Yuta Nakamura (b. 1983, Tokyo, Japan) currently works and lives in Kyoto, Japan. In his research-based and architecturally informed installations and sculptural objects, he is often engaged in the production of tiles and ceramic wares and their role as a craft on the periphery of folk art and architecture. His recent solo exhibitions include Willow Festival, Koyanagi Festival, Gallery Koyanagi, Tokyo, Japan (2017); What’s in the Vase?, The National Museum of Modern Art, Kyoto, Japan (2020); Banbutsu ShiseiBorn From All Things: A special blend by Yuta Nakamura, Shiseido Gallery, Tokyo, Japan (2022). Group exhibitions include the 8th Asia Pacific Triennial of Contemporary Art, Queensland Art Gallery & Gallery of Modern Art, Queensland, Australia (2015); Aichi Triennale 2016, Aichi Prefectural Museum of Art, Aichi, Japan (2016); 20th Biennale of Sydney, Carriageworks, Sydney, Australia (2016); MAM Research 007: Sodeisha – The Dawn of Contemporary Japanese Ceramics, Mori Museum, Tokyo, Japan (2019). Yuta is the co-author of Out of MINGEI(Seikosha, 2019).

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