Takayama Akira

Takayama Akira Happy Island – The Messianic Banquet of the Righteous on the Last Day 2015

BIOGRAPHY

Takayama Akira 高山明
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Born 1969 in Saitama, lives and works in Saitama, Japan

1991-93 Studied philosophy at Waseda University, Japan
1993-98 Practiced theater in Germany
1998-2002 Directed and produced work at theaters in Tokyo
2002 Founded Port B (Theater and Performance Unit)

– Selected Exhibitions, Theater Projects and Performances –

2018 McDonald’s Radio University, MISA SHIN GALLERY, Tokyo, Japan
New Tokyo School Excursion Project: Japanese Orphans in China Version, Tokyo, Japan
New Tokyo School Excursion Project: Kurd Version, Tokyo, Japan
McDonald’s Radio University River Tour, Berlin, Germany
21st Biennale of Sydney―SUPERPOSITION: Art of Equilibrium and Engagement, 4A Centre for Contemporary Asian Art Venue, Sydney, Australia
2017 Tokyo Social Excursion Project: China Version, Tokyo, Japan
Tokyo Social Excursion Project: Thailand Version, Tokyo, Japan
Wagner Project- Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg, KAAT Kanagawa Arts Center, Yokohama, Japan
Sharjah Biennial 13 Act II, Beirut, Lebanon
Some Lessons to Feel:Something Far is Near, Something Near is Far, Koganecho Bazaar 2017, Yokohama Hinode Pier, Yokohama, Japan
Piraeus / Heterotopia, Athens,Greece
McDonald’s Radio University, Frankfurt, German
Tokyo Social Excursion Project: Taiwan Version, Tokyo, Japan
Beitou/Tokyo Heterotopia, Taiwan Cultural Center, Taipei Economic and Cultural Representative Office, Tokyo, Japan
2016 Roppongi Crossing, Mori Art Museum, Tokyo, Japan
Beitou Heterotopia, Taiwan International Video Art Exhibition, Hong-gah Museum, Taipei, Taiwan
Forest of Expression, Arts Maebashi, Gumma, Japan
2015 Happy Island, SpielArt Festival, Munich, Germany
Demarcation: Akira Takayama & Meiro Koizumi, Ginza Maison Hermès Le Forum, Tokyo, Japan
Oita Media Collegio, Oita Toilennale, Oita, Japan
X Apartments Athens, Fast Forward Festival, ONASSIS Culture Centre, Athens, Greece
2014 The Place of Crossed Destinies Akita, Akita Arts Project, Akita, Japan
The Complete Manual of Evacuation Frankfurt, Kuenstlerhaus Mousonturm Frankfurt; Mainz State Theater; Darmstadt State Theater; Rhine-Main Region, Germany
Yokohama Commune (installation), Yokohama Triennale, Yokohama Museum of Art, Japan
Yokohama Commune (performance), Yokohama Triennale, nitehi works, Yokohama, Japan
Referendum Project, Tour of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, Japan
Referendum Project (installation), Berlin Hebbel am Ufer Theater, Berlin, Germany
2013 Tokyo Heterotopia, Festival/Tokyo 2013, Tokyo, Japan
Referendum Project (installation), Festival de Keuze, Rotterdam, Netherlands
Referendum Project (Installation), Academy of Arts Vienna, Austria
Fukushima Epilog? (performance), Secession, Vienna, Austria
Zwentendorf Nuclear Power Plant Tour (performance), Zwentendorf Nuclear Power Plant, Austria
2012 Kein Licht II (based on “Fukushima Epilog” by Elfriede Jelinek), Festival/Tokyo 2012, Shinbashi area, Tokyo, Japan
Referendum Project (installation), Art Tower Mito, Ibaraki, Japan
Referendum Project, Tohoku tour, Miyagi, Iwate, Japan
2011 Referendum Project, Festival/Tokyo 2011, Tokyo and Fukushima, Japan
Compartment City Vienna, Wiener Festwochen, Vienna, Austria
2010 The Complete Manual of Evacuation Tokyo, Festival/Tokyo 2010, Tokyo, Japan

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Port B

完全避難マニュアル 東京版 2010年
The Complete Manual of Evacuation – Tokyo 2010

完全避難マニュアル・フランクフルト版 2014年
The Complete Manual of Evacuation – Frankfurt, 2014

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