YUKO MOHRI

„My concept for my art-making is to search a new relationship between artifact  and  nature.
Artifact  and nature is not only the opposite schema. (…) My work is the environment itself that I discover through the procedure. Each exhibition space produces its own unique ecosystem, and one work would look differently depending on where it is installed. It could be said that it is an old, and at the same time new way of relationship between nature and un-nature that derived from errors, chances, and piles of degradation over time.” Yuko Mohri

Yuko Mohri (b. 1980, Kanagawa, Japan) produces installations that convey intangible energies such as magnetism, gravity, light, and temperature, by creating assemblages of reconfigured everyday items and machine parts collected in cities around the world. Mohri has been named among the 2016 40 Under 40 Asia Pacific by Apollo Magazine, as well as on of „5 Essential Japanese Artists“ by Blouin Artinfo. She is the recipient of the Nissan Art Award 2015 and was selected as a grantee of Asian Cultural Council 2014. Her recent major exhibitions include „Circus without Circus“ (Project Fulfill Art Space, Taipei, 2016), „Pleated Image“ (waitingroom, Tokyo, 2016), “Roppongi Crossing 2016” (Mori Art Museum, Tokyo), „Regeneration Movement“ (National Taiwan Museum of Fine Arts, Taichung, 2016), „Unseen Existence“ (Hong Kong Arts Centre, 2014), and “Yokohama Triennale 2014” (Yokohama Museum of Art, 2014). Mohri’s upcoming exhibitions include „Kochi-Muziris Biennale 2016“ (Kochi, India), White Rainbow (London) and „MOT Satellite“ (Museum of Contemporary Art Tokyo). Mohri has held artist residencies at the Lower Manhattan Cultural Council, Victoria & Albert Museum, and Camden Arts Centre, London. She lives and works in Tokyo, Japan.



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1980 geboren in Kanagawa/Japan
lebt und arbeitet in Tokyo/Japan