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©︎2020,
Jun Kitazawa




Artist. Born in Tokyo,1988. He graduated from Tokyo University of the Art, PhD. He directed Jun Kitazawa Office Yakumo LLC, Tokyo, and also his Indonesian based, Studio Belimbing in Yogyakarta. He often engaged in various fieldwork in and also outside Japan. His main attempt is to establish the imagined society by turning the working progress into an artistic practice. Kitazawa’s project often involve collaboration works with people from various background. His project in 2019, Neighbor's Land, is a recreation of the daily life of foreign countries enacted from the memories of people who left their home country for various reasons. His other project in 2019 is namely Lost Terminal ―a project for redrawing the lost street scene by bringing in foreign vehicles to Japan and let the people experience the exciting moment, as well as the difficulties of riding the vehicles around. In 2016, Kitazawa was listed in 30 Under 30 Asia on Forbes magazine, and he was also selected as fellow of Japan Foundation Asia Center. He currently lives and works in Yogyakarta, Indonesia.




2016    Japan Foundation Asia Center fellowship, Indonesia
2015    The Elam International Artist in Residence Program, New Zealand
2015    Graduated from Tokyo University of the Arts, Japan (PhD)
2013    Institute for Public Art researcher, China
2012    Graduated from Tokyo University of the Arts, Japan(MFA)
2010    Graduated from Tsukuba University, Japan(BFA)


Project

2020            《YOU ARE ME》Nara city, Nara prefecture, Japan
2019            《NOWHERE OASIS》Tokyo, Japan / Yogyakarta, Indonesia
2019            《LOST TERMINAL》Towada City, Aomori, Japan
2018 -          《MOMENTARY MUSEUM》Jakarta, Indonesia / Shiga, Japan
2018            《FIVE LEGS in Ueno park》Ueno park, Tokyo, Japan
2018            《MEMORIAL WAGON CONTEST》Jakarta, Indonesia
2018            《FRAGMENTS PASSAGE―Osusowake Yokocho》Ueno, Tokyo
2018            《NEIGHBOR'S LAND》Yokohama, Kanagawa
2018            《FIVE LEGS in Ginza》Ginza, Tokyo
2017            《BIRDCAGE OF THE EARTH》Semarang, Indonesia
2017            《IDEAL HOME CONTEST》Jakarta, Indonesia
2016            《LIVNG ROOM in Kujiragaoka》Hitachi Ota city, Ibaraki
2015            《LIVNG ROOM in Izumicho》Mito city, Ibaraki
2015            《UNREAL CITY ESTATE》Auckland, New Zealand
2015            《AFTER FIVE GOVERNMENT》Kunitachi, Tokyo
2014 -          《FULL MOON DINING》Sanagochi Village, Tokushima
2014            《SUN SELF HOTEL in Nanjichang》Taipei, Taiwan
2013            《LIVNG ROOM in Sakaemachi-ichiba》Naha, Okinawa
2013 - 2015 《TIME TRAVEL MUSEUM》Maizuru, Kyoto
2013            《SUN SELF HOTEL Roppongi-showroom》Minato-ku, Tokyo
2013 -          《LIVNG ROOM in Takanosu》Kitaakita, Akita
2012 - 2017 《SUN SELF HOTEL in Ino Estate》Toride, Ibaraki
2011 -          《SCHOOL AFTER SCHOOL CLUB》Hamada Elementary School, Mito, Ibaraki
2011            《HOMEWORK OF FAMILY CIRCLE in Asakusa 2011》Taito-ku, Tokyo
2011            《SCHOOL AFTER SCHOOL CLUB》Yokohama, Kanagawa
2011            《LIVNG ROOM in Nepal》Kathmandu, Nepal
2011 - 2014 《MY TOWN MARKET》Shinchi, Fukushima
2011            《SCHOOL OF SKY》Thimphu, Kingdom of Bhutan
2010 - 2011 《SCHOOL AFTER SCHOOL CLUB》Mito, Ibaraki pref.
2010            《HOMEWORK OF FAMILY CIRCLE in Asakusa 2010》Taito-ku, Tokyo
2010            《LIVNG ROOM in Ryogoku Honmachi》Tokushima city, Tokushima
2010            《WALKING TOWN》Tokushima city, Tokushima
2010 - 2015 《LIVNG ROOM in Kitamoto Estate》Kitamoto, Saitama
2009 - 2010 《HISTORY of NEW CITIZENS IN CHILDREN'S HOUSE》Nerima-ku, Tokyo
2009            《FLOATING ISLAND》Shinanogawa waterfront, Niigata
2008            《HAMLET IN THE HOSPITAL》Tsukuba city, Ibaraki
2008            《KITAZAWA BARTER SHOP》Ryotsu, Sado city,  Niigata prefecture
2006            《TAYUTAU HATA NAYUTA》Sado ferry Okesa Maru


Exhibition

2020     Nara city Art Project Kotohogunara 2019-2020
2019     Biennale Jogja XV 19, Fringe program 
2019     Festival / Tokyo 19
2019     Stranger Than Fiction— Taking creation beyond location, Towada Art Center
2019     Tokidoki : Japan and Indonesia, Borderless Art Museum NO-MA
2019     Amenity Forum 2019, Biwa-lake Prince Hotel
2018     Tokidoki : Japanese Art brut in Indonesia, Indonesia National Gallery
2018     UENOYES Ballon Days
2018     BENTO – Design for Eating, Gathering and Communicating, Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum       
2018     YCC Temporary JUN KITAZAWA, YCC Yokohama Creative city Center
2017     Seeds of Memory: Japanese Artists in Yogyakarta, Langgeng Art Foundation
2016     Kenpoku Art 2016
2015     Cafe in Mito R, Art Tower Mito Contemporary Art Gallery
2014      Romantic Geography, 3331Arts Chiyoda,Tokyo/ TKG+Projects,Taipei
2012      Artist and the Disaster - Documentation in Progress -, Art Tower Mito
2012       Commuity Specific Study, Koganecho Bazaar 2012
2011       Social Dive – Exploratory Imagination-, 3331 Arts Chiyoda

2009       Water and Land Art Festival 2009


Awards

2016        Forbes 30 Under 30 Asia 2016 Art section
2014        Good Design Award 2014 – My Town Market
2014        Kids Design Award 2014 – School After School Club
2014        Eco Japan Cup 2014 (Culture Category, Eco Art), Grand Prize – Living Room
2012        Ibaraki Design Selection 2012 School After School Club