Kyoto City University of Arts Gallery @KCUA - Past Events

Below is a list of all past events for Kyoto City University of Arts Gallery @KCUA. Current and upcoming events, as well as other details, are available on the venue's page.

  • poster for Transmit Program

    Transmit Program

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    • Media: Painting - Nihonga - Prints - Architecture
    • 2018-04-07 - 2018-05-20

    The annual KCUA Transmit Program features emerging artists selected from recent BFA, MFA, and PhD graduates from KCUA. This year’s artists are Sae Fujita (2017 MFA in Printmaking), Sayoko Kobayashi (2017...More »

  • poster for Takao Fujiwara “Stargazers”

    Takao Fujiwara “Stargazers”

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    • 2018-03-10 - 2018-03-25

    Exhibition commemorating the retirement of KCUA’s Astrophysics professor Takao Fujiwara.More »

  • poster for Kyoto City University of Arts “KCUA Alumni Association Exhibition: The Early Nineties”

    Kyoto City University of Arts “KCUA Alumni Association Exhibition: The Early Nineties”

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    • Media: Painting - Prints - Sculpture - Product - Crafts - Ceramics
    • 2018-02-17 - 2018-03-04

    Presenting the work of those who graduated Kyoto City University of Arts in the early nineties. Though The Lost Decade - the period following the collapse of the bubble in the early nineties - is usually...More »

  • poster for Artist Social Reproduction

    Artist Social Reproduction

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    • Media: Drawing - Installation - Media Arts - Performance Art
    • 2018-01-13 - 2018-02-12

    The Kyoto City University of Arts Art Gallery @KCUA presents “Artist Social Reproduction”, an exhibition organized based on the theme of production and artistic techniques, featuring seven artists who...More »

  • poster for Masato Nishida Exhibition

    Masato Nishida Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting
    • 2017-12-15 - 2018-01-08

    Exhibition commemorating the retirement of KCUA’s Nihonga (Japanese-style painting) professor Masato Nishida. [Related Event] Gallery Talk Vol.1 Date: Dec.16 (Sat) From 14:00 Gallery Talk Vol.2 Date:...More »

  • poster for 28th International Student Exhibition

    28th International Student Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting - Sculpture - Product - Crafts - Party
    • 2017-11-30 - 2017-12-10

    An annual exhibition of works by international exchange students studying at Kyoto City University of Arts.More »

  • poster for Arin Rungjang “Mongkut”

    Arin Rungjang “Mongkut”

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    • Media: Sculpture - Installation
    • 2017-10-28 - 2017-11-26

    Thailand’s leading contemporary artist Arin Rungjang’s first solo exhibition in Japan. Arin Rungjang (born 1975, Bangkok; lives and works in Bangkok) is known for deftly revisiting historical material,...More »

  • poster for Shintai 0 Base Unyoho “0 Gym”

    Shintai 0 Base Unyoho “0 Gym”

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    • Media: Sculpture - Installation - Video and Film
    • 2017-09-02 - 2017-10-15

    “Shintai 0 Base Unyōhō” is a textile artist and KCUA instructor Ryuichiro Ando’s unique methodology for bodily movement based on the perspective of creating artworks and other objects. During this period,...More »

  • poster for Nozomi Tojinbara + Fukiko Yoshida “Septile”

    Nozomi Tojinbara + Fukiko Yoshida “Septile”

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    • Media: Painting - Sculpture
    • 2017-08-05 - 2017-08-20

    Exhibition by Nozomi Tojinbara and Fukiko Yoshida.More »

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    Symphony LDK

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    • Media: Sound
    • 2017-07-08 - 2017-07-23

    Presenting a group of artists who work with sound, and their individual works that occupy the same space and time.More »

  • poster for Yuriko Sasaoka “Hello Holy!”

    Yuriko Sasaoka “Hello Holy!”

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    • Media: Video and Film
    • 2017-07-08 - 2017-07-23

    Doll animator Yuriko Sasaoka presents new video installations using animation, live action, and video collage techniques. In these culture and reference-blending works about the founding of nations, characters...More »

  • poster for Transferring Matter: Artifacts from New Guinea

    Transferring Matter: Artifacts from New Guinea

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    • Media: Crafts
    • 2017-06-10 - 2017-07-02

    Selections from the artifacts collected in New Guinea by KCUA’s research team in 1969. [Related Events] Gallery Talk (Japanese only) Date: Jun.10 (Sat) From 14:00-16:00 Admission: Free Lecture...More »

  • poster for KCUA Transmit Program 2017

    KCUA Transmit Program 2017

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    • Media: Painting - Sculpture
    • 2017-04-08 - 2017-05-21

    Emerging artists selected from recent BFA, MFA, and PhD graduates from KCUA. This year’s artists are Masato Mizutani (2016 MFA in Oil Painting), Eriko Mukai (2015 MFA in Sculpture), Taishi Nishi (2015...More »

  • poster for  “Tracing Life” Project Exhibition

    “Tracing Life” Project Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting - Photography - Sculpture - Video and Film
    • 2017-03-23 - 2017-03-30

    Open Kitchen is an artwork exchange between the Nara-based social welfare NPO Tanpopo-no-ye and students at Kyoto City University of Arts students. Participants send their art to be altered and completed...More »

  • poster for Nobuko Hiroi “Traveling Textiles”

    Nobuko Hiroi “Traveling Textiles”

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    • Media: Installation - Fashion - Party
    • 2017-03-11 - 2017-03-26

    A retirement exhibition by Kyoto City University of Arts Dyeing and Weaving professor Nobuko Hiroi. Displayed are roughly a dozen of her works including 2D pieces, sculptures, and installations created...More »

  • poster for Archival Practice: The ’80s

    Archival Practice: The ’80s

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    • Media: Painting - Sculpture - Video and Film
    • 2017-02-18 - 2017-03-05

    An exhibition focusing on the Kansai New Wave movement from the 1980s in Japan, of which may of the key players were KCUA graduates.More »

  • poster for Akane Saijo + Haruka Shima “Rhizome”

    Akane Saijo + Haruka Shima “Rhizome”

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    • Media: Painting - Ceramics - Party
    • 2017-02-18 - 2017-03-05

    An exhibition by ceramist Akane Saijo and painter Haruka Shima. Rhizomes are center-less intersecting lines extending and changing course in diverse directions. Saijo and Shima use different techniques...More »

  • poster for Kawai + Okamura “Mood Hall/Mood Hole”

    Kawai + Okamura “Mood Hall/Mood Hole”

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    • Media: Video and Film
    • 2016-12-17 - 2017-01-22

    The first solo exhibition in nine years for the Kyoto-based video artist duo Kawai + Okamura (Hiroki Okamura and Takumi Kawai). Having received global acclaim for their digital and stop-motion animations,...More »

  • poster for 27th International Student Exhibition

    27th International Student Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting - Sculpture
    • 2016-12-01 - 2016-12-11

    An annual exhibition showcasing works by international students studying at Kyoto City University of Arts. [Related Events] Gallery Talk Date: Dec.1 (Thurs) From 17:00 Opening Reception Party Date:...More »

  • poster for Martin Creed Exhibition

    Martin Creed Exhibition

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    • Media: Installation - Video and Film - Performance Art
    • 2016-10-22 - 2016-11-27

    Martin Creed’s artworks are always moving. He takes everyday items, stationery, and so on, and arranges them in rows or piles to create an accentuated sense of repetition and regulation, and beat out a...More »

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    New Lifestyle

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    • Media: Photography - Sculpture - Crafts - Ceramics - Video and Film - Art Festival - Party
    • 2016-09-10 - 2016-10-02

    Exhibition in collaboration with Villa Kujoyama for Nuit Blanche Kyoto 2016. Video, photography, sculpture, etc. by French artists and other resident artists at Villa Kujoyama. Exhibition designed through...More »

  • poster for Silent @KCUA: Reconstruction Charity Auction

    Silent @KCUA: Reconstruction Charity Auction

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    • Media: Painting - Drawing - Sculpture - Party
    • 2016-09-10 - 2016-09-19

    The charity auction Silent @KCUA is a ten-year project started in 2011 to give support to a broad range of groups involved in reconstruction efforts connected to the 2011 Tohoku earthquake and tsunami....More »

  • poster for Colors of KCUA 2016: The New Balance Is Here

    Colors of KCUA 2016: The New Balance Is Here

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    • Media: Painting - Sculpture - Installation - Video and Film
    • 2016-08-30 - 2016-09-19

    “Colors of KCUA” is a series of exhibitions that has been planned and curated by KCUA’s Science of Art students since 2011, featuring artists selected from KCUA students and graduates. The project is intended...More »

  • poster for Through the Hoop

    Through the Hoop

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    • Media: Drawing - Prints - Sculpture - Party
    • 2016-08-20 - 2016-09-04

    This exhibition will present explorations of the idea of “passing through a hole” as a cross-genre examination of the essence of screen printing. [Related Event] Performances by Through the Hoop Artists Dates:...More »

  • poster for Nana Kuromiya “Night – Faint Outlines”

    Nana Kuromiya “Night – Faint Outlines”

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    • Media: Drawing
    • 2016-08-04 - 2016-08-21

    Night – Faint Outlines is a solo exhibition by Nana Kuromiya, who will be showing her recent oil paintings and paintings using pigment on Japanese paper.More »

  • poster for Emilie Pedron “Unfired”

    Emilie Pedron “Unfired”

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    • Media: Product - Ceramics
    • 2016-06-11 - 2016-06-17

    Émilie Pedron is a French ceramist who is currently doing a half-year residency in Kyoto at Villa Kujoyama. The challenge of working in a foreign country with no workshop at her disposal has brought a...More »

  • poster for Eiji Uematsu “The Sky that the Rabbits Saw”

    Eiji Uematsu “The Sky that the Rabbits Saw”

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    • Media: Installation - Ceramics
    • 2016-06-11 - 2016-07-31

    Based in Marubashira, Iga, Uematsu creates works made of earth, primarily ceramics. Until now, he has been constantly creating a wide variety of works including not only ceramic works that can actually...More »

  • poster for Still Moving - On the Terrace

    Still Moving - On the Terrace

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    • Media: Photography - Painting - Sculpture - Installation - Product
    • 2016-04-16 - 2016-05-29

    Within the next 10 years, Kyoto City University of Arts is planning to move to the Suujin Area, mere minutes from Kyoto station. The area is blessed with the abundant natural scenery of Takasegawa and...More »

  • poster for Yuki Okumura “Na”

    Yuki Okumura “Na”

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    • Media: Media Arts
    • 2016-02-20 - 2016-03-21

    Born 1978 in Aomori, Japan, and currently living and working in Brussels and Maastricht, Yuki Okumura is an artist whose practice resembles that of a translator, ghostwriter or mediator, subjectively interpreting,...More »

  • poster for Guido Van der Werve “Killing Time”

    Guido Van der Werve “Killing Time”

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    • Media: Video and Film
    • 2016-02-20 - 2016-03-21

    “Killing Time” is the first large-scale exhibition in Japan to focus on Guido Van der Werve’s work over the past decade. Van der Werve began by making performance based video works in 2000. Having a background...More »

  • poster for Artist Workshop Exhibition: Nelly Saunier’s “Feather”

    Artist Workshop Exhibition: Nelly Saunier’s “Feather”

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    • Media: Fashion - Crafts
    • 2016-01-16 - 2016-02-07

    Presenting the final results of a workshop held by Kyoto City University of Arts as part an Agency for Cultural Affairs initiative. The works of invited French artist Nelly Saunier, plus the fresh creation...More »

  • poster for Paweł Althamer + Artur Żmijewski “House of Day, House of Night”

    Paweł Althamer + Artur Żmijewski “House of Day, House of Night”

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    • Media: Video and Film
    • 2016-01-09 - 2016-02-07

    This exhibition presents works created by participants during 3 workshops led by Polish artists Paweł Althamer and Artur Żmijewski in 2015. The workshop was aimed at creating fresh approaches to art and...More »

  • poster for Sakiko Ito “Shijimi the Tortoise”

    Sakiko Ito “Shijimi the Tortoise”

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    • Media: Photography - Installation
    • 2015-12-10 - 2015-12-25

    Presenting Sakiko Ito’s installation that was conceived from daily interactions with her pet tortoise, Shijimi.More »

  • poster for Kazuo Okazaki + Nobuaki Onishi “Born Twice”

    Kazuo Okazaki + Nobuaki Onishi “Born Twice”

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    • Media: Sculpture - Party
    • 2015-11-21 - 2015-12-06

    Kazuo Okazaki carved out an important place in postwar Japanese art history with sculptures made using diverse methods and materials according to his “Gyobutsuhoi” (Object Supplement) theory of 1963, which...More »

  • poster for Homage to Kantor –Theater of Death

    Homage to Kantor –Theater of Death

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    • Media: Photography - Painting - Party
    • 2015-10-10 - 2015-11-15

    Celebrating the 100th anniversary of the birth of the Polish theater director, designer, and artist Taedusz Kantor, KCUA presents his photographs, drawings, screenings of his productions, and symposiums,...More »

  • poster for Nuit Blanche Kyoto 2015 @KCUA

    Nuit Blanche Kyoto 2015 @KCUA

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    • Media: Photography - Installation - Video and Film - Party
    • 2015-09-26 - 2015-10-04

    Paris and Kyoto: both cities have long, rich traditions of art and crafts. Moreover, both have developed strong fashion cultures. Nuit Blanche considers the possibilities for cultural exchange through...More »

  • poster for Joining Threads, Spreading Cloths – Weaving and Dyeing Majors Exhibition

    Joining Threads, Spreading Cloths – Weaving and Dyeing Majors Exhibition

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    • Media: Product - Crafts
    • 2015-09-10 - 2015-09-27

    A selection of outstanding works by students specializing in dyeing and weaving at Kanazawa College of Art, Kyoto City University of Arts, and Tokyo University of the Arts. More »

  • poster for The Exhibition of Design Department Alumni of KCUA

    The Exhibition of Design Department Alumni of KCUA

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    • Media: Illustration - Crafts
    • 2015-08-27 - 2015-09-06

    This exhibition of graduation work shows designs that use the Yuzen dyeing method and Nishijin textiles: both aspects of the Kyoto textile industry. After the development of the Japanese light industry...More »

  • poster for Yama / Kanzenban

    Yama / Kanzenban

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    • Media: Installation - Video and Film - Media Arts - Talks - Performance Art
    • 2015-08-08 - 2015-08-23

    With performances and events that transform or expand on their concept as a band, Yama / Kanzenban pursue expressions that lie outside of the existing framework for musical expression. With their new challenge...More »

  • poster for Yumi Karasumaru “Facing Histories”

    Yumi Karasumaru “Facing Histories”

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    • Media: Painting
    • 2015-08-06 - 2015-08-23

    This year marks the 70th anniversary of the atomic bombings over Hiroshima and Nagasaki and the end of WWⅡ. Yumi faces the catastrophe of these bombings, looking back on Japanese history as well as family...More »

  • poster for Moonlight Reflected on the Water’s Surface

    Moonlight Reflected on the Water’s Surface

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    • Media: Painting - Drawing - Sculpture - Installation
    • 2015-06-27 - 2015-08-02

    The number of female students enrolled at Kyoto City University of Arts has continued to increase and is now approaching 90 percent of all students. This trend can be seen, to varying degrees, in art schools...More »

  • poster for Materializing Exhibition III - Between Information and Materiality

    Materializing Exhibition III - Between Information and Materiality

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    • Media: Architecture - Installation - Product
    • 2015-05-16 - 2015-06-21

    The third of this series, “Materializing Exhibition III - Between Information and Materiality” seeks out the possibilities of art and design surrounding the recently mainstream digital fabrication. With...More »

  • poster for Akira Takehata “Poetry/Art”

    Akira Takehata “Poetry/Art”

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    • Media: Graphics - Sculpture
    • 2015-03-07 - 2015-05-10

    A commemorative exhibition entitled “ Poetry / Art ” for the retirement of Kyoto City University of Arts president Akira Takehata. Born in Kyoto in 1947, Takehata has been president since 2011. Though...More »

  • poster for Kyoto City University of Arts Faculty Exhibition: The 1970’s

    Kyoto City University of Arts Faculty Exhibition: The 1970’s

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    • Media: Painting - Sculpture - Talks
    • 2015-02-14 - 2015-03-01

    An exhibition of works by KCUA students and faculty from the past ten years, a period in which the university has experimented with educational reforms including a practical curriculum that became the...More »

  • poster for Yuriko Sasaoka + Akane Morishita “My Body, My Emo”

    Yuriko Sasaoka + Akane Morishita “My Body, My Emo”

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    • Media: Painting - Video and Film - Party
    • 2015-02-12 - 2015-03-01

    In these works, ephemeral physical perceptions and emotions are keys to the perspectives of the artists Yuriko Sasaoka and Akane Morishita. More »

  • poster for The Catalogue— Rinko Kawauchi Workshop Showcase

    The Catalogue— Rinko Kawauchi Workshop Showcase

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    • Media: Photography
    • 2015-02-11 - 2015-02-22

    Presenting a photo collection created by five artists in a workshop led by photographer Rinko Kawauchi.More »

  • poster for Kaori Kurosaki + Hidekazu Tanaka “Painting Faithfully/Timepective”

    Kaori Kurosaki + Hidekazu Tanaka “Painting Faithfully/Timepective”

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    • Media: Painting - Party
    • 2015-02-11 - 2015-02-22

    Kaori Kurosaki and Hidekazu Tanaka both have strongly held ideas about the process and methodology of painting, yet produce works completely different in style. For this program they shared a studio and...More »

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    Showcase

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    • Media: Photography - Painting
    • 2015-01-10 - 2015-02-08

    In 2013, the Kyoto City University of Arts implemented a project sponsored by the Agency for Cultural Affairs, “Diversified workshops by invites lecturers (artists) for the cultivation of up-and-coming...More »

  • poster for “On the Way to the Future, and Now”

    “On the Way to the Future, and Now”

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    • Media: Painting - Product - Talks
    • 2014-12-12 - 2014-12-28

    These 12 young creators active in art, crafts, and design first came together through the “On the Way to the Future” project in the summer of 2013. Finding direction through discussions led by curators...More »

  • KCUA Nihonga Nowadays

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    • Media: Painting
    • 2014-11-22 - 2014-12-07

    A group exhibition featuring today’s traditional Nihonga arts from students of masters courses, doctoral courses, and part-time lecturers of Kyoto City University of Arts.More »

  • poster for Teppei Kaneuji + Tom Woolner + Makiko Yamamoto “A Blurry Stage on the Horizon”

    Teppei Kaneuji + Tom Woolner + Makiko Yamamoto “A Blurry Stage on the Horizon”

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    • Media: Sculpture - Installation - Talks
    • 2014-11-22 - 2014-12-07

    After a decade since their encounter, Kaneuji, Yamamoto and Wooler join again in Kyoto to create together a stage in the exhibition space on the theme “Value, common sense and perspective” as well as their...More »

  • poster for Flow - What is it Linked With, Where is it Going ?

    Flow - What is it Linked With, Where is it Going ?

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    • Media: Photography - Painting - Party
    • 2014-10-11 - 2014-11-16

    In this exhibition, four artists explore the theme of water from different perspectives. Water is necessary for all living things, but simultaneously it is often necessary to pollute water to live, and...More »

  • poster for Nuit Blanche Kyoto 2014

    Nuit Blanche Kyoto 2014

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    • Media: Video and Film - Performance Art
    • 2014-10-04 - 2014-10-05

    [Oct. 4 (Sat) 18:00–25:00] Live performances, a night bazaar, and an international short film festival at Kyoto City University of Arts Gallery. [1F Gallery A] 18:00–24:00 Night Bazaar [1F Gallery...More »

  • poster for Silent @KCUA 2014

    Silent @KCUA 2014

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    • Media: Painting
    • 2014-09-13 - 2014-09-21

    A charity auction held by students from the Kyoto City University of Arts, with the purpose of aiding recovery from the 2011 Great East Japan Earthquake. “Silent @KCUA” aims to provide continual support...More »

  • poster for Asako Ohtsuka “Your Ghost is Fine”

    Asako Ohtsuka “Your Ghost is Fine”

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    • Media: Sculpture
    • 2014-09-13 - 2014-09-28

    An exhibition of Ohtsuka’s humorous and tactile sculptural works, including the palm-sized marble works “The taxonomy of similar clouds,” which has been coated in lacquer to alter the weightiness of its...More »

  • poster for Attractive Walls - Art’s Footsteps 5

    Attractive Walls - Art’s Footsteps 5

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    • Media: Painting - Crafts
    • 2014-08-28 - 2014-09-07

    Interior design works chosen from the collection of the former Kyoto City Arts Vocational College, predecessor of the Kyoto City University of Arts Gallery, made between the later Meiji period and the...More »

  • Gourmandise

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    • Media: Illustration
    • 2014-08-28 - 2014-09-07

    Since 2008, the Visual Design major at Kyoto City University of Arts have been collaborating with universities from Europe and the US. Art students from five countries will take part in this exhibition,...More »

  • poster for Invitation— Floating Consciousness

    Invitation— Floating Consciousness

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    • Media: Painting
    • 2014-08-09 - 2014-08-24

    Planned and carried out mainly by students of the university’s Art Lab since 2011, this exhibition is the fourth in the “Colors of KCUA” series presenting the works of selected graduates and current students...More »

  • poster for Apichatpong Weerasethakul “PHOTOPHOBIA”

    Apichatpong Weerasethakul “PHOTOPHOBIA”

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    • Media: Photography - Video and Film
    • 2014-06-14 - 2014-07-27

    “Photophobia” is an exhibition of work by Apichatpong Weerasethakul, a filmmaker and artist with great international recognition. Following his 2013 exhibition at Stenersen Museum in Oslo, Norway, there...More »

  • poster for Futoshi Miyagi “American Boyfriend: Bodies of Water”

    Futoshi Miyagi “American Boyfriend: Bodies of Water”

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    • Media: Photography - Installation - Video and Film
    • 2014-06-14 - 2014-07-13

    Futoshi Miyagi’s “American Boyfriend: Bodies of Water” can be found in two locations at the Kyoto City University of Arts Art Gallery @KCUA: Gallery A and the Horikawa Danchi. With “American Boyfriend,”...More »

  • poster for Shishi Yamazaki “Video Girl Yamazaki”

    Shishi Yamazaki “Video Girl Yamazaki”

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    • Media: Video and Film - Media Arts - Talks
    • 2014-04-12 - 2014-05-11

    The “@KCUA Showcasing You!” project introduces up-and-coming young artists. Its third installment is “Video Girl Yamazaki”, a solo show for Shishi Yamazaki presenting the artist’s latest self-themed, hand-drawn...More »

  • poster for Transmit Program#5 “Play Hard!”

    Transmit Program#5 “Play Hard!”

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    • Media: Installation - Party - Performance Art
    • 2014-04-12 - 2014-05-11

    Placing a finger on the pulse of today’s cross over of multi-expressions and alternative practices through three groups of artists who simultaneously pursue individual and collaborative productions, each...More »

  • poster for Hideki Kimura “Charcoal”

    Hideki Kimura “Charcoal”

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    • Media: Sculpture - Crafts
    • 2014-03-15 - 2014-03-30

    To mark his retirement from the Kyoto City University of Arts Hideki Kimura presents an exhibition focusing upon his work of the 1970s, including the famed work of “The Pencil”. His work of noble forms...More »

  • Kyoto City University of Arts 1960s Graduates’ Association Exhibition

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    • Media: Drawing - Sculpture - Party
    • 2014-02-22 - 2014-03-09

    This exhibition focuses on works by Kyoto City University of Arts’ Faculty of Fine Arts students who graduated in the 1960s, an era when Japan shined on the world stage as its economy took off. Meanwhile,...More »

  • poster for Yasuhiro Kiyota “RaiRaiHouRaiRai”

    Yasuhiro Kiyota “RaiRaiHouRaiRai”

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    • Media: Drawing - Sculpture
    • 2014-02-22 - 2014-03-09

    As if creating an iconography of words, the paintings of Yasuhiro Kiyota are born from a selection of text which become interpreted in the form and material of his work. Having a particular interest in...More »

  • poster for 2013  Kyoto City University of Arts Doctorate Student Exhibition

    2013 Kyoto City University of Arts Doctorate Student Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting - Drawing - Media Arts
    • 2014-02-01 - 2014-02-16

    Presenting the highest standard of work and research from current PhD students of Kyoto City University of Arts.More »

  • poster for Sensation of Depth

    Sensation of Depth

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    • Media: Painting - Sculpture
    • 2014-01-18 - 2014-01-26

    This exhibition presents the work of Kyoto City University of Arts students and instructors who participated in a 2012 research course exploring the topic “sensation of depth.” Represented disciplines...More »

  • poster for Kenji Tsuruta “Serendipity”

    Kenji Tsuruta “Serendipity”

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    • Media: Painting - Sculpture
    • 2014-01-12 - 2014-01-26

    Kenji Tsuruta studied Western painting at Kyoto City University of Arts and has had a profound influence on the artists of subsequent generations during his 40 years of teaching at the university. The...More »

  • poster for Yusuke Taninaka “Galatea”

    Yusuke Taninaka “Galatea”

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    • Media: Sculpture - Installation - Party
    • 2014-01-11 - 2014-01-26

    The young artist Yusuke Taninaka is working to revive contemporary sculpture with works that explore the relationship between materials and the body through form. His oeuvre includes pieces of rock and...More »

  • poster for Making Room— Mitsuyoshi Tamura and His Students

    Making Room— Mitsuyoshi Tamura and His Students

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    • Media: Painting - Sculpture - Party
    • 2014-01-11 - 2014-01-26

    The final message of the late Kyoto City University of Arts Professor Mitsuyoshi Tamura to his students before his death in 2008 was, “Please create a space in which you can somehow make art.” This exhibition...More »

  • poster for Collection/Connection— The New Form Woven Through Mayan Textiles

    Collection/Connection— The New Form Woven Through Mayan Textiles

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    • Media: Crafts
    • 2014-01-07 - 2014-01-15

    Presenting some 80 pieces from a collection of Central and South American textiles, as well as 20 works by students researching the collection. The students were inspired by the folk clothing and everyday...More »

  • poster for “Awagami Print Expression 2013 – Washi and Technology”

    “Awagami Print Expression 2013 – Washi and Technology”

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    • Media: Product - Crafts
    • 2013-12-11 - 2013-12-23

    The 8th Awagami Print Expression exhibition continues in its ongoing endeavor to promote the traditional medium of washi in contemporary society, including new combinations with digital technology printing...More »

  • poster for “An Approach to Being - Darkness, Infinity, Everyday Life An Exhibition of Polish Contemporary Art”

    “An Approach to Being - Darkness, Infinity, Everyday Life An Exhibition of Polish Contemporary Art”

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    • Media: Painting - Sculpture - Media Arts
    • 2013-12-07 - 2013-12-23

    The exhibition encapsulates the essence of Polish art following the Second World War, and offers an insight into its unique contribution to the international art world. The trauma of the last war, succeeded...More »

  • poster for “The Nihonga of Kyoto City University of Arts”

    “The Nihonga of Kyoto City University of Arts”

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    • Media: Painting - Drawing
    • 2013-11-23 - 2013-12-08

    The nihonga department of Kyoto City University of Arts was established in 1880 and has continued to educate in the traditions of Japanese painting, leading to many successful nihonga artists. This exhibition...More »

  • poster for Goh Hayashi + Hiroko Nakatsuka Exhibition “Experiment and Practice”

    Goh Hayashi + Hiroko Nakatsuka Exhibition “Experiment and Practice”

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    • Media: Installation
    • 2013-10-05 - 2013-11-17

    Exhibition of an installion project, “The Court of the Goddess/The Tennis Court” by Goh Hayashi, Hiroko Nakatsuka that was nine years in the making and is being recreated for the first time since 1983....More »

  • poster for ”Gimlet Screening @KCUA”

    ”Gimlet Screening @KCUA”

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    • Media: Video and Film
    • 2013-10-01 - 2013-10-05

    A international video art event featuring works by three artists: “The Man Machine” by Vincent Fournier, “La grande décomposition” by Le Gentil Garçon, and “The Art of the Displacement” by Sylvie Rodriguez. A...More »

  • poster for Hiroshi Mizutani “Retropolis”

    Hiroshi Mizutani “Retropolis”

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    • Media: Painting - Party - Talks
    • 2013-09-21 - 2013-09-29

    Hiroshi Mizuta creates his works through trial-and-error, drawing on materials he has collected, sketches, and his own personal experiences and memories. This exhibition showcases a series of works in...More »

  • poster for Dyeing and Weaving Leaving Students Exhibition “Beauty and Brains”

    Dyeing and Weaving Leaving Students Exhibition “Beauty and Brains”

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    • Media: Fashion - Crafts
    • 2013-09-14 - 2013-09-29

    Exhibition of final works by students who studied dyeing and weaving at Kyoto City University of Arts from the 1980’s to present, demonstrating a wide variety of themes and techniques. By chance, all of...More »

  • “Nonsense”: An Exhibition by Student Illustrators from Five Countries

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    • Media: Illustration
    • 2013-08-31 - 2013-09-16

    This exhibition is the result of a long-running international art exchange project run by the Visual Design Institute at Kyoto City University of Arts. The works of student illustrators from France, Germany,...More »

  • poster for Tohoku Disaster Relief Charity Auction Silent Aqua 2013

    Tohoku Disaster Relief Charity Auction Silent Aqua 2013

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    • Media: Painting - Drawing - Photography - Prints - Sculpture
    • 2013-08-31 - 2013-09-08

    The proceeds of the Silent Aqua 2013 silent auction will go towards reconstruction efforts in Tohoku. Bids by fax or e-mail are also accepted. *Please refer to the website for the full list of artists,...More »

  • poster for KCUA 2013 Arts Research Center Exhibition “Bridge: The Artist and His Materials”

    KCUA 2013 Arts Research Center Exhibition “Bridge: The Artist and His Materials”

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    • Media: Painting - Sculpture - Installation
    • 2013-08-10 - 2013-08-25

    The third instalment of the Colors of KCUA series of exhibitions by students enrolled in the Arts Research Center of Kyoto City University of Arts. This year the theme is “Bridge”, investigating the relationships...More »

  • poster for We are particles of water, separate but for the wave in which we are one

    We are particles of water, separate but for the wave in which we are one

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    • Media: Painting - Sculpture - Installation
    • 2013-07-20 - 2013-08-04

    Group exhibition of multi-genre works of young, Kyoto-based artists. The exhibition focuses on the relationship between the artists themselves and their works, as both a community and individuals, and...More »

  • poster for Takayuki Okamoto Exhibition

    Takayuki Okamoto Exhibition

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    • Media: Installation
    • 2013-07-20 - 2013-08-05

    Artist Takayuki Okamoto has created an installation comprising of 600 solar modules that are connected to a suit. The modules correspond to 91 different points of the body, and light up when that body...More »

  • poster for Sweet Revenge

    Sweet Revenge

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    • Media: Installation - Video and Film
    • 2013-06-01 - 2013-07-15

    A group exhibition of works of 5 students from Kyoto City University of Arts. The title of this exhibition, “Sweet Revenge,” refers to the artists’ belief that even in the modern age art has the power...More »

  • poster for Seinosuke Sekine “Days of Painting or Fighting 1929-2003”

    Seinosuke Sekine “Days of Painting or Fighting 1929-2003”

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    • Media: Painting - Installation
    • 2013-06-01 - 2013-07-15

    Exhibition of the works of Seinosuke Sekine including experimental pieces that address the topical issue of nuclear power and his blind drawings, as well as his small-scale 3D works.More »

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