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Naho KAWABE

1976 Born in Fukuoka, Japan
Currently lives and works in Hamburg, Germany.

EDUCATION

2006 University of Fine Arts of Hamburg, Diploma
1999 Musashino Art University, Tokyo, Bachelor

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2017
The Chilrden of Icarus, Waitingroom, Tokyo, Japan

2016
delikatelinien, Ermekeilkasernen, Bonn, Germany

2014
piece, piece (with Jane Brucker), Port Gallery T, Osaka, Japan

2013
Observer Effect, Wassermühle Trittau, Germany
Observer Effect, Galerie du Tableau, Marseille, France
relation, unscharf, STORE contemporary, Dresden, Germany

2012
Blüthenstaub, Port Gallery T, Osaka, Japan

2011
Open Secret, Shiseido Gallery, Tokyo, Japan

2010
Most things happen in the interval, Port Gallery T, Osaka, Japan

2009
StipendiatenArt (with Anne Rinn), Johann-Friedrich-Danneil-Museum, Salzwedel, Germany

2005
Helgoland, Gallery IAF SHOP*, Fukuoka, Japan

2004
dem Anschein nach, Einstellungsraum e.V., Hamburg, Germany

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2016
Grenzenlos - Himmlische Perspektiven, Schlosskirche, Universität Bonn, Bonn, Germany
The Material of Memory, Frise, Hamburg, Germany
ort-m migration memory, Frapant, Hamburg, Germany
LIFESTYLES, Westwerk, Hamburg, Germany

2015
Von Wörtern und Räumen, Galerie im Marstahll, Ahrensburg, Germany
Sudden Change of Idea, Union Art Museum, Wuhan, China
presente - Interchange & Commentary III, Frapant, Hamburg, Germany

2014
IN SEARCH OF CRITICAL IMAGINATION, Fukuoka Art Museum, Fukuoka, Japan
Notausgang am Horizont, 8. Kunstfrühling, Bremen, Germany
How Modular Is Now?, Künstlerhaus Sootbörn, Hamburg, Germany
Can I ask you personal question?, Sichuan University Art Gallery, Chengdu, China
Bien Merci, Galerie Le Couer, Cologne, Germany

2013
… und Hamburg, was glaubst Du? Kunsthaus, Hamburg, Germany
ONE YEAR, Galerie Marstall, Ahrensburg, Germany

2012
boesner art award 2012, Märkisches Museum, Witten, Germany
Moving Surface, Künstlerforum, Bonn, Germany
Video Violence, Kunsthaus Dresden, Germany
Out of Space, Gallery SUZUKI, Kyoto, Japan
Toi, Port Gallery T, Osaka, Japan

2011
Archive und Geschichte(n), Hamburger Kunsthalle/Galerie der Gegenwart, Germany
JCE: Jeune Création Européenne, with The Bee to Bee Net, Paris and other cities in Europe
INDEX 11, Hamburg, Germany

2010
Versus Whiteout, with The Bee to Bee Net, Kunsthaus, Hamburg, Germany
come into sight, Port Gallery T, Osaka, Japan

2009
The Bee to Bee Net, Künstlerhaus Sootbörn, Hamburg, Germany
Twinism. 20 years partnercity Hamburg/Osaka, Kunsthaus Hamburg, Germany / AD&A Gallery, Osaka, Japan

2008
The Bee to Bee Net meets hulahoop, Gallery hulahoop, Hong Kong
Einlandung, Mecklenburgisches Künstlerhaus Schloss Plüschow, Germany
Wir nennen es Hamburg, Kunstverein in Hamburg, Germany

2007
Lebe wohl. Suizidalität, Kunst und Gesellschaft, Kunsthaus, Hamburg, Germany
INDEX 07, Hamburg, Germany

2006
Migration Addict, Sculpture squer, Singapore
Joint the dots, Ben Kaufmann Gallery, Berlin, Germany
Plattform#3, Kunstverein Hannover, Germany

2005
Wintergarden, Raboisen, Hamburg, Germany
Migration Addict, Warehouse, Shanghai, China

2003
Sweet Tune, Hotel Stadt Altona, Hamburg, Germany

2000
KROM, Setagaya Museum Gallery, Tokyo, Japan

1998
World Wide Network Art, Asahi Super Dry Hall, Tokyo, Japan

AWARDS AND FELLOWSHIPS

2013 Nomura Foundation Fellowship
2012 Wassermühle Trittau, Sparkassen-Kulturstiftung Stormarn
2012 boesner art award 2012, Jury's Special Award
2011 Shiseido Art Egg Award 05
2009 Japanese Government Overseas Study Programme for Artists
2008 Hamburger Arbeitsstipendium für bildende Kunst
2008 Atelierstipendium der Stadt Salzwedel, Sachsen-Anhalt
2006 Mecklenburgisches Künstlerhaus Schloss Plüschow
2005 Leistungsstipendium für Ausländische Studenten
2001 DAAD

FESTIVALS AND VIDEO SCREENINGS

2015 Performance, Artville/Dockvillefestival, Hamburg, Germany
2015 Transit. Über Medialität und Bewegung (kuratiert von Elke Kania), Via Pietro Garzoni 5, Venedig, Italy
2013 Schwanken und Verschwinden (kuratiert von Ludwig Seyfarth), Via Pietro Garzoni 5, Venedig, Italy
2013 MEDIA MATTERS (kuratiert von Elke Kania) Museum Folkwang, Essen, Germany
2011 Online-Performance-Session, FOLD Gallery, London
2010 Kongress für Anders, medibüro, Michaelis-Krankenhaus, Hamburg, Germany
2007 loop pool, Lounge for shortfilms, Oberhausen, Germany
2005 Berliner Kunstsalon with The Bee to Bee Net, Berlin, Germany
2013 Juan Media Festival, Inchon, Korea
2004 Stand der Dinge, Metropolis Kino, Hamburg, Germany
2003 International Short Film Festival, Hamburg, Germany
2000 Mukojima EXPO, Tokyo, Japan

PUBLICATIONS

DELIKATELINIEN, 2016, Germany
Observer Effect, 2012, Revolver Publishing, Germany

CATALOGUES AND BROCHURES

Von Wörtern und Räumen, Oct.4th 2015, Stiftungen der Sparkasse Holstein, Germany
Kunst Frühling 2014, May 16th, 2014, BBK Bremen e.V., Germany
IN SEARCH OF CRITICAL IMAGINATION, Feb. 10th 2014, Fukuoka Art Museum, Japan
BOESNER ART AWARD 2012, 2013, boesner GmbH holdings + innovations, Germany
Moving Surface, 2012, ML Moving locations e.V., Germany
Shiseido art egg vol.5, May 25th, 2011, SHISEIDO, Japan
INDEX 11, Nov. 2nd, 2011, Index, Germany
EXTRA 3, May 11th, 2010, Kunsthaus Hamburg, Germany
The BeetoBee.Net, 2010, The Bee to Bee Net, Germany
TWINISM, 2009, Kunsthaus Hamburg, Germany
WIRNENNEMES Hamburg, Oct. 11th, 2008, Kunstverein Hamburg, Germany
28. Hamburg Arbeitsstipendium für bildende Kunst 2008, 2008, Hamburg City, Germany
index 2007, Dec. 6th, 2007, Index, Germany
EINLANDUNG, 2007, Förderkreis Schloss Plüschow e.V., Germany
VierTakter + X, 2005, EINSTELLUNGSRAUM e.V., Germany

PUBLIC COLLECTION

Hamburger Kunsthalle
Sparkassen-Kulturstiftung Stormarn
Sichuan University Art Gallery