Biography

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Noriko YAMAGUCHI

Artist

1983 Born in Kobe city, Hyogo, Japan
2000 Graduated from Osaka University of Arts Junior College
2005 Graduated from Kyoto University of Art and Design
2007 Completed post Graduate course at Kyoto City University of Arts

 

Awards
2000 The Research Room Award, Graduation Exhibition at Osaka University of Arts Junior College
2004 Selected for Contemporary Art Contest hosted by Osaka Contemporary Art Center
         Panel Judge Prize by Eiko Hosoe, 21st century Asia Design Competition hosted by KyotoUniversity of Art and Design
2005 President Prize, Graduation Exhibition at Kyoto University of Art and Design
2008 Selected for Mitsubisi Corporation Art Gate Program
         Finalist of Sovereign Asian Art Prize
2018 Finalist of Sovereign Asian Art Prize

 

Solo exhibitions
2003 Birth of Keitai-Girl, Gallery ERIO, Osaka
2004 cowpea, Gallery Raku, Kyoto
2006 OGURARAHIME, Contemporary Art Museum Ise, Mie
2007 Noriko Yamaguchi – PEPPERMINT MOTHER, MEM, Osaka
2008 Peppermint Mother, MIRAI PROJECT, Stockholm, Sweden

2011 Noriko Yamaguchi – Tsuchitarashi, MEM, TokyoTsuchitarashi, Sakshi Gallery, Taipei, Taiwan
2013 Nu doll – Stop Motion Animation, Kyoto City University of Arts Gallery @KCUA, Kyoto

2015 Noriko Yamaguchi – Plaque, MEM, Tokyo
2020 Noriko Yamaguchi – A Story Repeated, MEM, Tokyo

2021 Noriko Yamaguchi – WANTED, un petit GARAGE, Tokyo

​​2022 WANTED, gallery ayatsumugi, venue:suitengu studio, Tokyo
 

Group Exhibitions
2003 Artist by Artists, Mori Arts Center, Tokyo
2004 Art as DEAIKEI-site, Osaka Contemporary Art Center, Osaka
Kyoto Art Annual, Kyoto University of Art and Design, Kyoto
2005 Stars from Chaos, Spiral Hall, Tokyo
2006 Bunkamura Art Show, Bunkamura Gallery, Tokyo
2007 Kisho Kurokawa – From the Age of the Machine to the Age of Life, The National ArtCenter, Tokyo
         Gense-Bijutsuten, Kenninji-Temple, Kyoto
         Simulasian: Refiguring “Asia” for the 21st century, ACAF, New York, USA
2009 GEXTOPHOTO International Photography Festival 2009, Gexto, Spain
         The Tradition of the New, Sakshi Gallery Taipei, Taiwan
2010 The Tradition of the New, Sakshi Gallery, Mumbai, India

2011 Becoming Cyborg, National Taiwan Museum of Fine Arts, Taichung, Taiwan
         Pillow Talk #2, WRO Art Center, Wroclaw, Poland
         Pillow Talk #3, Kyoto City University of Arts Gallery @KCUA, Kyoto
2015 7th Yebisu International Festival for Art & Alternative Visions: See You on the Planet,Tokyo Photographic Art Museum
2017 Kakegawa Chaennale, Room for honored guests in Kakegawa Takenomaru, Shizuoka
2018 OPEN STUDIO 2018, ART FACTORY JONANJIMA, Tokyo
2019 OPEN STUDIO 2019, ART FACTORY JONANJIMA, Tokyo
Rokko Meets Art 2019, Mt. Rokko, Hyogo

 

Performances
2003 ARTISTS BY ARTISTS, Mori Arts Center, Tokyo
2006 Keitai Girls dancing ParaPara at Unravel, SIGGRAPH / club Roxy, Boston, USA
2008 Keitai Girl Marching at Paris Photo 2008, Carrousel de Louvre, Paris, France
2009 Keitai Girl IMEKURA Show, Gallerie LUCE, Kyoto
2010 Keitai Girl Performance: Hong Kong Wonderland at Art HK 2010, Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre
2015 7th Yebisu International Festival for Art & Alternative Visions: See You on the Planet,Tokyo Photographic Art Museum

 

Selected Bibliography
Eric Shiner, “Project in the making…Yamaguchi Noriko is under our skin”, Art Asia Pacific, winter issue, 2005
“Beside the Great Wall”, white wall, summer issue, 2006
Takafumi Kobuki,"Reviews", BT Vol.59, BIJUTSU SHUPPAN-SHA, Dec. 2007
Yumi Yamaguchi, “Noriko Yamaguchi”, Warriors of art : a guide to contemporary Japaneseartists, Kodansha International, Feb. 2007
Hiroyuki Kobashi, "Transforming into Cellphone, Parade in Paris", Nikkei Shinbun, Nikkei Inc.Oct. 2008 evening paper
Gloria K. Fiero, Globalism: Information, Communication, and the Digital Revolution, Landmarks in Humanities, McGrow-Hill, 2008, fig. 15.1
Masataka Une, “Japon” Front cover, VU MAG #2, Nov. 2008
Satoru Nagoya, “Review – Noriko Yamaguchi MEM Gallery, Osaka”, FLASH ART #258,Jan.–Feb. 2008
Fabriano Fabbri, Lo zen e il manga. L'arte contemporanea giapponese, Bruno Mondadori, Milano, 2009, p.224, pp.312-315

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