Hiroko Inoue

Born in Osaka. Having studied textile and dyeing in Okinawa for two years from 1974. Since 1995, she has been producing her works with a motif of window, from an ordinary residence's to an isolated institution's, in various places of the world. Taking advantage of being awarded the City of DuNsseldorf and Goethe-Institute Kansai Prize at Osaka Triennial in 1988 she started producing her works in Germany in 1999. Since then, she has grew her relationship between German art institutions, her activity includes exhibitions at numbers of museums in many German districts. She had also stayed in Austria for a year as a Special Advisor for Cultural Exchange of Japan's Governmental Agency of Cultural Affairs from 2005. In 2007, while lecturing at Clemson University, South Carolina, she participated in a project of producing public art using only organic materials. Her major solo exhibitions include; Hillside Forum, Tokyo in 2008; Jugendstiltheater, Otto Wagner Spital, Vienna in 2005; Kunstmuseum Alten Post, MuNlheim an der Ruhr, among others.

2007 Japanese | Austrian Committee for the 21st Century
2007 Special Advisor for Cultural Exchange of Japan's Governmental Agency of Cultural Affairs
2001 Contemporary Art Works n City Vision-Nets, Curatorfs Choice
1998 Osaka Triennial, City of DuNsseldorf and Goethe-Institut Kansai Prize

The Japan Foundation, Tokyo
Osaka Prefecture, Osaka
City of Vienna, Vienna
Clemson University, South Carolina
Museums Quartier, Wien

Solo exhibitions :
"Inside-Out " FOIL GALLERY, Tokyo
"Inside-Out - For 1 and 0 - " Musashino Art Univercity,Tokyo
"Inside-Out " Art Front Gallery, Tokyo
"Inside-Out" Shimane Prefectual Convention Center, Shimane
"Inside-Out " Art meets Care Academy, Osaka
"Inside-Out" Wassermuseum, MuNlheim an der Ruhr
"Inside-Out " Galerie Andreas BruNning, DuNsseldorf
"Inside-Out" Art Front Gallery, Tokyo
"Inside-Out " Jugendstiltheater, Otto Wagner Spital, Vienna
"Inside-Out" Kunstraum Dr. David, Vienna
"Meditation " Mssohkan Gallery, Hyogo
"What Wilt Thou - Meditation" Goethe Institute, Tokyo
"What Wilt Thou | Meditation " C Square Chukyo University, Aichi
"What Wilt Thou | Meditation " Kunstmuseum Alten Post, MuNlheim an der Ruhr
"What Wilt Thou | Meditation " Gallery Kuranuki, Osaka
"Memory | Border- Absence " Live Art Scholarship, Tokyo
"Memory of Breath " Gusto House, Hyogo
"Memory | Border- Absence " Osaka Contemporary Art Center, Osaka
"Memory of Breath , Hillside Gallery" Tokyo
"Absence " Galerie Epikur, Wuppertal
A Memory of Soul , Gastelier Franz JuNrgens, DuNsseldorf@@@@@@@@among others

Group exhibitions:
Grosse Kunstausstellung Museum , Kunst Palast, DuNsseldorf
Absence | Presence MASC Foundation , Vienna
A Chameleon Meadow + In Praise of Shadows , Clemson University, South Carolina
Trezeba mie? , Nosa Kunstverein Bad Salzdetfurth e.V., Bodenburg
Psychic Realities , Arena 21Museumsquartier, Vienna
Psychic Realities , Gabarage Upcycling Design, Vienna
Echigo-Tsumari Art Triennial , Niigata
Bocca della Verita | Hand , Kunstverein Bad Salzdetfurth e.V., Bodenburg
Tor , Museum Rosenheim, Rosenheim
Memory of Breath , Palais Porcia, Vienna
Mixture , Atelier Laven, Vienna
Inside-Out , MASC Foundation, Vienna
Medium | Medien , Kunstverein Lingen, Lingen
BOX , Kunstmuseum MuNlheim an der Ruhr, MuNlheim an der Ruhr

My Fatherfs Eye , Galerie Andres BruNning, DuNsseldorf
Gross Kunstausstellung DuNsseldorf, DuNsseldorf
The Fish in the Water , Kunstverein Bad Salzdetfurth e.V., Bodenburg
Eva and the Snake, Kunstverein Bad Salzdetfurth e.V. , Hannover
Counter Photography , Museum fuNr Ostasiatische Kunst, Berlin
Memory-Regeneration , Echigo-Tsumari Art Triennial , Niigata
By your Side , Outenin, Osaka
Gross Kunstausstellung , DuNsseldorf
Cabinet with Outfit , Galerie Andres BruNning, DuNsseldorf
Closing Eyes , Womanifesto 2001, Bangkok
A Memory of Soul [98.7.25. - 220] An Earthquake and Art | being born from 17 January 1995 - , Hyogo Museum of Art, Hyogo
The Journey of Art , Gallery Kuranuki, Osaka
Shoot the Spirit | Photographing beyond the Objectivities Organized by The Japan Foundation (touring) Japan, Russia, Europe
Text and Subtext ,Earl Lu Gallery, LASALLE-SIA College of the Arts, Singapore)
Memory | Border 2000 Tachikawa International Art Festival 2000, Tachikawa Civic Hall, Tokyo @@among others




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