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PROFILE (update / NOV 2017)

KOICHI KURITA

--- FIELD WORK - PERFORMANCE - INSTALLATION ---

Born in 1962, Yamanashi, Japan

"There are unlimited colors in soil caused by the complex combinations of various forms of life."

[solo exhibition]
2016
"Terres de Loire, Eau de Loire" Eglise Saint Dyé, Loir-et-Cher, France
"TERRE LOIRE" Château de Chambord, Loir-et-Cher, France
2015
"Bibliothèque de terres / Poitou-Charentes" Ministère de l'Écologie, Paris, France
2014
"Bibliothèque de terres / Île-de-France" Domaine de Chamarande, Essonne, France
"mille terres mille vies" Abbaye de Maubuisson, Val-d'Oise, France
2012
"Île à Île, terre à terre" Musée de l'Île d'Oléron, Charente-Maritime, France
2009
"Terres du Centre, Centre de la Terre" Abbaye de Noirlac, Cher, France
2006
"De la Terre à la Terre" Musée Sainte-Croix / Baptistère Saint-Jean, Poitiers, Vienne, France
2005
"Around our feet" Minokamo City Museum, Gifu, Japan
2002
INAX Gallery 2, Tokyo, Japan
Life Gallery Ten, Fukuoka, Japan
2001
INAX Tile Museum, Aichi, Japan
2000
Gallery Innocent, Yamanashi, Japan
1999
Gallery Kaseido, Kyoto, Japan
1997
"SANGE" Honen-in, Kyoto, Japan
1991
Gallery Tomos, Tokyo, Japan (1993,1996,1999)

[group exhibition]
2017
"Collecting and so on" Taipei Fine Arts Museum, Taipei, Taiwan
"JARDINS" Galeries nationales du Grand Palais, Paris, France
"Japan Alps Art Festival 2017" Omachi, Nagano, Japan
2016
"Records and Recollection" The Museum of Modern Art Wakayama, Wakayama, Japan
2015
"Le FDAC s'expose en Essonne 2015" Maison du Parc Naturel Régional du Gâtinais français, Essonne, France
"Aichi Notes" Aichi Prefectural Ceramic Museum, Aichi, Japan
"Biennale internationale d'art contemporain de Melle 2015" Deux-Sèvres, France
"Kubbe Makes an Art Museum" Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum, Tokyo, Japan
"MOT Collection : Postwar Art in Close-Up" Museum of Contemporary Art Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
2014
"See the Sights in Art" The Museum of Modern Art Wakayama, Wakayama, Japan
2013
"Phases of Time in Art" The Museum of Modern Art Wakayama, Wakayama, Japan
"MOT Collection : Our Ninety Years 1923-2013" Museum of Contemporary Art Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
2012
"Human / Nature" The Museum of Modern Art Wakayama, Wakayama, Japan
"Carpe Diem - Seize the day" Toyota Municipal Museum of Art, Aichi, Japan
"Echigo-Tsumari Art Triennale 2012" Echigo-Tsumari Satoyama Museum of Contemporary Art [KINARE], Niigata, Japan
"SPECIMENS" Domaine de Chamarande, Essonne, France
2011
"Nobody knows tomorrow" Zenkyo-an × FOIL, Kyoto, Japan
"Higan-e" Honen-in, Kyoto, Japan
"Biennale internationale d'art contemporain de Melle 2011" Deux-Sèvres, France
"Satoyama Laboratory" Matsudai Noubutai, Niigata, Japan
"MOT Collection : A Time of Trees, A Time of Stone" Museum of Contemporary Art Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
2010
"Setouchi International Art Festival 2010" Kagawa, Japan
2009
"Art and Nature" Minokamo City Museum, Gifu, Japan
"MOT Collection : Summer Playground" Museum of Contemporary Art Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
"Niigata Water and Land Art Festival 2009" Niigata, Japan
"Stillness into Color : Inframince of Moonlight" Kawamura Memorial Museum of Art, Chiba, Japan
"Art Encyclopedia : Where am I ?" The Museum of Modern Art Wakayama, Wakayama, Japan
2008
"Earth : Power from the Ground" Gunma Museum of Art Tatebayashi, Gunma, Japan
2007
"In the Forest" Kumanokodo Nakahechi Museum / Tanabe City Museum of Art / The Museum of Modern Art Wakayama, Wakayama, Japan
"Art, Memory, Place" Iwate Museum of Art, Iwate, Japan
"Art Encyclopedia : Color" The Museum of Modern Art Wakayama, Wakayama, Japan
2006
"Echigo-Tsumari Art Triennial 2006" Niigata, Japan
2005
"In the sky, On the earth" Kyoto Art Center, Kyoto, Japan
"Biennale internationale d'art contemporain de Melle 2005" Deux-Sèvres, France
"Amami" Kanransha, Tokyo, Japan
2004
"petites natures ?" Maison de la Culture du Japon à Paris, Paris, France
"Yellow" Meguro Museum of Art Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
2003
"Manazashi" Kanransha, Tokyo, Japan
"Artist-in-Residence Program 2003/Spring" Aomori Contemporary Art Center, Aomori, Japan
"Kyoto Biennale 2003" Kyoto Art Center, Kyoto, Japan
"Museum School : On the Earth" Museum of Contemporary Art Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
2001
"Hido-Junrei" INAX Gallery, Tokyo/Nagoya/Osaka, Japan
2000
"The Exhibition for Kids 2000" Hiroshima City Museum of Contemporary Art, Hiroshima, Japan

[collection]
Fonds départemental d'art contemporain (FDAC) de l'Essonne, France
Ville de Melle, Deux-Sèvres, France
Museum of Contemporary Art Tokyo, Japan
The Museum of Modern Art Wakayama, Japan
Minokamo City Museum, Gifu, Japan
Echigo-Tsumari Satoyama Museum of Contemporary Art [KINARE], Niigata, Japan
Honen-in, Kyoto, Japan

[collection](educational materials)
National Museum of Nature and Science, Tokyo, Japan
Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum, Tokyo, Japan
INAX Live Museum, Aichi, Japan

[book]
"KÔICHI KURITA" LIENART, France 2014
"Colors of Soil in Japan" Fukuinkan Shoten, Japan 2006
"Soil Collection" Froebel-kan, Japan 2004

[catalogue]
2017
"JARDINS" Galeries nationales du Grand Palais, France
2016
solo exhibition "TERRE LOIRE" Château de Chambord, Loir-et-Cher, France
2015
"Aichi Notes" Aichi Prefectural Ceramic Museum, Aichi, Japan
"Kubbe Makes an Art Museum" Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum, Tokyo, Japan
2013
solo exhibition "Île à Île, terre à terre" Musée de l'Île d'Oléron, Charente-Maritime, France
2012
"Carpe Diem - Seize the day" Toyota Municipal Museum of Art, Aichi, Japan
"Echigo-Tsumari Art Triennale 2012" Echigo-Tsumari Satoyama Museum of Contemporary Art [KINARE], Niigata, Japan
2010
"Setouchi International Art Festival 2010" Kagawa, Japan
2009
solo exhibition "Terres du Centre, Centre de la Terre" Abbaye de Noirlac, Cher, France
"Niigata Water and Land Art Festival 2009" Niigata, Japan
"Stillness into Color : Inframince of Moonlight" Kawamura Memorial Museum of Art, Chiba, Japan
2008
"Earth : Power from the Ground" Gunma Museum of Art Tatebayashi, Gunma, Japan
2007
solo exhibition "De la Terre à la Terre" Musée Sainte-Croix / Baptistère Saint-Jean, Poitiers, Vienne, France
"In the Forest" Kumanokodo Nakahechi Museum / Tanabe City Museum of Art / The Museum of Modern Art Wakayama, Wakayama, Japan
"Art, Memory, Place" Iwate Museum of Art, Iwate, Japan
2006
solo exhibition "Around our feet" Minokamo City Museum, Gifu, Japan
"Echigo-Tsumari Art Triennial 2006" Niigata, Japan
2004
"petites natures ?" Maison de la culture du Japon à Paris, Paris, France
"Yellow" Meguro Museum of Art Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
2003
"Artist-in-Residence Program 2003/Spring" Aomori Contemporary Art Center, Aomori, Japan
"Kyoto Biennale 2003" Kyoto Art Center, Kyoto, Japan
"Museum School : On the Earth" Museum of Contemporary Art Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
2000
"The Exhibition for Kids 2000" Hiroshima City Museum of Contemporary Art, Hiroshima, Japan

[links]
ARTE 2017
Connaissance des arts 2017
Liberation 2014
Telerama 2014
Mouvement 2014
le tiers livre 2007, 2009, 2011
L'Actualite Poitou-Charentes 2005, 2007, 2012, 2013

[travel]

OCT 2016
PORTUGAL

MAR 2012
UZBEKISTAN

OCT 2008
ITALY

DEC 2007
KOREA

FEB 2006
TUNISIA

JUN ~ JUL 2002
SYRIA, JORDAN

DEC 2000 ~ MAR 2001
ETHIOPIA, YEMEN, EGYPT

NOV 1998 ~ APR 1999
BENIN, TOGO, GHANA, BURKINA FASO, COTE D'IVOIRE, MALI, MOROCCO

NOV 1996 ~ MAR 1997
OKINAWA, TAIWAN, MYANMAR, THAILAND, LAOS, VIETNAM, CAMBODIA

OCT 1993 ~ OCT 1994
MEXICO, GUATEMALA, HONDURAS, COSTA RICA, ECUADOR, PERU, BOLIVIA

DEC 1991 ~ FEB 1992
THAILAND, BANGLADESH, NEPAL

SEP 1990 ~ MAR 1991
CHINA, THAILAND, SRI LANKA, INDIA

APR 1988 ~ SEP 1989
CHINA, PAKISTAN, INDIA, THAILAND, SINGAPORE, INDONESIA, TURKEY, GREECE, IRAN, EGYPT

NOV 1986 ~ JAN 1987
INDIA, NEPAL, THAILAND
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