Bremen / Germany

7 Rooms-ART MEETS 2001 / Free Space PRAHA / Sapporo / Japan
2000
Contemporary Art Fair / Nagoya Citizen Gallery of Nagoya / Nagoya / Japan
1999
Kunst in handgepaeck / Fundbureau / Hamburg / Germany
1998
International Snow Sculpture Festival / Kemi / Finland




Awards, Grants and Residencies

2016
Artist in Residence Taipei Artist Village / Taipei / Taiwan
2015
Grant from Asahi Shimbun Foundation / Japan
2014
Artist in Residence Hangar / Barcelona / Spain - Barcelona Hecomi Map Project

Grant from Nomura Foundation / Japan

Grant from Asahi Shimbun Foundation / Japan

The 26th UBE Biennale / nominated (selected as work for full size production, 2015) / Japan

The 1st Hongo Shin Memorial Sculpture Award / 1st prize / Japan
2013
Artist in Residence MIET Air / Beers / the Netherlands - Hecomi Casting Project
2012
Grant from Shiseido / Japan
2011
Grant from Asahi Shimbun Foundation / Japan
2010
Stichting KiK Art Program / Kolderveen / the Netherlands - Milk Factory Hecomi Map Project
2009
Thieme Art Award / nominated / the Netherlands
2008-2010
Grant from Agency for Cultural Affairs Government of Japan
2008
Artist in Residence Duende / Rotterdam / the Netherlands - Rotterdam Hecomi Map Project

The 11th Taro Okamoto Award for Contemporary Art / nominated / Japan
2001
Art documents Support Program by Shiseido / Japan


Public Sculpture

2015
Hecomi Study for Kotoni-River / Sapporo / Japan
2012
Hecomi Study for CJIB #21 CJIB / Leeuwarden / The Netherlands
1999
orange / Sapporo / Japan


Publication

2015
Catalogue -Hecomi Study for Sapporo / publisher Sapporo Art Foundation / Japan
2014
Barcelona Hecomi Map / Spain / Nomura Foundation, ASAHI Shimbun Foundation
Catalogue / Kenichiro Taniguchi-Hecomi Study 2002-2014 / publisher Galerie PHOEBUS / ISBN:978-90-75593-18-1
2013
Catalogue / Kenichiro Taniguchi / publisher MIET AIR

Hecomi Study #25(brochure) / text Hajo Schiff / publisher MIKIKO SATO Gallery

Calendar 2013 / publisher MIKIKO SATO Gallery
2010
Kolderveen Milk Factory Hecomi Map / publisher Kik / The Netherlands
2009
Berlin Mitte Hecomi Map

Rotterdam Hecomi Map / publisher Galerie PHOEBUS

The Trail to Hecomi(DVD) / publisher AD&A gallery
2008
Catalogue / Kenichiro Taniguchi-Hecomi Study 2003-2008 / publisher MIKIKO SATO Gallery

Hecomi Study #14(brochure) / text Hajo Schiff / publisher MIKIKO SATO Gallery
2006
Hamburg Altona Hecomi Map / publisher Senseo


Article

2016
Asahi Shimbun 23.03.2016 / Newspaper / text / Ayako Hiizumi
2015
Hokkaido shinbun 20.10.2015 / Newspaper / text / Takashi Kamata

O.tone vol.83 / magazine

Mainichi shinbun 30.06.2015 / Newspaper / text / Michiko Sato

Hokkaido shinbun 04.03.2015 / Newspaper / text / Toshio Nakamori
2014
Hokkaido shinbun 22.07.2014 / Newspaper / text / Shigeyuki Iwamoto
2013
Die Kunst szene oT Juni-Juli / magazine / text / Hajo Schiff

De Gelderlander 20.08.2013 / Newspaper / text / Jaap Bak
2012
LEEUWARDER COURANT 23.02.2012 / Newspaper / text / Peter Karstkarel
2011
RISING - YOUNG ARTISTS TO KEEP AN EYE ON! / book / DAAB MEDIA GMBH

La Vanguardia.Sumplemento-Culturas 09.02.2011 / Newspaper/ text / Noelia Hernandez

Eikyo Influencias Japonesas #01 / magazine / text / Natalia Sanz
2010
Hokkaido shinbun 26.07.2010 / Newspaper / text / Nobuo Yamamoto

De Stentor 13.04.2010 / Newspaper / text / Heleen Geilenkirchen/ text / Natalia Sanz

Fensterplatz -Strasse / magazine / text / Ann-Cathrin Drews
2009
sleek -magazine for art and fashion- Autumn / magazine

KUNSTBEELD Nr3. text / Roos van Put

het financieele dagblad 21.2.2009 / Newspaper / text / Anne Berk
2008
Artforum - Best of 2008 reviews 12.2008 / magazine / text / Wolf Jahn

PEELER / web-magazine / interview / Aoi Kisaka

Art magazine 11.2008 / magazine

Art -Das Kunstmagazine 9.2008.9 /web magazine / text / Barbara Hein
2006
Mannheimer Morgen / Newspaper/ text / Susanne Kaeppele
2005
Querschnit / Newspaper/ text / Marek Storch

WELT / Newspaper/ text / Katja Engler


Collection

DKV Foundation / Barcelona / Spain

olor VISUAL collection / Barcelona / Spain

Museum Rotterdam / Rotterdam / the Netherlands

Miniature Museum of Contemporary Art / Den Haag / the Netherlands

Bijzondere Collecties / Amsterdam / the Netherlands

Maeght Foundation / Saint-Paul-de-Vence / France

Javier Marin Foundation / Mexico City / Mexico