Jun Azumatei

was born in Tokyo in 1973, graduated from Tama Art University in Tokyo and studied Fine Arts at HGK FHNW in Basel for one year. He lived and worked in Switzerland and Germany from 2009 to 2015, based in Yokohama Japan since 2015.

 

Performance group_KARASUTEI(2010-) with Hidetada KARASUYAMA

Art project_songs for a pigeon(2014-2015) with Axel Toepfer

Art project_AZUMATEI PROJECT (2019-) with Hidetada KARASUYAMA, Takuro ISHII and Testuaki NANJO

Art & Sound Performance Duo_Soft-Concrete(2019-) with Kota SAITO

Jun AZUMATEI

1973   born in Tokyo, Japan

​           lives and works in Yokohama, Japan

1999   BFA Tama Art University, Tokyo

12-13  MFA HGK FHNW, Basel

Grants

2009   Pola Art foundation, international exchange, Japan

2010   The Japanese government overseas study program for artist

2011   The Nomura foundation in Japan (2011, 2012)

2014   Jakob und Emma Windler Stiftung, Stadt Stein am Rhein, Switzerland

Artist in Residencies

2009   iaab - Internationales Austausch- und Atelierprogramm Region Basel, Switzerland

2010   FRISE - Kuenstlerhaus und Abbildungzentrum - Hamburg, Germany

2014   Chretzeturm - The Trustees Artist's Flat Chretzeturm - Stein am Rhein, Switzerland

09-15  lived and worked in Basel, Switzerland and Kiel, Germany

2016   BankART 1929, Yokohama, Japan 

Solo Exhibitions

​2019   #07 Watershed, Counter, Propagation  - AZUMATEI PROJECT, Yokohama, Japan

2014   #32 Jun Azumatei - a piece of space APS, Tokyo

2014   Face to Face #4 - Gallery Camellia, Tokyo

2014   Everywhere and Nowhere - Hayward Fine Art, Brisbane, Australia

2014   FASZINATION DAMAST - Malerei auf Stoff aus Mutter's Truhe - Chretzeturm, Stein am Rhein, Switzerland

2013   Ein Fenster inmitten der Welt: Jun Azumatei - Wolkenhof, Murrhardt, Germany

2013   double - tatiana kourochkina GALLERIA D'ART, Barcelona

2011   I still haven't found what I'm looking for - AB projects, Zurich Switzerland

2011   #23 Jun Azumatei - a piece of space APS , Tokyo

2011   RECENT PAINTINGS - Gotthard, Basel Switzerland

2010   Threshold_between worlds - Atelierhaus Arlesheim, Basel Switzerland

2009   Domain of Art 2 : Jun Azumatei - Plaza North / North Gallery, Saitama Japan

2009   Jun Azumatei exhibition - FAZIOLI ART GALLERY, Tokyo

2008   THE DIVA IN FORM - gallery FORM, Tokyo

2007   Gardening Record - Plaza Gallery, Tokyo

2006   Fleur De Chocolat, Tokyo

2006   Talk on air - gallery dojunkai, Tokyo

2005   Touch me if you can... - art cocoon, Tokyo

2004   Project N17 - Tokyo Opera City Art Gallery,Tokyo

2004   a face - Suika-to, Tokyo

2003   Smells like rain - Makii Masaru Fine Arts, Tokyo

2002   RECENT PAINTINGS - CENTURY GALLERY, London

2001   Transparent Time - NC Art Gallery, Tokyo

2001   Transparent Time - Art Gallery KAN, Tokyo

2001   Transparent Time - Makii Masaru Fine Arts, Tokyo

2001   Jun Azumatei exhibition - Suika-to, Tokyo

1998   Jun Azumatei exhibition - Art Gallery KAN, Tokyo

Group Exhibitions

2020   #16 VIVIDOR  - AZUMATEI PROJECT, Yokohama, Japan

2020   #13 Fragment Monochrome  - AZUMATEI PROJECT, Yokohama, Japan

2020   #11 before sunrise after dark  - AZUMATEI PROJECT, Yokohama, Japan

2019   #10 Possible or Not Impossible  - AZUMATEI PROJECT, Yokohama, Japan

2019   #01 Memento Mori - AZUMATEI PROJECT, Yokohama, Japan

2016   Japan im Palazzo - Kunsthalle Palazzo, Liestal, Switzerland

2015   SNAPSHOT - HAYWARD FINE ART, Brisbane

2014   songs for a pigeon - Embassy of Switzerland, Tokyo

2014   songs for a pigeon - gallery coexist TOKYO & ERATH+GALLERY, Tokyo

2014   songs for a pigeon - Plaza Gallery, Tokyo

2014   songs for a pigeon - N-MARK B1, Nagoya, Japan

2014   songs for a pigeon - Nagasaki Factory, Nagasaki, Japan

2014   last but not least - Galerie Katharina krohn, Basel, Switzerland

2014   Wonkun Jun x Jun Azumatei - Galerie Katharina krohn, Basel, Switzerland

2013   ALLE JAHRE WIEDER... - Galerie Katharina krohn, Basel, Switzerland

2013   Small Works - Gallery Camellia, Tokyo

2013   Kind of Blue - Galerie Katharina krohn, Basel, Switzerland

2013   NATURE - Grand Hotel National, Luzern, Switzerland

2013   ARTIST FILE 2013 - The National Art Center Tokyo, Tokyo

2012   ALLE JAHRE WIEDER... - Galerie Katharina krohn, Basel, Switzerland

2012   NISHINOMIYA FUNASAKA BIENNALE 2012 - Hyogo, Japan

2012   SOMMERFEST - AB Gallery Luzern, Luzern, Switzerland

2011   ALLE JAHRE WIEDER... - Galerie Katharina krohn, Basel, Switzerland

2011   5/GO - Bollag projektraum, Basel, Switzerland

2011   Face to Face : Hildegard Spielhofer x Jun Azumatei - PLATFORM STUDIO, Tokyo

2011   Conversing with Nature - ARTE PIAZZA BIBAI, Hokkaido, Japan

2010   micro salon 60 - Tokyo Gallery+BTAP, Tokyo

2010   Ach soh!? vol.2 - Kuenstlerhaus FRISE, Hamburg

2010   ARBEITEN AUF HOLZ - Galerie Katharina krohn, Basel, Switzerland

2010   silent position - Velada St.Lucia 2010 - Santa lucia, Venezuela

2009   REGIONAL 10 - Accelerateur de Particules, Strasbourg, France

2008   Yokohama art and collection - Yokohama Home Collection, Yokohama, Japan

2008   NETWORK PROJECT JAPAN - interalia, Seoul, South Korea

2008   Milestones - Tokyo Gallery+BTAP, Beijing, China

2008   Layered landscape - Makii Masaru Fine Arts, Tokyo

2007   Emerging Artist in Meguro - Meguro-ku MUSEUM, Tokyo

2007   BTAP 5th Anniversary 2002-07 - Tokyo Gallery+BTAP, Beijing, China

2007   Makii selection - Makii Masaru Fine Arts,Tokyo

2007   A selection encouragement exhibition - Sonpo-JAPAN museum, Tokyo

2006   Bunkamura Art Show 2006 - Bunkamura Gallery, Tokyo

2006   Memories of Light : with Man Furuya, Tokyo Gallery+BTAP, Tokyo

2006   The boice planning is covered with a profusion of flowers - BOICE PLANNING, Kanagawa, Japan

2006   Opening exhibition - gallery dojunkai, Tokyo

2005   Take Art Collection 2005 - SPIRAL, Tokyo

2005   The Artifical paradaise - Bunkamura Gallery, Tokyo

2004   New Flat - White Cube OSAKA, Osaka

2004   Guardian Garden, Tokyo

2004   Take Art Collection 2004 - SPIRAL, Tokyo

2003   Guardian Garden, Tokyo

2003   select 4 - Art Gallery KAN, Tokyo

2002   NipponTV Crystal hall, Tokyo

2002   Guardian Garden, Tokyo

2002   SPICA MUSEUM, Tokyo

2001   Garage・B, Tokyo

2000   Guardian Garden, Tokyo

2000   Drawing exhibition, Art Gallery KAN, Tokyo

2000   Liquitex Biennale - SPIRAL, Tokyo

1999   La foret HARAJUKU, Tokyo

1996   Level 2 - GALLERY AOYAMA, Tokyo

0pen Studios

2014   Chretzeturm - Stein am Rhein, Switzerland

2012   OSLO-Ateliers, Basel, Switzerland

2011   OSLO-Ateliers, Basel, Switzerland

2009   iaab Ateliers4, Basel, Switzerland

 

Work Shops

2014   Magical tools: with David Berweger & Axel Toepfer- Torin Art School- Kawasaki, Japan

2014   Performance and Installation: with David Berweger, Axel Toepfer - Isahaya Art School- Nagasaki, Japan

2014   Schule Schanz - Stein am Rhein, Switzerland

2009   work shop-cut out the sky - Plaza North Gallery, Saitama, Japan

 

Lectures/Artisttalks

2017   ''Lecture and performance'' Tainan University of Technology, Taiwan (as KARASUTEI)

2015   HAPS - Kyoto, Japan

2014   Songs for a pigeon: with David Berweger, Axel Topfer, Chisai Fujita, Aich University of the Arts, Aichi, Japan

2014   Songs for a pigeon: with David Berweger, Axel Toepfer, - Torin Art School, Kawasaki, Japan

2014   Songs for a pigeon: with David Berweger, Axel Toepfer - Isahaya Art School & Nagasaki Factory, Nagasaki, Japan

2014   Songs for a pigeon: with David Berweger, Axel Toepfer - N-Mark, Nagoya, Japan

2014   Songs for a pigeon: Trans-Boundary: with Tota Goya(Architect), Sho Toyokawa(Architectural researcher), Fumiko Takahama(Architect),Toshiya Kobayashi(Artist), Mitsuhiro Yamagiwa(Artist), Chisai Fujita(Art Writer) - Gallery coexist TOKYO, Tokyo

2014   Songs for a pigeon : with Toshiya Kobayashi - Gallery Camellia, Tokyo

2013   ARTIST FILE 2013 - The National Art Center Tokyo, Tokyo

2007   Emerging Artist in Meguro - Meguro-ku MUSEUM, Tokyo

 

Art-duo KARASUTEI

2017   ''KARASUTEI ENJYO Final'' with Kota(GLDN) Miyakobashi Echo's, Yokohama, Japan

2017   ''Lecture and performance'' Tainan University of Technology, Taiwan

2016   Solo Show 'KARASUTEI ENJYO', pon ding, Taipei, Taiwan

2016   Group Show '白群', Gallery Camellia, Tokyo, Japan

2016   'UWABATAKE ART 2016', Meditation village in Toyama, Japan

2016   Open Studio 'KARASUTEI ENJYO' - BankART 1929, Yokohama, Japan

2016   Live Performance 'KARASUTE ENJYO' - Miyakobashi Echo's, Yokohama, Japan

2014   Group Show of songs for a pigeon - KARASUTEI x David Berweger - Plaza Gallery, Tokyo

2010   Performance - Tokio Nacht - Atelierhaus Arlesheim, Basel, Switzerland

 

Art-duo Soft-Concrete

2020   ''#14_YODOMISAE'' with Hidetada Karasuyama  AZUMATEI PROJECT, Yokohama, Japan

2020   ''#11_pieces of fragments, particle expanding'' AZUMATEI PROJECT, Yokohama, Japan

2019   ''#10_The world never ends'' AZUMATEI PROJECT, Yokohama, Japan

2019   ''#07_The end of the world 3/3'' AZUMATEI PROJECT, Yokohama, Japan

2019   ''#07_Living in a Sewage River 2/3 AZUMATEI PROJECT, Yokohama, Japan

2019   ''#07_Beginning of the world 1/3" AZUMATEI PROJECT, Yokohama, Japan

2019   ''Live Performance_Jiritsu(independenceⅡ)'' IZK Gallery, Nagasaki, Japan

2019   ''#05.5 Live Performance_Jiritsu(independence)'' AZUMATEI PROJECT, Yokohama, Japan

Collaborations

2019   ''Memento Mori'' - Aoi Sawaguchi(Flute) × Jun Azumatei - AZUMATEI PROJECT, Yokohama, Japan

2019   ''Memento Mori'' - Kota Saito(Guitar) × Jun Azumatei - AZUMATEI PROJECT, Yokohama, Japan

2019   ''Memento Mori'' - Yusuke Shimada(Buto) × Jun Azumatei - AZUMATEI PROJECT, Yokohama, Japan

2018   ''Improvisation Live'' Meeting#6' - Yusuke Shimada(Buto), Kota Saito(Guitar), Aoi Sawaguchi(Flute) × Jun Azumatei - Jazz Spot Dolphy, Yokohama, Japan

2018   ''Bless you'' Live Performance - Yo Keiso × Jun Azumatei - Miyakobashi Echo's, Yokohama, Japan

2017   ''Improvisation Live'' Meeting#5' - Yusuke Shimada(Buto), Kota Saito(Guitar) × Jun Azumatei, Kyu-Baraso, Yokohama, Japan

2017   ''KOIKE ENJYO'' Kota Saito(Guitar)×Jun Azumatei, Miyakobashi Echo's, Yokohama, Japan

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