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Biography

SEITARO YAMAZAKI
1982-

Artist / TOKYO

Sei Yamazaki Artworks / Sei Yamazaki Biography

Sei Yamazaki is a conceptual artist based in Tokyo, Japan. He showcases exhibitions and installations across the world. Yamazaki works around the theme of finding and casting a spotlight on elements that weren’t chosen for one reason or another in the evolution process. Yamazaki is the founder and director of Seitaro Design, Inc., radio personality of FM Yokohama “Culture Department” and the Creative Advisor of Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Organization Committee.

EDUCATION

2005-
Graduated from New York Film Academy.
2006-
Graduated from Rikkyo University, College of Sociology, Department of Contemporary Culture and Society.
2013-
Nanboku Suiboku Painting Association, studied under Shukou Tsuchiya
2016-
Graduated from Kyoto University of Art and Design Graduate School (M.A in ARTS)
2019-
Associate professor of Ohara School of Ikebana Style name: GENSEI

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2019-
UNIT FOR Y-AXIS / J-COLLABO, NewYork
2018-
In Praise of Shadows / MONO JAPAN 2018, Amsterdam
2016-
For Nanyodo Bookstore, serif s gallery / Kanazawa
Up-and-Coming Architect: Exhibition of Seitaro Yamazaki / tianjin international design week, Tianjin
2012-
invisible directions#1, 10×10 EXHIBITION / Tokyo
invisible directions#2, Detour HongKong / HongKong

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2020-
RESONANCE / Camden Image Gallery, London
2019-
NAMELESS PORTRAIT / Nagasaki Holland Village
2018-
UNSAMBLE CAST / J-COLLABO, NewYork
2017-
TYPOGRAPHY MONDAY / KANAZAWA 21st CENTURY KOGEI FESTIVAL
2016-
Around the thought / KANAZAWA 21st CENTURY KOGEI FESTIVAL
2013-
KASAMA EXHIBITION, DESIGN TIDE MIDTOWN 2011 / Tokyo
2010-
Kawara EXHIBITION, DESIGN TIDE MIDTOWN 2010 / Tokyo

AWARD

2020-
The winner of 14th Arte Laguna Prize for an artistic residency at Espronceda / Espronceda (BARCELONA, SPAIN)
2018-
Annual Group Exhibition And Showcase 2018 Winner / J-COLLABO, NewYork
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