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Sculptor
Ken’ichiro Taniguchi
Sapporo, JP, 1976


Studio Manager
Ayako Taniguchi
Sapporo, JP, 1978

Live and work in Berlin and Sapporo

Solo Exhibitions

2020
Hecomi Study & City Study #42, Sebastian Fath Contemporary, Mannheim, Germany
2019
Hecomi & City Study #41, LUXELAKES・A4 Art Museum, Chengdu, China
Hecomi & City Study #40, Mikiko Sato Gallery, Hamburg, Germany
2018
Hecomi & City Study #39, N2 GALERIA, Barcelona, Spain
2017
Hecomi Study #37, Krankenhaus Hedwigshoehe, Berlin, Germany
Hecomi Study #36 – Rotterdam, Phoebus Rotterdam, the Netherlands
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, 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, 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, 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, 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

2019
Aufbrechen, Barlach Halle K, Hamburg, Germany
MONOCHROM, Sebastian Fath Contemporary, Mannheim, Germany
2018
Wissel Aziatisch Paviljoen 2018, Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam, the Netherlands
2017
Ube no sato Art Festa, Former Kibe elementary school, Ube, Yamaguchi, Japan
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, Yamaguchi, Japan
No Walles, Slaakhuys, Rotterdam, the Netherlands
Rikuo Ueda and Ken’ichiro Taniguchi, Mikiko Sato Gallery, Hamburg, Germany
UBE Biennale at 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
Miniature Museum Ria and Lex Daniels, Gemeentemuseum, Den Haag, the Netherlands
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, KunstRAI, 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, 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
Your Private Sky (after R. Buckminster Fuller), Phoebus Rotterdam, KunstRAI, Amsterdam, the Netherlands
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

2020
Grant from Pola Art Foundation, Japan
Grant from Nomura Foundation, Japan
2019
Artist in Residence A4 Museum, Chengdu, China
2017-2018
Grant from The Pollock-Krasner Foundation, NY, USA
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

2018
Hecomi Study -The exploration of Sapporo′s shape 2018-, SAPPORO COMMUNITY PLAZA, Japan
2015-2018
Hecomi Study for Kotoni-River, Sapporo, Japan
2012
Hecomi Study for CJIB #21, Leeuwarden, the Netherlands
1999
orange, Sapporo, Japan

Publication

2020
Catalogue LINKING TRANSFORMATIONS, publisher Stadtgalerie Kiel, Germany
2019
Catalogue Hecomi & City Study #41, publisher LUXELAKES・A4 Art Museum, China
Luxes’Island Hecomi Map, publisher LUXELAKES・A4 Art Museum, China
2018
Catalogue Kenichiro Taniguchi, publisher N2 Galeria, Spain
2015
Catalogue Hecomi Study for Sapporo, publisher Sapporo Art Foundation, Japan
2014
Barcelona Hecomi Map, supported by Nomura Foundation, ASAHI Shimbun Foundation
Catalogue Hecomi Study 2002-2014, publisher Phoebus Rotterdam, ISBN:978-90-75593-18-1
2013
Catalogue Kenichiro Taniguchi, publisher MIET AIR, the Netherlands
Brochure Hecomi Study #25, publisher MIKIKO SATO Gallery, text Hajo Schiff, Germany
Calendar 2013, publisher MIKIKO SATO Gallery, Germany
2010
Kolderveen Milk Factory Hecomi Map, publisher Kik, the Netherlands
2009
Berlin Mitte Hecomi Map, the Netherlands
Rotterdam Hecomi Map, publisher Phoebus Rotterdam, the Netherlands
DVD The Trail to Hecomi, publisher AD&A gallery, Japan
2008
Catalogue Hecomi Study 2003-2008, publisher MIKIKO SATO Gallery, Germany
Brochure Hecomi Study #14, publisher MIKIKO SATO Gallery, text Hajo Schiff, Germany
2006
Hamburg Altona Hecomi Map, publisher Senseo, Germany

Article

2019
Book Tanz der Dinge/Things that dance text: Holger Hartung, Germany
Magazine O.tone Vol.124, text: Eri Yamauchi, Japan
2018
Magazine Aziatische Kunst Jaargang 48, Nr.3, text: Ching-Ling Wang, the Netherlands
Magazine Revistart No.189, text: Andrea Krafft, Spain
Newspaper Hokkaido shinbun 27.10.2018, text: Hideki Kyusai, Japan
2017
Magazine FOCUS 28 Oct + Nov, text: Yiyi, Li Yin-Qi, Taiwan
Art journalbeelden, text: Etienne Boileau, the Netherlands
2016
Newspaper Asahi Shimbun 23.03.2016, text: Ayako Hiizumi, Japan
2015
Newspaper Hokkaido shinbun 20.10.2015, text: Takashi Kamata, Japan
Magazine O.tone vol.83, Japan
Newspaper Mainichi shinbun 30.06.2015, text: Michiko Sato, Japan
Newspaper Hokkaido shinbun 04.03.2015, text: Toshio Nakamori, Japan
2014
Book Bruch – Shnitt – Riss text: Katharina Alsen/Nina Heinsohn, Germany
Newspaper Hokkaido shinbun 22.07.2014, text: Shigeyuki Iwamoto, Japan
2013
Magazine Die Kunst szene oT Juni-Juli, text: Hajo Schiff, Germany
Newspaper De Gelderlander 20.08.2013, text: Jaap Bak, the Netherlands
2012
Newspaper LEEUWARDER COURANT 23.02.2012, text: Peter Karstkarel, the Netherlands
2011
Book RISING – YOUNG ARTISTS TO KEEP AN EYE ON!, DAAB MEDIA GMBH, Germany
Newspaper La Vanguardia.Sumplemento-Culturas 09.02.2011, text: Noelia Hernandez, Spain
Magazine Eikyo Influencias Japonesas #01, text: Natalia Sanz, Spain
2010
Newspaper Hokkaido shinbun 26.07.2010, text: Nobuo Yamamoto, Japan
Newspaper De Stentor 13.04.2010, text: Heleen Geilenkirchen, the Netherlands
Magazine Fensterplatz -Strasse, text: Ann-Cathrin Drews, Germany
2009
Magazine sleek -magazine for art and fashion- Autumn, Germany
Magazine KUNSTBEELD No 3, text: Roos van Put, the Netherlands
Newspaper het financieele dagblad 21.2.2009, text: Anne Berk, the Netherlands
2008
Magazine Artforum December, text: Wolf Jahn, USA
Web-magazine PEELER, interviewer: Aoi Kisaka, Japan
Magazine Art magazine 11.2008, Germany
Web-magazine Art -Das Kunstmagazine 9.2008, text: Barbara Hein Germany
2006
Newspaper Mannheimer Morgen, text: Susanne Kaeppele, Germany
2005
Newspaper Querschnit, text: Marek Storch, Germany
Newspaper WELT, text: Katja Engler, Germany

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
Krankenhaus Hedwigshoehe, Berlin, Germany