Dumb Type biography

Voyage (performance) :

  • O.M.M.A. (Organismos Megarou Mousikis Athinon) The Athens Concert Hall / Athens, GREECE
  • SEMEC (Societe d’Economie Mixte pour les Evenements Cannois) Theatre Debussy / Cannes, FRANCE

Voyage (performance) :

  • "XI FESTIVAL IBEROAMERICANO DE TEATRO DE BOGOTA"/ Bogota, COLOMBIA
  • EMPAC (Experimental Media & Performing Arts Center), Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute / Troy, NY, USA
  • Montclair State University, Kasser Theater / Montclair, NJ, USA
  • LA FILATURE / Mulhouse, FRANCE
  • LE VOLCAN – Maison de la Culture du Havre / Le Havre, FRANCE

Voyages (installation) :

  • In the exhibition "Body Media,"Shanghai Sculpture Space,
    O ART CENTER, Shanghai Institute of Visual Art Fudan University / Shanghai, CHINA
  • NAMURA ART MEETING / Osaka, JAPAN
  • In the exhibition ”Vom Funken zum Pixel,"Martin-Gropius-Bau / Berlin, GERMANY

Voyage (performance) :

  • La Comète – scène nationale de Châlons-en-Champagne / Châlons-en-Champagne, FRANCE
  • Théâtre de Nîmes / Nîmes, FRANCE
  • Posthof / Linz, AUSTRIA
  • Tramway / Glasgow, UK
  • "Exodos Festival,"Cankarjev Dom / Ljubljana, SLOVENIA
  • "Melbourne International Arts Festival"/ Melbourne, AUSTRALIA

Voyage (performance) :

  • Théâtre d’Angoulême / Angoulême, FRANCE
  • Le Carré des Jalles / St Médard en Jalles, FRANCE
  • Dansens Hus / Stockholm, SWEDEN
  • Bergen International Festival / Bergen, NORWAY
  • "International Modern Dance Festival,"The KCAF Theater / Seoul, KOREA
  • Muffathalle / München, GERMANY
  • Altstadherbst Kulturfestival Düsseldorf / Düsseldorf, GERMANY

OR (installation) :

  • TESLA BERLIN / Berlin, GERMANY

Voyage (performance) :

  • YCAM (Yamaguchi Center for Arts and Media) / Yamaguchi, JAPAN
  • Novel Hall for Performing Arts / Taipei, Taiwan
  • "Tanztheater 3 wochen mit Pina Bausch,"Schauspielhaus / Düsseldorf, GERMANY

Voyages (installation) :

  • YCAM (Yamaguchi Center for Arts and Media) / Yamagichi, JAPAN

Voyage (performance) :

  • Deutschen Nationaltheater und Staatskapelle Weimar / Weimar, GERMANY
  • Biwako Hall / Shiga, Japan
  • REDCAT (Roy and Edna Disney/CalArts Theater) / Los Angeles, USA
  • Maison des Arts de Créteil / Créteil, FRANCE

memorandum (performance) :

  • "The 22nd International Modern Dance Festival,"The KCAF Theater / Seoul, KOREA
  • "la Biennale di Venezia,"Teatro Piccolo Arsenale / Venice, ITALY
  • Bangkok Playhouse / Bangkok, THAILAND
  • "Melbourne International Arts Festival,"Forum Theatre / Melbourne, AUSTRALIA
  • REDCAT (Roy and Edna Disney/CalArts Theater) / Los Angeles, USA
  • Pittsburgh Dance Council / Pittsburgh, USA

memorandum (performance) :

  • New Opera of Tel Aviv / Tel Aviv, ISRAEL
  • Museum of Contemporary Art / Chicago, USA
  • On The Boards / Seattle, USA
  • PICA (Portland Institute for Contemporary Art) / Portland, USA
  • Walker Art Center / Minneapolis, USA
  • "Festival ART ROCK,"La Passerelle / St Brieuc, FRANCE
  • Maison des Arts de Créteil / Créteil, FRANCE
  • "Singapore Arts Festival,"Victoria Theatre / SINGAPORE
  • The Japan Foundation Kuala Lumpur - Istana Budaya / Kuala Lumpur, MALAYSIA

Voyage (performance) :

  • Centre de Développment Chorégraphique de Toulouse /
    Midi-Pyrénées - TNT/Théâtre de la Cité / Toulouse, FRANCE
  • Le Parvis Scène Nationale / Ibos-Tarbes, FRANCE
  • Saitama Arts Theater / Saitama, JAPAN
  • Theater Drama City / Osaka, JAPAN
  • Le-Maillon Théâtre de Strasbourg / Strasbourg, FRANCE

OR (installation) :

  • Ecole supérieure des beaux-arts / Toulouse, FRANCE
  • Voyages (installation) :

    • NTT InterCommunication Center / Tokyo, JAPAN

cascade (installation & performance) :

  • in the exhibition "Translated Acts: Performance and Body Art from East Asia"
    Haus der Kulturen der Welt / Berlin, GERMANY

OR (installation) :

  • in the exhibition "Musiques en Scène"Musée d'Art Contemporain de Lyon / Lyon, FRANCE
  • in the exhibition "Gendai: Japanese Contemporary Art - Between the Body and Space"
    Centre for Contemporary Art Ujazdowski Castle / Warsaw, POLAND

memorandum (performance) :

  • "Charleroi Danse"/ Charleroi, BELGIUM
  • GRAME - Maison de la Danse / Lyon, FRANCE
  • Centre de Développement Chorégraphique - TNT/Théâtre de la Cité / Toulouse, FRANCE
  • Teatro Central / Sevilla, SPAIN
  • "Julidans,"Stadsschouwburg / Amsterdam, THE NETHERLANDS
  • "tanz aus japan: international sommerfestival 2000,"Tanzhaus nrw / Düsseldorf, GERMANY
  • "La Bâtie Festival de Genève,"Bâtiment des Forces Motrices / Genève, SWITZERLAND
  • The Museum of Art, Kochi / Kochi, JAPAN
  • New National Theatre, Tokyo / Tokyo, JAPAN
  • Theater Drama City / Osaka, JAPAN

cascade (installation & performance) :

  • in the exhibition "Stanze e Segreti"Salone del Mobile / Milano, ITALY

LOVE/SEX/DEATH/MONEY/LIFE (installation) :

  • in the exhibition "vision.ruhr"Museum am Ostwall / Dortmund, GERMANY

Sweet Memories (working title / performance - public rehearsal) :

  • "Festival Studio Vidéo Danse,"Théâtre Kallisté / Ajaccio (Corsica), FRANCE

OR (performance) :

  • The Museum of Art, Kochi / Kochi, JAPAN
  • "Kyoto Arts Festival,"Kyoto City North Culture Hall / Kyoto, JAPAN
  • "Donaufestival,"Theaterhaus Alte Sporthalle / Krems, AUSTRIA
  • On The Boards / Seattle, USA
  • PICA (Portland Institute for Contemporary Art) / Portland, USA
  • Walker Art Center / Minneapolis, USA
  • Museum of Contemporary Art / Chicago, USA

LOVE /SEX/DEATH/MONEY/LIFE (installation) :

  • in the exhibition"Fancy Dance": Artsonje Museum / Kyongju, KOREA : Artsonje Center / Seoul, KOREA

memorandum (performance) :

  • "Festival de danse,"Le Manège Scène Nationale - Espace Gérard Philipe / Maubeuge, FRANCE
  • "Festival d'Automne à Paris,"Maison des Arts de Créteil / Créteil, FRANCE
  • Haus der Kulturen der Welt - Arena / Berlin, GERMANY
  • YSARCA - Teatro Albeniz / Madrid, SPAIN

Dangerous Visions (concert - Collaboration with Art Zoyd + Lille National Orchestra ) :

  • Lille, Maubeuge, Créteil / FRANCE

S / N #1 (installation) :

  • Voice Gallery / Kyoto, JAPAN

OR (performance) :

  • "Julidans,"Stadsschouwburg / Amsterdam, THE NETHERLANDS
  • "EXPO '98 LISBOA, mergulho no futuro"Centro Cultural de Belém / Lisbon, PORTUGAL
  • "Zürcher Theater Spektakel,"Theater Werft / Zürich, SWITZERLAND
  • "het pact,"de warande stad turnhout / Turnhout, BELGIUM
  • "BITE 98,"Barbican Centre / London, UK
  • Kampnagel Theater / Hamburg, GERMANY
  • Dansens Hus / Stockholm, SWEDEN

OR (performance) :

  • "Festival VIA,"Le Manège Scène Nationale - Théâtre du Manège / Maubeuge, FRANCE
  • "Festival EXIT,"Maison des Arts de Créteil / Créteil, FRANCE
  • "Ars Electronica,"Design Centre / Linz, AUSTRIA
  • Park Tower Hall / Tokyo, JAPAN
  • "Festival d'Automne à Paris,"Maison des Arts de Créteil / Créteil, FRANCE

OR (installation) :

  • NTT InterCommunication Center / Tokyo, JAPAN

OR (concert) :

  • "Palermo di Scena,"S. Maria Dello Spasimo / Palermo, ITALY
  • Kobe Art Village Center / Kobe, JAPAN
  • Spiral Hall / Tokyo, JAPAN

S / N (performance) :

  • "Tokyo Theater Fair 96,"Tokyo Geijutsu Gekijo / Tokyo, JAPAN
  • ALTI / Kyoto, JAPAN
  • "Hong Kong Arts Festival,"Hong Kong Culture Centre Studio Theatre / HONG KONG
  • "New Zealand International Festival of the Arts,"Shed 1 / Wellington, NEW ZEALAND
  • Teatro Central / Sevilla, SPAIN
  • "Festival EXIT,"Maison des Arts de Créteil / Créteil, FRANCE

MONKEY BUSINESS CLASS (performance - Collaboration with Hotel Pro Forma and Diller + Scofidio ) :

  • Malmø Musikteater Storan / Malmø, SWEDEN
  • Albertslund Music Theatre / Copenhagen, DENMARK

S / N (performance / CD) :

  • Spiral / Tokyo, JAPAN

S / N (performance) :

  • "VISAS Festival International,"Le Manège Scène Nationale - La Luna / Maubeuge, FRANCE
  • "Luxembourg 95 - Ville Europeenne de la Culture,"Théâtre d’Esch / Esch, LUXEMBOURG
  • Cankarjev Dom / Ljubljana, SLOVENIA
  • Theater im Pumpenhaus - Halle Munsterland / Münster, GERMANY
  • "Festival EXIT,"Maison des Arts de Créteil / Créteil, FRANCE
  • "Kunsten Festival des Arts,"Théâtre Varia / Bruxelles, BELGIUM
  • "Zürcher Theater Spektakle,"Theater Werft / Zürich, SWITZERLAND
  • "Arhus Festuge,"Musikhuset / Arhus, DENMARK
  • SPIEL.ART - Muffathalle / München , GERMANY
  • "Festival Internacional de Artes Cênicas,"Teatro Castro Alves / Salvador, BRAZIL
  • "Festival Internacional de Artes Cênicas,"Sesc Anchieta / São Paulo, BRAZIL

S / N #1 (installation) :

  • in the exhibition "JAPANESE ART AFTER 1945 SCREAM AGAINST THE SKY":
    San Francisco Museum of Modern Art and Center for the Arts at Yerba Buena Gardens / San Francisco, USA.

pH (performance) :

  • "VISAS Festival International,"Le Manège Scène Nationale - La Luna / Maubeuge, FRANCE
  • "Festival EXIT,"Maison des Arts de Créteil / Créteil, FRANCE
  • "Today's Japan,"Harbourfront Centre / Toronto, CANADA

LOVE/SEX/DEATH/MONEY/LIFE (installation) :

  • in the exhibition "Fluctuations Fugitives"Espace d'Art Yvonamor Palix / Paris, FRANCE

LOVE/SEX/DEATH/MONEY/LIFE (installation) :

  • Spiral (in the elevator) / Tokyo, JAPAN

S / N #1 (installation) :

  • in the exhibition "JAPANESE ART AFTER 1945 SCREAM AGAINST THE SKY":
    Yokohama Art Museum / Yokohama, JAPAN : Guggenheim SOHO / New York, USA

S / N (performance) :

  • "Adelaide Festival"/ Adelaide, AUSTRALIA
  • Musée d'Art Contemporain de Montréal / Montréal, CANADA
  • On The Boards - The King Theater / Seattle, USA
  • Landmark Hall / Yokohama, JAPAN

pH (video) :

  • "Video Film Dance Festival"/ HONG KONG

pH (performance) :

  • Spiral Hall / Tokyo, JAPAN
  • "JUNEFESTIVAL,"Theaterhaus Gessnerallee / Zürich, SWITZERLAND

The Seminar Show for "S / N"(performance & talk ) :

  • Artspace Mumonkan / Kyoto, JAPAN
  • Shonandai Culture Center Civic Theater / Fujisawa, JAPAN

pH (video) :

  • "Video Film Dance Festival"/ Ljubljana, SLOVENIA
  • Broadcast by RTBF- Liege/Carre Noir, BELGIUM

S / N #1 (installation) :

  • Fukui International Video Biennale / Fukui, JAPAN
  • Kunsthalle / Vienna, AUSTRIA

pH (performance) :

  • Wiener Festwochen - Messepalast / Vienna, AUSTRIA
  • Centro de Arte Reina Sofia / Madrid, SPAIN
  • Theater im Pumpenhaus / Münster, GERMANY
  • "ZONES OF LOVE,"Museum of Contemporary Art / Sydney, AUSTRALIA

TV - METROPOLIS -DUMB TYPE - 30'00" :

  • produced and broadcasted by TELEVISION ESPAÑOLA / SPAIN

pH (video) :

  • Sole d'Oro Award [ TTVV-Riccione / ITALY ]

pH (video) :

  • Best Stage Recording / Studio Adaptation Award [ IMZ - DANCE SCREEN 92 ]

S / N #1 (installation) :

  • in the exhibition "THE BINARY ERA": Museum of Ixelles / Bruxelles, BELGIUM

THE ENIGMA OF THE LATE AFTERNOON (performance - Collaboration with Hotel Pro Forma) :

  • Glyptotek Museum / Copenhagen, DENMARK

S / N #2 (installation) :

  • in the exhibition "ANOTHER WORLD": ATM Contemporary Art Gallery / Mito, JAPAN

pH (performance) :

  • Kyoto Municipal Museum of The Arts / Kyoto, JAPAN
  • ICA / Nagoya, JAPAN
  • "Granada Festival,"Estadio de la Juventud / Granada, SPAIN
  • "Art in the Anchorage,"Creative Time / New York, USA
  • Moda Hall / Osaka, JAPAN
  • Chapter / Cardiff, UK
  • Tramway / Glasgow, UK

pH (video) :

  • WOWOW - Japan Satellite Broadcasting / JAPAN

THE POLYGONAL JOURNEY #2 (performance - Collaboration with The Bridgehouse Collection) :

  • Northern Light Planetarium / Tromso, NORWAY

pH (performance / installation / video / printed matter) :

  • Spiral / Tokyo, JAPAN

pH (performance) :

  • Artspace Mumonkan / Kyoto, JAPAN

THE POLYGONAL JOURNEY #1  (performance - Collaboration with The Bridgehouse Collection) :

  • Artspace Mumonkan / Kyoto, JAPAN

MEDIA ART MUSEUM ( TV - NHK ) :

  • Quest Hall / Tokyo, JAPAN

THE NUTCRACKER (performance - Collaboration with Mika Kurosawa) :

  • Aoyama Round Theater / Tokyo, JAPAN

PLAY BACK (installation / video) :

  • in the exhibition "Against Nature": San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, USA :
    Akron Art Museum, USA : MIT List Visual Arts Center, USA : Bank of Boston Art Gallery, USA
  • 1990 - Seattle Art Museum, USA : The Contemporary Arts Center / Cincinnati, USA :
  • Grey Art Gallery / New York University, USA : Contemporary Arts Museum / Houston, USA
  • 1991 - ICA / Nagoya, JAPAN

PLEASURE LIFE (performance) :

  • Quest Hall / Tokyo,JAPAN
  • The 1st New York International Festival of The Arts - Performance Space 122 / New York, USA
  • Theatre im Pumpenhaus / Münster, GERMANY
  • ICA / London, UK
  • The Royal Museum of Fine Arts / Copenhagen, DENMARK
  • ALTI / Kyoto, JAPAN

YES, THE SALT OF PASSION - PART 6 (performance / installation - Collaboration with HOTEL PRO FORMA) :

  • Toga International Arts Festival / Toga, JAPAN

036 - PLEASURE LIFE (performance / video / printed matter) :

  • Artspace Mumonkan / Kyoto, JAPAN

SUSPENSE AND ROMANCE (installation / music concert ) :

  • Tsukashin Hall / Osaka, JAPAN

PLAN FOR SLEEP #3 (performance) :

  • Orange Room / Osaka, JAPAN

PLAN FOR SLEEP #8 (installation / printed Matter / symposium) :

  • Ryo Gallery / Kyoto, JAPAN

PLAN FOR SLEEP #5 (performance) :

  • Osaka International Arts Festival / Osaka, JAPAN

THE ORDER OF THE SQUARE (installation / printed matter) :

  • 10 Locations in Kyoto, JAPAN

AN ENCYCLOPEDIA FOR LANDSCAPEMANIAS (performance) :

  • Kyoto City University of Arts / Kyoto, JAPAN

LISTENINIG HOUR #1 (performance / installation / video) :

  • Gallery Garden / Kyoto, JAPAN

LISTENINIG HOUR #2 (performance) :

  • The Museum of Modern Art / Shiga, JAPAN

EVERY DOG HAS HIS DAY (performance) :

  • Artspace Mumonkan / Kyoto, JAPAN

  

THE ADMIRABLE HEALTH METHOD (performance) :

  • Kyoto City University of Arts / Kyoto, JAPAN

AN ASTEROID ADDITION (performance) :

  • Kyoto City University of Arts / Kyoto, JAPAN

PLAN FOR SLEEP #1 (performance) :

  • Kyoto City University of Arts / Kyoto, JAPAN

PLAN FOR SLEEP #2 (performance) :

  • Artspace Mumonkan / Kyoto, JAPAN