TAKAYAMA Akira

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Born 1969 in Saitama, Japan
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

2016 Roppongi Crossing, Mori Art Museum, Tokyo, Japan
2015 Happy Island, SpielArt Festival, Munich, Germany
Demarcation: Akira Takayama & Meiro Koizumi, Ginza Maison Hermès Le Forum, Tokyo, Japan
Oita Media Collegio, Oita Toirennale, 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