Hiraki Sawa

Hiraki Sawa (b. 1977, Ishikawa) lives and works in London. Graduated from the Slade School of Fine Art (2003); and University of East London (2000). Select solo exhibitions include Fragments, VINCOM Center for Contemporary Art, Hanoi (2018); Fantasmagoria, Parafin, London (2018); Man in Camera, Parafin, London (2016); Terrain, Project Fulfill Art Space, Taipei (2015); Hiraki Sawa: Lenticular, Dundee Contemporary Arts, Dundee (2013); Souvenir, FRAC Bourgogne, Dijon (2013); and Hiraki Sawa: Videos, Museum Goch, Goch (2012). Select group exhibitions include Borders, James Cohan, New York (2019); Out of the Retina, Into the Brain: The Art Library of Aaron and Barbara Levine, The Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago (2018); RIVERRUN dis/continuous writing on history, memory and spirit, Taipei Fine Arts Museum, Taipei (2017); Hinterland, Roaming Room, London (2016); Variations of the Moon, Nam June Paik Art Center, Yongin-si Gyeonggi-do (2014); Mono no avare: Contemporary Japanese Artists, State Hermitage Museum, St. Petersburg (2013); The 12th Biennale de Lyon, Lyon (2013); Dark Matters, Whitworth Art Gallery, Manchester (2011); and The 6th Asia-Pacific Triennial of Contemporary Art, Queensland Art Gallery, Brisbane (2009). His works are held in public collections internationally including the Arts Council Collection, London; Hayward Gallery, London; Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington D.C.; Smithsonian Institute, Washington DC; Tokyo Metropolitan Museum of Photography, Tokyo; Saint Louis Art Museum, St. Louis; and Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. 

Last updated: 13.02.2019