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Kazuna Taguchi



Kazuna Taguchi

b. 1979, Tokyo, Japan
Lives and works in Tokyo

Education:
2005
M.F.A., Tokyo University of the Arts

2008
Ph.D. in Painting, Tokyo University of the Arts

Solo Exhibitions:

2016
You are a mirror, reflecting me, Christophe Guy Galerie, Zurich

2011
Gray mosaicism, Eslite Gallery, Taipei

2010
It Is as it is, Gallery 2, Seoul

2009
It is as it is, ShugoArts, Tokyo
Half in Gray, void +, Tokyo

2006
A Photograph Within, TARO NASU GALLERY, Tokyo
Taguchi Kazuna: Portrait of absence, Hiroshima City Museum of Contemporary Art, Hiroshima

2005
Stars, Gallery KAKU, Tokyo
Galerija SKC, Beograd, Serbia and Montenegro
SAVREMENA Galerija, Zrenjanin, Serbia and Montenegro
Galerija ZLATNO OKO, Novi Sad, Serbia and Montenegro
TARO NASU GALLERY, Tokyo

2004
Gallery KAKU, Tokyo
Still Life, Gendai HEIGHTS GALLERY Den, Tokyo

2003
Lost Bromide: Tomohiro Nishimura Selection Vol.11, Gallery MAKI, Tokyo

Group Exhibitions:

2019
Autumn Sale of Dreams and Love (with Haus der Matsubara), Significant Other, Vienna
Is there something I should know, Vinifero, Vienna
Reading Images: The Time of photography, Tokyo Photographic Art Museum, Tokyo
And, Then (with Yuki Kimura and Chihiro Mori), Museum Haus Kasuya, Kanagawa
Isotherm, Museum Haus Kasuya, Kanagawa

2018
Retrospective of museum collection: 2014→1890, The National Museum of Art, Osaka, Osaka
shugoarts show, shugoarts, Tokyo

2017
UnJapan, Kanzan Gallery, Tokyo
The Pandora’s box: Finding the Wondrous in the Geidai Collection, The University Art Museum, Tokyo University of the Arts, Tokyo
ripple effect - through the surface, MA2 Gallery

2016
Ecce Homo: The Human Images in Contemporary Art, The National Museum of Art, Osaka, Osaka
Photo London, Christophe Guye, Somerset House, London

2015
clk, Capsule Gallery

2014
Art Basel Hong Kong, Shugo Arts, Hong Kong
Tokyo2020, Christophe Guye Galerie, Zurich, Switzerland
Paris Photo, Christophe Guye Galerie

2013
Art Basel Hong Kong, Shugo Arts

2012
Art HK, Shugo Arts, Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Center, Hong Kong
Kazuna Taguchi & Tadasuke Iwanaga, Shugo Arts, Tokyo

2011
JAPANCONGO, Le Magasin-Centre National d Art Contemporain, Grenoble; The Garage Center For Contemporary Culture, Moscow; Palazzo Reale, Milan
Simple things, Gallery Yada, Nagoya
Art in an Office, Toyota Museum of Art, Aichi
Yokohama Triennale 2011, Yokohama Museum of Art, NYK Waterfront

2009
Mr. FREEDOM X, A+, Tokyo
Re: Membering, Gallery LOOP, Seoul, Korea

2008-2009
Trace Elements: spirit and memory in Japanese and Australian photomedia, Performance Space, Sydney, Australia, Tokyo Opera City Art Gallery, Tokyo (Cat.)

2008
Biennale Cuvee, OK Center for Contemporary Art, Linz, Austria (cat.)
Faithful Documents: Japanese Contemporary Photography, AKI Gallery, Taipei, Taiwan (cat.)

2007
Portrait Session, Hiroshima City Museum of Contemporary Art, Hiroshima (cat.)
VOCA2007: The Vision of Contemporary Art, The Ueno Royal Museum, Tokyo (cat.)
The Photograph: What You See & What You Dont, Chinretsukan Gallery of The University Art Museum, Tokyo University of the Arts, Tokyo (cat.)
Attempt, Museum Haus Kasuya, Kanagawa

2006
my cup of tea: Private Luxury, TARO NASU GALLERY, Tokyo
Rapt! 20 contemporary artists from Japan (organized by the Japan Foundation), Centre for Contemporary Photography, Melbourne and multiple venues in Australia (cat.)
2006 Taipei Biennial: Dirty Yoga, Taipei Fine Arts Museum, Taipei (cat.)

2005
Chaosmos 05: Unreal Reality, Sakura City Museum of Art, Chiba (cat.)
Like a Mysterious Revolving Door: The Interchange between Photography and Painting, Bumpodo Gallery, Tokyo

2004
Voice of Site: Tokyo-Chicago-New York, Chinretsukan Gallery of The University Art Museum, Tokyo University of the Arts, Tokyo (cat.)
COMPLEX, GALLERY MAKI, Tokyo

Awards:
2008
Nomura Prize

2007
Fine work, VOCA 2007

2004
Japan Culture Art Scholarship Student

2003
Purchased Prize, Graduation Exhibition, Tokyo National University of Fine Arts and Music
Mr. O Memorial Prize, Tokyo National University of Fine Arts and Music